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*Search the scholarship page for specific words, type "Ctrl" + "F" on your keyboard (Command + "F" on a Mac). Then, type the word you are searching for in the search box that pops up.

Scholarship search engines:
nextstepu.com/scholarships
http://www.fastweb.com/

Helpful links:
www.scholarships4school.com
www.finaid.org/scholarships
http://schoolsoup.com

Current scholarship applications are available in the School Counseling Suite unless otherwise noted.

Name

Deadline

Eligibility

 anycollege.comOngoing deadlines: Sept. 30th, Dec. 31st, March 30th and June 30th Random scholarship drawing. Sign up at http://www.anycollege.com/ and click on “win a scholarship” link.  Any college.com is a college search engine for high school students.



Dental Assisting Scholarship    Open per nomination by PHS
The New Britain Dental Society will give a $500 scholarship to a student from Berlin/Kensington, New Britain, or Plainville. The student must be a graduating senior who has been accepted to an accredited Dental Assisting program. Come to The School Counseling Suite if you meet the eligibility and would like to be considered for nomination
Wendy’s 2010 High School Heisman Award (For Athletes) October 2, 2012Applicants must be seniors who have at least a “B” average, participate in at least one of the 27 school-sponsored sports listed in the Wendy’s High School Heisman application, work hard, are dedicated, and have become role models for the school’s underclassmen. To apply, please go to http://www.wendyshighschoolheisman.com/
AES Engineers Scholarship
Received by October 5, 2012
This award is available to high school seniors who have demonstrated leadership across a wide spectrum of fields of study. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by evaluated the essays that are submitted. The awarded amount is $500. For the essay topics go to http://aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm
PEO STAR Scholarship
Received by October 19, 2012Senior girls only. Must have a minimum GPA of a 3.0 or "B". Should exhibit excellence in academics, leadership, extracurricular activities, community service, and plan to attend an accredited post-secondary educational institution. Recipient of this scholarship will receive $2500. For more information or to access forms to apply please visit www.peointernational.org
What Makes Your School Rock Scholarship
October 22, 2012
Teenagers (14-19) are eligible for 3 awards, $800 each. Why does your school rock and what kinds of things would you change about your school and how would you go about changing it? Enter the contest by going to http://www.energizestudents.org/Speak-Your-Mind/Contest.aspx

Horatio Alger Association Received by October 25, 2012 Seniors who intend to pursue a bachelor’s degree. Must have financial need and have exhibited integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity. Minimum of a C average in school. Involvement in community service activities is required. Must be a US Citizen and must be graduating in the spring/summer of 2013. Students must submit an online application at https://www.horatioalger.org/scholarships/index.cfm
 Coca-Cola Scholars FoundationReceived by October 31, 2012
The Coca-Cola Foundation is giving merit scholarships. In April, finalists are interviewed by a National Selection Committee representing outstanding leaders in business, government, education and the arts.
50 students are designated as National Scholars and receive awards of $20,000 for college; 200 students are designated as Regional Scholars and receive awards of $10,000 for college
*Must be a high school senior, U.S. citizen, graduating in June, a 3.0 GPA and planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution.
For more info. please visit http://www.coca-colascholars.org     
Youth Activity Fund Student Grants         
November 1, 2012
Youth Activity Fund for high school students and college undergraduates fosters a new generation of explorers dedicated to the advancement of scientific knowledge of the world. Awards typically range from $500 to $2500 US in each fund. A few awards may be granted at the $5000 award level. Applications can be found at www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship.php
 First Freedom Student CompetitionOnline registration deadline:
November 12, 2021. Materials postmarked by November 26, 2012.
This first-semester national essay and video contest is open to 9th – 12th grade students and offers high-school students an opportunity to compete for a $2,500 award as they examine the history and current-day relevance of religious freedom, then, by written essay or video production, present their evaluation. For more information go to http://www.firstfreedom.org/education/students.html
Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (Fire) “Freedom in Academia” Essay Contest November 25, 2012 FIRE is looking for high school seniors to submit well-written essays on freedom of speech on college campuses. One first place winner will be awarded a $10,000 college scholarship. One second place winner will receive a $5,000 college scholarship.  Three runners-up will each receive a $1000 college scholarship. Four $500 winners will be chosen from the remaining entrants in a drawing. For more information go to http://www.thefire.org/index.php/contests/, or see Mrs. Treado in The School Counseling Suite.
 KFC Colonel’s Scholars Program
2012 Scholarship Registration begins Dec 2012
To qualify, a student must be: 1) graduating from high school this academic year (2013); 2) Maintaining a minimum high school cumulative G.P.A. of 2.75 or higher (B- or higher); 3) enrolling in a public, in-state college/university; 4) pursuing a bachelor’s degree; and 5) be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. KFC Colonel’s scholars is looking for high school seniors with financial need and entrepreneurial spirit. Awards are up to 20,000 for tuition, fees, textbooks, and room & board. www.kfcscholars.org
 AXA Achievement ScholarshipDecember 1, 2012High School Seniors who are well-rounded, committed to making a difference and have demonstrated outstanding achievement at a job, sport or extracurricular activity. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or legal residents who plan to enroll in a full-time, accredited, 2 or 4 year college.
Must be a high school senior and possess Ambition and drive, determination to set and reach goals, Respect for self, family and community,and the ability to succeed in college. Apply early! Only the first 10,000 applicants will be reviewed.  http://www.axa-equitable.com/axa-foundation/about.html

 Principal’s Leadership Award (PLA)December 4, 2012
Nominees should be in the top 20% of their class and demonstrate leadership. See Mrs. Jacobson or Mrs. Treado in The School Counseling Suite to be nominated.

Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program December 7, 2012 High school senior who plans to attend an accredited, non-profit college, university or vocational/technical school in the U.S. Must have a minimum GPA of 2.8 (B-/B average). Must demonstrate leadership abilities in school activities or through work experiences and show a strong commitment to and involvement in community service. Employees of Comcast, its subsidiaries and affiliates, and their families are not eligible.  Only one student can be nominated from each high school.  See your counselor if you think you meet the requirements.
 Carrington Dental Center Scholarship
December 15, 2012
 $500, 1 award. To be eligible a student must:

1) Be between the ages of 16-22
2) Answer the essay question on the sponsor's website prior to the deadline.
3) Have a parent/guardian submit the recommendation letter prior to the deadline
4) Be enrolled in a college, university, trades, or technical school by no later than the Fall of 2013
Application:
http://www.westkelownadentists.ca/
CT & Western Massachusetts Ronald McDonald House Charities RMHC Scholars ScholarshipDecember 20, 2012Currently enrolled high school seniors who are eligible to attend an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational/ technical school with a complete course of study may apply for only one RMHC scholarship program. Applicants must be legal U.S. residents, be less than 21 years of age, and reside within the geographic boundaries of a participating Chapter that offers scholarships. Please note: All students are eligible to apply for the RMHC Scholars regardless of race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender, disability or national origin. http://www.rmhc-ctma.org/what-we-do/scholarships
 
RMHC/HACER Scholarship


December 20, 2012

See above link for application and eligibility information. In addition, for the RMHC/HACER scholarship, applicants must have at least one parent of Hispanic origin.
 
