IBC Foundation's 2019 Scholarship Application and Criteria

The 2019 Scholarship Award: $2000

  1. Submit a completed application - download form above.
  2. Be enrolled or approved for admission to an accredited college level institution. Submit official transcripts of classed attended prior to the year the scholarship is to be awarded.
  3. Have a Grade Point Average of 3.5 or above, out  of 4.0 (or equivalent)
  4. Be a resident of Oregon and a United States citizen.
  5. Be of "Italian American" decent with at least one ancestor that can be certified to have emigrated from Italy
  6. Submit at least two letters of recommendation from teachers, professors or educational administrators
  7. Submit a current resume outlining extracurricular activities, work experience and volunteer services
  8. Submit a 500 to 750 word essay related to how Italian language, culture and/or heritage has impacted the applicant's life and values
  9. Family members or the IBC and IBC Foundation membership are eligible to submit an application.  Previous scholarship recipients are ineligible.
  10. $2,000 scholarship awards will be awarded annually.  However, awards may be delayed or cancelled at the sole discretion of the IBC Foundation board
  11. Monetary awards will be awarded directly to the recipient's academic institution on their behalf and in accordance with eligibility requirements. 
  12. Applications and information submitted will be reviewed and the final selection and the final selection will be made by the IBC Foundation board.

With their signature, the applicant acknowledges and agrees to the terms and conditions of the scholarship criteria listed above.


  • Please download this form via the download button above to sign and submit. Grazie!

Rachel Lindquist, The IBC Foundation's 2018 recipient is a senior at Oregon State School of Education. Rachel is the granddaughter of George and Donna LaFrazia

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Download Our Scholarship Application

Please download our 2019 Scholarship Application forms here. 

Application forms must be submitted by mail as part of the completed application prior to April 30, 2019. 

Please mail completed applications to:

 IBC Foundation:  attn: Claude Bonfiglio

955 Willamette Falls Dr 

West Linn, Or 97068

Please note that the above zip code is correct, not the one on the application

IBC application 2019 Claude (pdf)

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