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April 15 2020
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Ella T. Grasso Literary Scholarship


Application is open to matriculated college students. The candidate is required to submit a short story or essay celebrating their Italian heritage. Participants must reside in the home state of an active UNICO Chapter. Applications must be submitted online. Candidates are to go to the UNICO National website (, and click on the Scholarship tab. There they will find complete information and submission instructions.

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Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be a graduate student or a postgraduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university or a four-year college
  • CheckmarkMinimum 3.0 GPA
  • CheckmarkCitizenship requirements: US
  • CheckmarkMust study full-time
  • CheckmarkRestricted to residents of California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Massachusetts, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, Wisconsin
  • CheckmarkRestricted by ethnic heritage: Italian

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Contact Joan Tidona
Scholarship Director
Tel: 973-808-0035
Fax: 973-808-0043 Address 271 U.S. Highway 46 West, Suite F-103
Fairfield, NJ 07004