Italian American Executives of Transportation

Scholarship Eligibility & Required Information

The Italian American Executives of Transportation Organization annually awards College Scholarships to young men and women of Italian American heritage (in whole or in part).

Eligibility for consideration of a Scholarship requires the applicant to reside in the State of Illinois, and be either:

  • Current year graduating High School student  (2024)
      •  Current year Freshman College student (2024)


The Scholarship Committee will review each applicant based on the following:

  • an Essay regarding the importance of Italian Americans in the community (asks the applicant to reflect on their impact (current/future) in the community as an Italian American). Applicants should be as specific as possible when completing this portion of the application.

In addition, Applicants will be required to submit information regarding:

  •  Scholastic Achievements
  •  Extracurricular Activities
  •  Community Service
  • Financial Need
  • Letter(s) of Recommendation from Previous Teacher
  • Current Headshot picture (.jpg or ,png format only – 2MG max)


  • Additional consideration may be warranted for those applicants displaying a Special Need. (Special Needs could be described as “anyone who may need additional consideration due to a learning or physical disability,  or unusual circumstances”).


Scholarship Application deadline is August 31, 2024 at 11:59pm