The Anna Maglione-Sie Scholarships – awarded to two undergraduate students majoring in Italian. The scholarships, which are based on academic merit and financial need, are worth up to half-tuition depending on students' other sources of merit and need-based aid. 

The criteria for both undergraduate scholarships will be based on the following:

  • Students must be a declared Italian major; 
  • Students must be in at least their second year of Italian studies when they apply; 
  • Priority will be given to a junior for their senior year and in exceptional circumstances to an extraordinary sophomore during his or her junior year, with the possibility of renewal; 
  • Students must be registered for a full course load of classes (12 – 18 hrs.); 
  • Students must maintain an overall gpa of 3.0 and a 3.5 gpa in Italian; 
  • Students may receive the scholarship while studying abroad in an approved program in Italy. 

Typically, applications are due in mid-April. To apply: 

  1. Log in to PioneerWeb. 
  2. Select the Student tab. 
  3. Find the Financial Aid Information box. 
  4. Click on the DU Departmental Scholarship Application link. 
  5. Complete the universal application. 

For more information about this scholarship, contact the Office of Financial Aid at or visit What is the Endowment?