Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America

Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America Scholarships


Eligibility Individuals of Italian descent* enrolled in a four-year undergraduate program or a graduate program at an accredited academic institution for the Fall 2024 term.


Application & Requirements:

  • Application Fee ($35)
  • Online Application
  • Official Transcripts: Submit one official transcript from each academic institution attended through Dec. 2023. High school students: Transcripts should include class rank, class size, and GPA if available. Undergraduates: Submit high school and undergraduate transcripts. Graduates: Submit undergraduate and graduate transcripts.
  • Test Scores: Submit copies of official results from all standardized tests (ACT, SAT, GMAT, GRE, LSAT, MCAT, etc.) taken during the past 5 years.
  • Resume: Submit a current resume outlining extracurricular activities, work experience, volunteer service, and honors.
  • Letters of Recommendation:  Submit the names and email addresses of 2 references (teachers, professors, or educational administrators) who can provide a letter of recommendation.
  • Essay: Submit an original essay of 500-750 words about a personal experience that demonstrated or generated pride in your Italian heritage.


How to Apply:

Pay the $35 processing fee here:

Upon receipt of your payment, you will receive an email with the link to complete your application.


Apply online at https://www.osdia.org/initiatives/scholarships/request/

The deadline to apply is March 7th