Category Archives: Scholarship Program

March-April Newsletter

The Mosaico March-April 2018 Newsletter is available. Click here to review and print the current newsletter. For past newsletters and instructions on printing the newsletter, go to the Newsletter page.  Activities described in the Mosaico are listed below.

Visit the Reservations page to reserve & pay by credit card or PayPal for the San Giuseppe Dinner on March 19  and the Winemaker Dinner at Riviera on April 16.
Mail-in reservation forms are included in the current newsletter. 

March 4, 2018 Sunday, 3 pm: Travel Sunday at the NBICF Center
March 15, 2018 Thursday, 7 pm: Book Group at the NBICF Center
March 18, 2018 Sunday, 2 pm: Fundraiser Film: Pizza Shop—An Italian American Dream

March 19, 2018 Monday, San Giuseppe Dinner, St. Rose Parish Hall, 320 Tenth St. Santa Rosa, CA – Doors open at 5 pm, dinner at 6 pm.
April 8, 2018 Sunday, 3 pm: Travel Sunday at the NBICF Center

April 16, 2018 Monday, 5:30–8 pm: Winemaker Dinner at Riviera Ristorante with wine from Pedroncelli Winery, 75 Montgomery Dr., Santa Rosa, CA

April 19, 2018 Thursday, 7pm: Book Group at the NBICF Center
April 22 2018 Sunday, 2–4 pm (doors open at 1:30pm) – Dr Kenning Lecture at NBICF Center – Italian Immigration to America – Mail-in reservation form in newsletter.

April 29 2018 Sunday, 2 pm Sundays at the Center with Diane McCurdy, film: The Liberators


Santa Rosa Junior Scholarship Program – NBICF offers several annual scholarships to promote Italian-inspired and Italian Language studies. Three $500 scholarships to students of Italian 1, 2, 3 or 4 will be awarded for the Spring Semester 2018. Additionally,  the Marianne Pedroncelli and the Jeanette Mancini-Mitchell Scholarships will be awarded this Spring. For information and application procedure, visit the Scholarship page.

NBICF Scholarships for SRJC Students

NBICF Scholarships for SRJC Students Available

The NBICF Scholarships are offered to students of Italian Language Studies in the Fall & Spring Semesters. NBICF will award three $500 scholarships to students of Italian 1, 2, 3 or 4 for the Spring Semester 2017.  Click here to view the application procedure. The deadline for applications is February 24, 2017.

The Marianne Pedroncelli Scholarship Fund was established in 1996. This scholarship of $425 will be awarded to students in any discipline in which the student’s academic pursuits have a direct link to Italy or the Italo-American experience.  Click here to view the application procedure. The deadline for applications is March 3, 2017.

The Jeanette Mancini Mitchell Scholarship Fund was established in 2014. This $700 scholarship is for future educators with a course in Italian or an Italy Study Abroad experience. Click here to view the application procedure.  The deadline for applications is March 3, 2017. 

For additional information about our Scholarship Program, see the Scholarships page. 

NIAF Scholarship – Performing Arts Management

NIAF TO AWARD A FULL-TUITION SCHOLARSHIP AT  ACCADEMIA TEATRO ALLA SCALA IN MILAN,ITALY

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) offers a full-tuition scholarship in Performing Arts Management. This scholarship is offered in partnership with Accademia Teatro alla Scala, one of the most renowned institutions for training professionals in the performing arts, and Politecnico di Milano Graduate School of Business (MIP), an internationally recognized management school. The full-tuition scholarship of 13,500 euros (approximately $14,500) will be awarded to an Italian American graduate student who is seeking a Master’s Degree in Performing Arts Management.
For additional information & instructions for applying for this scholarship, click here. 

NBICF Scholarships for Spring 2016

NBICF Santa Rosa Junior College Spring Semester Scholarship Program

Since the NBICF Scholarship Program was established in 1986, more than $100,000 has been awarded. For the 2016 Spring Semester, we are pleased to offer seven scholarships to qualified students at Santa Rosa Junior College:

  • Marianne Pedroncelli Scholarship to a student whose academic pursuits have a direct link to Italy or the Italo-American experience, either past or present.
  • Jeannette Mancini Mitchell Scholarship to a future educator with a course in Italian or an Italy Study Abroad experience. 
  • Five NBICF Scholarships to students enrolled in Italian language classes. Consideration will be given to current NBICF members and members of their immediate family.

For information & applications for these scholarships, see the Scholarship page

NBICF Spring 2015 Scholarships

NBICF Santa Rosa Junior College Spring Semester Scholarship Program

Since the NBICF Scholarship Program was established in 1986, more than $100,000 has been awarded. For the 2015 Spring Semester, we are pleased to offer eight scholarships to qualified students at Santa Rosa Junior College:

  • Marianne Pedroncelli Scholarship to a student whose academic pursuits have a direct link to Italy or the Italo-American experience, either past or present.
  • Jeannette Mancini Mitchell Scholarship to a future educator with a course in Italian or an Italy Study Abroad experience. 
  • Five NBICF Scholarships to students enrolled in Italian language classes.
    Consideration will be given to current NBICF members and members of their immediate family.
  • Italy Study Abroad Scholarship to a student furthering their education through study in Italy.

For information & applications for these scholarships, see the Scholarship page