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.

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BBB Student Ethics Scholarship Award - Connecticut

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2024
  • Amount: $2,500
  • Students in their senior year are eligible to apply for the BBB Student Ethics Scholarship Award. Students may enter as many scholarships as they meet the criteria for. BBB's Student Ethics Scholarship recognizes college-bound high-school students who personify high ethics demonstrated through leadership, community service, overall integrity and academic standing. For this scholarship, students [...] More

Connecticut Society of Professional Journalists Foundation College Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/25/2023
  • Amount: $2,500
  • The Connecticut Society of Professional Journalists Foundation Inc. presents the Bob Eddy Scholarship Program To Foster Journalism Careers. Award amounts: $2,500, $1,500, $1,000 and $1,000. To apply for a scholarship, students must start their junior, senior year in the fall of the year the scholarship is awarded and be enrolled at an accredited university in Connecticut or be a Connecticut [...] More

CTASLA Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/15/2023
  • Amount: $2,500
  • CTASLA offers scholarships to students to encourage awareness and education in the field of landscape architecture. Scholarship applicants must be legal residents of the state of Connecticut. Awards are available to students currently enrolled in an accredited landscape architecture program at the college or university level, and to high school students who are applying to study landscape [...] More

EPOC Environmental Scholarship Fund

  • Application Deadline: 4/30/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • The purpose of the EPOC 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 university (CT colleges or out of state colleges) and have declared majors pertinent to the environmental field.

    The scholarships are awarded annually to junior, senior, and graduate level [...] More

FMC Ice Sports Skaters Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/1/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • The FMC Skaters Scholarship program was developed 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, high school seniors, and skate at FMC arenas. For more information or to [...] More

It's My Heart New England CHD Awareness Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/26/2023
  • Amount: $1,500
  • The purpose of the It's My Heart New England CHD Awareness Scholarship is to support and encourage the continuation of higher education to all those in New England affected by congenital heart defects (CHDs). Eligible applicants must: be diagnosed with a congenital heart defect or the recipient of a heart transplant or be a family member (sibling, child, parent) of a person diagnosed with a CHD; [...] More

Jewish Community Foundation Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 5/15/2023
  • Amount: $3,000
  • The Jewish Community Foundation offers need-based financial assistance to Jewish students for college and graduate school education, including tuition, fees, room and board. Applicants must be accepted or currently enrolled at an accredited institution of higher learning in the United States, current residents of the Greater Hartford area, and U.S. citizens.

    Specific funds may include unique [...] More

Milton Fisher Scholarship for Innovation and Creativity

  • Application Deadline: 5/5/2023
  • Amount: $20,000
  • The Milton Fisher Scholarship is a four-year renewable scholarship open to exceptionally innovative and creative high school juniors and seniors, and first-time college freshmen. The scholarship award is renewable each year for a total of up to $20,000. You should apply for this scholarship if you are a student who has solved an artistic, scientific, or technical problem in a new or unusual way, [...] More

Naugatuck Valley Medical Scholarship Fund

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Naugatuck Valley Medical Scholarship Fund (NVMSF) is a fund dedicated to financially assisting graduating high school seniors 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. Applicants must have a GPA of [...] More

NEBHE Tuition Break Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • Higher education is New England’s most critical sustainable resource. The region’s governors knew that over 60 years ago when they founded the New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE). Today, NEBHE promotes greater education opportunities and services for the residents of New England and its more than 270 colleges and universities. It works across the six New England states to help leaders [...] More

NEEBC Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2023
  • Amount: $3,000
  • NEEBC's Scholarship Program was established 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; work and family issues; and careers [...] More

NIADA Foundation Regional Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/12/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • The National Association of Independent Automobile Dealers provides several scholarship opportunities for exceptional high school seniors interested in pursuing a career in the automotive industry. Encouraging and supporting education opportunities for future industry leaders is integral to our vision of a robust, ethical and professional used vehicle market. NIADA currently offers 5 different [...] More

NYWICI Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: 2/28/2023
  • Amount: $10,000
  • New York Women in Communications (NYWICI) provides scholarships every year to deserving young students. Scholarships range from $2,500 to $10,000 for high school, undergraduate, and graduate students for students pursuing a career/major in the field of communications. Applicants must reside in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, or Pennsylvania or go to college or university in one of those [...] More

