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  • A.L.S. Family Charitable Foundation, Inc., Scholarship
    $3,000
    Varies
    Sponsor: The A.L.S. Family Charitable Foundation, Inc.

    Eligibility: Applicants must be children of A.L.S. patients (living or deceased). Students must be recent high school graduates with a 3.0 GPA. Applicants must be full-time college students at an accredited institution with at least nine hours of coursework. Students must be residents of New England.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    Scholarship Committee
    P.O. Box 229
    Buzzards Bay, MA 02532

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  • American Legion - Connecticut Oratorical Contest
    Varies
    March 3
    Sponsor: American Legion - Connecticut

    Eligibility: Applicants must prepare an oration on an assigned topic with specific time constraints. Students will explore the substance and meaning of the Constitution.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    287 West Street
    Rocky Hill, CT 06067

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  • Associated General Contractors of Connecticut Scholarships
    $2,500
    February 28
    Sponsor: Connecticut Construction Industries Association

    Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors who intend to enroll in a four-year civil engineering or construction technology program or who plan to complete a construction program at a two-year institution before entering a four-year institution. They must be U.S. citizens or legal residents and must be interested in a career in construction. Selection is based on academic achievement, level of interest in a construction career, work experience, evaluation forms, extracurricular activities and financial need. The award is for two years.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, two personal evaluation forms, one faculty evaluation form and an official transcript are required.

    912 Silas Deane Highway
    Suite 112
    Wethersfield, CT 06109

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  • Aurand Harris Memorial Playwriting Award
    $500-$1,000
    May 1
    Sponsor: The New England Theatre Conference, Inc.

    Eligibility: Applicants must live in New England and/or be members of NETC and submit a full-length play written for a young audience. The play must not have been previously published, previously produced by a professional company or submitted to the Harris competition. Students may only submit one play. There is a $20 processing fee.

    How to apply: There is no application.

    Aurand Harris Playwriting Award
    215 Knob Hill Drive
    Hamden, CT 06518-2431

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  • BASAA Scholarship
    $10,000
    September 16
    Sponsor: Fund for Education Abroad

    Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens currently enrolled at an accredited educational institution. Students must plan on studying abroad for a minimum of 30 days. Preference is given to students with unmet financial need and students traditionally underrepresented in education abroad (first-generation college students, minority students, community college students, veterans, students with disabilities and returning learners).

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1920 North Street N.W.
    Suite 200
    Washington, DC 20036

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  • Big Y Scholarship Programs
    Varies
    February 1
    Sponsor: Big Y

    Eligibility: Applicants must either be Big Y employees or their dependents or must reside or attend school in western or central Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Massachusetts or Connecticut. The scholarships are available to high school seniors, undergraduates, graduates, community college students and adult students. Applicants should submit transcripts, college entrance exams scores and two recommendation letters. Big Y employees must submit one recommendation from their supervisor. Selection is based on achievements, awards, community involvement, leadership positions and class rank. Eight scholarships are available specifically for dependents of law enforcement officers and firefighters.

    How to apply: Applications are available at any Big Y location from October through January each year. Applications are also available at guidance offices of schools within Big Y's market area.

    Scholarship Committee
    P.O. Box 7840
    Springfield, MA 01102-7840

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  • Bob Eddy Scholarship Program
    $500-$2,500
    April 1
    Sponsor: Connecticut Society of Professional Journalists

    Eligibility: Applicants must be rising college juniors or seniors at a four-year college and Connecticut residents or students of Connecticut schools. They should be able to submit samples of work that shows interest and competency in journalism.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript, essay and writing samples, tapes or related work in any media are required.

    Attn: Paul Singley
    P.O. Box 5071
    Woodbridge, CT 06525

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  • Bohdan Kolinsky Memorial Sports Journalism Scholarship
    $2,000
    February 21
    Sponsor: Connecticut Sports Writers Alliance

    Eligibility: Applicants must be Connecticut high school seniors, be admitted to an accredited four-year college and plan to pursue studies leading to a career in sports journalism. Students who meet academic standards can receive additional aid.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, essay, summary of academic and employment history, evidence of good academic standing, letter of recommendation and three samples of published work are required.

