West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival

West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival

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

Scholarship


WVIHF 2016 Scholarship Recipients

Ryan A. Ricer
Ryan A. Ricer - Awarded the Angelo S. and Carolyn Arena Petitto Memorial Scholarship of $1000. Ryan graduated from Fairmont Senior High School and plans to attend Marshall University majoring in Sports Management & Business.
Ross A. Marra
Ross A. Marra - Awarded the Harry Green 7 Acres Scholarship of $500. He graduated from Bridgeport High School and plans to attend University of South Carolina.

Marlee E. Angelucci
Marlee E. Angelucci - Awarded the Mary L. "Weege" Vargo Scholarship in memory of Margaret Devono Vargo of $250. He graduated from North Marion High School and plans to attend West Virginia Wesleyan College majoring in Exercise Physiology.
Stephanie M. Fike
Stephanie M. Fike - Awarded the Nancy Davisson Memorial Scholarship of $500. She graduated from Central Catholic High School and plans to attend West Virginia University majoring in Elementary Education.

Claire M. Craig
Claire M. Craig - Awarded the West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival Board of Directors Scholarship of $500. She graduated from Fairmont Senior High School and plans to attend West Virginia University majoring in Business.
Jennifer L. Tassos
Jennifer L. Tassos - Awarded the Rose Mary "Wizzie" Brunetti Memorial Scholarship $250. She currently attends Fairmont State University majoring in Exercise Science.

Justin A. Anselene
Claire M. Craig - Awarded the Margaret and Joe Robert Spatafore Scholarship of $500. He graduated from Fairmont Senior High School and plans to attend West Virginia University majoring in Business.
Desiree V.L. Regillo
Jennifer L. Tassos - Awarded the Frank and Josephine Roncone Scholarship of $500. She graduated from North Marion High School and plans to attend West Virginia University majoring in Athletic Training.

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.