Governor’s Coalition for Youth with Disabilities – Bright Lights Scholarship
December 31, 2012
Graduating high school senior who will attend a two- or four-year college, university or any post-secondary school or training program. Must be a Connecticut resident. Must have a disability as defined by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Short essay required. For applications pick one up in the School Counseling Suite of go to http://www.gcyd.org/
Governor's Coalition for Youth ServicesDecember 31, 2012An eligible student...
  • Is currently a graduating high school senior planning to attend a post-secondary school or training program
  •   Is a permanent resident of Connecticut (CT residents attending high school outside of the state are eligible
  • Has demonstrated responsibility, good character, and has shown promise for a successful career
  • Has a disability under Special Education Law or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
Please visit CREC's page that offers information on this scholarship and more
http://www.gcyd.org/scholarship.html
Carter Mario Injury Lawyers – “Arrive Alive” ScholarshipContest will start on January 1, 2013 Graduating Connecticut seniors who plan on attending a four-year college or university in the fall. The applicants are required to submit either a written essay, or a video or graphic presentation that they would present to their classmates, discouraging distracted driving and encouraging them not to get behind the wheel while using a cell phone. The essay, along with other information provided by the applicant, will be used to award 10 scholarships for $1000 dollars each. The application can be found on our firm’s website, www.getcarter.com under "Arrive Alive Scholarship". 
 CT JCI Senate Scholarship
January 5, 2013
(Postmark deadline)

The Connecticut JCI Senate awards two $500 scholarships to CT high school seniors and submits both to the U.S. JCI Senate Foundation for consideration for the $1,000 awards. Please visit http://www.ctjcisenate.org/ to download the scholarship application.
Burger King McLamore Scholars FoundationJanuary 10, 2013
Must be graduating in spring/summer 2013 and be planning to enroll full-time, without interruption, for the entire 2013-14 academic year at an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school in the U.S., Canada or Puerto Rico. Recipients are selected based on their grade point average, work experience, extracurricular activities and/or community service. 
To apply visit: http://www.bkmclamorefoundation.org/WhatWeDo/ScholarsProgram
 
Fairleigh Dickinson University The Metropolitan Bergen Scholar Award (Full Scholarship)

January 15, 2013

Seniors who apply and enroll at Farleigh Dickinson University are eligible to apply for a merit based full renewable scholarship if they've received a score of 1300 or higher on their SATs (critical reading & math), are in the top 10% of their high school class, and have a GPA of 3.5 or higher.

Click here for more information    
Gates Millennium Scholarship
January 16, 2013 African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American, Hispanic American and citizen, national or legal permanent resident of the US. Have a “B+” average and demonstrated leadership abilities through community service, extracurricular or other activities. Must meet federal Pell Grant eligibility criteria and will be enrolling in an accredited college or university in Fall 2014. See information on file in The School Counseling Suite or on the web at http://gmsp.org/

Northeast Utilities Engineering Technology Scholarship

January 17, 2012
(TBA for 2013)

High school seniors or recent high school graduates who meet the eligibility requirements of Naugatuck Valley Community College are eligible.  Children of elected officers of Northeast Utilities System companies are not eligible.  Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States. Scholarship recipients will receive an award for up to two years of college undergraduate studies covering the cost of tuition, fees, and books.

Please go to the School Counseling Suite for applications


The Siemon Company Scholarship



January 17, 2012

(TBA for 2013)

Students must be enrolled in the following degree programs Automated Manufacturing Engineering Technology, Computer Aided Design Engineering Technology, Electronic Engineering Technology, Engineering Technology, or Mechanical Engineering Technology.
Please come get an application in The School Counseling Suite.

The Princeton Prize in Race Relations

January 31, 2013

Any student in grades 9-12 involved in an activity that is helping to improve race relations in his or her school or community can apply for the scholarship. Student needs a supporter to fill out part II of the application. The supporter must be a teacher, adviser, community or religious leader, or other responsible individual — not related to the candidate — who knows about the candidate's participation in the activity described in the application. For more information and to download an application, go to http://www.princeton.edu/pprize/

The Beauty Schools Marketing Group Scholarship
Ongoing each year
January 31
April 30
July 31
October 31
The Beauty Schools Marketing Group offers a $2,500 cosmetology scholarship that can be used to pursue an education in cosmetology, esthetics and skin care, nail technology, makeup artistry or several other beauty trades. The deadlines for application are January 31, April 30, July 31 and October 31 each year
 
Drew University Scholarships



February 1, 2013


Offered annually to first year college students who have demonstrated a sustained commitment to community service during their high school years. Applicants should demonstrate leadership in organizing and implementing community projects, as well as working with people from diverse backgrounds.Scholarships recipients are required to join Drew’s Civic Scholars program which includes participation in special classes, workshops, seminars, and off-campus service projects. Award amount: $20,000 ($5,000 per year for four years).

http://drew.edu/cla/scholarships

AXA Achievement Community Scholarship



February 1, 2013
Every AXA Advisors' branch office nationwide distributes up to twelve $2,000 scholarships to high school seniors who live and attend high school in their area.

To download an application or to get more information go to http://www.axa-equitable.com/axa-foundation/about.html
 
Hartford Foundation

February 2, 2013

Graduating high school senior who lives and in or attends school in the greater Hartford area and is entering a four-year college or university as a full-time student; demonstrates financial need; is in the top third of their class and is an active volunteer in school and community or other extracurricular activities. These $3,000 awards are renewable. For more information, http://www.hfpgscholarships.org/Scholarships/Home/tabid/305/Default.aspx

Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship
February 15, 2013
 Eligible students must:
  • Be a graduating, minority high school senior
  • Plan to attend an accredited and approved four-year institution within the United States
  • Show leadership potential
  • Demonstrate a dedication to community service
  • Present evidence of financial need
  • Be a United States citizen
  • A minimum SAT score of 1,000 combined on the math and critical reading sections or a composite ACT score of 22 
  • Not possess a degree from a 2 or 4-year college when applying for the scholarship
http://www.jackierobinson.org/apply/general-applicants.php
Connecticut Sports Writers' Alliance
2013 Kolinsky Journalism Scholarship
Received by 9am Eastern Standard Time on February 19, 2013 or POSTMARKED before 5:00 PM February 15, 2013High School Seniors from Connecticut who are admitted to an accredited 4 year college for studies leading to a career in Sports Journalism. Students who would like to apply for the 2013 scholarship must submit a completed application form, a one-page essay, a summary of the student’s academic and employment history, evidence of good academic standing, a one-page letter of recommendation and three writing samples published since Sept. 1, 2011. Go to http://www.ctsportswriters.org/ for additional details. Copies of the application are available in the School Counseling Suite.
 Proton Energy Systems
February 15, 2013


High school seniors who demonstrate outstanding achievement, excellence and promise in the field of science or technology, and who plan to pursue higher education in this field. Applicants will be evaluated on academic performance, strength of application, commitment to further education in a science or technology related field, financial need and demonstrated leadership, work ethic and community involvement. For more information on the scholarship application guidelines, and to apply, visit http://www.protonenergyscholarship.org/

National Co-op Scholarship

 
February 15, 2013

To qualify for this scholarship, students must: 1) Have a cumulative high school GPA of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale. 2) Complete all the required admissions applications material and be accepted for the 2010-2011 Academic year at one of the National Commission Partner Institutions listed (Drexel University, Johnson and Wales University, Kettering University, Pace University, Rochester Institute of Technology, University of Cincinnati, University of Toledo, and Wentworth Institute of Technology). For more information and to apply go to http://www.co-op.edu/

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America.  New England ChapterFebruary 28, 2012
TBA for 2013
All high school seniors who live in New England, (CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT) who have asthma or significant allergies, who plan to begin higher education after high school, who have attained a level of excellence in academic and/or extracurricular activities, and who submit complete applications postmarked by the deadline. Essay required. The winner will be featured in AAFANE press releases, publications and website, and appear at events and speak to the press if requested by AAFANE.
 
Buick Achievers Scholarship

February 28, 2013

Applicants to the Buick Achievers Scholarship Program must:

  • Be high school seniors, high school graduates, or current postsecondary undergraduate students.
  • Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at a U.S. based accredited four-year college or university for the entire 2012-13 academic year. Proprietary and online schools are not eligible.
  • Plan to major in a course of study that focuses on Engineering/Technology or select Design and Business related programs of study. See the list of eligible majors.
  • Demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in the automotive or related industries using these areas of study.
  • Be U.S. citizens and have permanent residence in the United States
To apply online please go to http://www.buickachievers.com
 Hood Good Sport Scholarship  March 1, 2013 3pm EST on
Senior students who have played in a varsity level sport, have a GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, have performed volunteer work in the community and are going to college in the fall. To apply go to http://www.hood.com/ before March 1st.
UCONN Women’s Center-100 Years of WomenMarch 1, 2013
Seniors who plan to enroll at UCONN, demonstrate a commitment to women’s issues through service to their community or school. High academic performance and financial need are considered. Two letters of recommendation, unofficial transcript, and short essay are required.
http://womenscenter.uconn.edu/about/100years.php

Governor’s Scholarship Award Program (High School Juniors Only)

March 1, 2013

Junior status high school and in the top 4% of the junior class. Must have taken SAT or PSAT and scored in the top 20%. Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident and CT resident. Essay is required. Come to the School Counseling Suite for an application.

The Society of Mayflower Descendents in the State of Connecticut March 1, 2013
Graduating seniors who have demonstrated academic achievement, extra-curricular involvement, community service and financial need. Students need to be residents of CT but not necessarily members of the CT Society of Mayflower Descendents. Eligible students can apply for this $1620 scholarship. For more information go to http://www.ctmayflower.org/programs.php and download an application.
Walmart Foundation Scholarships
 March 1, 2013 Walmart Assoc. Scholarship
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Legal Resident of the United States.
  • Must be employed part-time or full-time with any division of Walmart for at least six consecutive months prior to the appropriate application due date (see chart below).
  • Must have graduated high school/home school or obtained a GED before applying or be a graduating high school senior.
  • If applying as a graduating high school senior, must wait to apply until you are within 6 months of starting your college courses.
  • Must have financial need and be able to demonstrate the need with required documents. (Note: Students with other funds that pay entirely for tuition, books, fees, and on-campus room and board are ineligible.)
Please visit http://walmartstores.com/CommunityGiving/203.aspx
Order Sons of Italy in America



Postmarked by March 1, 2012
TBA for 2013
Qualifications based on Italian Descent, academic average/class rank, financial need, school and community activities. See further details on file in The School Counseling Suite.
National Association of Women in ConstructionMarch 1,2012
TBA for 2013


Any student (male or female) enrolled or planning to enroll in a study leading to a degree in Construction, Construction Management, Architecture, or Civil, Mechanical, Structural, or Electrical Engineering. Applications are on file in the School Counseling Suite or online at: http://www.wit.edu/ssc/financial/nawic%20scholarship%20application.pd

Connecticut Bar Foundation 2012-2013 

Essay Contest

 
March 1, 2013

Fulfills Civics and American Government credit requirement
  • Grand Prize - $2,000 
  • Two runner-up prizes - $1,000
  • Open to all high school students 
  • Essays to be judged by federal and state court judges, law professors and lawyers
Award ceremony to be held at Connecticut Supreme Court.
For more info. please visit www.cbf.org

Connecticut Family, Career and Community Lenders of America
March 1, 2012
TBA for 2013
The 2012- 2013 essay topic will be announced and is opened to all high school students. For the essay length, judging criteria and rules go online: http://www.ctfccla.org/Scholarships.htm 
Live Out Loud ScholarshipMarch 8, 2013Graduating seniors that identify as LGBT. This student will be awarded the scholarship based on past leadership, community service involvement, academic credentials, personal essay, financial need, and future goals. You can pick up an application in Blue House Guidance or visit the website to download one at www.liveoutloud.info
Sammy 2012 Award Program
Got Milk Scholarship

March 9, 20137,500 college scholarships available along with an invitaton to an awards weekend in Disney World.
Please visit the following website for rules and applications.  facebook.com/milkmustache  
Connecticut Nurserymen’s Foundation, Inc. – Howard Jennings Scholarship March 11, 2013 Connecticut Nurserymen's Scholarship- $5,000 renewable grant for a CT high school senior majoring in the field of Horticulture. The applicant must be accepted into a course of study beneficial to the Horticulture industry. 

