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Scholarships

Coccia Foundation

Students enrolled in the Urbino Program, who are minoring or majoring in Italian or Italian Studies, are strongly encouraged to apply. This is a wonderful opportunity to receive financial support for our Summer Program in Urbino. The scholarship is open to all majors/minors in Italian and Italian Studies. Please Note: Students do not have to be members of the Italian Club.

  pdf 2017 Coccia Scholarship application - click here (191 KB)

 

Undergraduate Scholarship

[2014] The Coccia Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship - Cecilia R. Schiavo

[2013] The Coccia Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship - Jennifer Sinacori

[2012] The Coccia Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship - Gabriella Viola (She will travel to Italy to study culture and communications)

[2012] The Coccia Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship - Michele Ciancimino

 

Angelo and Anna Soriano Memorial Scholarship

[2015] Angelo and Anna Soriano Memorial Scholarship - Brian Tholl

[2015] Angelo and Anna Soriano Memorial Scholarship - Lindsay Barber

[2014] Angelo & Anna Soriano Memorial Scholarship - Karen Ho

[2013] Angelo and Anna Soriano Memorial Scholarship – Jennifer Higgins

[2012] Angelo and Anna Soriano Memorial Scholarship - Rossella Di Rosa (Allows her to study documents related to her dissertation project in Naples libraries)

[2011] Angelo and Anna Soriano Memorial Scholarship - Loryn Fallon

[2011] Angelo and Anna Soriano Memorial Scholarship - Mary Ann Mastrolia

 

Joseph, Sr. and Clementina Coccia Memorial Scholarship

The Joseph, Sr. and Clementina Coccia Memorial Scholarship, which was established by the Coccia Foundation five years ago, is awarded to Ph.D. candidates who excel academically and who plan to travel to Italy to complete their proposed project during the summer. The Angelo and Anna Soriano Memorial Scholarship, which was established by the Coccia Foundation five years ago, is awarded to graduate students who excel academically and who plan to travel to Italy to complete their proposed project during the summer. The Coccia Foundation Scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate student who has demonstrated excellent academic performance and has been an active member of the Italian Club for studying abroad in Italy. This scholarship is not restricted to Rutgers, but is open to applicants from other universities.

[2016] Clementina & Joseph Coccia Sr. Memorial Scholarship - Jo-Ana Rivera 

[2015] Joseph, Sr. & Clementina Coccia Memorial Scholarship – Giuditta Cirnigliaro

[2015] Joseph, Sr. & Clementina Coccia Memorial Scholarship – Hiromi Kaneda

[2014] Joseph, Sr. & Clementina Coccia Memorial Scholarship – Gabriella Bellorio

[2013] Joseph, Sr. and Clementina Coccia Memorial Scholarship – Donata Panizza

[2012] Joseph, Sr. and Clementina Coccia Memorial Scholarship – Tiziano Cherubini (Allows him to do archival research in Turin, Rome, and Pavia)

 

Paragano Scholarship

The Paragano Family Scholarship is awarded to a full-time M.A.T. student in our department who plans to start a career as a teacher of Italian language after completing his/her degree.

[2015] Paragano Family Scholarship - Anna Maria di Gesú

[2016] Paragano Family Scholarship - Tennelle Normal-Vargas

 

Italian Department Scholarship

Italian Department Fellowship Lucia Vedovi and Donata Pizza

 

Laggini Scholarship

The annual Joseph E. & Marie E. Laggini is given to a graduate student who has excelled academically, has been a stellar instructor, and has also demonstrated a special commitment to the Department and all its activities.

[2015] The Joseph and Marie Laggini Scholarship - Alberto Iozzia

[2016] The Joseph E. & Marie E. Laggini Memorial Endowed Graduate Scholarship - Tiziano Cherubini

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