Applications for the CIAO Scholarship are now open! CIAO (Cultural Italian American Organization), a social group made up of those with Italian heritage living in the Madison area, will provide $1000 to a student of Italian spending at least one semester abroad in Italy in spring 2019. Last year’s recipient, Peter Nielsen (pictured in the center with Joseph Tripalin and Catherine Tripalin Murray), studied at the University of Bologna in spring 2018. Peter was recently invited to share his study abroad experience with CIAO members during a gathering to celebrate Italian Heritage month in October. Applications for the CIAO scholarship are open through November 30, 2018. More information is available at: https://frit.wisc.edu/content/ciao-scholarship.