Every year, TSDOI 2817 awards up to two $750 scholarships. Only direct descendants of TSDOI members in good standing are eligible. Winner(s) must enroll in an accredited college or university in the fall of the current year.
These scholarships are supported by Lodge fundraisers as well as donations from our members and friends.
TRIANGLE SONS & DAUGHTERS OF ITALY – LODGE 2817 – 2020 SCHOLARSHIP AWARD
Anna-Maria Cicero, granddaughter of Lenny and Vera Cicero, is the 2020 winner of the TSDOI Lodge 2817 scholarship. She is a June 2020 graduate of Green Hope High School, and attended the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Winston Salem. NC from August 2019 – January 2020 with a concentration in Saxophone Performance. She will attend UNC-Greensboro Lloyd International Honors College, where she plans to major in music education, take Italian language classes, and spend a semester abroad in Italy.
She is a volunteer for KidzNotes, a nonprofit organization offering free after school music instruction to underprivileged youths and a Teacher’s Assistant at Gintarelio Lithuanian School, Raleigh NC.
The Lodge congratulates this fine student and wishes her well in her academic pursuits.
Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America (OSDIA) Merit Scholarships:
Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America (OSDIA) also awards merit scholarships. For more information please click on this link: http://www.osia.org/programs/scholarships
DONATE TO THE SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Consider making a memorial contribution in the memory of a loved one.
If a donation of $750 or more is received as a memorial, the awarded scholarship will be named after your loved one.
Send your donation (any amount is welcome) in the form of a check, payable to TSOI -2817 to:
Treasurer: Bob Giannuzzi
548 Clarenbridge Drive
Cary, NC 27519
Please indicate if it is regular donation or a memorial donation.
Donations are not tax deductible.