Viaggio Italiano

$2,000 scholarships for year programs to Italy.

The Viaggio Italiano Merit Scholarship is available for students interested in studying abroad for a year in Italy

Scholarship Details:

  • No previous language experience is required.
  • Students must be applying for the year program departing in September 2019.
  • Two (2) to four (4) awards will be given.
  • Scholarships can be combined with a Global Leaders Need-Based award.
  • A selection committee of AFS staff and volunteers will review applications to select scholarship recipients.
  • Applications submitted after the scholarship deadline will not be considered for the scholarship.

How to Apply:

  1. To be considered, start or continue to work on your AFS application.
  2. Contact to request the Viaggio Italiano Scholarship essay task or speak with your Study Abroad Specialist at 1 (800) AFS-INFO.
  3. Once requested, the Viaggio Italiano Scholarship essay will appear in the Next Steps of your AFS dashboard.


The deadline to apply for the Viaggio Italiano Scholarship is March 14, 2019.

Contact Information:

If you have any questions, please reach out to the Scholarship Team at

James Cahoon The time I spent in Italy is more to me than just a memory; it is a part of who I am. I grew more in those six months than I ever could have had I chosen to stay in my comfort zone.- James, NC