The Italian Cultural Center
of Western Massachusetts, Inc.





Our Scholarship Program is now a fifty-eight year tradition in the Italian community, carrying on the program originally established by the United Italian Societies and Clubs of Greater Springfield. These scholarships represent the value and importance we place on the education of our young people and our commitment to help make it possible. These scholarships are also an expression of pride in our Italian Heritage and our hopes for the future. They reflect the responsibility which each generation must assume for preparing the next to assume its place in the world.                 


Italian Cultural Center Scholarships are open to High School Seniors who are:

 →Children of ICC Members with a family membership, OR
 →Grandchildren of ICC members, OR
 →Children of non-ICC members who are of Italian descent,
      attending a High School in Western Massachusetts, and are
      sponsored by a member of the ICC.

One additional scholarship, the Dante Alighieri Scholarship, is open to a student who qualifies under one of the above conditions and will also be studying the Italian Language as part of his/her college curriculum.


 The Scholarship Application can be viewed and printed below:
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Italian Cultural Center Scholarships are awarded in the amount of $1,000 or $500.  Completed applications, with supporting documentation, must be postmarked no later than April 1, 2018 in order to be considered by the scholarship committee. 

It is the responsibility of the student and his/her guidance counselor to ensure that all supporting documentation (transcript, recommendations, etc.) is submitted with the application.  All pages of the application should be stapled together, and must be signed by the student, parent, guidance counselor, and a member of the Italian Cultural Center. If the student is not acquainted with a member of the I.C.C., he/she can email or call us to discuss at or 413-784-1492.

Please submit the completed application, together with a wallet-size graduation photo, and all required documentation, postmarked no later than April 1, 2018 to:  

 Italian Cultural Center of Western Massachusetts, Inc.
Attention:  Scholarship Chair
56 Margaret Street
Springfield, MA 01105

If you have any questions, feel free to contact us at or 413-784-1492.


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