Connecticut Scholarships

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ALS Family Charitable Foundation, Inc. Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $3,000
  • In order to be eligible for the ALS Family Charitable Foundation, Inc. Scholarship, the applicant must be a child (biological/adopted/step) of an A.L.S. patient (either living or deceased), a recent high school graduate with a 3.0 average, a matriculated student taking at least 9 credit hours with a full-time course load preferred, and have at least a 3.0 average at the end of first semester to [...] More

Bruce Fishkin Scholarship Fund

  • Application Deadline: 10/15/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • 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 Deadline: 4/14/2019
  • Amount: $1,500
  • 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

Connecticut Broadcasters Media Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/16/2019
  • Amount: $5,000
  • Connecticut Broadcasters Media (CBA) Scholarships are available to residents of Connecticut only. Students must attend an accredited college or university and take broadcasting-related studies, such as journalism, communications, marketing, and broadcast engineering. Awards are based on financial need and merit. Awards range from $500-5,000 for one academic year. For more information or to [...] More

Connecticut Society of Professional Journalists Foundation College Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/7/2019
  • Amount: $2,500
  • 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 25th. Applicants ust be starting junior or senior year in the coming fall at an accredited university in Connecticut or be a Connecticut resident enrolled in an accredited [...] More

Cumberland Farms Believe and Achieve Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 12/15/2018
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Believe and Achieve Scholarship program, created specifically to support the development of young people, provides $1,000 scholarships to 130 eligible graduating high school seniors each year. Scholarships are awarded based on a student’s academic performance, as well as financial need. Winners will be notified in the coming spring.

    Through this program, Cumberland Farms has provided over [...] More

Eileen Kraus Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/15/2019
  • Amount: $5,000
  • In partnership with Kaman Corporation, the Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame is pleased to offer an annual scholarship in honor of 2002 Inductee Eileen Kraus. Among the founders of the Hall, Mrs. Kraus is a past Chairman of the Board and currently a Trustee Emerita. She also served on the Board of Directors of Kaman Corporation for more than 20 years. This $5,000 scholarship honors her legacy and [...] More

EPOC Environmental Scholarship Fund

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • 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

FMC Ice Sports Skaters Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/15/2019
  • Amount: Varies
  • 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

Healy Foundation Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/31/2019
  • Amount: $3,000
  • The James P. and Debra Fitzgerald Healy Foundation provides financial assistance to college juniors and seniors who are presented with sudden changes in their financial status. Rising or current college junior or senior at an accredited four-year university or college who have a minimum 3.0 GPA may apply. Must demonstrate existing financial need combined with unexpected hardship and be a resident [...] More

Hellenic University Club of New York Scholarship Award

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2019
  • Amount: $1,500
  • The Hellenic University Club Undergraduate Scholarship Awards are offered in recognition and honor of Greek American students who have exemplified high scholastic achievement. The Hellenic University Club of New York will offer a total of four (4) awards of $1,500 each based on academic achievement and financial need.

    Eligibility:
    -High school students that will graduate in the upcoming [...] More

Interpublic Group Scholarship and Internship

  • Application Deadline: 1/27/2019
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The New York Women in Communications Foundation, in conjunction with New York Women in Communications, awards the Interpublic Group (IPG) Scholarship and Internship annually based on academic excellence, need and involvement in the field of communications.

    Each is awarded to an ethnically diverse student who is currently a college junior and has a demonstrated interest in a career in [...] More

Jewish Community Foundation Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 4/15/2019
  • Amount: $3,000
  • The Jewish Community Foundation offers financial assistance to Jewish students for college and graduate school education, including tuition, fees, room and board.

    Eligibility:
    -Be accepted or currently enrolled at an accredited institution of higher learning in the United States
    -Be a current resident of the Greater Hartford area
    -Be a citizen of the United States
    -In most cases, [...] More

Judy Corman Memorial Scholarship and Internship from Scholastic

  • Application Deadline: 1/26/2019
  • Amount: $10,000
  • 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 Deadline: 3/15/2019
  • Amount: $2,500
  • 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 Deadline: 4/1/2019
  • Amount: Varies
  • 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

Korean American Scholarship Foundation-Northeastern Regional Chapter

  • Application Deadline: 7/8/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Korean American Scholarship Foundation (KASF) is a non-profit, volunteer-managed organization established to help meet the financial needs of Korean-American students seeking higher education. Specifically, the foundation seeks to assist Korean American students in pursuit of academic and personal achievement, encourage community and civic service as an integral part of leadership [...] More

Live Out Loud Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2019
  • Amount: $10,000
  • 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. Students must be graduating high school seniors from the Tri-State area including New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. Awards are based on leadership, community service/involvement, academic achievement, personal [...] More

Milton Fisher Scholarship for Innovation and Creativity

  • Application Deadline: 4/30/2019
  • Amount: $20,000
  • The Milton Fisher Scholarship for Innovation and Creativity is not a traditional scholarship focused on rewarding academic achievement and financial need. Its specific goal is to reward and encourage innovative and creative problem solving. The scholarship aims to honor these students and to help make their higher education goals more accessible.

