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Dr. Victor A. Bacile Scholarship Program (2023)

In concert with the goals of The Italian Center, an academic scholarship fund was started in 1960 by a member named Dr. Victor A. Bacile.  These scholarships have been given every year since the academic scholarship fund was founded.

The trustees of the Dr. Victor A. Bacile Scholarship Program are proud to announce the details of our 2023 scholarship.  This coming year the Fund will be offering three scholarships of $3,000 each.  The scholarships will be available to college students who have completed their freshman year and are in their second, third or fourth year of study.

(All Applications must be submitted by September, 30, 2023)

(Tournament will be held in August 2023, Information will be posted soon.)

Applicants will need a program capable of viewing, filling and printing an Adobe PDF form.  An email can be sent to if you should have any questions and/or issues with the application.

To be eligible, a student must be registered full-time (12 credit hours or more) and must have completed their freshman year of study at an accredited college or university leading to an Associate or Baccalaureate degree.  To apply for one of the scholarships offered annually, the applicant must have successfully completed the noted number of credit hours toward a baccalaureate degree: 

  • 2nd year – minimum of 20 credits – maximum of 48 credits
  • 3rd year – minimum of 49 credits – maximum of 72 credits
  • 4th year – minimum of 73 credits – maximum of 100 credits 

The applicant must either be a member of the Italian Center, or a spouse, son or daughter of a member.  Children or spouses of deceased members in good standing are also eligible.  Recipients from prior years are not eligible.

All applications and transcripts must be received by September 30, 2023. All applications and college transcripts must be mailed to:

Dr. Victor A. Bacile Scholarships, The Italian Center
195 Route 376, Wappingers Falls, NY  12590

For more information about the scholarship, please contact: Vincent Corona at (845) 297-6814 or Dr. John Sabia (845) 380-5749.  An email can also be sent to