ItaliaRail's Italy Study Abroad Scholarship

Scholarship Signup Form Below





We are passionate about Italy, and we know you are, too!

ItaliaRail is committed to helping students study abroad in Italy and immerse themselves in the country’s rich and dynamic culture.

The ItaliaRail Scholarship is open to those who have enrolled in their college or university's Study Abroad program in Italy.

We will be awarding two scholarships of $1,000 each, plus a 3-day Italy Rail Pass for each winner.

Applications for the SPRING 2019 semester must be submitted between November 15th to December 31st, 2018. Winners will be chosen after the deadline for submission has ended, and those selected will be notified on January 15th 2019.

Please email the following documents to with the subject line "Scholarship Application: (YOUR NAME & COLLEGE)"

1) Your current G.P.A

2) Financial Aid Letter supporting your need (FAFSA documents are acceptable)

3) Essay: 150 words on why you want to study abroad in Italy

4) Social Media:

  • Follow us on Instagram: xoitaly
  • Post a video of no more than 30 seconds to your feed
  • Share your "Top 3 Reason Why You Love Italy"
  • Hashtag #xoitaly and #ItaliaRailScholarship 
  • Don't forget to tag us (@xoitaly) and the University/College you would be studying at during your semester abroad
PLEASE NOTE: Applicants who do not provide all of the above WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED for the Spring 2019 scholarship.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at: