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The Gionandrea Pugi Scholarship Program will not be awarding new scholarships in 2021. Please check the application program again next year in April 2022.

If you are an applicant who would like to discover more scholarship opportunities you might qualify for, please continue to the Scholarship America Hub and sign up!


Gionandrea Pugi Scholarship Program
Application status: Closed

The Gionandrea Pugi Scholarship Fund has established a scholarship program to assist student’s of Italian descent who are currently enrolled in college or vocational school programs in the field of medicine or biology.

This scholarship program is administered by Scholarship America┬«, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Awards are granted without regard to color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender, age, or disability.

Applicants must meet all of the following criteria:


  • Be of self-declared Italian descent.
  • Be currently enrolled college undergraduates planning to continue full-time study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school for the entire 2020-21 academic year.
  • Be enrolled in studies in the field of medicine or biology (such as taking courses in preparation for Medical or Nursing school).
  • Have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or higher.

Award Amounts

If selected as a recipient, the student will receive an award of $5,000. Up to two (2) awards will be granted.

Awards are renewable up to three years or until a bachelor’s degree is earned, whichever occurs first, on the basis of satisfactory academic performance.

Awards are for undergraduate study only.

Selection of Recipients

Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic information, leadership and participation in school and community activities, work experience, statement of goals and aspirations, unusual personal or family circumstances, and an outside appraisal. Financial need will not be considered.

Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer of the Gionandrea Pugi Scholarship Fund play a part in the selection. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.


Applicants will be notified in May.

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of the Gionandrea Pugi Scholarship Fund. Payments are made in one installment in early August.

As part of your application, you must upload the following document(s):

  • A current, complete transcript of grades. Grade reports are not accepted. Transcripts must display student name, school name, grade and credit hours, and term in which the course was taken.

Also as part of your application, one online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf.

Your application is not complete unless all required documents are submitted electronically.

Gionandrea Pugi Scholarship Fund has partnered with Scholarship America. Selecting the button below will redirect you the Scholarship America Student Hub!