    P.O. Box 70
    Unionville, CT 06085-0070

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  • Borck Memorial Scholarship
    Varies
    July 14
    Sponsor: Borck Family Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be students who exhibit good sportsmanship, academic excellence and good citizenship and must have participated in golf while in high school in some aspect. Selection is based on the strength of the overall application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    2507 Post Road
    Southport, CT 06890

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  • Bruce Fishkin Scholarship Fund
    Varies
    October 31
    Sponsor: Bruce Fishkin Scholarship Fund

    Eligibility: Applicants must be starting their senior year of college during the Fall of the application window and have a minimum 3.0 GPA or the equivalent academic performance for schools without the 4.0 system. Students must be a resident of Chicago or Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry or Will county in Illinois. Applicants must have taken the ACT or SAT test prior to application submission and secured a minimum ACT score of 22 or a minimum SAT score of 1100.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.


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  • Buddy Pelletier Surfing Foundation Scholarship
    $1,000
    June 1
    Sponsor: Buddy Pelletier Surfing Foundation Fund

    Eligibility: Applicants must be members of the East Coast surfing community. Rising high school seniors, current undergraduate college students and returning students may apply regardless of age. Two letters of recommendation and a 500-word essay are required. Previous applicants and winners may reapply each year.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    BPSF Scholarship Committee
    Attn: Lynne Pelletier
    5121 Chalk Street
    Morehead City, NC 28557

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  • Charles Dubose Scholarship
    $1,200-$5,000
    May 20
    Sponsor: Connecticut Architecture Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must have completed two years of an NAAB accredited architecture program leading to a bachelor's degree as of June 30 of the year of application. Students enrolled in non-accredited programs who have been accepted to an NAAB accredited master's degree program, as well as those currently enrolled in such a program, are also eligible. Applicants must be full-time students. Preference is given to students at the University of Pennsylvania, Georgia Institute of Technology and Fontainebleau summer program and to Connecticut residents.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, statement of goals, resume, financial aid information sheet, two letters of reference and submission of a favorite project are required.

    370 James Street
    Suite 402
    New Haven, CT 06513

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  • Cindy Luberto Scholarship for Women Athletes
    $500
    April 1
    Sponsor: CT RollerGirls, Inc

    Eligibility: Applicants must be female high school seniors and participate in a sport that is organized, recreational or intramural. Selection is based on a 250-word essay describing the passion for the sport that is played and how that sport or your participation is unique.

    How to apply: Applications are available online and include an essay and a photo of the applicant playing the sport.

    P.O. Box 1774
    Naugatuck, CT 06770

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  • Clauder Competition Prize
    Up to $3,000
    March 31
    Sponsor: Portland Stage Company

    Eligibility: Applicants must live or attend school in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont. This requirement may be waived for playwrights who have previously lived in New England and produce material relevant to the area. They must submit a full-length play that is an original work and has not been produced or published.

    How to apply: No application form is required.

    Attn.: Literary Manager
    P.O. Box 1458
    Portland, ME 04104

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  • Connecticut Aid for Public College Students
    Up to amount of unmet financial need
    Varies
    Sponsor: Connecticut Office of Higher Education

    Eligibility: Applicants must be Connecticut residents attending a public Connecticut college or university. The award is based on financial need.

    How to apply: Apply through your college financial aid office.

    39 Woodland Street
    Hartford, CT 06105-2326

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  • Connecticut Association of Land Surveyors Memorial Scholarship Fund
    Varies
    June 1
    Sponsor: Connecticut Association of Land Surveyors Inc.

    Eligibility: Applicants must be Connecticut residents who are enrolled in or who have been accepted into a postsecondary academic program in surveying or a related subject (geography, engineering or science). They must have plans to pursue a career in land surveying and must demonstrate interest in the field through previous work experience or other activities. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. A resume, transcript and statement of qualifications are required.

    78 Beaver Road
    Wethersfield, CT 06109

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  • Connecticut Broadcasters Association Scholarship
    Up to $5,000
    March 16
    Sponsor: Connecticut Broadcasters Association

    Eligibility: Applicants must be Connecticut residents and be pursuing a degree in a broadcast related field such as: journalism, marketing, production, broadcast engineering or communications. Selection is based on financial need and/or merit.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 1785
    Avon, CT 06001

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  • Connecticut Building Congress Scholarships
    $500-$2,000
    March 6
    Sponsor: Connecticut Building Congress Scholarship Fund, Inc.

    Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors at Connecticut high schools and Connecticut residents. Students must be entering associate, bachelor's or master's degree programs in architecture, engineering, construction management, surveying, planning or another construction-related course of study.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, essay, transcript and FAFSA Student Aid Report are required.

    c/o DiBlasi Associates, P.C.
    500 Purdy Hill Road
    Monroe, CT 06468

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  • Connecticut Chapter Air and Waste Management Association Scholarship
    $1,000
    April 15
    Sponsor: Air and Waste Management Association-Connecticut Chapter

    Eligibility: Applicants must be Connecticut residents who have been accepted at or are enrolled at a postsecondary institution full-time. They must be studying or have plans to study a science or engineering subject that is related to air and waste management or a related environmental subject, and they must intend to pursue careers in one of these areas. Selection is based on academic achievement, stated career goals, extracurricular involvements and letters of recommendation.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript, resume, two letters of recommendation and plan of study statement are required.

    c/o Dana Lowes-Hobson
    TRC
    21 Griffin Road North
    Windsor, CT 06095

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  • Connecticut Women's Golf Association Scholarship
    Varies
    April 13
    Sponsor: Connecticut Women's Golf Association

    Eligibility: Applicants must be female students who are residents of Connecticut and entering or currently enrolled in college. Selection is based on participation in golf programs, academic achievement, overall strength of the application and financial need.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    PME Scholarship Fund
    Attn.: Linda Kaye
    27 Hunter Road
    Avon, CT 06001

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  • CTAHPERD Gibson-Laemel Scholarship
    $1,000
    June 15
    Sponsor: Connecticut Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance

    Eligibility: Applicants must be Connecticut students who have declared a major in health, physical education, recreation or dance. Students must be college juniors or seniors, maintain a GPA of 2.7 or higher and be CTAHPERD members.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal statement, transcript and two letters of recommendation are required.

    c/o Janice Skene, CTAHPERD Scholarship Chair
    Buttonball Lane School
    376 Buttonball Lane
    Glastonbury, CT 06033

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  • Dr. and Mrs. Arthur F. Sullivan Fund
    Varies
    March 15
    Sponsor: Connecticut Community Foundation Center for Philanthropy

    Eligibility: Applicants must be accepted to or enrolled in medical school. They must reside in the Connecticut Community Foundation's service area and demonstrate exemplary academic achievement.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    43 Field Street
    Waterbury, CT 06702

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  • Dr. James L. Lawson Memorial Scholarship
    $500
    December 31
    Sponsor: American Radio Relay League Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must have at least a general ham radio license, be residents of and attend post-secondary institutions in the New England states (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont) or New York state and be pursuing a bachelor's or graduate degree in electronics, communications or a related field.

    How to apply: Applications are available online but cannot be completed electronically. All applications must be mailed.

    225 Main Street
    Newington, CT 06111-1494

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  • Dunkin' Donuts Connecticut Scholarship
    $1,000
    March 15
    Sponsor: Dunkin' Donuts Connecticut Scholarship

    Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors and Connecticut residents who excel in academics, demonstrate leadership and participate in school and community activities. They must plan to enroll at least half-time in a bachelor's degree, associate degree or certificate program at an accredited institution of higher learning.

    How to apply: Applications are available from Dunkin' Donuts stores and high school guidance offices beginning March 1 of each year.


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  • FMC Skaters Scholarship
    Varies
    May 1
    Sponsor: Facility Management Corporation (FMC) Ice Sports

    Eligibility: Applicants must be a New England resident, a senior in high school and skate at an FMC arena. Selection is based on academic achievement, extracurricular activities, community service and accomplishments and leadership on the ice.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. Along with the application form, students must submit a high school transcript, one letter of recommendation, a student resume and a personal essay.

    100 Schoosett Street, Building 3
    Pembroke, MA 02359

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  • Headwaters Essay Contest
    $500-$1,000
    February 2
    Sponsor: Headwaters Magazine

    Eligibility: Applicants must be undergraduate students at New England universities from one of the following states: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont. Students must write an essay as part of the application process.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    153 South Prospect Street
    Burlington, VT 05401

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  • Jackson Laboratory Scholarship
    $10,000
    February 1
    Sponsor: Jackson Laboratory

    Eligibility: Applicants must reside in Connecticut, Maine or in Sacramento County, California and must be pursuing a degree in biomedicine. Students must receive a nomination from a teacher and have financial need or be first-generation college students. Students must also have a 3.5 GPA and be graduating high school seniors.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    Training and Education Office
    600 Main Street
    Bar Harbor, ME 04609

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  • Karen Ann Shopis-Fox Memorial Scholarship
    $1,500-$2,500
    March 15
    Sponsor: American Society of Landscape Architects

    Eligibility: Applicants must be Connecticut residents and be enrolled in an accredited post-secondary landscape architecture or environmental education program. Both undergraduate and graduate students may apply.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript, personal statement and letter of recommendation are required.

