UNICO Scholarship Application Information

UNICO will award two (2) four-year scholarships totaling $8,000 to a high school senior of Italian-American heritage who will be attending college next fall. Additional scholarships are awarded yearly determined by fundraising success, and this application will automatically apply to all other KC Chapter Scholarships. Since 2004, UNICO has awarded $528,000 in scholarships to high school seniors from metropolitan Kansas City. The criteria for selection by the Scholarship Committee are as follows:

  1. Scholastic achievement
  2. Financial need
  3. Community service
  4. Italian-American heritage

UNICO Scholarship Application (pdf format)

Completed scholarship applications must be received by the deadline on the application to be considered for selection. Only fully completed applications will be reviewed by the scholarship committee. Please mail to:

David J. Sullivan

UNICO-KC Chapter Scholarship Chairman

1522 Holmes Street

Kansas City, Missouri 64108-1536

Email: davesullivan@artstech-kc.org.

Service Above Self

UNICO Translated from the Italian means "Only One of its Kind", and the letters are interpreted Unity — Neighborliness — Integrity — Charity and — Opportunity.

UNICO is not-for-profit under 501 (c)(3).

Words to Live By

"Unicans who eat together, stay together." -- Frank Cherrito

"To be a good Unican, you have to be a giver, not a taker." -- Phil Balano

UNICO Kansas City Fact

Since 2010, UNICO Kansas City has averaged more than $40,000 in annual scholarship contributions to local high school students of Italian American Heritage.  Proceeds from all UNICO events go towards charitable contributions in our community.