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 Northwestern Connecticut Community College

2015 Scholarships

Northwestern Connecticut Community College offers two scholarships annually to new students who will be entering Northwestern in the Fall 2015 semester.

Draper Scholars Scholarship - Scholarship Deadline is March 27, 2015 with FAFSA deadline of March 1, 2015


The Draper Scholars Scholarship is awarded to two new incoming students with demonstrated high academic standing and financial need.  These scholarships fund full-time tuition and fees (excluding lab, studio and/or clinical fees) for a period of two years (four semesters).

Please click here for additional information regarding these scholarships.

Please click here to access the scholarship application.


Carl F Norden Scholarship - Scholarship Deadline is July 24, 2015 with FAFSA deadline of July 1, 2015

The Carl F Norden Scholarships are awarded semi-annually for two years to two full-time students who are studying computer science, engineering science or technological studies at NCCC.  Selection criteria is based on scholastic achievement, participation in school activitites, character and demonstrated financial need.  Students must maintain a 3.0 grade point average and be enrolled full-time each semester to continue his/her eligibility for this scholarship award.

Please click here for additional information regarding this scholarship.

Please click here to access the scholarship application.


Application Deadline:  March 6, 2015

HP Hood LLC will award three $5,000 scholarships to students in each of the six New England states for a total of 18 $5,000 scholarships.

Hood is looking for students who participated in a varsity sport and who will be furthering their education by attending a two-or four- year accredited college next year.  Studens must have earned a cumulative 3.0 GPA or higher and performed volunteer work in the community to be eligible.

Please click here for more information regarding this scholarship or visit Hood.com.


New England Red Sox Scholarship

Application Deadline:  March 6, 2015


Through the Connecticut Red Sox Service Scholarships program, the Red Sox Foundation will award a $1,000 scholarship to 15 academically talended Connecticut public high school seniors who have shown a commitment to community service.  This prestigious scholarship award is for students pursuing a two-year or four-year degree at any college, university or trade school.

The recipient will be selected by the Red Sox Foundation according to the following criteria:

1.  Each recipient must be a legal resident of Connecticut AND must plan to attend a two ro four-year degree program at an accredited college, university or trade school AND must be a graduating senior from one of the 15 selected public schools in Connecticut (click here for the scholarship guidelines and the list of the 15 selected schools).  Applicants must be planning to enter their first year of college or post-secondary education in Fall 2015.

2.  Connecticut Red Sox Service Scholarships award recipients will be chosen by the Scholarship Committee of the Red Sox Foundation.  Recipients will be chosen from applications submitted by eligible students based on the following criteria:

  • Academic performance
  • Demonstrated community service
  • Eligibility for financial aid

Please click here for the 2015 Instructions and Scholarship Application. 


2015 ISIDORE WISE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Sponsored by Connecticut Children's Medical Center

Application Deadline:  March 9, 2015

This scholarship will be awarded to deserving high school students completing their senior year in 2015 and who will be attending an accredited post-secondary undergraduate institution in the fall.  Only students who are past or present patients of the Connecticut Children's Medical Center, Newington Children's Hospital or are current or former students of teh CCMC School may apply.  This year, five $5,000 scholarships will be available. 

A scholarship application form and instructions for completion can be found at www.connecticutchildrensfoundation.org.  If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact Marci Lombardo at Connecticut Children's Medical Center Foundation at 860-837-5737 or mlombardo@connecticutchildrens.org.


Connecticut Nurserymen's Foundation, Inc.

Application Deadline:  March 9, 2015

Apply For Scholarship

The applicant must be accepted into a course of study beneficial to the Horticultural industry. This includes, but is not limited to:

   Ornamental Horticulture
   Landscape Design
   Nursery Management
   Greenhouse Management

The scholarship grant will be $5,000 per year, renewable if the student maintains academic eligibility in college.

    Students must maintain a 3.0 grade point average (GPA).

