Beginning June 1st, the IRUA will start accepting Scholar applications.  You will receive a confirmation, via email, upon receipt of your application. Applications should be submitted to:  Maria Sclafani at

Written essays are to be submitted to the IRUA no later than September 13rd.  If you will be sending a PDF of your paper, please also send a copy of the paper in a Microsoft “Word” document. Autors must attribue in footnotes, all sources and must have the contractual rights to use any graphics or images.  The Scholars Committee will review the papers submitted and will announce the winner(s) of the program by the end of October, 2019. The winners will be posted on the IRUA website, on the home page under the “News” section.

A copy of the Scholarship Criteria and Application can be obtained by clicking on the links below.

Scholarship Application
Scholarship Criteria

More information about the Scholars program can be found here: Scholars Program