Ina and Ferdinand Fournier Fund Scholarship Grants


Eligibility
: In order to qualify for a Fournier Fund Grant the student: (1) must be enrolled as a full-time student at a college, university or other American academic institution of higher learning; (2) must reside in one of the counties in the Western Reserve of Northeast Ohio and (3) must demonstrate financial need.  Preference will be given to applicants of Italian descent.
Criteria: Students may apply for a grant for financial assistance for the study of the Italian language, history and/or culture. Grants can be used to assist with expenses related to the pursuit of academic studies in Italy or the United States.
Grants will be made to qualifying applicants in amounts between $500.00 and $2,000.00. A grant may be renewed upon application but the total amount awarded to a single student shall not exceed $2,500.00. No more than three grants per year will be made to students at a single institution.

AWARD RECIPIENTS (above are the sponsoring professors from their relative institutions)

2021 (new-click on the name of recipient to download and read their respective short essays)

Dott.ssa Santa Casciani, Dott. Luigi Ferri, John Carroll University:

Francesca Vella JCU– Marie Pinzone JCU

Prof.ssa Denise Caterinacci, CWRU:

Abraham Wolpert CWRU– Joseph Shulik CWRU

Dott.ssa Paola Basile, Lake Erie College:

Alexandra Strawbridge Lake Erie-Dora Olah Lake ErieSean Toni Lake Erie

2020

Prof.ssa Denise Caterinacci, CWRU:

Alexander Brucker – Daniel DiMarino

Dott.ssa Paola Basile, Lake Erie College:
Allison Evans

Dott.ssa Santa Casciani, Dott. Luigi Ferri, John Carroll University:

Nicholas Kavalec – Kyle Rosser

2019

Prof.ssa Denise Caterinacci, CWRU:
Nick Forbes – Robert Bruno – Thomas Pena

Dott.ssa Paola Basile, Lake Erie College:

Madeline Anderson
Sarah Rich

2018

Prof.ssa Denise Caterinacci, CWRU:
Dani Pezzuto, Jackson Richards – Jarvis, Joshua Roney,  Mary Hunt

Dott.ssa. Paola Basile, Lake Erie College:
Eric Beck

2017

Prof.ssa Denise Caterinacci, CWRU:
Michele Sorice, Giulia Pilla, Margaret Smith

Dott.ssa Paola Basile, Lake Erie College:
Heather McLaughlin, Amanda Murdock