Howard Jennings Scholarship - This is a one-time grant to a CT student, who has been accepted by the University of CT, majoring in the field of Plant Science/Horticulture in either the 2 or 4-year program. Complete the same application as the CT Nurserymen’s Foundation Scholarship. If student would like to be eligible for either scholarship, only one application need be submitted. The scholarships will be based on academic achievement, financial need and non-school work related to horticulture. Come to The School Counseling Suite for an application, or visit http://www.flowersplantsinct.com/cnla_cnf.htm

Dunkin’ Donuts Scholarship FundMarch 15, 2013Scholarship recipients will be selected on the basis of "well-rounded" character: positive academic record, demonstrated leadership, commitment to school and community activities, and experience in a work environment. Go to https://www.dunkindonuts.com/scholarship/ for more info and to apply.
Austrian-Hungarian Singing-Sick Benefit Society Donau, Inc.March 15, 2013Applicants must be of Austrian, German or Swiss-German decent or have parents who are members of the Austrian Society “Donau”; must be in good academic standing and must be accepted to a college or university. Essay is required. Come to the School Counseling Suite for an application or download online: http://www.austriandonauclub.com/scholarship-app.pdf
Hartford County Retired Teachers’ AssociationMarch 15, 2013
Seniors residing in Hartford County, attending a Hartford County high school, and planning to pursue education leading to a career in teaching. Scholastic record, involvement in school, community and work activities, character, leadership, and financial need of each candidate are of prime interest when the recipients are selected. Applications are on file in The School Counseling Suite.
The Catholic Graduates Club of Greater HartfordMarch 15, 2013
Any Catholic student who is a Hartford County resident now attending an accredited secondary school, and who wishes to attend a four year college beginning in 2011. Need, scholarship, character, leadership and achievement considered as a basis for selection. Three scholarships awarded.$1,000 for one year 2011-2012.http://www.catholicgraduatesct.org/applscholarship.htm
Kohl’s Kids Who Care Scholarship ProgramMarch 15, 2012
Students ages 6-18 whose efforts should have made a positive impact on others in the last 12 months. Creativity, initiative, generosity, leadership and community outreach will be given equal weight. For more information go to: http://www.kohlscorporation.com/CommunityRelations/scholarship/index.asp
American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences/Connecticut Affiliate March 15, 2013
Two scholarships will be awarded to graduating Connecticut High School seniors who meet the following requirements: 1) student will be enrolled in and attending a 2- or 4-year school of high education 2) will be majoring in a FCS related field of study, or 3) will be majoring specifically in Family and Consumer Science education. FCS Fields of Study include: Family Economics and Resource Management; Food Service, Dietetics, Nutrition and Health, Food Production and Services, Hospitality, Tourism, and Recreation, Human Services, Housing, Interiors and Furnishings, Human Development, Family Relations, or Child Psychology, Textiles and Apparel and Consumer and Family Resources. Application and more specific criteria on file in the School Counseling Suite or online at: ctaafcs.org.
 
Connecticut State USBC Association

 March 15, 2013

High school seniors, male or female, graduating in June who are USBC members that hold a youth membership or whose mother, father, grandmother or grandfather is a member of the CT State USBC Association. Must be planning to continue his/her education in the summer or fall. All transcripts of grades, including first semester grades must be included with the application. Applications on file in The School Counseling Suite.

The Portuguese Foundation Scholarship March 15, 2013
 Apply online at http://www.pfict.org or email them at info@pfcit.org
Connecticut Association of Educational Office Professionals
March 15, 2013
$500 Awarded to a high school senior with financial need who desires to continue his or her educational career in the field of business. Please come to The School Counseling Suite for an application and information about other guidelines and criteria.
Connecticut Children's Medical CenterMarch 15, 2013Five scholarships of $4,000 will be awarded to individuals attending an accredited post-secondary undergraduate institution in the fall.  The scholarships will be awarded to deserving high school students completing their senior year in 2012 who are past or present patients of the Medical Center, Newington Children's Hospital or are current or former students of the CCMC School.  Please visit www.connecticutchildrensfoundation.org and click the Wise scholarship. For more assistance you can call the foundation at 860-610-5717.

Central Conservation District, Inc.

(Robert W. Tuller Memorial Scholarship
Ernest J. Ballasy Memorial Scholarship)
 
March 19, 2013

Seniors who have excelled in his or her area of study and is furthering their education in the field of agriculture or natural resources. Applications can be found in The School Counseling Suite or by going to http://conservect.org/northcentral/Education/tabid/114/itemid/87/Default.aspx
Forestry Scholarship
(The James L. and Genevieve H. Goodwin Memorial Scholarship)
 March 20, 2013Scholarships provide financial aid, depending on need, to students who are residents of Connecticut and are enrolled in undergraduate or graduate curriculum in silviculture or forest resource management. Applicants are requested to have a transcript of their grades sent to CFPA as well as any supportive comments from counselors or teaching staff. Applicants should submit with the application an essay explaining his/her interest in pursuing a career in forestry or forest management. Application can be found here: http://www.hfpgscholarships.org/Scholarship/Search/ViewScholarship/tabid/346/Default.aspx?xfer=323
Professional Women in Construction -CT Chapter  March 22, 2013
Applicant must be currently enrolled in or entering into a 2- or 4-year college program to study a construction related discipline (for ex: construction management, architecture, civil, mechanical, and structural or electrical engineering). Applications are on file in the School Counseling Suite or by going to http://www.pwcusa.org/ct/scholarship.html Application, official transcript, letter of recommendation and a 300 word or fewer word essay required.
New England Institute of Technology (NEIT)


NEIT Contests
March 26, 2013



March 26, 2013



The NEIT Senior Scholarship Award Program is awarded to those high school seniors who have been identified by a high school educator or administrator to be a worthy recipient and who have enrolled or are interested in attending New England Institute of Technology. See your counselor if you're interested in being considered and are interested in attending NEIT.

The NEIT Contests are open to both high school juniors and senors. The contests are designed to encourage students to explore various career choices. Contests are essay based and are offered in a variety of technical areas. Come to the School Counseling Suite if you're interested in participating in a contest. Scholarship money will be rewarded to the top three winning students.

St. Gregory Rosary Society
March 28, 2013
The St. Gregory Rosary Society will present three scholarships to deserving students whose families are registered members of the St. Gregory Church in Bristol. They must be students from one of the following high schools: Bristol Central, Bristol Eastern, St Paul, Lewis Mills, Farmington, Terryville, Plainville. They must be continuing their education at a 2 or 4 year college or accredited institution. Applicants will be selected based on church involvement, transcript, community activities, and three letters of recommendation. Applicants must write a one page essay explaining why they feel they are deserving of a scholarship. Applicants are available in the School Counseling Suite.
Liberty Bank FoundationMarch 28, 2013
By nomination only. Only two students per school. Please see your counselor if you're interested in being considered for nomination. This is a renewable scholarship for students in towns where there is a Liberty Bank branch. Eligibility criteria are financial need, academic achievement, extracurricular and community service, teacher recommendations, and essay. You may come to the School Counseling Suite for more information.
Macdonald/Hjerpe ScholarshipMarch 29, 2013Graduating seniors with a C+ or better average for high school career. Financial need considered. Students must not be getting substantial scholarships form other organizations. Preference will be given to those planning to enter careers in the sciences, education or human service. An essay is required. See further application requirements on file in the School Counseling Suite.
Eleanor and Nathan Berry ScholarshipMarch 29, 2013
Graduating high school senior pursuing a degree at an accredited four-year college or university. Industrious, hard-working and well-rounded student. Evidence of a young life well spent. Good scholastic record. Preference to those planning to enter careers related to medicine or finance. Essay required. See further application requirements on file in the School Counseling Suite.
CBCSF Connecticut Building Congress Scholarship Fund
March 29, 2013
This scholarship is open to high school seniors entering college-level programs in architecture, construction-related engineering, construction management, surveying, planning, or other courses of study leading to associate, baccalaureate, or masters degrees in the construction field. Scholarships range from $500 to $2,000. Awards will be given based on merit,extra-curricular activities, and potential and financial need. Scholarships may be renewable based on academic performance in school and available resources. Apply online at http://www.cbc-ct.org/CBC_Scholarship or come to the School Counseling Suite to pick up a hand-written application..
 Louis J. (Mattioli) Matt Music Scholarship    
March 29, 2013
This scholarship is for graduating seniors pursuing a bachelor's degree in music education or music performance. An applicant must be an active member in his/her high school's music program and demonstrate excellent performance capabilities on a musical instrument, including voice. Applicants must rank in the top 25% of the class. Financial need is considered and an SAR report is required. For more application information and an application, please come to The School Counseling Suite.

