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Each year our parent organization, Lucchesi Nel Mondo, with funding from Regione Toscana - Consiglio dei Toscani all'Estero, provides scholarships for youth with Tuscan ancestry to attend this wonderful program.   Currently the scholarships cover the entire amount for the College program, full room and board at Cristoforo Colombo College dorms, all excursions, and reimbursement of ½ the student's airfare if the program is successfully completed. 

We would like to encourage all eligible members to take advantage of this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.    If there is someone in your immediate family with Tuscan heritage (Tuscan parents, grandparents, even great-grandparents) and you are between the age of 18 and 30 years old (by July of the year you're applying), please consider applying for the program. 

Locally we cannot guarantee that all applicants will be selected in a given year, but usually 1-2 students from our club are selected for a scholarship to the program each year. 

For more information on the Tuscan Youth Scholarship program, please contact our offices.

MEDAGLIA D'ORO Competition 
This award goes to members whose ancestors come from the Province of Lucca and have distinguished themselves. They must have distinguished themselves in economics, university education, and cultural, social, professional, or artistic activities. Winners are honored at an awards ceremony in Lucca. 

Scholarships from La Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna di Pisa 
Each year La Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna di Pisa offers scholarships for Masters degrees to members of Tuscan descent. 

For further information about any of these programs, please contact us.