1. Origin – candidate to be of Italian origin. Italian origin will be interpreted as proof to the Trustees and Selection Committee’s satisfaction. Proof, where any doubt might exist, to be submitted with the completed application and documented. 2. Residence – Candidate must reside in the following counties: Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Waukesha, Racine, Kenosha, Walworth, or Washington. 3. Academic Qualifications – Bona-fide graduating High School senior who will be attending an accredited 2 or 4 year institution of higher learning. 4. Financial Need – The spirit of this scholarship is to help needy Italian-American seniors. Financial need is based on total family income, assets, number of children, age of children, interest income, misfortune, illness, hardship.