Italian Scholarship

Italian Scholarship

"Consider your origins: you were not made to live as brutes, but to follow virtue and knowledge." - Dante Alighieri (Commedia, Inferno XXVI, vv. 119-120)

Amount: $1000 - $5000 Per Year

Eligibility: High School Seniors and Transfer Students

Application available: August 1
Deadline to apply: January 15
Deadline to interview on campus: January 31

To Apply for the Italian Scholarship, you must:

    1. Apply for admission to University of Dallas.
    2. Complete the Italian Departmental Scholarship Application and submit at least two weeks prior to your campus visit and interview. Attach any supplemental material to the online application OR email to ojhernandez@udallas.edu.
        1. Submit a letter of recommendation from your high school or college Italian teacher (if applicable).
        2. Submit a letter of interest that also states prior experience with the Italian language. 
        3. Submit your most recent high school transcript. 
    3. Schedule an on-campus interview with the Italian Department by registering for Odyssey Day or a personalized visit.  
        1. Although it is not required for this scholarship, if applicants have studied Italian, they should be prepared to demonstrate their reading and speaking ability in Italian. 

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Renewability Criteria:

The Italian Departmental Scholarship is renewable annually for four consecutive school years, dependent upon the student's academic performance and the criteria stated below:

  1. Fulfill general scholarship renewal criteria.
  2. Complete at least four upper-division Italian courses and thus, at minimum, a Concentration.
  3. Begin Italian courses during the first semester freshman year and take at least one course each semester until the minimum is reached.
  4. Meet with the Italian advisor each semester for approval of your course schedule until you have achieved the minimum course completion requirements.
  5. Help organize at least one extra-curricular activity per semester that is of interest to students of Italian.
Click here to learn more about the Italian Department at University of Dallas. 

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