    370 James Street
    4th Floor
    New Haven, CT 06513

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  • Kent Nutrition Group Inc. FFA Scholarship
    $1,000
    January 15
    Sponsor: National FFA Organization

    Eligibility: Applicants must be working toward a degree in one of the following fields: animal science, animal nutrition, dairy science, poultry science, equine/equestrian science, agriculture, agricultural science, agricultural business management, economics, finance or marketing and sales. Applicants must attend college in and be residents of one of the following states: Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia or West Virginia. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 68960
    6060 FFA Drive
    Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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  • LIVE OUT LOUD Educational Scholarship
    $10,000
    March 16
    Sponsor: LIVE OUT LOUD

    Eligibility: Applicants must be a graduating senior from New York, Connecticut or New Jersey; describe and explain their leadership and service involvement within the LGBTQ community; certify their academic credentials; discuss their financial need and future goals; and write two personal essays, one about the impact of role models on LGBTQ youth, the second on their own LGBTQ leadership experiences. Finalists are interviewed.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    45 West 36th Street
    6th Floor
    New York, NY 10018

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  • Lois Livingston McMillen Memorial Fund
    Varies
    March 15
    Sponsor: Connecticut Community Foundation Center for Philanthropy

    Eligibility: Applicants must be women who plan to study art at an accredited college or university, or in an artist-in-residence program. They must also live in the Connecticut Community Foundation's service area.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    43 Field Street
    Waterbury, CT 06702

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  • Mahindra USA Women in Ag Scholarship
    $2,500
    January 15
    Sponsor: National FFA Organization

    Eligibility: Applicants must be pursuing a degree in the field of agriculture and reside in one of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, New York, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia or West Virginia. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required as well as participation in community service, financial need and leadership ability. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 68960
    6060 FFA Drive
    Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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  • Malcolm Baldrige Scholarship
    Varies
    March 15
    Sponsor: Connecticut Community Foundation Center for Philanthropy

    Eligibility: Applicants must be Connecticut students who are entering or currently attending a Connecticut college or university, and they must demonstrate exemplary academic achievement. International business students must be fluent in or be formally studying a foreign language.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    43 Field Street
    Waterbury, CT 06702

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  • Mary Benevento/CTAHPERD Scholarship
    $1,000
    June 15
    Sponsor: Connecticut Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance

    Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens and Connecticut residents. They must be high school seniors who are planning to pursue a bachelor's degree in school health teaching, physical education, recreation or dance at an accredited Connecticut postsecondary institution. Selection is based on academic merit, professional potential and character.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript, personal statement and one letter of recommendation are required.

    c/o Janice Skene, CTAHPERD Scholarship Chair
    Buttonball Lane School
    376 Buttonball Lane
    Glastonbury, CT 06033

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  • Milton Fisher Scholarship for Innovation and Creativity
    Up to $5,000
    May 1
    Sponsor: Milton Fisher Scholarship for Innovation and Creativity

    Eligibility: Applicants must be high school juniors or seniors or must be entering or in the first year of an undergraduate degree program. Students must be Connecticut or New York City residents who attend or plan to attend an institution in the U.S. or students who attend or plan to attend a Connecticut or New York City institution of higher learning. Students must have come up with a solution to a problem faced by their school, community or family; solve an artistic, scientific or technical problem or develop a new group that serves an important need.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    Community Foundation for Greater New Haven
    70 Audubon Street
    New Haven, CT 06510-9755

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  • NACA Mid Atlantic Higher Education Research Scholarship
    Varies
    June 30
    Sponsor: National Association for Campus Activities

    Eligibility: Applicants must be conducting research that will add to the college student personnel knowledge base including projects that focus on campus activities, problems faced by student affairs practitioners and challenges of higher education as they relate to campus activities. High school students are not eligible.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    13 Harbison Way
    Columbia, SC 29212

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  • NACE Eastern Area Scholarship
    $3,000
    January 1
    Sponsor: National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) International Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be a permanent resident of the United States and be enrolled full-time as an undergraduate in an accredited engineering or physical science degree program at a two or four-year college or university. Students must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and have a permanent address within the NACE Eastern Area which includes the following states and/or U.S. Territories: Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Indiana (excluding Lake, Porter La Porte, Newton and Jasper counties), Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia and West Virginia.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, two recommendation forms, an academic transcript and essay scholarship questions are required.

