The Waterbury Chapter of UNICO National is accepting applications for LOCAL one-time scholarships from students of Italian descent that live in and/or attend school in Waterbury. In addition, applications will also be accepted for the 4 four-year NATIONAL scholarships [Major Don Gentile, William C. Davini, Alphonse A. Miele, Theodore Mazza] from students of Italian descent in Waterbury and surrounding towns. Students must be graduating seniors intending to pursue higher education; possess an academic average for four years of 85 or above; have transcripts showing recent rank in class and the scores obtained on SAT or ACT; demonstrate some financial need and have participated in extra-curricular activity or community involvement.

Application forms must be completed in their entirety. ALL completed applications must be received by the Waterbury Chapter no later than April 1, 2012. Forms are available at all Waterbury High School Guidance Offices or online at For additional information; contact Dr. Carmine Paolino at 203.263.8250.