Scholarship awards are presented to outstanding students with excellent academic achievements as well as community and athletic accomplishments. Judge Lido Bucci was the chairperson of the committee for scholarship funds until his passing. The Lido Bucci award is the highest annual award granted to the most outstanding applicant each year. Honorable Joe Toia is the current committee chairperson.
To be eligible to apply and compete for a scholarship, applicants must meet all the following criteria:
A) Applicants must be of Italian ancestry.
B) Applicants must be graduating high school seniors, or full-time undergraduate students attending an accredited college or university and working toward a two or four year degree.
C) High school applicants must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. College/university applicants must have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.75 on a 4.0 scale.