    Students must be residents of the State of Connecticut, and may attend either in state or out of state institutions. The student must be a high school senior or currently enrolled the college level, majoring in a horticulture related field.

 To Apply:

   Read the guidelines for application:

   Download the latest application form:   click here

   Fill out and print the application.

   Mail the application to:

       Jim Messier, Executive Secretary
       Connecticut Nurserymen's Foundation
       251 Hop River Road
       Bolton, CT 06043


Connecticut Nurserymen’s Foundation, Inc
251 Hop River Road, Bolton, CT 06043
860 – 646 – 7099    / fax: 860 – 646 - 7074
hoprivernusery@gmail.com

ctnursery.org

 HOWARD JENNINGS SCHOLARSHIP 2015

 

This award is funded by the Jennings family and friends, in memory of Howard

Jennings, former nursery manager at Summer Hill Nursery and member of the

Connecticut Nursery and Landscape Association.

 

The grant will be in the amount of $500. This is a one-time grant to a CT student,

who has been accepted by the University of Connecticut, majoring in the field of

Horticulture in either the 2 or 4 - year program.

 

The student is to complete the same application as the CT Nurserymen’s

Foundation Scholarship and will be selected by the CNF Selection Committee. If

the student would like to be eligible for either scholarship, only one application

need be submitted.

 

The student will be awarded the scholarship, based upon academics and

financial need, with emphasis on non-school work related to horticulture.

All completed applications will be accepted through Monday, March 9, 2015.

Selection of the final candidate will be mid April 2015.


Delta Kappa Gamma Book Grant

Application Deadline:  March 10, 2015

A book grant in the amount of $500 will be given to a graduate of high school within the Delta chapter geographic area or to a Connecticut high school graduate who is a relative of a Delta Kappa Gamma member.  The graduate must:

  • show evidence of having been accepted to a 4 year institution of higher learning.
  • plan to work in the field  of education
  • have demonstrated positive contributions to his/her community and/or school.

Applicants must attach a school transcript with class rank and/or cumulative average.

Complete the form and return it to:

Claudette LaFlamme
55 Pine Ridge Rd
Waterbury CT  06706

You may download the application by clicking here.


 CHARLOTTE HUNGERFORD HOSPITAL AUXILIARY SCHOLARSHIP

Application Deadline:  March 11, 2015

This year the CHH Auxiliary committee will grant a total of 12 scholarships, each in the amount of $1,000, to be presented on May 12, 2015. Two of the scholarships have particular meaning : The Fabro Scholarship, made possible by a generous bequest from Dr. J. Alfred Fabro, and the Dr. Joseph Curi Scholarship given by his family.


To be considered, a student must state that he/she plans to enter a health-related field. Applicants are to complete the appropriate forms (attached) and submit them in hard copy, postmarked by March 11, 2015 (no exceptions to this cut off date). All applications must be in typed format. Please mail all components of the application in one envelope.


Members of the Selection Committee look forward to reviewing the applications of qualified candidates. If you have any questions about the application process, please feel free to contact them at: CHHscholarship@gmail.com.


Please click here for additional information and the scholarship application form.


NORTHEAST UTILITIES FOUNDATION

SCHOLARSHIP

The Northeast Utilities Foundation will be awarding six scholarships to new students, majoring in Electronic Engineering Technology, entering Naugatuck Valley Community College (NVCC) in the Fall of 2015.

Each $2000 scholarship will be applied toward tuition ($500 per semester for four semesters - providing that the student achieves a grade of ‘C’ or better in all required courses). Students considered for this scholarship must be eligible to take College Algebra (MAT172) and English Composition (ENG101) as per the College Placement Test or SAT scores.

How to apply:

  1. Complete the Northeast Utilities Foundation Scholarship Application.  Click here for the application.
  2. Complete the NVCC Admission Application.    Click here for the Admission Application Form.
  3. Include the NVCC Admission $20.00 Application Fee    (checks made payable to Naugatuck Valley Community College)

      4.  Send the entire application package to:

Naugatuck Valley Community
ATTN: Kristen Dagan McGee
750 Chase Parkway, T616
Waterbury, CT 06708

       5.  Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until all remaining scholarships have been awarded.

