John Mott was keenly aware of Calabria’s grinding poverty and the desperate need for educational opportunity to be made available to its young people if there was to be a chance for improving the quality of life. For this reason he established the Mott Foundation with a mandate to provide the opportunity for higher education that is so badly needed by the young people of Calabria.

For over 10 years, the John R. Mott Scholarship Foundation has been helping the students of Calabria pursue their dream of a university education. During this period, the Foundation has awarded over 1000 educational scholarships. These critical funds have eased the financial burden on 100’s of families struggling to pay for their child’s tuition, text books, and living expenses.

The Mott Foundation Board is proud of what we have accomplished and of the young lives we have positively affected. But there is so much more that needs to be done, and can be done. When you have seen the positive impact we have made on so many young lives in Calabria, we hope that you will find it in your heart to provide a tax-deductible gift to our endowment so that we may expand upon our good work. No gift is too small.

Donate today with a credit card through the PayPal link below or send a check to:

The John R. Mott Scholarship Foundation, Inc.
1419 Admiral Drive
Woodbridge, VA 22192

Calabria needs experienced and marketable people in order to show the entire country of Italy that our region is not destined to be “the last” among the other regions. Only through studying and education we can redeem ourselves. I want to live my life to its fullest in Calabria. Thank you Mott Foundation.

2011 Mott Scholarship Recipient:
Rosaria Mastroianni Ianni
Student of Law at the Università Magna Graecia di Catanzaro


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