Carl and Judy Capozzola Endowed Scholarship Fund

Carl A. Capozzola is a second-generation Italian American from Pueblo, Colorado who attended the University and graduated with honors in 1963 before attending law school in California and establishing his law practice there. He was a member of the Lacrosse team and later married his wife Judy who also attended the University. He worked as a manager of the Sink Tavern during his years at the University and a caricature of him in his lacrosse uniform remains today on a wall in the Sink. This scholarship was established on the 100 year anniversary celebration of the Sink on September 2, 2023.

This Scholarship will be used to provide support for students majoring in Elementary Education or Middle and High School Teaching in the School of Education at the University of Colorado Boulder. In order to qualify for this scholarship, students must enroll or have been enrolled in at least one year of Italian Studies at the University. First priority will go to students with demonstrated financial need. If a suitable student cannot be found, the scholarship may be awarded to any student that meets the other criteria. This scholarship is to be awarded for one academic year only based on criteria established by the university, and will be awarded to a different student every year.

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Schools, Colleges, Departments
School of Education
Supplemental Questions
  1. Have you taken, or are you currently enrolled in, an Italian Studies course at the University?
  2. What is the course number for the Italian Studies course you took (or are taking)?