2022 Scolarship Award Nate Moore

Nathanael Moore, 2022  Amici  Della Lingua Italiana Scholarship recipient

Amici Della Lingua Italiana sponsors three scholarships: the Amici Della Lingua Italiana Scholarship, which is funded by continuing donations from club members and supporters and which can be applied to the college of a student's choice, and two endowed scholarships to Rowan College at Burlington County (RCBC), the Lena Awdiok Language Studies Scholarship at Rowan College at Burlington County, and the Amici Della Lingua Italiana Scholarship Endowment at Rowan College at Burlington County.

Previous ADLI  Scholarship Recipients

2021       Nicole Bruno - Villanova University

2019       Veronica Moore - Catholic University

2018       Kristen Bruno - Sacred Heart University

2018       Donavan M DeVito - Xavier University

2017       Olivia Fante - St. Joseph's University

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Amici Della Lingua Italian Scholarship

This scholarship, funded by ADLI, recognizes and supports an active member, an active member's child, or an active member's grandchild who is enrolled in an Italian Studies Program at any accredited college or university. ADLI provides a minimum of one annual $500 scholarship to be used towards tuition/fees for an Italian studies course.

Eligibility Criteria:

1. Applicants should be American citizens who express interest in Italian language and culture.

2. Applicants must submit two letters of recommendation. If the applicant is a high school student, these recommendations must be from the language department at their respective high schools detailing the student's performance in Italian studies.

3. Applicants must submit a typewritten  essay of 500 to 750 words in English  or Italian on the  topic "How I Plan to Make Use of the Study of Italian Language."

4. All required documents must be submitted to ADLI by the end of April. Forward documents  to ADLI, P.O. Box 1221, Burlington, NJ 08016-0821 or to a member of the Board of Directors.

Method of Selection:

The ADLI Board will choose the recipient of the scholarship by the end of May.


The club has two scholarship with Rowan College at Burlington County. They are the Lena Awdiok Language Studies Scholarship and Amici Della Lingua Italiana Scholarship Endowment at Rowan College at Burlington County.

Please click on the red button below to see the criteria and the processing of application with the college.