    Eligibility:
    -Has developed a distinctive [...] More

Nancy and Harry Koenigsberg/Textile Study Group of New York

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2019
  • Amount: $1,500
  • 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 Deadline: 4/1/2019
  • Amount: Varies
  • 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 Deadline: 4/1/2019
  • Amount: $5,000
  • 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

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • 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 Deadline: 1/31/2019
  • Amount: $10,000
  • 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 Deadline: 4/1/2019
  • Amount: $1,500
  • 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 Deadline: 4/1/2019
  • Amount: $3,000
  • 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 Deadline: 4/1/2019
  • Amount: $5,000
  • 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 Deadline: 4/1/2019
  • Amount: $1,500
  • 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

NEWWA Michael Garofano Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2019
  • Amount: $1,500
  • The Michael Garofano Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a student enrolled in a civil engineering, environmental engineering, or a water operations related science-program. 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 [...] More

NIADA Foundation Regional Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/16/2019
  • Amount: $3,500
  • 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 participating regions are found at the scholarship provider's website. An essay will also be required as part of the application. For more information or to apply, [...] More

OMEGA: Opportunities for Multigenerational Engagement, Growth, and Action

  • Application Deadline: 3/31/2019
  • Amount: $2,000
  • The MIT AgeLab, AARP, and the New England University Transportation Center, are collecting applications from high school juniors and seniors in New England for the OMEGA scholarship. Three OMEGA college scholarships are available to recognize and reward the efforts that young adults are making to create multigenerational connections in their communities. Each OMEGA scholarship will award a $1,000 [...] More

Presidential Scholars Award for Valedictorians and Salutatorians

  • Application Deadline: 12/1/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • Students who rank number one or two in their graduating class will be considered for the Presidential Scholars Award. An additional one-time Fellowship is made available to allow the Presidential Scholar to engage in a research experience with faculty in an area of his or her interest. Priority consideration will be given to those who complete the application by December 1. To be eligible for [...] More

Shaw-Worth Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/25/2019
  • Amount: $3,500
  • 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

SOULE Foundation Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/8/2019
  • Amount: $2,500
  • The SOULE Scholarship was created to provide financial support for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) youth who are pursuing a college degree.

    Eligibility:
    -This award is open to graduating high school seniors who identify as LGBTQ
    -Applicants must be from the Tri-State area (New York, Connecticut, and New Jersey)
    -Award criteria based on the demonstration of past [...] More

Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship Fund

  • Application Deadline: 5/2/2019
  • Amount: $18,000
  • 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 Deadline: 3/1/2019
  • Amount: $1,000
  • 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 FMC Skaters Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/31/2019
  • Amount: Varies
  • The FMC Skaters Scholarship program was developed in 1993 to provide nancial 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, gure skating and recreational skating participants in June of each year. All applicants must be New England residents and skate at FMC arenas.

    Over [...] More

The NEDMA Foundation Direct Marketing Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/12/2019
  • Amount: $3,000
  • The NEDMA Direct Marketing scholarship is for marketing, advertising, graphic design, or communications students who will have completed their sophomore or junior years by June, and who are seriously interested in direct marketing careers at a New England college/university.

    The program consists of three parts:
    1. An award of $3,000 to be applied to college tuition
    2. Attendance at the [...] More

The Norman Woodberry Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: 3/31/2019
  • Amount: $5,000
  • 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 Deadline: 5/1/2019
  • Amount: $5,000
  • 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 recipient of this award must be a high school senior and have been accepted to an accredited two or four-year college/university, as well as be a current resident of Stamford, [...] More

The Roothbert Fund Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2019
  • Amount: $3,000
  • 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 Deadline: 4/1/2019
  • Amount: Varies
  • 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. Applicants must be a current resident of Fairfield County, Connecticut, have been diagnosed with cancer at some time in one's life and be planning/attending an accredited post-high school [...] More

Timothy S. and Palmer W. Bigelow, Jr. Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/31/2019
  • Amount: $3,000
  • 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

Toyota TeenDrive365 Video Challenge

  • Application Deadline: 2/28/2019
  • Amount: $15,000
  • Learning to drive is one of the coolest times for a teen. But facts have shown it can be extremely dangerous. You have the power to inspire your fellow teens, maybe better than a teacher or a parent can, because you know what messages will be the most powerful. Create a 30-60 second video for your fellow teen drivers that highlights the importance of safe teen driving. Your video's message should [...] More

Traveler’s Foundation Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/31/2019
  • Amount: $4,000
  • Native American/Alaska Native undergraduate students attending tribal colleges and universities are eligible to apply for both the American Indian College Fund Full Circle Scholarship Program and the American Indian College Fund TCU Scholarship Program.

    Minimum general eligibility requirements for both scholarships include:
    -U.S. citizenship
    -Enrollment in an accredited tribal college or [...] More

Valley Press Club Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2019
  • Amount: $1,000
  • 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 the Valley Press Club [...] More

WTFI (TJX) Children's Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 8/1/2018
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The goal of the Warrior Thunder (TJX) Scholarship Fund is to assist a veteran's child in their educational desires to serve their nation or community and/or to provide assistance to our military or Veterans. It is a one-time, $1,000 scholarship to cover tuition, room, board, books, and supplies. The funds may be used for any term, including the summer term, during the awarded academic school [...] More

Young Christian Leaders Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $1,000
  • 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

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Five of the fifteen students who were suspended from Syracuse University for up to two years after they appeared in an "extremely racist" and "offensive" video have turned around to sue the university, claiming that the videos were private and taken out of context. A free-speech advocacy group, FIRE, is supporting the Theta Tau fraternity members against the "kitchen-sink" discipline. [...]

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A Santa Barbara City College Professor believes he is facing "collateral damage" for defending a professor he had invited to SBCC as a guest speaker. After coming to the defense of the disgraced professor, Mark McIntire was told that he would not be rehired - for reasons other than publicly opposing "social justice warriors." [...]

Walmart Offers Dollar a Day College Education

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by Susan Dutca

Walmart, the largest private sector employer in the United States, is touting its subsidized online college tuition for its employees as it looks to attract and retain talent in a tight market. It may sound too good to be true that Walmart plans to offer employees a college education for $1 a day...what's the catch? [...]

Last Reviewed: June 2018

Connecticut Scholarships