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Scholarships to Study in Italy

Scholorships 2016

The primary purpose of the Dante Alighieri Society of Denver is to promote the knowledge of Italian culture through the study of the Italian language, literature, history, music and art.  Since its founding in 1985, the Society has furthered this goal by awarding more than $350,000 in academic and music scholarships to numerous American college and university students in the Denver metropolitan area and in northeastern Colorado.

Planning to Study in Italy?

If you are considering studying in Italy, the Dante Alighieri Society of Denver awards scholarships to college students attending institutions in the Denver metropolitan area or northeastern Colorado who are studying Italian language, culture, or music.  These scholarships must be used for approved study-abroad programs.

Scholarships are awarded annually, are one-time nonrenewable awards, and the minimum award is $1000.  The can be applied to summer, semester, or year-long programs.  Information regarding deadlines, supporting documentation and application forms can be found by clicking on the appropriate button below.

Applications will be evaluated and winners selected by the Scholarship Committee of the Dante Alighieri Society of Denver.  Scholarships are awarded at the annual Awards Luncheon, traditionally held the first Sunday in May.  Winners must be present to receive their scholarship.


These scholarships have been made possible through the generosity of
the members and friends of the Dante Alighieri Society of Denver, Colorado Inc.
(Chartered in 1985 as a tax-exempt, non-profit organization.)