Mass Mutual Scholars Program

(All colleges in CT and Massachusetts and also Bryant University and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)


March 29, 2013
 
Graduating high school seniors with a strong interest in pursuing a career in business, financial services or information technology can apply for consideration.  Selected students may receive up to $5,000 per year for four academic years of undergraduate study.  Up to forty scholarships may be awarded each year. Recipients are required to participate in career readiness programs where they’ll take part in seminars and have the opportunity to network with MassMutual professionals.  They may also be offered the opportunity to participate in a paid internship.
  • Resident of Hampden County, MA or Hartford County, CT.
  • Cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better
  • Students must attend an accredited 2 or 4 year college/university in the states of Massachusetts or Connecticut; or Bryant University, Smithfield, RI, or Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), Troy, NY.
  • The online Community Foundation Application is required for consideration.  A paper application or one printed from our website will not be considered.
 http://www.communityfoundation.org/scholarships/application.html

Bristol Garden Club    March 30, 2013 Any high school seniors, current college students or adults interested in furthering their education in horticulture, conservation, forestry, environmental studies, landscape architecture, floral arranging, agriculture or any other related field are eligible to apply. Applications can be found in The School Counseling Suite.
Connecticut Water Works Association (CWWA) ScholarshipMarch 30, 2013
For graduating high school seniors with a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale. Students actively pursuing an approved course of study at an accredited higher education institution directly related to environmental science, water resources, public health, or the water industry will be given preference. Relevance and rigor of high school courses are considered.
American Savings Foundation Scholars ProgramMarch 30, 2013
High School Seniors who are in the top 1/3 of their graduating class. Students who are entering any year of a 2- or 4-year undergraduate program or technical/vocational program at an accredited institution may apply. GPA of 2.5 or better.  Based primarily on financial need. For more information and/or an on-line application visit http://www.asfdn.org/
Bristol Garden Club Scholarship – Rosemarie Witkewicz Memorial ScholarshipMarch 30, 2013
Awarded to a high school senior pursuing a career in education. Applicants must be residents of Bristol, Burlington, Terryville/Plymouth, Plainville or Wolcott in order to be eligible. Applications can be found in The School Counseling Suite.
Associated General Contractors of CTMarch 31, 2013
Seniors who plan to enter a 4-year building technology or civil engineering program or a 2-year technical school with a construction course of study, with the intent of entering a 4-year college upon completion of the technical school.  Please visit www.ctconstruction.org
SBM Charitable Foundation, Inc.March 31, 2013
 -Applications for college scholarships for the 2012-2013 academic year are available from the SBM Charitable Foundation, Inc.  The Foundation annually awards scholarships in amounts up to $5000 per year to help fund undergraduate study at institutions of higher learning in Connecticut.
-Eligibility requirements include residency in Hartford, Tolland, or Windham Counties; high school students must be in the top 40 percent of their class; college students must maintain a 2.5 GPA or better, and exhibit an exceptional commitment to school and community activities.  Applicants must be a U. S. citizen and plan to attend a College or University in Connecticut.  Scholarships are renewable for students who maintain academic and other eligibility requirements in college.
-Applications are available at the Foundation web site: http://www.sbmfoundation.org, in The School Counseling Suite, or by calling (860) 533-1067 to request that an application be sent to you by mail.
ARTC Glen Moon ScholarshipMarch 31, 2013Seniors who have serious intentions of becoming a teacher. Academic performance, financial need, activities and character are considered. An autobiographical statement is required. You may apply at http://artct.org/ under scholarships.  
 
Bristol Rotary Scholarship Fund, Inc. – Karl J. Schwartz Rotary Award

April 1, 2013

To be eligible, the student must have been accepted into a 4 year, degree granting program at an accredited college or university at the time of the award. Be a resident of Bristol, Burlington, Plainville, Southington, or Terryville. Other qualifications include the following; good academic standing, participation in a variety of school activities, involvement in the community. An essay is required. Financial need must be demonstrated. Applications can be obtained in the Blue House School Counseling Dept. or by going to http://bristolrotaryclub.org

CONNEX Credit Union Scholarship
April 1, 2013
Eligible students must:

-Be either college bound or currently enrolled
-Maintain a 3.2 GPA or higher on a 4.0 scale
-Provide a copy of your current high school transcripts
-Be a current Connex member or join when applying
-Fill out and submit the application and the required essay or video

Come to The School Counseling Suite for an application or go online at www.connexcu.org
The Reach Foundation
 April 1, 2013
Graduating Plainville High School senior who will attend college on a full-time basis. The applicant must have demonstrated a desire to become involved in school and community activities, shown promise as a future civic and community leader and demonstrated a desire to contribute to the community. This student must demonstrate the need for financial assistance. This scholarship also has the potential for renewal each year. Come to The School Counseling Suite for an application or visit www.thereachfoundation.org to download an application.
YMCA Wesley Kuhrt Youth Citizenship Award for Community Service    
April 1, 2012
TBA for 2013
Young people who have strongly demonstrated an ongoing commitment to volunteer service in their respective communities, can each receive 1,000 dollars cash. For an application visit www.ghYMCA.org or call 860-522-YMCA ext 2314

ACF (American College Foundation) Visionary Scholarship Program
 
April 1, 2013

Applicant must be currently enrolled as a High School Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, or Senior (2016, 2015, 2014, or 2013); and, must be a United States citizen or eligible non-citizen.  Relatives of the American College Foundation Staff are not eligible to apply.

Financial need is NOT considered; all income levels may apply.