Once the completed application documentation has been received, students will be contacted with the date(s) to take the required Placement Test. If applicable, the NVCC Admission Office will inform students of any additional documentation that may be required.

Please email any questions to:  Kristen Dagan McGee, Professor/EET Coordinator    kdaganmcgee@nv.edu 

Click here to watch the video on this scholarship.

Click here to view the NU Technology Brochure. 


AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF FAMILY & CONSUMER SCIENCES, Connecticut Affiliate

Application Deadline:  March 15, 2015


The American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, Connecticut Affiliate is offering one $1,000 scholarship to a graduating high school senior who will be majoring in a FCS related area, or in FCS education in college.  Please go to the website www.ctaafcs.org to obtain a copy of the scholarship application or pick one up in the Guidance Office.  The deadline for receiving the application is March 15, 2015.


Any questions please contact Mrs. Carole Christensen at clgchris@aol.com.


Dunkin Donuts Scholarship Program

Application Deadline:  March 15, 2015

High School seniors are eligible to apply for one of 50 college scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each.  Applications and eligibility requirements are availabe online at www.dunkindonuts.com/scholarship.  Students can also obtain a scholarship application promotional code from a participating Dunkin Donuts in Connecticut.


Connecticut State USBC Association- USBC Scholarship

Scholarship Deadline is March 17, 2015


The Connecticut State USBC Association will award two academic scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each. 

The applicant does NOT need to be an active bowler.

Please click here for additional information regarding this scholarship and also to access the scholarship application.


Professional Women in Construction Scholarship Award

Application Deadline:  March 18, 2015

The PWC – CT Chapter is pleased to announce a scholarship to be awarded to any student (male or female) enrolled in a study leading to an undergraduate degree in Construction, Construction Management, Architecture, or Civil, Mechanical, Structural, or Electrical Engineering.

Please click here to find the scholarship application. This form must be completed and returned with a copy of the applicant’s school transcript postmarked no later than Wed., March 18, 2015 to the address below:

Roxanne Perugino
PWC Scholarship Committee Chair
P.O. Box 417
Hartford, CT 06141-0417


New England Institute of Technology

2015 NEIT Senior Scholarship Award Program

Applications must be received no later than March 26, 2015.

This scholarship is awarded to those high school seniors who have been identified by a high school educator or administrator to be a worthy recipient and who have enrolled or are interested in New England Institute of Technology. 

All students nominated will receive a certificate from NEIT.  All students who elect to attend NEIT will receive a NEIT tuition scholarship of up to $1,800.00.  All nominations must be received no later than March 26, 2015.

Please click here for additional information and the application form.


Association of Retired Teachers of Connecticut (ARTC)
Glenn Moon Scholarship

Application Deadline:  March 31, 2015


This scholarship is available to qualified high school seniors who are interested in a career in education. 


Please click here for the eligibility requirements.  All applications must be completed on line.  Please click here (www.artct.org) for the online application.


The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International
Alpha Kappa State - Connecticut

Application Deadlines:  March 31, 2015

Each year Delta Kappa Gamma Society International offers three cash grants to high school seniors from Connecticut who are entering teacher education programs in the fall.

  • The Elizabeth Sonier Grant awards $750.00 to a senior planning to pursue a degree in Music Education.
  • The Hannah Griswold Grant awards $750.00 to a minority senior planning to major in Education.
  • The Lee Formica Grant awards $500.00 to a student entering a teacher education program.
  • The Margaret Rose Nielsen Grant awards $500.00 for a student planning to major in Math, Science, or Technology Education.

Requirements for all Grant Applicants:

  • must be a graduating senior in a Connecticut high school
  • must be entering a teacher education program appropriate for teacher certification in Connecticut
  • must be a resident of Connecticut
  • must demonstrate qualities consistent with the promise of leadership in education, including scholarship and community service
  • must submit 3 references, an essay under 500 words indicating his/her reasons for becoming a teacher, a transcript of work through January of his/her senior year, and a completed application form.

