International Engineering Program

Scholarships and Fellowships

Italian Scholarships

Teodoro Raffaele Diaco Excellence Scholarships

To be given to a student who wishes to study abroad at one of our Italian partner universities or at the URI Summer Program in Italy. Preference will be given to the IEP students who, if needed, may also be assisted with additional funds coming from the Teodoro Raffaele Diaco Excellence in Italian Endowment.
Application deadline: March 25
For more information, contact Michelangelo La Luna at

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Sons of Italy Foundation (SIF) Grants

Deadline: February
The Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America (OSDIA) has awarded tens of millions of dollars in scholarships to date. The Sons of Italy Foundation (SIF) has in the past offered 10 to 12 merit-based scholarships (National Leadership Grants) per year, ranging from $4,000 to $25,000 in a nationwide competition. These figures and the number of scholarships may vary according to funding each year. Individuals of Italian descent who are either U.S. citizens or Green Card holders (at least one Italian or Italian-American grandparent) enrolled in a four-year undergraduate program or a graduate program at an accredited academic institution. Previous SIF scholarship winners are not eligible. Additional eligibility requirements may apply to specific scholarships – please see each scholarship description for its specific requirements. All applications must be submitted online, and for each scholarship, transcripts provided must be through the December 2022 term. All transcripts must be stamped by the institution. Note:There is an application fee. See the program’s website for details. Applications open beginning of October.

Additional Italian Scholarships