IWCC Dante Scholarship
Online Application Form for 2021

Please complete this form in full, and be sure to read all instructions and agreements at the end.


City, State, Zip:
Home Telephone:     Email Address:
Undergraduate College/University:
School Name:
School Address:
City, State, Zip:

College/University You Expect to Attend the Next School Year:
School Name:
School Address:
City, State, Zip:
Major field of study:
Minor field of study:

Please specify your academic credits and identify your degree program:

Degree Program (B.S., B.A., etc...):
Number of undergraduate credits completed to date:
Current Year: Sophomore   Junior   Senior
Cumulative GPA:    Anticipated Graduation Date:
College/University Name: Current   Anticipated
Degree Program (M.S., M.A., Ph.D., etc...):
Number of Credits Per Semester:
Cumulative GPA:    Anticipated Graduation Date:

Please identify your Italian lineage (check one):

Mother's Family       Father's Family       Both

Please list any awards or scholarships you have received: 

ScholarshipDate of Award

Please list the service clubs or volunteer programs in which you have participated during the last five years that show evidence of long term involvement to an organization or cause and demonstrates sustained commitment: 

Volunteer ActivitiesDate of Participation


Please list the leadership positions you have held (i.e., President of Student Government) as well as those activities you have helped initiate or organize within the past five years.

Leadership PositionsOffice HeldDates of Participation

In addition to all the above information, we request that you write an essay in response to the question below.  Limit your essay to 500 words.  Please cut/paste your essay into the box below.   IMPORTANT! Please do not include your name in the essay!

Since the founding of the United States, Americans of Italian descent have contributed to the growth of our nation in all areas of human endeavor including the arts, politics, law, medicine, and education, among many others.

Describe how your Italian-American heritage has been a motivating force behind your personal achievements and your vision of the future. Include how your heritage has shaped your vision, attitudes and life choices in the essay. You may want to include your interests and activities as well.

By submitting this information, I agree to the following:

I have read the eligibility criteria and conditions for the Dante Scholarship funded by contributions from the IWCC of Rochester, Inc.  I understand that failure to fulfill these conditions may result in forfeiting the Dante Scholarship.  I understand that the IWCC Scholarship Committee participates in the selection of the scholarship recipients, and I give my permission to release the information contained in this application to members of this committee for their review.

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