Applications are available on-line at www.deltakappagamma.org/CT.  You may access the applications by clicking the tab labeled "Grants."

Applications must be postmarked by March 31, 2015 and mailed to:

Carol Kraus
151 Atwoodville Rd
Mansfield Center CT  06250

You may contact Carol Kraus at yveskraus@earthlink.net with any questions.


Robert T. Kenney Scholarship Program

Application Deadline:  March 31, 2015

 The Robert T. Kenney Scholarship at the American Savings Foundation will award $750,000 to about 400 students attending a community college, a 4 year college or university, or an accredited vocational program.  Scholarships may be renewed for up to four years.

The American Savings Foundation is an independent nonprofit organization serving 64 towns in Connecticut.  The scholarship application and the list of eligible towns are online at www.asfdn.org.


Ride-4-Justin

Justin Wisniewski Firefighters Scholarship Fund, Inc

Application Deadline:  April 1, 2015


These will be education scholarships to benefit the families of firefighters. The Fund will support at least two $500 Firefighters Scholarships. 

To be eligible to apply for the Scholarship you must be either:  a Firefighter, or the spouse, child or sibling of a firefighter. 


Scholarship A will be awarded to an eligible applicant from the Southington Fire Department.  

Scholarship B will be awarded to an eligible applicant from any Fire Department in the State of Connecticut. 

The basis of the scholarship is defined by volunteerism. Because of the nature of Justin's life, everything was volunteering, whether it was for the Fire Department, the Lions Club, the Boy Scouts, Church or helping his friends and family. This is a rare trait and needs to be acknowledged.

Please click here for more information and the Scholarship Application


DICK'S RESTAURANT SCHOLARSHIP

Application Deadline:  April 1,2015

The proprietors of Dick's Restaurant, Vito and Raymond Colangelo, established this Scholarship Fund in 1978.  The Scholarship Fund presently awards one scholarship annually  (total $12,000) in the amount of $3,000 a year which is paid each year that the recipient continues his/her college education up to a maximum of four years.  The Fund awards a second scholarship of $8,000 the smount of $2,000 is paid each year that the recipient continues his or her college education up to a maximum of four years.  Competition for these scholarships is open to all male and female students, who are residents of the City of Torrington, in the year of their graduation from the Torrington High School or the Oliver Wolcott Technical School. 

Applications MUST BE PICKED UP in the Guidance Office at THS.

The Application contains further information about the scholarship, criteria and  documentation needed to have a complete and valid application.


Community Foundation of Northwest CT Scholarship

Application Deadline:  April 1, 2015

Community Foundation of Northwest CT Scholarship applications are now available.  Multiple college scholarships are available for college-bound seniors.  Scholarship packets will be distributed to seniors during THS Advisory on Wednesday, January 28, 2015.  If you do not receive a packet or require additional information, please pick one up in the Guidance Office or visit the Community Foundation website at cfnwct.org/scholarships


UNICO SCHOLARSHIPS - Torrington Chapter

Application Deadline:  April 1, 2015

The Torrington Chapter of UNICO offers various scholarships to students.  Please refer to the "School/Area" column on the summary sheet to determine the scholarships available to the students and please review the scholarship descriptions in the packet.

Students should  consider the eligibility criteria carefully as applicants who did not meet the threshold criteria have mistakenly applied in the past.

Please click here for further information, scholarship descriptions, eligibility criteria, scholarship application, etc. regarding these scholarships.

You may also access their website at http://www.cfnwct.org.


United Nations Association of Connecticut
Scholarship for International Cooperation

Application Deadline:  April 1, 2015

The Scholarship & Aims

To encourage and support students with a demonstrated interest in promoting world peace through work in international relations and diplomatic service.

