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United States
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Fellowship/Scholarship/Dissertation Artistic/Exhibit/Collection
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3800 Division Street, Stone Park, IL 60165
Last modified on 2020-09-10 22:10:37
ABOUT US Founded in 1952, the Joint Civic Committee of Italian Americans (JCCIA) serves as a congress for the Chicagoland Italian American organizations and represents the community on a local, state, national and international level. The JCCIA is dedicated to its heritage and promoting the Italian American community. One of its main goals is to assist young Italian Americans through education. The JCCIA gives away numerous scholarships to promote the advancement of students. The organization also leads fundraising efforts to worthy causes like the Amatrice Earthquake and spearheads volunteer efforts. The JCCIA is well known for the Dante/Mazzei Award luncheon. Since 1971 the Dante Award has been awarded to more than 40 journalists, and since 2014, the Filippo Mazzei Award has been given to a person who shows extraordinary skills in the world of public affairs. In addition the Columbus Day Parade, Columbus Day Queen contest and the Joseph Cardinal Bernardin Humanitarian of the Year Award are well known annual JCCIA events. The JCCIA has a Women’s Division, West Suburban Women’s Division and Young Professionals Division.
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**Description of Scholarship**: The Joint Civic Committee of Italian Americans (JCCIA) is proud...
Added on 2023-11-09T10:01:10Z
**Nicholas & Helena Patti Foundation Scholarship Application 2023** In order to be given priority...
Added on 2023-11-09T09:36:38Z
**Description of Scholarship:** The Joint Civic Committee of Italian Americans (JCCIA) is proud...
Added on 2023-05-23T00:06:51Z
Over $250,000 has been awarded to students of Italian heritage over the years by the JCCIA...
Added on 2023-04-19T03:40:42Z
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