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Scholarships Toward Studying Abroad in Florence, Italy Available to University Students from Santa Clara County

County of Santa Clara, CA, USA/Province* of Florence, Italy, Sister County Commission Invites Eligible Students to Apply Before April 20, 2018 Deadline

The County of Santa Clara, CA, USA/Province* of Florence, Italy, Sister County Commission is inviting university students from Santa Clara County, who have already been accepted to study for up to a year in a university-approved international program in Florence, Italy, to apply for the Commission’s 2018 scholarships.

The Commission may approve scholarships toward the cost of studying. Scholarships are awarded to one or more students, depending on qualification of applicants.

For information about the Scholarship program, eligibility criteria and requirements, students can visit​ or email

Complete applications must be sent to:

Florence Sister County Commission Scholarship Program
County of Santa Clara Office of Public Affairs, 11th Floor,
70 West Hedding St., San Jose, CA 95110

Complete applications and supporting documentation must be received by Friday, April 20, 2018, before 5:00 p.m.


*2018 Scholarship Flier​

*The Province of Florence is being replaced by the Metropolitan City of Florence. The County is actively pursuing a relationship with the new organization.

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Posted: March 5, 2018​​

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Last updated: 3/9/2018 12:26 PM