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On Italian-American Day, May 22, Senator Anthony Palumbo will announce the winners of the $4,000 Italian-American Scholarship to four high school seniors or students currently enrolled in college.

“I’m happy to announce these scholarship opportunities to students throughout the First Senate District,” said Palumbo. “It is always a pleasure recognizing our hard-working young men and women and especially gratifying to help further their education when finances present a challenge.”

Applications are due by Monday, March 27 and two scholarship will be awarded for academics and the other two for athletics. Students must demonstrate academic and community involvement criteria as well as demonstrate a financial need.

Requirements for scholarships and the application can be found New York Conference of Italian-American State Legislators Inc. website.

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