SOI National Scholarship:

The Josephine Lavey Memorial Scholarship Award

This award of $1,000 is granted annually by The Order Sons of Italy of Canada  to a child of a member who is enrolled full time in a post-secondary institution. 


Guidelines of the Josephine Lavey Award

  • An Award of $1,000 shall be given in the name of the Order Sons of Italy Josephine Lavey Award
  • To qualify, the applicant must be a son or daughter, grandson or granddaughter, step-children and step-grandchildren of a member of the Order Sons of Italy of Canada
  • At least one parent of the applicant must be of Italian origin
  • The applicant must be a full time student enrolled in either first, second or third year at a post-secondary institution of learning (university, college, etc.)
  • The Award will be given for general proficiency in general studies
  • In the case of a tie average, the Award shall be given to the applicant with Italian studies
  • The name of the winner shall be duly publicized
  • The Award may be won only once. Winners do not qualify to reapply
  • Unsuccessful applicants are invited to reapply
Further information, can be obtained from our national order.  Please note, due to COVID, this scholarship will not be awarded in 2021.
Order Sons and Daughters of Italy, Garibaldi Lodge

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