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MISSION STATEMENT
AMICI Naperville Area Italian American Club is a
non-profit social organization for those who
wish to enhance their appreciation of
Italian heritage and culture


"UN MOMENTO"
"Italian Singers"

Wayne and Mary

“Spotlight” on Naperville Community TV 17 on Feb. 10, 2016.
Interviewed by Jane Wernette of NCTV 17.
Amici Club was highlighted on the program
See the interview (Here)


ATTENTION!!!
 
 
2020
SCHOLARSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT
 
 

Amici Club offers a scholarship of $1,000 to one student of Italian descent who wishes to continue his/her education in an accredited higher learning institution or qualified vocational school. It is open to high school seniors in the Class of 2020 who live in the greater Naperville area including the city and surrounding communities or seniors related to Amici Club members outside the area who will be entering college for the 2020 academic year.

 
This merit-based award will be judged based on personal initiative, demonstrated character, and academic and extra-curricular achievement. An essay is required to show how these qualities are complemented by the applicant’s Italian heritage. The full program and an application can be downloaded from the Amici Club website at www.amiciclub.org.
 
The decision to award a scholarship will be made by the Scholarship Committee.  All decisions are final.  The application, essay and supporting materials must be hand delivered or postmarked by April 30th, 2020.  
The designated recipient with his/her immediate family will be awarded the scholarship at the club’s general meeting in May 2020.

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2020
SCHOLARSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT
NEWS FLASH
Because of the new coronavirus and the closing of schools,
Amici Club is making two important changes to the 2020 Scholarship requirements.
1. We will no longer require the official high school transcript.
2. The deadline for the application is extented to April 30th.
We regret making any changes at this late a date but it is necessary to make application for the 2020 Scholarship as easy as possible.

 

 
Amici Club offers a scholarship of $1,000 to one student of Italian descent who wishes to continue his/her education in an accredited higher learning institution or qualified vocational school.
 

 
It is open to high school seniors in the Class of 2020 who live in the greater Naperville area including the city and surrounding communities or seniors related to Amici Club members outside the area who will be entering college for the 2020 academic year.
 
This merit-based award will be judged based on personal initiative, demonstrated character, and academic and extra-curricular achievement. An essay is required to show how these qualities are complemented by the applicant’s Italian heritage.
 

 
The full program and an application can be downloaded  CLICK HERE
 
The decision to award a scholarship will be made by the Scholarship Committee.  All decisions are final.  The application, essay and supporting materials must be hand delivered or postmarked by April 30th, 2020.  The designated recipient with his/her immediate family will be awarded the scholarship at the club’s general meeting in May 2020



FEATURING
AMICI’S CORPORATE
MEMBER OF THE MONTH



EXECUTIVE BOARD


PRESIDENT
Wayne A Piccin

VICE PRESIDENT
Mary Piccin

TREASURER
Agnes Dolan

MEMBERSHIP DIRECTOR
Fran Morgan

SERGEANT AT ARMS
Donna Bonk

SECRETARY

Dolores Sennebogen


CO-EVENTS CHAIRMEN
Ralph Bertolacini
Armando Serafini


EVENTS COMMITTEE
Dina Giordano
Len Morgan
Luciano Sestito
Bob Bonk  
Dorothy Bertolacini

Alan Hallstrom


WEBSITE LIAISON
Armando Serafini
Ralph Bertolancini


E-MAIL US AT:
friends@amiciclub.org


REQUIREMENTS
1.    Completed application and accompanying materials (original 600-800 word personal essay plus 2 letters of recommendation and official high school transcript in sealed envelopes) must be postmarked or delivered no later than April 30th, 2020. Please note that applications after April 30 will not be considered.
2.    Personal Essay: Essay must be typed and double spaced and must address the following topic:
      How has your Italian heritage benefited you in attaining your educational and life goals?”
Essay will be judged on the basis of creativity, uniqueness, originality and sincerity.
3.    Other criteria considered by the scholarship committee will include completeness and accuracy of application.
Payment of the scholarship will go directly to the award recipient and is dependent upon acceptance by and proof of enrollment in the winner’s chosen institution.
All scholarship materials must be submitted together in the order shown below. Please note: Deadline for postmarked or hand-delivered submissions is April 30, 2020. Completed applications must include:
1. Completed and signed scholarship application form;
2. Two letters of recommendation from appropriate sources in sealed envelopes;
3. Most current official high school transcript in sealed envelope;( NO REQUIRED)
4. Original essay written by the applicant.
Only applications that fully comply with stated criteria will be considered. Decision to award a scholarship will be made by the Scholarship Committee. There are no appeals. Committee decision will be made by May 2nd and winner will be notified immediately. Designated recipient for the 2020 Amici Club Scholarship and his/her immediate family will be invited to attend the club’s general meeting for presentation of the award in May 2020.
Disclaimer: The application and all materials provided by applicants will be used only for the purpose of awarding the 2020 scholarship. They will not be used for any commercial purpose nor provided to any outside firm for any reason.
Application materials must be postmarked by April 30th, 2020 and mailed to:
Mary Piccin, Scholarship Chairman
AMICI Naperville Area Italian American Club
942 Montgomery Court
Naperville 60540
Questions? Contact Mary:
E-mail: MPfur711@gmail.com
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