Connecticut Scholarships

For students residing in Connecticut, scholarships available exclusively to that particular demographic can be quite helpful, as it drastically reduces the pool of applicants. Luckily, financial aid is readily available to those willing to do the research. For example, Scholarships.com can help you find information about college scholarships especially created for those living in Connecticut. The scholarships below will give you an idea of the opportunities that may be found at Scholarships.com. To get the full benefit of our free services and for additional information about Connecticut scholarships and awards based on different search criteria, you should conduct a free college scholarship search at Scholarships.com.

A.V. Stout Fund Research Grant
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Established in the 1950s by Andre Stout and his father, A. Varick Stout, the fund has supported numerous conservation efforts over the decades, including the New England Salmon Association. Upon the dissolution of that organization in 1997, due to the retirement of its founder and President, Andrew Stout, the funds were transferred to the Norcross Wildlife Foundation, Inc. to carry on the [...] More

Army ROTC Green to Gold Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: February 01, Annually
Green to Gold Scholarship Option winners receive:
-Tuition or room and board support
-Additional money for textbooks, supplies, and equipment
-A monthly stipend for up to 10 months each school year that increases each year based on your Military Science Class
-Pay for attending the Leader Development and Assessment Course (LDAC) between the junior and senior years of college
-If qualified, [...] More

Army ROTC Scholarships
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Start Strong in life – enroll in Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC), the college elective for undergraduate and graduate students that provides unrivalled leadership training for success in any career field. If you have a passion for it, you can find a place to fit in the Army as an officer and get the training you need to turn that passion into a career.The Four-Year High School [...] More

Bruce Fishkin Scholarship Fund
Application Deadlines: October 15, Annually
The Bruce Fishkin Scholarship Fund offers college scholarships to eligible high school seniors in Redding, Fairfield and Westport, Connecticut and the cities and surrounding suburbs of Chicago, Illinois and Las Vegas, Nevada. Award amounts vary according to the need of the student and the cost of attendance.

Eligibility:
-Must be entering their senior year of high school in the fall
-Must [...] More

Candice's Sickle Cell Disease Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 14, Annually
Candice's Sickle Cell Fund, Inc. has been established to raise awareness among the public concerning sickle cell disease. Our goal is to help alleviate the financial pressures of college-bound students in the Tri-State Area (NY/NJ/CT)with sickle cell disease by providing three scholarships annually in the amount of $1500 ($750 presented in September, and $750 presented in January).

These [...] More

Carson Scholars Fund, Inc.
Application Deadlines: January 08, Annually
The Carson Scholars Fund awards college scholarships to students in grades 4 through 11 who excel academically and are dedicated to serving their communities. Students must attend an accredited K-12 school in the United States.

An interested student must be nominated by his/her school to be able to compete for a Carson Scholarship. It is up to a school how to determine its nominee. The minimum [...] More

Connecticut BBB Student Ethics Scholarship Award
Application Deadlines: July 08, Annually
BBB Student Ethics Award Program recognizes high school students in their junior year, who personify high ethics demonstrated through leadership, community service, and overall personal integrity and academic history. A student will be selected through an independant panel of judges to receive a scholarship of $2,500 to an accredited college or university of his or her choice. Scholarships must [...] More

Connecticut Society of Professional Journalists Foundation College Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 08, Annually
The Connecticut Society of Professional Journalists Foundation Inc. presents the Bob Eddy Scholarship Program to Foster Journalism Careers.

Awards will be given during the CTSPJ annual dinner and awards banquet on May 26th.

Eligibility:
-Must be starting junior or senior year at an accredited university in Connecticut or be a Connecticut resident enrolled in an accredited university in any [...] More

Duck Brand Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest
Application Deadlines: May 31, Annually
The Henkal Corporation's Duck Brand Duct Tape "Stuck at Prom" Contest is open to legal residents of the United States and Canada, including the District of Columbia, but excluding Puerto Rico and the Province of Quebec. This contest rewards individuals for creating prom attire made completely out of duct tape.

Each couple/single entry must include:
-One color photograph (professional or [...] More

EMU National Scholars Program
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The EMU National Scholars Program is a four-year award that pays 30 credit hours per year (15 per semester) of out-of-state tuition differential.