    15835 Park Ten Place
    Houston, TX 77084-5145

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  • Nancy and Harry Koenigsberg Student Award
    $1,500
    April 1
    Sponsor: Textile Study Group of New York

    Eligibility: Applicants must be current undergraduate or graduate students in a college, school, or university in CT, DC, MA, MD, ME, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, VA or VT who create fiber artwork. Students must submit images of their original artwork, artist statement and resume along with their application. This award is available once every three years.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 3592
    Grand Central Station
    New York, NY 10163

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  • New England FEMARA Scholarships
    $2,000
    December 31
    Sponsor: American Radio Relay League Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must have at least a technician ham radio license and be residents of the New England States (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont).

    How to apply: Applications are available online. Completed applications must be mailed in. They cannot be completed electronically.

    225 Main Street
    Newington, CT 06111-1494

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  • New England Regional Student Program
    Varies
    Varies
    Sponsor: New England Board of Higher Education

    Eligibility: Students must be residents of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont and attend a school in another of those states that offers an RSP program in their major. The major must not be available at an in-school state.

    How to apply: Students should note that they are interested in the RSP program on their regular college application.

    45 Temple Place
    Boston, MA 02111

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  • New York Women in Communications Foundation Scholarships
    $10,000
    January 26
    Sponsor: New York Women in Communications Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants are required to have a minimum GPA of 3.2 and must be majoring, declaring a major or pursuing an advanced degree in a communications-related field at an accredited college or university in the United States. Graduate students must already be members of New York Women in Communications.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    355 Lexington Avenue, 15th Floor
    New York, NY 10017

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  • Richard B. Combs Hospitality Scholarship Grant
    $1,000
    March 18
    Sponsor: Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism

    Eligibility: Applicants must be Connecticut residents. They must be a senior at a Connecticut high school (public or private), a high school graduate who has not yet begun a college curriculum or an enrolled undergraduate or graduate student at an accredited university or college. Selection is based on academic merit and proven interest in the hospitality industry.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and supporting materials are required.

    One Constitution Plaza
    Second Floor
    Hartford, CT 06103

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  • Rob Branham Scholarship
    Varies
    April 15
    Sponsor: Advertising Club of Connecticut

    Eligibility: Applicants must attend or be accepted to an accredited university or technical or trade school. They must major in advertising, marketing, broadcast media or print production. They must be sponsored by a member of the Advertising Club of Connecticut. Selection is based on GPA (20 percent), essay (30 percent), work experience and activities (30 percent) and SAT/ACT scores (20 percent).

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, referral letter, two letters of recommendation, essay, transcript and SAT/ACT scores are required.

    P.O. Box 549
    Wallingford, CT 06492

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  • Roberta B. Willis Scholarship - Need and Merit-Based Award
    $4,650-$5,250
    February 15
    Sponsor: Connecticut Office of Higher Education

    Eligibility: Applicants must be a high school senior or high school graduate with a high school junior year class rank of 20 percent or better. Students must have a minimum SAT score of 1800 or ACT score of 27 and plan to attend a Connecticut public or non-profit private college. Selection is based on financial need and academic merit.

    How to apply: Applications are available through high school guidance offices. An application form and Free Application for Federal Student Aid are required.

    39 Woodland Street
    Hartford, CT 06105-2326

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  • Roberta B. Willis Scholarship - Need-Based Award
    Up to $4,500
    February 15
    Sponsor: Connecticut Office of Higher Education

    Eligibility: Applicants must be attending a public or non-profit private Connecticut college or university and be enrolled in full-time study in a two- or four-year program. Students must have a federal Expected Family Contribution within the allowable range. Selection is based on need.

    How to apply: A Free Application for Federal Student Aid is required.

