Become a Member to participate in the ILF Commitment to Excellence (C2E) Program.
The Giambelli Award for Excellence recognizes high school students who earn a 5 on the AP Italian exam and who commit to enrolling in an Italian language course in their freshman year of college in the United States. To be eligible, you must:
- Be an ILF Student Member. Not a member? Join here: Student Registration Form
- Have a teacher of Italian who is an ILF Teacher Member. They may join here if they are not a member already: Teacher Registration Form
- Have given the College Board permission to share your AP exam score
- Have received a 5 on the AP Italian exam
- Provide proof of registration in Italian language course(s) in your freshman year of college in the United States.
To submit your application:
- Fill out the application form here.
- Provide proof of registration in Italian language course(s) in your freshman year of college in the United States. Send documentation to email@example.com
The deadline to complete your application is September 1, 2024. We look forward to reviewing it and awarding excellent students of Italian!
The Italian Language Foundation is pleased to announce the winners of the ILF College Fellowship and Enrico Fermi College Fellowship!
Based on their outstanding academic achievements, passion for the Italian language and culture, and commitment to community service, 7 college students received a Fellowship.
This Fellowship will encourage awardees to continue their study of Italian, and to apply their knowledge in their professional experiences.
ILF College Fellowship is awarded to students enrolled in college Italian language classes, together with other academic courses. Fellowship is $1,000, renewable for up to 3 years.
Roselyn Asusta, Florida International University
Matthew Mancini, Georgetown University
Lily McCadden, Villanova University
The ILF’s Enrico Fermi College Fellowship is awarded to students enrolled in college Italian language classes in addition to science and/or math classes, including pre-med, scientific research, etc. Fellowship is $1,000 per semester, renewable for up to 3 years.
L. Wilbur Webb, Dominican University
Orianna Soublette, Florida Atlantic University
Jessica Morlock, Georgetown University
Natalia Skyba, Dominican University
All awardees and their Italian teachers who recommended them are members of the Italian Language Foundation. Membership as a Student or Teacher has many benefits, including opportunities such as Fellowships, Internships, and Awards! Learn more about Teacher Membership and Student Membership.
ANNOUNCING THE ITALIAN LANGUAGE FOUNDATION'S
NEW COLLEGE FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM
FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO SPONSOR THE FELLOWSHIP WITH A NAMING OPPORTUNITY, PLEASE SEND A MESSAGE TO:
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.
WHAT IS THE C2E PROGRAM?
Commitment to Excellence (C2E) Program is geared to 11th & 12th grade high school and college level students of Italian with a goal to help them become global career and workforce ready through Mentorship, Leadership and Internship exposure.
C2E Program Components
Student Member Benefits
From music to theater, art shows and food festivals become a part of immerse yourself in a variety of cultural events where as a Student Member you can volunteer and/or attend an event from our list….
AP Italian Language and Culture
Student Members are kept up to date on the College Board’s AP Italian Language and Culture information, resources and updates.
Become an Italian Language Foundation Contributory Writer
In English or Italiano, we are looking for a few of our very own Student Members to become Contributory Writers! Tell us about your Italian learning experiences, how is AP Italian helping your formazione scolastica? Traveled to Italy already, write a pictorial or send us a video post.
See our Blog Guidelines and once you become a Student Member, Contact Us so you can add Contributory Writer to your Resume.
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