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Ralph J. Torraco Fine Arts Scholarship

Offered by UNICO Foundation Inc.

Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Mar 25, 2024
2 awards worth

$2,500

Grade level

College Students

Application deadline:

April 15, 2024

Scholarship Overview

Are you a current, full-time post-secondary student residing in a state with an active UNICO Chapter (California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, or Wisconsin)? Further, are you pursuing a degree in a Fine Arts-related field? If so, the Ralph J. Torraco Fine Arts Scholarship may be a great opportunity for you! Each year, the scholarship awards $2,500 to two (2) post-secondary students residing in and attending college in a state with an active UNICO Chapter who are pursuing a degree in the Fine Arts (including Performing Arts, Visual Arts, and Technical Arts). Applicants must also plan to continue their studies in the upcoming academic year and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. To apply, interested students must provide a link to a video showcasing a performance of theirs or a link to their portfolio.

If this sounds like a good opportunity for you, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.

About UNICO Foundation Inc.

UNICO was founded on October 10, 1922 in Waterbury, Connecticut. Each year, UNICO Foundation and UNICO National Chapters donate approximately $1 million to various charities. Scholarships continue to be the primary focus, as roughly one-third of all monies raised goes to deserving students from chapter locations throughout the chain.

Eligibility information

This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

Grade Level

College Students

Citizenship

U.S. Citizens

Minimum GPA

3.0

Academic Interest

Visual & Performing Arts, Dance

State

California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Wisconsin

Miscellaneous

Applicants must reside in the home state of an active UNICO Chapter (eligible states listed above).

Application information

In addition to the below application materials, interested students must provide a link to a video showcasing a performance of theirs or a link to their portfolio.

Essay

Academic transcript

FAFSA

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Scholarship FAQ

Is this scholarship designated for full-time or part-time students?

This scholarship is designated for full-time enrollment status only.

Is this scholarship restricted by institution type?

Yes, this scholarship is restricted for use at four-year colleges.

Is this scholarship open to international students?

No, this scholarship is only open to U.S. Citizens.

Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact UNICO Foundation Inc. at [email protected].

Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

For help writing the essay component of this scholarship application, check out our guides How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay and How to Start a Scholarship Essay (With Examples).

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