Some area high schoolers got a little taste of Italy, and a little extra dough, Wednesday night in Lima.  It was the CIAO Scholarship Dinner at the Knights of Columbus Hall. The mission of CIAO, or the Charitable Italian American Organization, is to hold fundraisers that make contributions to numerous local charities and award college scholarships...

Tonight was all about celebrating heritage and college careers for one local organization. The Italian American Women's Association hosting their 19th year giving out scholarships to students. Dozens of students from local high schools apply every year. Then, it's up to the association to pick the top four winners who are then eligible for scholars...

In the midst of the Depression in 1936, Julia Brunelli met with a small group of other Italian-American women in her home in Greensburg's Hilltop neighborhood to devise a plan to help young girls of Italian descent go to college. If there was any money to send a family member to college, “the money went to the male child,” said Jonie Daigle, a memb...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) is frequently called upon to address and support the engagement of future generations of Italian Americans in the leadership of our community. There is no better place for that engagement to begin in a sophisticated way than on the myriad college campuses around the country. Though there are numerous...

Have you bought your tickets for the third annual Carnevale? At 6 p.m., Tuesday, April 10, the Rehoboth Touch of Italy becomes an Italian Street Fair with unlimited food, wine, masks, valet parking, auctions - you name it. And it's all to raise money for the Touch of Italy/RehobothFoodie.com Culinary Scholarship Fund.  So why a scholarship fund? Th...

The Columbus Citizens Foundation, located in the Upper East Side of Manhattan, is proud to be in another annual cycle of its acclaimed Scholarship Program.  Since its inception, the Foundation has been a proud supporter of Italian-American education and culture, and established its robust Scholarship Program in 1992 to increase educational opportun...

The Italian-American Police Association will sponsor two scholarships for prospective college students. The Erie County Deputy Sheriff Robert S. Insalaco Financial Scholarship Award and the Buffalo Police Patrolman David J. Scime Financial Scholarship Award are given in memory of two deceased members of the association who were killed in the line o...

Every year the County of Santa Clara CA USA/Province of Florence, Italy Sister County Commission offers scholarships to university students from Santa Clara County who are participating for an academic year in a University approved International Program in Florence, Italy. Applications are available at: www.sccgov.org/florencescholarships Completed...

Italian Language Foundation is pleased to announce that once again, it will be offering the Dante Award for Excellence in AP Italian Language & Culture! Students of AP Italian who are members of the Italian Language Foundation and enrolled in an American or Canadian high school will be eligible to receive the Dante Award for Excellence. Students wh...

Today, Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello (R,C,I,Ref-Niagara Falls) announced the New York Conference of Italian American State Legislators is accepting applications for its annual college scholarship contest. The Conference will be awarding four $3,000 scholarships to future and current college students. Two of these will be awarded for academic achi...