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 has passed

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