Awards range from $1,000 to $5,000 each: http://americancollegefoundation.org/college_planning/visionary_scholarship_terms.aspx
 
The Main Street Community Foundation Scholarships (10 individual scholarships available)
 
April 1, 2013

1) Bristol Yale Scholarship

2) Peg Coughlin Nursing Scholarship

3) Dorothy Dewey Picard Music Scholarship

4) AJR Nocera Memorial Fund

5) Radcliff Family Education Fund

6) Radcliff Plainville High School Fund

7) Sid Bernard Memorial Art Scholarship

8) Vincent T. Kozyrski Scholarship Fund

9) Elizabeth I. and Louis J Matt Medical Scholarship fund

10) Douglas Roland Aid for the Trades 

See individual application requirements for each scholarship on file in the School Counseling Suite or at http://www.mainstreetfoundation.org/  Applications can be downloaded from the website 
Bristol Choral Society
Music Scholarship

April 1, 2013
Seniors who wish to continue their education in the performing arts and music education fields. First place amount is $750 and $500 for second place. For an application please go to the website: http://www.bristolchoralsociety.org/scholarship-forms.html
Justin Wisniewski Firefighters' Scholarship   
April 1, 2013
This scholarship will be based on volunteerism. Applicants must be a child, step child, sibling, or spouse of a Southington firefighter or a firefighter in another city or town. To complete an application you may visit www.ride4justin.com or visit The School Counseling Suite.

The Great Hartford Quilt Guild

April 4, 2012
TBA for 2013

Students who are currently engaged in quilting.  Current members of the Greater Hartford Quilt Guild. Children of current members, nephews, nieces or grandchildren may also apply.

 
Western CT Pop Warner football and Cheerleading Scholarship Application
 
April 6, 2012
TBA for 2013

Eligibility: Those who have previously participated in Pop Warner football/cheer as a player or they have volunteered as a student demonstrator/coach and are pursuing full-time studies at an accredited college or university.  All applications must be postmarked by April 6th, 2012 to be considered for this scholarship. To apply please visit this website and fill out the pdf form http://www.nffalcons.org/Page.asp?n=65000&snid=dLLBR3M3V&org=nffalcons.org

CT Society of Certified Public AccountantsApril 12, 2012
TBA for 2013
Eligible Students:
  • must be a resident of CT and attend a high school located in CT
  • be a graduating senior planning to enter college in the following school year
  • intend to begin the study of accounting as a major
  • be recommended by 1 school guidance counselor.
Please see the school counseling drawer for applications.

 SWE Hartford Scholarship 2013  April 12, 2013
Female seniors who have a minimum of 3.0 GPA, plan on attending a 2 or 4-year college within the SWE Hartford boundaries and majoring in a science, engineering, or related field (i.e. physics, mathematics, etc). Please go to http://www.swe.org/RegionF/sections/hartford/SWEScholarship.shtml to download and application and for a map of eligible locations. 

The Petit Women "Be The Change" Community Service Award

April 15, 2013

 

The award will be given to a PHS student(s) who make the effort physically and emotionally to help others whether it be to improve the lives of those affected by chronic illness, to support those affected by violence or another worthwhile cause. Individuals or a team of students grades 9 -12 who are in good academic standing may apply for this scholarship. Preference will be given to those volunteer activities that were: student initiated; involve kindness and activism; and not done as part of another requirement for a specific award (e.g. Eagle Scout.) Nominations may also be from another student or the organization/persons that benefited by the service. Please check with the Guidance Department for more detailed information.

The American Legion Legacy Scholarship April 15, 2013
 Applicants must be a high school senior or high school graduate. Applicants must be the child of someone deceased and served in the U.S. Military, National Guard, or was a military reservist on or after September 11, 2001. To apply pick up a copy of the application in the Blue House Guidance office or go to http://www.legion.org/scholarships
The Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Hartford April 15, 2012
 Applicants must: be of the Jewish faith; be accepted or currently enrolled at an accredited institution of higher learning; be a current or former resident of Greater Hartford, Connecticut (or his/her parents may satisfy the residency requirement); be a citizen of the United States; and satisfy unique criteria of individual scholarship funds including, in most cases, financial need, academic performance, and extracurricular activities. There is one application you need to fill out to apply to more than one scholarship. For more information and to download an application, go to http://www.jcfhartford.org/matriarch/default.asp (Scholarships can be found under “Grants and Initiative Section”)
Kathleen E. Boudreau Scholarship/The Hospital of Central ConnecticutApril 22, 2013
Seniors pursuing nursing careers. Academic ability, personal qualities, extracurricular activities, and previous volunteer experience considered. Letter of recommendation required. Applications can be found in the drawer in The School Counseling Suite.

Connecticut Parks Association Inc. – Dennis Malone Memorial Scholarship Award Program

April 19, 2013

High school graduating senior planning to attend an accredited 2 or 4 year college and pursue a career in park management, forestry, horticulture, agronomy, or a closely related field. Selection based on financial need, academic achievement, and involvement in activities related to the intended course of study. Application available at www.ctparks.org under “Meetings and Resources” or in The School Counseling Suite.

Kline Family Community Scholarship

 April 25, 2013Deserving seniors who plan to attend the UCONN and have demonstrated record of community service.  Go to Klinefamilyscholarship.org for an online application and complete scholarship award details. The application may be downloaded and mailed, or submitted online. 
   
USA Dance Scholarship – Greater Hartford Chapter #3056
 
April 27, 2012

Applicants must be high school seniors who have participated in ballroom activities and plan to attend college upon graduating from high school. Selection will be based on application responses, academic performance, participation and progress in ballroom activities, and recommendations from ballroom instructors and high school teachers or school counselors. The scholarships may be applied to any area of undergraduate study. Scholarships are in the Blue House Counseling Dept. or on: http://ballroomdancect.com


Hospital for Special Care-Nursing Scholarship:
1) The Rona Botwinick Nursing Scholarship
2) The Florence Timura Scholarship
3.) The Paul Sutula Nursing Scholarship


 April 26, 2013

The Hospital for Special Care is proud to announce its annual nursing scholarship to students who are enrolled in, or accepted into, an accredited nursing program, pursuing a first-time, Registered Nursing (RN) degree; (full and part-time students are eligible). Eligible students must have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale

Three scholarships will be awarded to candidates selected from among the following categories:

1. High school senior, or community student;

2. Family member of a benefits-eligible employee of Center of Special Care, Inc. (CSC),

    (family includes spouse, child or grandchild); and,

3. Volunteer, or a member of their family at CSC, (family includes spouse, child or grandchild).

Applications can be found at http://hfsc.org/ or in The School Counseling Suite. See application for more eligibility criteria.

PFLAG Hartford and TRUE colors, Inc.  Helen and bob Brill Scholarship April 26, 2013
 -Any lesbian, gay, bisexual,transgender, intersex, or ally (LGBTIA) ages 16-24 who is currently attending or planning on attending a college/university/ technical school or accredited post high school program.
-active in school and/or community in the LGBTIA issues is eligible to apply.

Please see the scholarship drawer in The School Counseling Suite!
 
Hartford Gay and Lesbian Health Collective Inc.
 