To recognize and remember Lisl C. Standen’s lifelong dedication to international peace and the goals of the United Nations, as well as to celebrate her many contributions to the organization’s development and achievements in the field of public health.

 

Award: 

An award of up to $1,000.00 will be made in the spring of each year to assist the selected student with his or her college expenses.

 

Eligibility:

Applicants must be graduating seniors of a public high school in northwest Connecticut. Those schools include: Housatonic Valley Regional High School, Litchfield High School, New Milford High School, Oliver Wolcott Technical School, Shepaug Valley Regional High School, Torrington High School and Wamogo Regional High School. Awards are based on:

  • Demonstrated academic excellence;
  • Demonstrated interest in international issues;
  • Progress in developing fluency in a foreign language and a commitment to continue foreign language study;
  •  Commitment to social betterment as demonstrated through community service or related activities.

 

Deadline:        Completed applications must be received by April 1, 2015.


 Mail to:

Marlene M. Smith

P.O. Box 1291

Washington, CT 06793


Our Mission:

To educate, mobilize and inspire Americans to support the principles and vital work of the United Nations and to advocate the constructive leadership of the United States within the United Nations.


Application Information:

The Scholarship Committee of the United Nations Association of Connecticut provides this application information to eligible schools each autumn by personally contacting appropriate administrators and/or teachers. Committee members may offer to make presentations on the UN to appropriate classes.


The application must include:

  • Name, date of birth, social security number, address and phone number, e-mail address, names of parents/guardians (address and phone number if different) and current school. A certified transcript of high school grades.
  • Three letters of recommendation from a) a recent teacher b) a counselor or employer c) a community leader.

  • A typed/printed letter, maximum of two pages, which includes a brief autobiographical sketch, pertinent highlights of the applicant’s educational background and a description of career goals. A résumé of high school awards and activities.

The Review Process:
The Scholarship Committee of the United Nations Association of Connecticut reviews all applications. Their recommendations are presented to the Board of Directors of the United Nations Association of Connecticut for final selection. 



Joe Lieberman Connecticut Scholarship Program

Application Deadline:  April 1, 2015


PROGRAM GUIDELINES

Eligibility

Applicants must meet all of the following criteria:

Be United States citizens or permanent legal residents.

Be high school seniors who reside in Connecticut and attend public or private high schools or home school in Connecticut.

Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year.

Have a minimum grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent).

Demonstrate outstanding leadership potential and a record of community service.

Awards

If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $1,500 award. Up to five (5) awards will be granted each year. Awards may be renewed for up to three additional years or until a bachelor's degree is earned, whichever occurs first. Renewal is contingent upon maintaining a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

Awards are for undergraduate study only.

Please click here for further information and to download the application, 


  Junior Women's Club of Litchfield Hills

Application Deadline:  April 1, 2015

College bound high school seniors have an opportunity to apply for this scholarship.

The Scholarship Selection Committee will examine and heavily weigh the applicant's community service experience.  This organization is a community service based organization and volunteerism is the driving force of the club.  Therefore, volunteerism is strongly considered for the award criteria.

Please click here for the further information and the scholarship application.


Litchfield County University Club Scholarship

Applications Due to the School Guidance Counselor
no later than
Friday, April 3, 2015.


Scholarships will be awarded to graduates of any public or independent school in Litchfield County.  Students must reside in Litchfield County and plan to enter, as a full-time student, either an accredited four-year college or university leading to a Bachelors degree or an accredited two-year college with the intention of later transferring to ato an accredited four-year college leading to a Bachelors degree.  Scholarships are for one year only.

Please click here for the scholarship criteria, more information and the scholarship application.


Farm Credit East, ACA Scholarship

Application Deadline:  April 3, 2015

Farm Credit East, ACA is offering several $1,500 college scholarships to students pursuing careers in agriculture, commercial fishing or the forest products industry. 

To apply you must fill out the brief application and complete an essay on line.  Please visit their website for further information regarding eligibility and to access these documents at www.farmcrediteast.com

The award decisions will be based on your essay, experience, course of study and extracurricular activities.


