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    William C. Davini Scholarship

    Offered by UNICO Foundation Inc.

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

    $1,500

    Grade level

    High School Senior

    Expected deadline:

    This scholarship might not currently be accepting applications. Most scholarship programs only accept applications a few months ahead of their annual deadline. We’ve estimated this deadline based on last year’s deadline in order to help you plan out your scholarship applications.

    April 2025

    Scholarship Overview

    Are you a college-bound high school senior of Italian heritage who is residing in or has a UNICO Chapter/District sponsor from California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, or Wisconsin? If so, the William C. Davini Scholarship may be a great opportunity for you! Each year, they award $1,500 scholarships to multiple Italian-American high school seniors who are residing in or have a UNICO Chapter/District sponsor from an eligible state and will be attending an accredited campus-based college/university program in the United States full-time. Applicants may receive the scholarship for up to four years so long as they maintain renewal requirements.

    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

    High School Senior

    Citizenship

    U.S. Citizens

    Minimum GPA

    3.5

    State

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

    Miscellaneous

    Applicants must (1) reside in or have a UNICO Chapter/District sponsor from one of the states listed above and (2) be of Italian descent.

    Application information

    To apply for this scholarship, submit the below application materials before the deadline.

    Essay

    Letter of Recommendation

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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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