    39 Woodland Street
    Hartford, CT 06105-2326

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  • SGT Felix Delgreco Jr. Scholarship
    $4,000
    March 15
    Sponsor: Connecticut National Guard Foundation Inc.

    Eligibility: Applicants must be sons or daughters of a member of the Connecticut Army National Guard. They must be enrolled in or plan to attend an accredited degree or technical program.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    State Armory
    360 Broad Street
    Hartford, CT 06105-3795

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  • Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship Fund
    $3,000-$18,000
    May 1
    Sponsor: Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship Fund

    Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. residents or resident aliens who are permanent residents of Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont. They must be enrolled in a demanding undergraduate course of study pursuing their first degrees. A GPA of 3.0 or higher is required. Applicants must demonstrate citizenship, character, serious-mindedness and financial need.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, essay, transcript, counselor or professor recommendation, additional letter of recommendation, FAFSA Student Aid Report, financial aid award letter, documentation of college costs and student's and parents' tax forms are required.

    P.O. Box 870
    Salem, MA 01970

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  • Switzer Environmental Fellowship
    $15,000
    January 8
    Sponsor: San Francisco Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens enrolled in an accredited graduate institution in California, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut or Rhode Island. Students must be enrolled full-time during the entire academic year of receiving the award. Master's degree and JD students must be pursuing their terminal degree. Applicants seeking their Ph.D. must have completed at least three years of doctoral work by July 1 or plan to successfully pass their qualifying exams by May 1 of the year before receiving the award. Selection is based on the strength of the overall application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    One Embarcadero Center
    Suite 1400
    San Francisco, CA 94111

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  • Thomas E. Desjardins Memorial Scholarship
    Varies
    September 16
    Sponsor: Institute of Transportation Engineers - New England Section

    Eligibility: Applicants must be civil engineering undergraduates or graduate students who are enrolled at an accredited postsecondary institution in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont. They must demonstrate an interest in transportation engineering through their coursework or extracurricular activities. Selection is based on academic merit, character and extracurricular activities.

    How to apply: Applications are available by request from the New England section of the Institute of Transportation Engineers. An application form and supporting materials are required.


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  • Timothy S. and Palmer W. Bigelow, Jr. Scholarship
    $3,000
    September 8
    Sponsor: Horticultural Research Institute

    Eligibility: Applicants must be seniors in a two-year course and have finished the first year, juniors in a four-year course and have finished the first two years or be graduate students. Undergraduates must have a minimum 2.25 GPA and graduate students a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students must be from Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont. Preference will be given to applicants who have financial need and who plan to work in the nursery industry after graduation, including starting a business.

    How to apply: Applications are available online or by mail.

    525 9th Street NW
    Suite 800
    Washington, DC 20004

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  • Walter Schoenknecht Tourism and Travel Scholarship Grant
    $1,000
    March 18
    Sponsor: Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism

    Eligibility: Applicants must be Connecticut residents. They must be enrolled in a degree program in hospitality, travel or tourism at an accredited college or university. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

    How to apply: Applications are available by request from the Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism. An application form and supporting materials are required.

    One Constitution Plaza
    Second Floor
    Hartford, CT 06103

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  • We've Got Your Back (Easy, No Essay) Scholarship
    $5,000
    September 15
    Sponsor: Sixup Lending

    Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time undergraduate college students in a four-year, non-profit, Title IV institution with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the United States and reside in one of the following states: Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, DC, Florida, Georgia, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia or Wisconsin.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    77 Van Ness Avenue
    Suite 101
    MS-1223
    San Francisco, CA 94111

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  • Win Cash for Class Scholarship Program
    $1,000-$4,000
    September 9
    Sponsor: HFMA - Connecticut Chapter

    Eligibility: Applicants must be matriculated students attending an accredited college or university located in Connecticut; matriculated students attending a non-Connecticut school who are also the spouse or child of an HFMA Connecticut Chapter member; matriculated students who are Connecticut residents and who commute to an accredited school that is located in an HFMA Region 1 state or matriculated students who are permanent healthcare industry employees working in the state of Connecticut. They must be studying or planning to study financial management or a healthcare subject. Selection is based on the strength of the applicant's essay.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, essay, references and verification of enrollment are required.

    Mary G. Messina, HFMA Scholarship Committee
    c/o Yale - New Haven Health System
    One Church Street, Fourth Floor
    New Haven, CT 06510

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