2015 Student-View Scholarship Program

Application Deadline is April 22, 2015

 Student Insights will award the following prizes:

  • One (1) individual prize of a $4,000 scholarship.
  • Two (2) individual prize of a $1,000 scholarship.
  • Ten (10) individual prizes, consisting of $500 scholarships each

It is exceptionally easy to apply:

* NO minimum SAT or ACT score
* NO minimum grade point average
* NO lengthy, time-consuming paperwork
* NO essays
* NO application fees

Simply complete a 15-25 minute online survey about local colleges. You will then be automatically entered into a random drawing for a scholarship award.

Information about the company can be found on its website www.studentinsights.com.  If you wish to apply, simply log on to www.student-view.com to complete the survey.


Education Connection Scholarship

Application Deadline:  April 10, 2015

Education Connection is offering a competitive $1,000 scholarship to be awarded to two graduating seniors from member high schools.  One scholarship will be awarded to a student from our northern districts and another to a student from our southern districts. 

Please click here for further information and to download the application.


Connecticut Parks Association, Inc.

Dennis Malone Memorial Scholarship Award Program

Application Deadline:  April 19, 2015

The Connecticut Parks Association, Inc., formerly known as the Connecticut Public Parks Administrators, was formed in 1958. Our purpose is to promote accession, development, maintenance, and preservation in the State and its communities; as well as to develop a network and fellowship among park professionals in the State.

The organization is further regarded as a unit for actively promoting favorable legislation for parks and park development, both on the State and national level.

Membership is open to professional executive and superintendent level managers of park systems and related fields; and other persons who exhibit high interest and contribution to the purpose of the Association.

The Association is committed to providing quality educational sessions to its membership; and recently established the Dennis Malone Memorial Scholarship to be given annually to a student, or students, willing to pursue a career in the Park and Recreation field.

The scholarship awards are open to applicants who are high school graduating seniors planning to attend an accredited two or four college and pursue a career in park management, forestry, horticulture, agronomy, or a closely related field.  Scholarships may be awarded up to $1,000 depending on the number of recipients.

Selection for the awards is based on financial need, academic achievement, and involvement in activities related to the intended course of study.  Interested applicants should complete the application available at http://www.ctparks.org/Portals/11/malonescholapp.pdf

Return the completed application no later than April 19, 2015 to

Gerard G. Toner, Director
Simsbury Parks and Recreation
PO Box 495
Simsbury CT  06070


Milton Fisher Scholarship

Application Deadline is April 30, 2015

A four-year scholarship!    We offer up to $20,000 (up to $5000 per year for four years).

The scholarship is open to exceptionally Innovative and Creative High School Juniors, Seniors and College Freshmen who are:

  • from Connecticut or the New York City metro area (and plan to attend or are attending college anywhere in the U.S.)
    OR
  • from any part of the U.S. who plan to attend (or are attending) college in CT or NYC

Do You Think Outside The Box?

Apply for this scholarship if you are . . .

  • a student who has solved an artistic, scientific, or technical problem in a new or unusual way
  • a student who has come up with a distinctive solution to problems faced by your school, community or family
  • a student who has created a new group, organization, or institution that serves an important need


The Milton Fisher Scholarship for Innovation and Creativity is administered by the Community

ACCESS ONLINE APPLICATION              TO APPLY CLICK HERE
Make sure you have downloaded the Application Checklist first (listed below) as this provides you with the information you will need.

 RECOMMENDATION FORM                click here to download the "Letter of Support for Applicant" form

 SCHOLARSHIP APPICATION CHECKLIST     click here to download the Scholarship Checklist

 For more information, please email mfscholarship@gmail.com or contact Jermell Knotts at The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven at 203-777-7084 or jknotts@cfgnh.org.

