West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival

West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival

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

Scholarship


WVIHF 2015 Scholarship Recipients

Alex DeMary
Alex DeMary - Awarded the Angelo S. Petitto & Carolyn Arena Petitto Memorial Scholarship for $1,000. Alex graduated from Notre Dame High School. He plans to attend West Virginia University majoring in Accounting.
Trey Giorcelli
Wakem Simon - Awarded the Harry Green 7 Acres Scholarship for $500. Trey graduated from Fairmont Senior High School. He plans to attend West Virginia University majoring in Sports Physiology.

Chaz Rodeheaver
Chaz Rodeheaver - Awarded the WVIHF Board of Directors Scholarship for $500. Chaz graduated from Robert C. Byrd High School. He plans to attend Alderson Broaddus majoring in Athletic Training / Physicians Assistant.
Joseph Ellis
Joseph Ellis - Awarded the Frank and Josephine Roncone Scholarship $500. Joseph graduated from Notre Dame High School. He plans to attend West Virginia University majoring in Nursing.

Marissa Bailey
Marissa Bailey - Awarded the Mary L. "Weege" Vargo Scholarship in Memory of Margaret Rose Devono Vargo for $250. Marissa graduated from Robert C. Byrd High School. She plans to attend West Virginia University majoring in Musical Theatre / Public Relations.
Amelia Cava
Amelia Cava - Awarded the Rose Mary "Wizzie" Brunetti Tennant Memorial Scholarship for $250. Amelia graduated from Notre Dame High School. She plans to attend West Virginia University majoring in Speech Pathology.

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.