Must be a new freshmen or new transfer student with a minimum 3.50 GPA and a resident of a state other than Michigan or Ohio to be considered. Freshmen recipients must live in university housing the first two years of this award.

For more [...] More

EPOC Environmental Scholarship Fund
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EPOC recognizes its duty to assist in the education of individuals planning a career in the environmental industry. Consequently, the EPOC Environmental scholarship fund was established in 1998. The purpose of the Scholarship Fund is to assist Connecticut residents, or an immediate family member (spouse or child) of an EPOC Member in good standing, who are attending an accredited college or [...] More

ESA Youth Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: March 25, Annually
In 1996, the Electronic Security Association launched the Youth Scholarship Program. The program was created to promote goodwill among the electronic life safety and security industry and police and fire officers by providing college scholarship awards to their deserving sons or daughters.

Eligibility:
-Applicants must be at least 15 years of age and not older than 20
-He or she must be a [...] More

FMC Ice Sports Skaters Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 15, Annually
The FMC Skaters Scholarship program was developed in 1993 to provide financial assistance to ice sports participants and recreational ice skaters that demonstrate personal excellence on and off the ice. The scholarships are awarded to ice hockey, figure skating and recreational skaters. All applicants must be New England residents and skate at FMC arenas.

Note: The postmark date is before [...] More

Heidelberg University Out-Of-State Grant
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In order to qualify for the Heidelberg College Out Of State Grant, applicants must be either first-time freshmen or transfer students who are not Ohio state residents. This grant is renewable for four (4) years as long as the student is making satisfactory academic progress.

For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

Hood Sportsmanship Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 11, Annually
The Hood Milk Sportsmanship Scholarship Program awards 18 New England high school student athletes with a scholarship toward furthering their education at a two- or four- year accredited college or university.

To be eligible, high school seniors must have proven their ability to put the spirit of competition above winning while participating in a varsity sport. These students must have also [...] More

Judy Corman Memorial Scholarship and Internship from Scholastic
Application Deadlines: January 29, Annually
The Judy Corman Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a student interested in public relations who would be able to fulfill a paid summer internship at the company's New York City headquarters.

An applicant must be majoring or (for high school seniors) declaring a major in a communications-related field, including but not limited to advertising, broadcasting, communications, English, film, [...] More

Karen Ann Shopis-Fox Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 15, Annually
The Karen Ann Shopis-Fox Memorial Scholarship, of the CT Chapter of ASLA, is awarded to encourage awareness and education in the field of landscape architecture.

Criteria:
-Applicants must be a legal resident of the State of Connecticut and be enrolled in an accredited landscape architecture program (undergraduate or graduate) at the college/university level; graduating seniors can only apply [...] More

Knowlton Operator's Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
The Knowlton Operator's Scholarship is awarded to operators for training when budgetary constraints eliminate the opportunity for some to attend training for certification, advancement or professional development.

For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

Lighthouse Guild Scholarships
Application Deadlines: March 31, Annually
Each year, the Lighthouse Guild scholarship program helps outstanding and deserving legally blind high school students from across the country attend college with scholarships. Scholarships are based on strong academic accomplishments and merit, and provide additional financial support to help students make a successful transition from high school to a college or university of their choice. [...] More

Live Out Loud Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: March 14, Annually
The Live Out Loud Educational Scholarship was created to provide financial support for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) youth who are pursuing a college degree. Through this scholarship, LGBTQ youth can apply for funds to pay for educationally related expenses to pursue a degree from an accredited college, university, or technical/vocational program.

Eligibility:
-Be a [...] More

Nancy and Harry Koenigsberg/Textile Study Group of New York
Application Deadlines: May 01, Annually
The Textile Study Group of New York (TSGNY) has announced a call for entries for the Nancy and Harry Koenigsberg Award.

The winner will receive a $1,500 award, a one-year TSGNY membership and an invitation to present his/her fiber artwork at the June 17th TSGNY meeting held in New York City. Students’ entries will be juried by the TSGNY Student Award Committee.