All information can be found on their web page:   www.rbffoundation.org


Mutual Security Credit Union

Application Deadline:  April 30, 2015


Mutual Security Credit Union will award six high school seniors with outstanding promise a $1,000 scholarship.  Please click here for further information and the Scholarship Application or visit their webpage at www.mscu.net


Daughters of the American Revolution

Application Deadline:  May 1, 2015

The Connecticut DAR awards a number of scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each to deserving students who plan to enter college as a freshman the year after they graduate from high school.

Any boy or girl may apply for these scholarships providing that he/she is in the UPPER 25% of his/her class.  The scholarships are awarded on a basis of scholastic ability, charaacter, leadership potential and financial need.

A local DAR chapter must sponsor all applicants.

Students who wish to be considered may send a request letter to to the local DAR chapter listed on the attached information sheet.  Please include a resume of activiites and accomplishments, class rank and a statement of future plans along with a self-addressed stamped envelope or your email address. 

Please click here for additional information, eligibility requirements and the scholarship application.


TORRINGTON SAVINGS BANK

Application Deadline:  May 1, 2015


Torrington Savings Bank is accepting applications for its $10,000 scholarship to be awarded to graduating high school seniors who are (or parents/guardians are) customers of Torrington Savings Bank.  The scholarship is structured as a four-year award and students will receive $2,500 for up to four years of postsecondary education.  Two scholarships will be awarded.


Applications are available online at torringtonsavings.com.  It is extremely important that applications are complete and contain all the criteria on the application.
Students are responsible for submitting their completed application by May 1, 2015 to:

Torrington Savings Bank Scholarship Program
c/o Torrington Savings Bank
129 Main St  PO Box 478
Torrington CT  06790


Connecticut Education Foundation

Application Deadline:  May 1, 2015

The Connecticut Education Foundation, Inc. has established an annual scholarship for qualified ethnic minority candidates who have been accepted into an accredited Connecticut college or university and intend to enter the teaching profession in Connecticut.

The Connecticut Education Foundation, Inc. endowment falls under the control of the Connecticut Education Foundation, Inc. Board of Directors. Candidates must be from a CEA local school. A minimum of a $2,000.00 scholarship is awarded yearly and distributed in June to qualified candidates.

The Ethnic Minority Future Teacher Scholarship of the Connecticut Education Foundation (CEF) shall serve the following purposes:

  1. To assist and encourage highly-qualified ethnic minority students to enter the teaching profession.
  2. To ensure that ethnic minority students who have clearly indicated their intention of entering the teaching profession receive the support of CEF, active and retired CEA teachers and the CEA student program when and where appropriate.
  3. To offer continued professional support upon entry into the profession.

 The Award

CEF will award a $2000 scholarship for each year of undergraduate study leading to obtaining Connecticut teaching credentials.

Qualification Criteria

  1. Candidate shall be a minority as recognized by the National Foundation for the Improvement of Education (Black; Native-American/Alaskan Native; Asian/Pacific Islander and Hispanic/Latino).
  2. The applicant must be a full time high school student currently enrolled in a public high school in Connecticut.
  3. The applicant must indicate evidence of pursuing interest in teaching as a career in college and confirm his/her intention to enter the teaching profession in CT.
  4. The applicant must present evidence of maintaining a 3.0 cumulative index average on a 4 point scale during high school.
  5. The applicant should provide instances of leadership roles, community activities, volunteer experience and financial need.

 Continuing Eligibility

1.  The applicant must present evidence of pursuing a full time course of study that will result in obtaining teaching credentials in Connecticut.

2.  The applicant must present evidence to the President of CEF of sustaining a 3.0 cumulative average for each year of study.

Please visit the CEA website to download and complete the application.

http://www.cea.org/cef/ethnic-minority-scholarship-fund/

Please send the completed application to: 

President, Connecticut Education Foundation
c/o Connecticut Education Association
21 Oak St, Suite 500
Hartford CT  06106-8001


Omar N. Pollick Scholarship Award

Scholarship Deadline:  May 22, 2015


The Omar N. Pollick Scholarship Committee will award a one year scholarship in the amount of $1,500 to a graduating student from Torrington High School, Oliver Wolcott Technical School or a local preparatory school. 

