The Rizzo Family Memorial Scholarship Fund was set up by the Rizzo kids in 2020 in memory of their dad, Dr. Vincent C. Rizzo, their mom, Mary C. Rizzo, and their uncle, Dr. Michael J. Rizzo. The scholarship will grant a one-year grant to an inhabitant of Kenosha County who is a secondary school senior and plans to go to a two-year or four-year school or college degree at a certified Wisconsin organization or an understudy selected at a Wisconsin-based/college or certified specialized school. Candidates should plan to study or concentrate on a health-related field of study and have a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 (out of 4.0) or better.
For 2022, the Foundation intends to grant one Rizzo Family Memorial Scholarship of $1,000 to candidates who most need this money to fund their education. At the time of selecting candidates, the financial need will be considered as the top priority. The candidates who show good academic performance and involvement in community service will be given preference. Understudy candidates should return applications for the Rizzo Family Memorial Scholarships to the Kenosha Community Foundation office no later than March 7, 2022, the deadline.
The Foundation was set up in 1926 as the Kenosha Foundation to help individuals upgrade the present and secure the future of the Kenosha Community. To achieve this, they complete their central goal by building permanent enrichments as charitable capital and keeping up with high standards in the investments and management of these assets. They likewise advance successful and proficient awards to serve the current and future requirements of Kenosha County.
Following are the brief details concerning the subsequent grant:
|Organization||Kenosha Community Foundation|
|Number of Awards||1|
|Contest Deadline||March 7, 2022|
|Application Fees||Not required|
Who is Eligible?
Following is the qualification criteria for the concerning grant program:
- A high school senior and plan to attend a two-year or four-year college or university degree at an accredited Wisconsin institution, or
- A student currently enrolled in a Wisconsin-based college/university or accredited technical school.
- Applicants must plan to study or continue to study a health-related field of study and have a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 (out of 4.0) or better.
How to Apply?
The qualified candidates who are intrigued to apply are required to fill out the application form, and the link to the application form is provided on the official portal of the grant. What’s more, the applicants will likewise need to compose a statement in 500 words or less, telling how receiving the Rizzo Family Memorial Scholarship will help you achieve your future goals.
Send your application to Kenosha Community Foundation, 600 52nd St., Suite 110, Kenosha, WI 53140 OR firstname.lastname@example.org
Below is the list of the documents that need to be attached with your application form:
- Please attach a photo of yourself (headshot preferred, not a selfie from a Smartphone) in the application. This photo may be used for publication.
- OPTIONAL: Applicants may include no more than two (2) letters of recommendation.
By 2022, the Foundation plans to award one Rizzo Family Memorial Scholarship of $1,000. The award will be given to the most eligible and deserving students, and it can cover their educational expenses such as tuition costs, fees, books, accommodation, and other expenses.
The applicants will have to present their applications within the deadline to be considered for the scholarship, i.e., March 1, 2022. No applications submitted later this date will be entertained.