West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival

West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival

Celebrating our 40th year - August 31 through September 2, 2018

Scholarship


WVIHF 2013 Scholarship Recipients

Philip Wilson
Philip Wilson - Awarded the Angelo S. Petitto & Carolyn Arena Petitto Memorial Scholarship for $1,000. Philip currently attends Notre Dame High School and will attend the University of Notre Dame in the fall.
Carrington Riggs
Carrington Riggs - Awarded the Harry Green 7 Acres Scholarship for $500. Carrington currently attends Bridgeport High School and will attend West Virginia University in the fall.

Jacqueline Costello
Jacqueline Costello - Awarded the Florence Roberti & William Burnett Memorial Scholarship for $500. Jacqueline currently attends East Fairmont High School and will attend West Virginia University in the fall.
Haley Sommerville
Haley Sommerville - Awarded the WVIHF Board of Directors Scholarship for $500. Haley currently attends Robert C. Byrd High School and will attend Pierpont Community & Technical College / Fairmont State University in the fall.

Traci Gibson
Traci Gibson - Awarded the Mary L. "Weege" Vargo Scholarship in Memory of Margaret Rose Devono Vargo for $250. Traci currently attends Capital High School and will attend West Virginia University in the fall.
Christa Calangelo
Christa Calangelo - Awarded the Rose Mary "Wizzie" Brunetti Tennant Memorial Scholarship for $250. Christa currently attends Wheeling Park High School and will attend Villanova University in the fall.

Erin Wambaugh
Erin Wambaugh - Awarded the Frank J. Roncone Memorial Scholarship for $250. Erin currently attends Grafton High School and will attend West Virginia University in the fall.
Maria Martino
Maria Martino - Awarded the Anna Allessio Pishner Memorial Scholarship for $250. Maria currently attends Notre Dame High School and will attend West Virginia University in the fall.

John Martino
John Martino - Awarded the Josephine V. Roncone Scholarship for $250. John currently attends the West Virginia University School of Dentistry.

MAIL COMPLETED APPLICATION TO:

WVIHF Scholarship Program
P.O. Box 1632
Clarksburg, WV 26302
Phone: 304-622-7314

Winning applicants will be notified in late April. Scholarships will be presented at each student's award ceremony and will be recognized during the WVIHF VIP Brunch & Award Ceremony.

Rules:

  • This scholarship application is restricted for West Virginia residents of Italian descent.
  • High school seniors, undergraduates and graduates may apply and will be considered for ALL available scholarships.
  • THIS APPLICATION MUST BE POSTMARKED NO LATER THAN MARCH 9, 2018.

Please include the following with your application:

  • Registration fee: $10.00 payable to WVIHF Scholarship Program.
  • Any necessary essay attachments.
  • Sealed official transcript (1 copy) attached to application.
  • Letter of acceptance to college or graduate school for high school & college seniors only.
  • Names and addresses of your school newspaper and two (if possible) of your hometown newspapers.
  • One photo which, will be sent to the media if you are selected to receive a scholarship. The photo should be a head and shoulder shot in color or black and white. The photo cannot be returned.