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2024 SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE

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 2024 Scholarship Applications:

                              Coccia Foundation Scholarship Application (any University)

                              Marano Family Sponsored Scholarship for Study Abroad in Italy Application (any University)

                              Fairleigh Dickinson University – Bimonte Family Sponsored Scholarship

John Cabot University in Rome – Salvatore Davino Memorial  Sponsored Scholarship                       

                              Ramapo College of New Jersey – Theresa Inserra Memorial Sponsored Scholarship

                              Rutgers University – Anna & Angelo Soriano Sponsored Scholarship

                              Rutgers University – Clementina & Joseph Coccia, Sr. Sponsored Scholarship

                              Seton Hall University – Dr. Ennio Calluori Memorial Sponsored Scholarship

                              Seton Hall University – Nicastro Family Sponsored Scholarship

                              St. Joseph’s University – Ciro & Maria Daidone Memorial Sponsored Scholarship

Prior Scholarship Recipients

SCHOLARSHIP SUMMARIES

2023 Scholarship recipients

COCCIA FOUNDATION AWARDS OVER $45,000 IN
ITALIAN STUDIES AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS

In addition to the college level scholarships awarded below to students who majored or minored in Italian Studies,
below, Coccia Foundation partnered with the Paragano Family Foundation, and awarded over $10,000 to students who
excelled in their Italian Studies, grades K-12. Congratulations to all recipients!


2023 Coccia Foundation Scholarships:
Drew University, NJ – Emmily Bacca, Serena Mancuso and Matthew Oliveira
Hamilton College, NY –Shannon Cicero
Montclair State University, NJ – Aldana Cerrate Banda. Carla Chevalier, Oneida Encarnacion-Mayi and
Sabrini LoPresti
Ramapo College, NJ – Juliana Porcelli
Rutgers University, NJ – Matthew Esaia and Sophia Scala
Sacred Heart University, CT – Grace Duffy
Seton Hall University, NJ – Olivia DeFilippo and Alyssa Santiago
St. Joseph’s University, PA –Wade Froio
University of Delaware – Samantha Jennings


2023 Coccia Foundation Sponsored Scholarships:
Anna & Angelo Soriano Memorial Scholarship – Rutgers University– Emilia Marucci
Bimonte Family Scholarship – Bryn Mawr University – Sankeerthna Vedamtam
Clementina & Joseph Coccia, Sr. Memorial Scholarship – Rutgers University– Emilia Marucci
Dr. Ennio J. Calluori Memorial Scholarship – Seton Hall University – Aurora Marin
Maria & Ciro Daidone Memorial Scholarship – St. Joseph’s University – Olivia Nagy
Mario A. Marano Memorial Scholarship – Drew University – Charlotte Reing
Nicastro Family Scholarship – Seton Hall University – Miranda Mazzella
Salvatore Davino Memorial Scholarship – Rutgers University – Catia Gage
Theresa Inserra Memorial Scholarship – Ramapo College – Amanda Shammas

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