OMEGA: Opportunities for Multigenerational Exchange, Growth, and Action

  • Application Deadline: 5/31/2023
  • Amount: $5,000
  • Through the generous sponsorship of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) AgeLab and AARP Massachusetts, the MIT AgeLab’s Opportunities for Multigenerational Exchange, Growth and Action (OMEGA) program is proud to offer five $5000 college scholarships to recognize the efforts that teens are making to create multigenerational connections. The OMEGA Scholarship is intended to amplify and [...] More

Presidential Scholars Award for Valedictorians and Salutatorians

  • Application Deadline: 12/1/2023
  • 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 Enrichment Award is made available to allow the Presidential Scholar to engage in educationally or professionally enriching activities. For details on how the Enrichment Award may be used, visit the University of Connecticut website.

    Priority [...] More

Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship Fund

  • Application Deadline: 5/1/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • 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.

    Eligible applicants must: be New England residents; a US citizen or permanent resident; be pursuing a bachelor's degree; [...] More

Tall Clubs International Student Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2023
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Tall Clubs International 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. To enter, applicants must be under 21, entering college in the upcoming fall and meet the TCI height requirement minimums: 5'10" for women and 6'2" for men, barefoot. You must also find a local Tall [...] More

The Richard E. Taber Citizenship Award

  • Application Deadline: 5/1/2023
  • 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: 2/1/2024
  • Amount: $7,000
  • The Roothbert Fund scholarships are open to all in the United States. 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 people entering a wide range of careers. However, strong preference will be given to graduate students as well as undergraduates who have completed at [...] More

The Susan Fund Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2023
  • 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: 9/10/2023
  • Amount: $3,000
  • The Timothy Bigelow and Palmer W. Bigelow, Jr. Scholarship was created in 1988 by the Palmer W. Bigelow family (Bigelow Nurseries in Northboro, MA) to aid students from New England who are seeking a career in horticulture. The scholarship is dedicated to one of the family's children, the late Timothy Bigelow and to Palmer W. ("Bill") Bigelow, who died in 1997. The Bigelow family considers student [...] More

U.S. Army Loan Repayment Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $20,000
  • The Loan Repayment Program (LRP) is a special incentive that the Army offers to highly qualified applicants entering the Army. Under the LRP, the Army will repay part of a Soldier's qualifying student loans. Only specified Military Occupational Specialties (MOSs) qualify for the LRP. The Army will repay 15 percent of the outstanding principal balance, less taxes of the Soldier's student loans [...] More

Valley Press Club Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • Any high school senior from the four counties in Western Massachusetts, who has applied to college and is committed to pursuing journalism as their academic major or minor, is eligible for the Valley Press Club Scholarship. Recipients are notified in May. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More
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Scholarship Deadlines Coming Up in Black History Month

February 8, 2023

by Kevin Ladd

It is Black History Month and scholarship season is in high gear. There are so many great scholarship opportunities in February for Black and African American students, we wanted to take the opportunity to highlight several that we feel are exceptional. Ranging in value from $6,000 to up to $60,000, the following opportunities will only be available for between one and three more weeks and then be gone for another year, so don’t miss your chance at these amazing awards. Be sure to keep track of your scholarships as you go; which you have applied for and when their deadlines are and make sure to reach back and let us know if you win one or more of them so we can feature you on Scholarships.com! [...]

Sing For Your... Scholarships?

February 1, 2023

by Kevin Ladd

It’s February and we have a number of scholarships you can win this month that are based on your love for and performance of music of all kinds. Instrumental Scholarships, Vocal Scholarships, Theater Scholarships, to name just a few. Have you seen that Oscar-Nominated movie about Elvis Presley? Naturally, there are a number of related scholarships and one of them is listed below, worth up to $5,000 and due this Friday. [...]

Take Me Out to the... Rodeo?

January 27, 2023

by Kevin Ladd

That’s right, if you live in one of 68 Texas counties and are graduating high school this year, you qualify for a $20,000 scholarship over four years of college. You still have time to complete the profile and upload the necessary documents online. Make sure your FAFSA has been completed and review all the other eligibility requirements as well. You could be one of the 79 students awarded this scholarship and take a huge chunk out of your tuition each of the next four years at any accredited, not-for-profit Texas college or university. [...]

Last Reviewed: February 2023