The Italian Language Foundation, Inc.
Promoting and Supporting Italian Language Education
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The Italian Language Foundation (ILF) is honored to have been featured in Italian American Magazine.
ILF Co-founder and President Margaret I. Cuomo, M.D., and Co-founder and leader of the ILF Emerging Leaders Council, Marianna Cuomo Maier, were interviewed by Andrew Cotto, Editor-in-Chief of the magazine. Please click the link below to read the article.
CONGRATULATIONS to Marianna Cuomo Maier, Co-Founder and Co-Leader of the Emerging Leaders Council
Marianna Cuomo Maier, Co-Leader of the Emerging Leaders Council, has been featured in Appetito Magazine. Marianna is a board certified Health and Wellness Coach, and the founder of Grata Wellness (Gratawellness.com)
Click below to read her articles:
CONGRATULATIONS to our Honorees:
Silvana Chiappelloni, Claudio Giusti, and Mirella Galloni!
The Italian Language Foundation Fundraiser - June 26th, 2023
ANNOUNCING THE ITALIAN LANGUAGE FOUNDATION'S
NEW COLLEGE FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM
ILF College Fellowship: Student required to be enrolled in a college Italian language class, together with other academic courses. A minor or major concentration in Italian is not required. Fellowship is $1,000, renewable for up to 3 years.
Fred Kuwornu – ILF College Fellowship: Student required to be of African-American heritage and enrolled in a college Italian language class, together with other academic courses. A minor or major concentration in Italian is not required. Fellowship is $1,000, renewable for up to 3 years.
Enrico Fermi – ILF College Fellowship: Student required to be enrolled in a college Italian language class and also in science and/or math classes, including pre-med, scientific research, etc. Fellowship is $1,000 per semester, renewable for up to 3 years.
- Open to matriculated college level students at the freshman, sophomore, and junior levels.
- Both student and student’s teacher of Italian must be ILF Members. A letter of recommendation from the student’s college professor of Italian is requested.
- Preference will be given to students who have enrolled in the AP Italian course in high school, and have taken the AP Italian exam.
- Student must submit a blog describing their experience studying Italian, traveling to Italy, visiting Italian art exhibits, concerts, restaurants, specialty markets, etc.
- Student must volunteer as a tutor or in other service group in high school or college. A letter of recommendation from the leader of that volunteer organization is required.
FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO SPONSOR THE FELLOWSHIP WITH A NAMING OPPORTUNITY, PLEASE SEND A MESSAGE TO:
Commitment 2 Excellence Program
The Italian Language Foundation is delighted to bring you the following Commitment 2 Excellence Program activities:
Summer Leadership Conference
Email Us at firstname.lastname@example.org to attend this conference.
Click the ‘Sign Up’ link below to be connected with an ILF Mentor.
Email Us at email@example.com to inquire about our summer internships.
Thank you to the Giambelli Foundation for its support!
ILF Is Proud To Announce It Has Reached Its Matching Goal And Received A Grant From The Giambelli Foundation. We Are Grateful For Their Continued Support Of ILF’s Mission And Programs
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