Scholarships

The Society of Italian Americans offers scholarships on an annual basis to students who meet the following criteria:

  • Child or grandchild of a current member of the Society of Italian Americans
  • Must not have received a SIA scholarship in the past
  • Attending 2/4 year college, university or trade school
  • Letter of application that includes: Grade point average, extracurricular activities, community service experience, and 2 letters of recommendation from non-relatives
  • 100-150 word essay with the topic: “What does being Italian-American mean to you?”

Scholarship applications must be postmarked by May 31st and should be submitted to:

Scholarship Chairman
Society of Italian Americans
PO Box 8337
Des Moines, IA 50301

Click here for the scholarship form.

2015 Scholarship Winners

2015 SIA/SIAA Scharloship Winners: Chelsea Iennarella , Alexis Blonigan, Jeremy Caracci & Lucinda Feeley

2015 SIA Scharloship Winners: Chelsea Iennarella , Alexis Blonigan, Jeremy Caracci & Lucinda Feeley