College students and [...] More

Naugatuck Valley Medical Scholarship Fund
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
The Naugatuck Valley Medical Scholarship Fund (NVMSF) is a fund dedicated to financially assisting graduating high school students who plan to major in a medical or biomedical field. The NVMSF extends scholarships to students in the lower Naugatuck Valley area of Connecticut, which is made up of the towns of Ansonia, Derby, Seymour, Shelton, Oxford, and Beacon Falls.

Academic [...] More

New England Employee Benefits Council Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
NEEBC's Scholarship Program was established to further the aims of the Council to advance the knowledge and education of individuals in the employee benefits field, or those aspiring to careers in employee benefits. Careers in employee benefits include but are not limited to, careers in the actuarial sciences; ERISA and legal aspects of employee benefits; careers in pension design and planning; [...] More

New England Regional Student Program
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The New England Board of Higher Education’s Tuition Break program, the New England Regional Student Program (RSP), provides a discount on tuition to New England residents when they enroll in approved degree programs at out-of-state
public colleges and universities in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont.

For more information or to apply, please visit [...] More

New York Women in Communications Inc. Foundation Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: January 31, Annually
The New York Women in Communications Foundation, in conjunction with New York Women in Communications, awards scholarships annually based on academic excellence, need and involvement in the field of communications.

Eligibility:
-High school seniors who are permanent residents of NY, NJ, CT or PA, attend a high school in one of these states, and will graduate this spring
-College [...] More

NEWWA Elson T. Killam Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
The Elson T. Killam Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a civil engineering or environmental engineering student at a 4-year college/univeristy. Students who are attending or have been accepted into appropriate college/university programs at the undergraduate and graduate level are eligible to apply. Applicants must be members of NEWWA. Applicants must reside in New England or attend a [...] More

NEWWA Francis X. Crowley Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
The Francis X. Crowley Scholarship is awarded to a civil engineering, environmental engineering, or business management student at a 4-year college/university. Students who are attending or have been accepted into appropriate college/university programs at the undergraduate and graduate level are eligible to apply. Applicants must be members of NEWWA. Applicants must reside in New England or [...] More

NEWWA George E. Watters Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
The George Edward Watters scholarship is awarded to a civil engineering student. Students who are attending or have been accepted into appropriate college/university programs at the undergraduate and graduate level are eligible to apply. Applicants must be members of NEWWA. Applicants must reside in New England or attend a college/university in New England to qualify.

For more information or [...] More

NEWWA Joseph Murphy Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
The Joseph A. Murphy scholarship is awarded to a civil engineering, environmental engineering, business or science student. Students who are attending or have been accepted into appropriate college/university programs at the undergraduate and graduate level are eligible to apply. Applicants must be members of NEWWA. Applicants must reside in New England or attend a college/university in New [...] More

NIADA Foundation Regional Scholarships
Application Deadlines: March 18, Annually
The NIADA Foundation proudly sponsors four young men or women each year who have displayed outstanding abilities in education. These students will each receive a $3,500 scholarship to the college or university of their choice. The awards are presented each June of every year at the National Independent Automobile Dealers Association (NIADA) Convention. The following regions are:

-Region I: [...] More

Presbyterian Student Opportunity Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 15, Annually
The Student Opportunity Scholarship program serves Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) college students by providing need-based aid for sophomores, juniors, and seniors who are full-time, first-degree students attending accredited institutions in the United States. Student Opportunity Scholarship applicants will explore who God created them to be in a series of essay questions intended for students to [...] More

Regis College Catholic High Schools Scholarship
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Merit scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic achievement to entering full-time, first-year, and transfer students seeking degrees. Students are notified of their eligibility by the Office of Admission at the time of their acceptance. The designation of a merit scholarship remains in effect for up to four years of undergraduate study, provided the student maintains the minimum renewal [...] More

Ronald McDonald House Charities of CT & Western MA
Application Deadlines: January 20, Annually
Students may apply online starting October 1st. Graduating high school seniors may apply to only one scholarship: RMHC®/Scholars or RMHC®/HACER®. Applicants will be notified of their scholarship award status in [...] More

Shaw-Worth Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 25, Annually
The Shaw-Worth Memorial Scholarship honors New England high school seniors who demonstrate a humane ethic. Each award is given as payment to the college, university, or specialized training academy at which the recipient will be matriculating in fall of the upcoming academic year. Students from New England public, private, parochial and vocational schools are eligible.