The scholarship is awarded to the applicant who in the judgment of the Omar N. Pollick Scholarship Committee best meets the following criteria:

1.  Actively participated in the Torrington Babe Ruth League.

2.  Demonstrates financial need.

3.  Practices good community citizenship.

4.  Displays good moral character.

5.  Exhibits proven proficiency of high school academics - class standing, scholastic average, SAT scores.

Please attach a copy of your high school transcript to the completed application and return it to the Guidance Office by Friday, May 22, 2015, or mail it to:

George A. Pollick
21 Simmons St
Torrington CT  06790

Please click here for further information or to download the application.


Connecticut Professional Timber Producers Association

Application Deadline:  May 31, 2015

The Connecticut Professional Timber Producers Association is pleased to offer two $250 single grant scholarships to Connecticut graduating high school students who are entering the field of natural resources.  Applications must be postmarked by May 31st, 2015.  To view criteria and download a scholarship application click here.


MISCELLANEOUS SCHOLARSHIPS


Scholarship Experts

Please visit the following website for a free scholarship matching service with a database of over 2.4 milllion scholarships.  These scholarships are updated on a daily basis.

http://www.scholarshipexperts.com


Student Scholarships Now

Please visit the following website for scholarships that Connecticut students are eligible for.

www.StudentScholarships.org


 Aspiring Fashion Professional Scholarship
Application Deadline is June 1, 2015

This is a $1,000 scholarship that will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing a fashion degree at an accredited post-secondary school or college.  Interested students can visit this link http://www.fashion-schools.org/ and find the scholarship located at the bottom of the page and click on it.  


Aspiring Animation Professional Scholarship

Application Deadline is June 1, 2015

This is the 4th year we are awarding this scholarship for AnimationCareerReview.com. We are offering high school seniors the opportunity to win a $1,000 scholarship.  This will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing an animation career path at an accredited post-secondary school or college. We ask that you have interested students visit our website, http://www.animationcareerreview.com/  to find eligibility information along with the online application. The scholarship will be on the right side of the page and click on it. 


Litchfield Hills Audubon Society


Higher Education Scholarship

Application Deadline:  June 1, 2015

This scholarship is available to a graduating high school senior who plans on majoring in environmental studies in a college or a university.

This scholarship is for $1,000.

Please click here for further information and the scholarship application.


Paul A. Gros Memorial Scholarship

Application Deadline:  June 1, 2015


The applicant shall:

1.  Be a graduating senior of Wamogo, Litchfield High School, Torrington High School or New Milford High School.

2.  Submit a letter of acceptance in a college program for Environmental Studies or a related field.

3.  Submit a copy of his/her high school transcript.

4.  Submit recommendations from any two non-relatives.

5.  Attach a brief statement citing the reason you have chosen Environment Studies as your profession.

Please click here to download the application.


Please send the completed application with all the attachments to:

The Paul A. Gros Memorial Scholarship
c/o The Litchfield Hills Audubon Society
PO Box 861
Litchfield CT  06759-0861


 

Artists & Writers Awards

Deadlines vary by region

 

All students in Grades 7 - 12 can participate and $10 million is available to artists and writers.  Please visit the website www.artandwriting.org for further information. 


This web site is a leading online resource in finding scholarships to help pay for school.

Click here for further information and to access this website.


DISCUS AWARDS PROGRAM

These scholarships and applications change on a daily basis.  Check back frequently to get the lastest scholarships available.

The Discus Awards scholarship program remains committed to helping students in grades 9 through 12 find money for college, so our popular "Best List of College Scholarships" remains accessible and updated at 

www.discusawards.com.
 
Please click here to access this scholarship resource. 
 


 Seniors!

Scholarship information is also posted on the bulletin board or in the Scholarship Box located inside the Guidance Office as it is received!  Check on a regular basis!


Financial Aid Power Point Link 

Click here for the Guidance Information Page




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