Italian American Executives of Transportation


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.

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

  •  Financial Need
  •  Scholastic Achievement
  •  Extracurricular activities
  •  Community Service
  • Special needs – anyone who may need additional consideration due to a learning or physical disability,  or unusual circumstances.

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

Eligibility for consideration of a Scholarship requires the applicant to be either:

  • Current year graduating High School student who resides in the State of Illinois
  • Freshman year enrolled College student

Scholarship Application deadline is August 31, 2023.