Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Columbus Citizens Foundation offers Grants and Scholarships

The Columbus Citizens Foundation is a non-profit organization in New York City committed to fostering an appreciation of Italian-American heritage and achievement. The Foundation, through a broad range of philanthropic and cultural activities, provides opportunities for advancement to deserving Italian-American students through various scholarship and grant programs. The Foundation organizes New York City's annual Columbus Celebration and Columbus Day Parade, which has celebrated Italian-American heritage on New York's Fifth Avenue since 1929.

The Columbus Citizens Foundation offers Grants and Scholarships to Italian-American students who demonstrate financial need and academic excellence who are entering grades K through 8 or entering High School or College as Freshmen in Fall 2010. The due date is January 11, 2010. Click here to download the application. The website is: .

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