April 30, 2013

Eligibility requirements:
-resident of CT
-be accepted for studies at an accredited 2 or 4 year university or college for the 2012/ 2013 school year with the purpose of completing an associates or bachelors degree.
-identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT), or queer or be in  LGBT household.
-submit all of the required application materials.

please visit www.hglhc.org or see the scholarship drawer in The School Counseling Suite for applications.

Charles G. Rowley Memorial Scholarship
 April 30, 2012
PHS Senior who demonstrates leadership qualities with high moral, ethical and academic standards.
Given by Peck Spring Division of MW Industries.
 
Please use the common application and mail to Plainville Chamber of Commerce PO Box C, 1 Central Square, Plainville, CT 06062.

American Association of Blacks in Energy (AABE)  April 30, 2013   Eligible applicants must: 
-Have, minimally, an overall "B" academic average and a "B" average on mathematics and science courses
-Be a graduating senior who has applied to one or more accredited colleges/universities
-Plan to major in business, engineering, mathematics, technology, or physical science fields
-Demonstrate financial need
-Be a member of one of the underrepresented minority groups

Come to the School Counseling Suite for an application and more scholarship details.
Milton Fisher Scholarship for Innovation and Creativity April 30, 2013
Juniors and Seniors who display evidence of innovative and creative problem solving. Open to high school juniors and seniors. This is a four year scholarship of up to $5,000 for each year. Download applications from the website: http://www.rbffoundation.org/scholarship.html Please see the application form on file in Blue House for further details.
Ted Martocchio scholarship
 April 30, 2012
  • GPA minimum of 2.75. 
  • leadership or examples of volunteer work
  • resident of CT
  • accepted full time to any of the four universities (CCSU, ECSU, SCSU, WCSU) FOR FALL 2012
  • MUST BE A CHILD OF A BUILDING AND TRADES UNION MEMBER
  • students with diverse interests may have preference

Cadwell & Margit Hoerle Vocational/Technical Scholarship

April 30, 2013

Graduating senior of Plainville High School who will be a full-time student at a vocational, technical or trade school in the fall. To apply, use the common scholarship application form, just like you would do with all the common scholarships. Please mail your application to: Plainville Chamber of Commerce, Old Mill Square, 58 West Main Street, P.O. Box C, Plainville, CT 06062 (Please put name of the scholarship on the envelope.) or visit this website http://www.rbffoundation.org/

 
William G. Bryant Memorial Scholarship
 April 30, 2013
 Eligibility and selection criteria:
-Graduating senior of Plainville High School
-C or better student throughout your high school career
-Exhibit many of Billy Bryant's personal attributes: smart and inquisitive, maturity beyond your years, kind and caring, accepting of people regardless of race, color, religion, gender, or national origin
-Preference given to candidates planning to enter careers in engineering, construction, and/or real estate development
-Consideration of financial need
-Pursuing higher education at an accredited two or four year college or university, or advanced education in pursuit of a trade or technical career

One or more awards each year. The PHS Scholarship Committee will select the recipient(s). Please use the common scholarship to apply for this award and deliver it to Mrs. Jacobson in The School Counseling Suite.
 The William J. Tomasso Foundation, Inc. Scholarship AwardApril 30, 2013
Deserving students with financial need planning to attend college or vocational or technical school.
criteria includes: Financial need, depth of character, academic performance, standardized test performance, and vision of their future (career and impact on society) 
Please use the common scholarship application.  Deliver to Mrs. Jacobson in Blue House Guidance.
Connecticut Education Foundation (CEF)
Ethnic Minority Scholarship

 May 1, 2013
The CEF offers two scholarships annually in the amount of $1,000.

-One for a graduating high school ethnic minority student who has been accepted into a two or four year institution and intends to enter the teaching profession.
-One for a qualified ethnic minority candidate who has been accepted into a teacher preparation program at an accredited Connecticut college or university.

If you are eligible, we encourage you to go to the following website to download and complete the application.  http://www.cea.org/about/cef/minguidelines.cfm

Applications are also available in The School Counseling Suite.
 
Boland Fund Digiovanni Scholarship

May 1, 2012
TBA for 2013
  • Must represent an ethnic minority recognized by the national foundation for the improvement of education. (black, native American, Alaskan native, Asian pacific islander, Hispanic/Latino)
  • be accepted into a 2 or 4 year university or college
  • have a 2.75 GPA or higher
  • provide income tax verification
  • three letters of recommendation
 Come to The School Counseling Suite for eligibility requirements and applications

The George Gaudette PHS Class of 1958 Scholarship

May 1, 2013

PHS senior who is in the top 20% of the class who will be attending a 4 year college and pursuing a degree in education. Academic performance, financial need, extra-curricular activities, volunteerism, and employment experience will be considered in that order. 

Applicants should be well rounded and have financial need and/or special circumstances.

To apply, use the Common Scholarship form and see application requirements in the supplemental packet.

Franco American Scholarship FundMay 1, 2013
Deserving student of French extraction who will be entering college. Applications can be found in The School Counseling Suite
 Mid-State Association of REALTORS – James L. O’Brien Memorial ScholarshipMay 3, 2013
 High school senior who plans to pursue a career in business, preferably real estate, or in political science. See further criteria details on file in the School Counseling Suite.

Delta Kappa Gamma Mu Chapter Grant

 
May 3, 2013

Female senior who exhibits the qualities of leadership, scholarship,community service, financial need, and dedication and commitment to children and/or peers.

 Applications are available in The School Counseling Suite.

Liberty Bank     
Don Wilbur Scholarship
May 3, 2013
Criteria: Financial need
             Academic achievement
             Extra curricular activities
             Recommendation from a teacher
             An essay written by the student on a topic of his/her choice
For an application, see the drawer in
The School Counseling Suite.
French Businessmen Association, INC
May 6, 2013
Seniors of French descent with excellent traits of mind and character. Must have been accepted by an accredited degree granting college or university. To apply: http://fba-ct.org/content/fba-scholarship-application

Bristol Lodge of Elks

May 6, 2013

Any graduating senior who plans to attend an accredited college or university. Financial need, academic success, extracurricular activities, civic involvement, and character will be considered. Please note (4) $1000 scholarships will be awarded by Bristol Lodge of Elks. Obtain an application in The School Counseling Suite

Phi Delta Kappa GammaMay 8, 2013
Seniors who plan on majoring in education.  Please see The School Counseling Suite scholarship drawer for applications.

New England Counselors of Color NECBAC scholarship
May 15, 2013
Students of color graduating from a new england high school and who will be enrolling full time in a NECBAC member institution.
Please visit www.NECBAC.org to download a scholarship application or see scholarship drawer in The School Counseling Suite.
Polish American Business and Professional Association    
May 15, 2013
This scholarship is awarded in the amount of $1,000
Qualifications:
1.) The student will be entering their first year of college in the Fall of 2013
2.) Preference will be given to a student of Polish heritage on the part of at least one of the parents.

