College of Arts & Sciences

Modern and Classical Languages


Program Scholarships:

The Coccia Foundation Study Abroad Scholarship
The Coccia Foundation provides matching funds, which range from $100 to $250 to students studying abroad in Italy. Requests are limited to once a semester.  Requests for all Awards and Grants are submitted on Coccia Foundation Application Forms (one for Matching Funds the other for all other Awards) and are subject to approval of the Coccia Foundation Board of Trustees. For further information on criteria, click here. For an application, click here.

The Anthony H. Corso Memorial Scholarship
Founded in 1984 by Mrs. Carmela Corso Zecca in memory of her brother, Anthony, a native of Philadelphia whose family emigrated from Naples to Philadelphia in the 1880s, the scholarship provides travel, boarding with a family in Naples and (funds permitting) a course of Italian Language at a private institution in Naples. For further information and an application, click here.

The Ciro and Maria Daidone Memorial Scholarship
Presented through the Coccia Foundation annually, this scholarship is awarded to a senior who wishes to continue his/her Italian studies education to become an Italian teacher and/or wishes to continue on for his/her graduate studies in Italian (Masters or PhD) in order to continue the preservation of the Italian Culture. This scholarship award in the amount of $2,000 will be awarded annually on both a need and merit basis. For further information and an application, click here.

The Dr. Arthur R. Marsilio Scholarship
This scholarship supports a Saint Joseph’s University undergraduate student(s) who is accepted by SJU and the overseas university to a study abroad or study tour program in Italy, Greece, France, Germany, Spain, or Latin America. Each academic year students planning to study abroad in the country or countries designated for that year may apply for the scholarship. All students must apply by October 15 for the spring and March 15 for the fall. For further information, and an application, click here.

Italian Theatre Practicum in Italy
Opportunity for fully-funded theatre workshop for credit, in Italy. For futher information, click here.

University Scholarships:

For information on University Scholarships please visit the Fellowship web site by clicking here.

US and Italian Scholarships

The following institutions offer scholarship opportunities for the study of Italian:

Some Italian universities offer scholarships for study at different levels: from high school to graduate studies. Here are some examples: