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Heritage Scholarships

Hungarian Ancestry Scholarship

Wright State University is pleased to announce that scholarships are now available to students of Hungarian descent to attend Wright State.

Students must write a one-to-two page essay on their academic and professional goals (including their name, contact information, and UID #), provide proof of Hungarian ancestry, and give a copy of their most current academic record as part of the application process.

Students are required to have a 3.0 GPA in order to qualify for the scholarship. Scholarships of up to $500-$1,500 per student can be awarded. The next deadline will be October 14, 2016.

Student recipients may be asked to serve as volunteers to promote the scholarship in our campus and community.

All application materials must be sent to Michelle Streeter-Ferrari, Director, University Center for International Education, Wright State University, 3640 Col. Glenn Hwy., Dayton, OH 45435-0001.

You may also contact Michelle by phone at 937-775-3766 or by e-mail at michelle.streeter@wright.edu for more information.

Italian American Scholarship at  WSU Now Open for Application

The partnership between Wright State University and the John Pirelli Sons of Italy Lodge is dedicated to help preserve and promote Italian culture in the region, and to provide financial assistance to students of Italian descent at Wright State University. Accordingly, we are pleased to announce that the 2016 John Pirelli Lodge Italian American Scholarship is now available for application.

Requirements
  • Students must be of Italian descent. (Please indicate Italian surname and provide documentation of ancestry—e.g. Immigration records, Ancestry.com, etc.)
  • Submit an essay that discusses ancestry and states why the applicant should be awarded this scholarship.
  • The student must be of good academic standing with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Incoming first year students must submit high school transcript. Transfer students should submit transcripts of all previous work. 
  • Be a full time undergraduate student.
  • In the essay the student may also choose to discuss their academic and professional goals, activities that demonstrate a strong work ethic, and any evidences of connection to aspects of Italian and/or Italian American culture.
  • A student who has received an award previously may resubmit in subsequent years. However, all other things equal, priority will be given to new applicants if there are any.

Scholarships of up to $1,000 per student can be awarded. The next deadline is October 14, 2016.

All application materials may be sent to Michelle Streeter-Ferrari in E190 Student Union, University Center For International Education, Wright State University, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy, Dayton, Ohio 45435.

You may also contact Michelle by phone at 937-775-5745 or by e-mail at michelle.streeter@wright.edu for more information.

John Pirelli Lodge contact person is Dr. Peter Carusone 436-2112 peter.carusone@wright.edu

Polatajko Family Scholarship for Students of Eastern European Descent

Wright State University is pleased to announce that a new scholarship is available to students of Eastern European descent to attend Wright State.

As part of the application for the scholarship students must:

  • write a one-to-two page essay on their academic and professional goals which also outlines details of financial need (including the student’s name, contact information, and UID #),
  • briefly tell their family's immigration story,
  • provide proof of Eastern European ancestry through a birth certificate, marriage license or other pre-approved documentation (preference will be given to students of Ukrainian descent), and
  • give a copy of their most current academic record.

Students are required to have a 2.5 GPA in order to qualify. Scholarships of up to $500 per student can be awarded. The next deadline will be October 28, 2016.

Student recipients may be asked to serve as volunteers to promote the scholarship in our campus and community.

All application materials must be sent to Michelle Streeter-Ferrari, Director, University Center for International Education, Wright State University, 3640 Col. Glenn Hwy., Dayton, OH 45435-0001.

You may also contact Michelle by phone at 937-775-3766 or by e-mail at michelle.streeter@wright.edu for more information.


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