$1,000 Scholarship Available to WVU Students with Italian Heritage
The WVU John and Mildred Peluso Italian American Scholarship is a $1,000 dollar scholarship available to West Virginia University students, with Italian heritage, who demonstrate scholastic merit and pride in their heritage. This scholarship was established by Dr. Carolyn Atkins in honor of her parents, John and Mildred Peluso. Please visit the Peluso Family Bios page to learn more about John and Mildred.
If you are a West Virginia University student and would like to apply for this scholarship please see the Application Requirements page.
Visit these websites to learn more about your Italian American heritage and culture!
- Explore your family history at Ellis Island
- Order of Sons of Italy in America
- Italian Culture
- Recipe Source: Italian Recipes