2017 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

The 2017 scholarship application is available below. You may also download and print the application from this link:

Buona Fortuna-2017 Scholarship Application

 

 

 

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Buona Fortuna Lodge of Pensacola

ORDER SONS OF ITALY IN AMERICA

Dr. Louis Perillo, Buona Fortuna Lodge, Patti Family, and Russo Scholarships

2017 Scholarship Eligibility Requirements

It is the goal of the Order Sons of Italy in America to promote, enhance and encourage the studies of Italian heritage and culture.This scholarship program is designed to benefit worthy students of Italian descent or partial Italian descent, who display academic excellence and leadership qualities. Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of eligibility, scholastic achievement, and participation in school and community programs.These scholarships are for students graduating from high school in Escambia and Santa Rosa Counties or home schooled in those counties.

  • Association with the Order Sons of Italy in America is not a prerequisite. However, the applicant must be of Italian descent or partial Italian descent (at least one grandparent or great-grandparent etc. was Italian).
  • Applicants must have a minimum grade point average of 3.00 (unweighted)
  • Applicants must have a minimum SAT total score of 1200 -or- must have a minimum ACT Composite score of 23.
  • Recipients must be accepted as a full-time student at an accredited junior college, college or university and must enroll immediately following graduation from high school.

Buona Fortuna Lodge of Pensacola

ORDER SONS OF ITALY IN AMERICA

Dr. Louis Perillo, Buona Fortuna Lodge, Patti Family, and Russo Scholarships

2017 Scholarship Application Checklist

In order to be considered for a 2017 scholarship you must complete and return this checklist and the attached four (4) page application, postmarked or e-mailed no later than April 17th, 2017.  If you have additional questions please contact Tod Wilson at 850-232-8866 or

tod.wilson@wfadvisors.com

Please indicate which documents you are including with your submissions.

You must include each of the following documents:

_____ Scholarship Checklist

_____ Scholarship Application (4 pages)

_____ Official High School Transcript (through fall semester)

You must also include one of the following documents:

_____ Copy of S.A.T. Scores

_____ Copy of A.C.T. Composite Score

You must also include a 750-word (maximum) essay on one of the following topics:

_____ “The Hollywood Impact: The Effects of Stereotyping Italian-Americans

in Movies and on Television”

_____ “La Famiglia: The Importance of Traditional Italian-American Family

Values in Modern Day America”

_____ “From Humble Beginnings: The Single Most Important Contribution of

  Italian-Americans to Society:”

Buona Fortuna Lodge of Pensacola

ORDER SONS OF ITALY IN AMERICA

Dr. Louis Perillo, Buona Fortuna Lodge, Patti Family, and Russo Scholarships

2017 APPLICATION FOR $1000 SCHOLARSHIP

(A) APPLICANT’S INFORMATION

 

NAME ____________________________________________________________ SEX ______

(last) (first) (middle)

 

ADDRESS ____________________________________________________________________

(number and street)

_________________________________________________ __________________________  

(city) (state) (zip code) (phone number)

 

DATE OF BIRTH ____________________ PLACE OF BIRTH _______________________

 

E-Mail________________________________________________________________________

 

(B) FAMILY INFORMATION

FATHER’S NAME _________________________ OCCUPATION ____________________

PLACE OF EMPLOYMENT _____________________________________________________

MOTHER’S MAIDEN NAME __________________ OCCUPATION ____________________

PLACE OF EMPLOYMENT _____________________________________________________

LIST NAMES AND AGES OF BROTHERS AND SISTERS, AND INDICATE IF ANY ARE CURRENTLY ATTENDING COLLEGE.

  1. Name ___________________ Age ________ In college ______
  2. Name ___________________ Age ________ In college ______
  3. Name ___________________ Age ________ In college ______
  4. Name ___________________ Age ________ In college ______

(C) SCHOOL INFORMATION

NAME OF HIGH SCHOOL CURRENTLY ATTENDING ______________________________

DATE OF GRADUATION ________________________

GPA YEAR-BY-YEAR: WEIGHTED FR _______ SO _______ JR _______ SR _______

GPA YEAR-BY-YEAR: UNWEIGHTED FR _______ SO _______ JR _______ SR _______

PSAT SCORES: VERBAL __________ MATH __________

SAT SCORES: VERBAL __________ MATH __________

ACT COMPOSITE SCORE: __________

 

LIST SCHOOL CLUBS, OFFICES, AND ACTIVITIES YOU ARE INVOLVED IN ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________

 

(D) PERSONAL AND COMMUNITY INTERESTS AND HOBBIES

LIST COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS AND ACTIVITIES IN WHICH YOU HAVE BEEN INVOLVED. _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________

 

(E) WHAT ARE YOUR INTERESTS, HOBBIES, PASTIMES AND LEISURE

ACTIVITIES? ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________

 

(F) WORK EXPERIENCE

LIST ANY WORK EXPERIENCE(S) AND INDICATE IF YOU ARE CURRENTLY EMPLOYED. ______________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

(G) COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES OF APPLICATION

LIST THE COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES TO WHICH YOU HAVE APPLIED FOR ADMISSION. STATE IF YOU HAVE BEEN ACCEPTED.

1._____________________________________________________

2._____________________________________________________

3._____________________________________________________

IN WHAT SUBJECTS DO YOU PLAN TO MAJOR AND MINOR?

MAJOR ____________________ MINOR ____________________

 

(H) ITALIAN HERITAGE

RECIPIENTS OF THIS SCHOLARSHIP MUST BE OF ITALIAN DESCENT. DESCRIBE AND EXPLAIN HOW YOU QUALIFY. _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________

(I) TERMS OF APPLICATION

BY MY SIGNATURE BELOW, I CERTIFY THAT I AM OF ITALIAN DESCENT AND INTEND TO ENROLL AS A FULL-TIME STUDENT IN AN ACCREDITED JUNIOR COLLEGE, COLLEGE, OR UNIVERSITY IMMEDIATELY UPON GRADUATING FROM HIGH SCHOOL.

________________________________________________    ___________________

(Applicant’s Signature) (Date)

 

________________________________________________    ___________________

(Parent’s Signature) (Date)

This application must be completely filled out. Incomplete applications will not be considered or returned. Scholarship winners will be notified no later than April 30th, 2017. There will be four $1000.00 scholarships awarded.

Please mail or e-mail the completed, four (4) page application, checklist and all applicable supporting documents, postmarked no later than April 17th, 2017 to the following address:

Dr. Louis Perillo, Buona Fortuna Lodge, Patti Family & Russo Scholarships
Chairperson Tod Wilson
7940 Lancelot Drive Pensacola, FL 32514
e-mail: tod.wilson@wfadvisors.com