Applications are available in The School Counseling Suite.

Society of Women Engineers Scholarship

May 15, 2013 

Eligible students must:

-be female
-be in her junior year
-have completed or will complete three years of science and three years of math
-be an active citizen in the school and/or community

Download applications here: 
https://scholarships.swe.org/applications/login.asp
The Triangle Community Center Scholarship Fund
May 17, 2013
Applicants are available to all gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and questioning students.
 -must be a U.S. citizen.
-during the year the award is dispersed must be enrolled in an accredited vocational or undergraduate program in CT, leading to a degree, certificate or license. 
-must meet all satisfactory academic progress requirements normally applied by the institution for its federal state and institutional financial aid programs.

Come to the School Counseling Suite for applications.
CHET ScholarshipDeadline TBAThis scholarship is to help residents of Connecticut who have lost a parent or sibling to cancer. They must be attending or planning to attend a post high school institution of higher learning. They must also be in need of financial assistance.You can download an application from http://www.cancercare.org/about_us/contact_us/connecticut.php or pick up a paper copy in The School Counseling Suite.
New Britain Symphony-Helen Kilduff-Elizabeth Elia Music Scholarship AwardMay 21, 2013
Audition May 28, 2013
Students must be accepted by an institution of higher learning with a major in music to be eligible to receive the award. An audition will be required and will be held on May 28, 2013. See scholarship drawer in The School Counseling Suite for an application.
Rock Cats Foundation and Dunkin’ Donuts Student Athlete ScholarshipDue date TBA
not yet updated on website
Applicants must be high school seniors who have a GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and 1300 SAT score (based on 2400 scale) or 19 ACT score. They must attend college or university in the fall of 2010, must be a member of at least one sports team at the high school level, and must participate in extracurricular activities. To apply go to http://www.milb.com/team1/page.jsp?ymd=20110304&content_id=16823476&vkey=team1_t538&fext=.jsp&sid=t538
Center for Student Opportunity Scholarship
May 27, 2012
TBA 2013
 $2,000, four-year renewable scholarship awarded to first-generation college students graduating in the high school class of 2011 (entering the college class of 2015) enrolling at a CSO College Partner. You must be a
 •Current high school (or home-schooled) seniors attending school in the United States.
•Neither parent has earned a four-year college degree.
•Must be attending a CSO partner college or university. A complete list of CSO College Partners can be viewed here: http://csopportunity.org/ss/oppscholars.aspx.
•Seek financial aid and scholarship support for college.
•Involved in extracurricular and leadership programs in school or in the community
Please visit http://www.crec.org/choice/program/other/scholarships.phpto fill out an application.
B. Davis ScholarshipMay 27, 2013
High school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post secondary institution. Applicants must be between the ages of 16 and 30. Be sure to include your name and the school you are attending this year and next. This is not an academic scholarship but we would like to know your current academic standing. Amount of Scholarship: $1,000 To apply for this scholarship you need to write an essay in less than 1,000 words what you consider to be the single most important societal problem of our day and why? Submit your essay to awards@studentawardsearch.com If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm
Price Chopper’s Club Foundation Scholarships

May 31, 2013
Graduating seniors planning to attend college as fully matriculated, first year student. A student is only eligible to apply to only one scholarship out of the 8 scholarships available. For application and criteria, please go to http://www.pricechopper.com/community/scholarshps. The Price Chopper’s associate program is offering assistance to high school or college students who work part-time for Price Chopper. If you have any questions, please contact Scholarship Office at 1-877-877-0870.
Dick Burkarth/Shuttle Meadow Country Club ScholarshipMay 31, 2013Senior pursuing a four-year degree at an accredited college or university to pursue a professional career related to golf. Academic achievement, financial need, extracurricular activities, awards, golf related activities and achievements, including work experience and school or AAU sports teams, work history considered. Letters of recommendations and essay required. See further application details on file in the School Counseling Suite.
New Haven Pride Center
June 1, 2013
 For high school seniors only.  Please see scholarship drawer in The School Counseling Suite for applications.
180 Medical Scholarships
June 1, 2013
High School Seniors: To be eligible, a student must be a high school graduate (or graduating senior) and have been accepted to a two-year or four-year college in the U.S. Must plan on attending school full time (at least 12 hours) in the upcoming fall semester. Must have spina bifida, a spinal cord injury, or transverse myelitis.
To apply please visit the following site  https://www.180medical.com/uploads/docs/scholarships/180%20Medical_2013%20Scholarship%20Application%20Form.pdf
Big Sun Scholarship    
June 13, 2013
 All high school senior student athletes are eligible for this scholarship regardless of the sport engaged in. This scholarship is for $500.00 Please visit http://www.bigsunathletics.com for more information on how to apply.
Abbott and Fenner Scholarship ProgramJune 14, 2013
The A&F Scholarships are available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited post secondary institution. Students will write an essay on one of the topics listed on the scholarship site:  http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm
The VIETCT Inc. Scholarship
June 25, 2013
1. Vietnamese descendant
2. Citizenship Status: U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
3. Residency: State of Connecticut
4. Academic Status: High School graduating seniors entering college
5. Attendance at scholarship award event is mandatory to receive the award. Proper dress is required. Location TBD
2013 BBB Student Ethics Award Scholarship (For high school JUNIORS only) June 28, 2013
The applicant must be a resident of Connecticut. The applicant must plan to attend an accredited college or university in the United States. The applicant must be a junior in high school, and have a desire to continue his/her education. Scholarship recipients will be selected based on their leadership, contributions to their communities and schools, personal integrity, academic accomplishments, and written essay. For more information and to download and application, please go to http://ct.bbb.org/Storage/29/Documents/2013StudentEthicsScholarshipEntryForm.pdf
Sussle Scholarship
June 30, 2013
For full time undergraduate or graduate students as of Fall, 2013 at an accredited college or university in the U.S. Must be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident and you must not have been a Sussle Scholarship winner in the past 12 months, an employee of Sussle or its affiliates, or a member of an interviewer's immediate family. This is a non-traditional, creative scholarship. For more information go to http://sussle.org/scholarship

   
   
   
   

 

OTHER OPPORTUNITIES ON FILE IN THE SCHOOL COUNSELING SUITE'S SCHOLARSHIP DRAWER:
ESSAY CONTEST SCHOLARSHIPS ONGOING DEADLINES See ESSAY CONTEST FILE in The School Counseling Suite scholarship drawer. Various essays will be available throughout the year and kept on file as they are received.
PRESIDENTIAL SCHOLARSHIPS ONGOING DEADLINES See PRESIDENTIAL SCHOLARSHIPS FILE in The School Counseling Suite scholarship drawer. Note: Presidential Scholarships are merit scholarships for specific colleges.
STUDENT LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES ONGOING DEADLINES See STUDENT LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES FILE in The School Counseling Suite scholarship drawer.

Updated: April 2013