Actions meriting the [...] More

Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship Fund
Application Deadlines: May 02, Annually
The Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship Fund offers renewable, 4-year scholarships to students with financial need who display academic achievement, a commitment to serving others (in school, in the community or at home), a strong work ethic, and leadership qualities.

Qualifications:
-An entering or returning student at an accredited undergraduate institution in the United States and must [...] More

Tall Clubs International Student Scholarships
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
Are you under 21 years of age and about to start college in the fall? If so, you may be in luck! TCI annually awards student scholarship(s) of up to $1,000 each to tall students who are under 21 years of age and attending their first year of college in the following fall.

Eligibility:
-You must be under 21
-You must be entering college in the upcoming fall
-You must also meet the TCI [...] More

The Norman Woodberry Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: March 31, Annually
The World Affairs Forum, based in Stamford Connecticut, has established a scholarship program for deserving university students to encourage study abroad for those interested in pursuing an international career.

Eligibility:
-Resident of or studying in Fairfield County, CT or Westchester County, NY
-Attending a four-year college/university
-Funds to be used for study abroad (e.g. semester [...] More

The Richard E. Taber Citizenship Award
Application Deadlines: April 29, Annually
The First County Bank Richard E. Taber Citizenship Award honors high school students, living in the lower Fairfield County area, who consistently demonstrate good citizenship at school, at home and in the community. The program is designed to recognize and encourage young people who are honest, hard-working, helpful and fair. Through this award, the First County Bank Foundation seeks to motivate [...] More

The Roothbert Fund Scholarships
Application Deadlines: January 31, Annually
Roothbert Fund scholarships are open to all in the United States regardless of sex, age, color, nationality or religious background. While the Fund does not emphasize any particular form of religious practice or worship, it seeks to provide support to persons motivated by spiritual values. The Fund has awarded grants to persons entering a wide range of careers. However, preference will be given [...] More

The Susan Fund, Inc. Scholarships
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
The Susan Fund provides financial and emotional support to those students facing staggering medical costs associated with cancer treatment in addition to the ever-increasing costs of higher education.

Eligibility:
-Be a current resident of Fairfield County, Connecticut
-Have been diagnosed with cancer at some time in one's life
-Be planning/attending an accredited post-high school [...] More

Timothy S. and Palmer W. Bigelow, Jr. Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 31, Annually
The Timothy S. and Palmer W. Bigelow, Jr. Scholarship was created in 1988 by the Bigelow family to aid students from New England who are seeking a career in horticulture. The Bigelow family considers student scholarships the most important commitment the horticultural industry can make to ensure the growth and development of the nursery and landscape industry.

Eligibility [...] More

U.S. Army Loan Repayment Program
Application Deadlines: June 23, Annually
U.S Army Loan Repayment Program helps servicemen repay qualified student loans. Out of all the service branches, the Army’s CLRP benefits package is typically regarded as the best, since it provides up to $65,000 in lifetime student loan forgiveness. The benefit is doled out on an annual basis, beginning as soon as a Soldier completes his first year of qualifying service, and provided at a rate [...] More

Valley Press Club Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
Each year, the Valley Press Club gives away five $1,000 scholarships to students interested in pursuing a career in journalism. To be eligible, students must be high school seniors residing in western Massachusetts and northern Connecticut. Career goals, writing ability, scholastic aptitude, overall achievement and financial need will be considered.

The five awards include:
- Valley Press [...] More

WTFI (TJX) Children's Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 01, Annually
The Warrior Thunder Foundation (WTFI), in partnership with TJX Companies, is proud to announce the scholarship grant to the children of: United States service members who received an honorable discharge from any branch of service of the US Armed Forces; including high school, college and graduate school students, to enable the recipients to complete an undergraduate or graduate education in the [...] More

Young Christian Leaders Scholarship
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Funded by the law firm of Buttafuoco & Associates, YCL was created to support the next generation of dedicated, Christian professionals who will use their talents to impact their families, communities, and the world. YCL is for the empowerment of students who have shown dedication, character, promise, determination and a desire to apply those qualities to their God-given calling. Young people [...] More

Last Edited: December 2015

Connecticut Scholarships

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