Connecticut Scholarships

Scholarships for students Connecticut. Some scholarships specifically open to Connecticut students, and others give preference to students in Connecticut.

Direct Energy Live Brighter Scholarship
Sponsor: Direct Energy
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: November 30, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to registered college students for the 2017-2018 school year who are residents of any of the states where Direct Energy offers energy services (Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and D.C.). Applicant must submit an essay or video sharing how they live brighter as a student while being a vibrant part of their community.

New York Charter Bus Company Scholarship
Sponsor: New York Charter Bus
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: November 30, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of New York, Connecticut, and New Jersey who are graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate students. Applicant must submit a video explaining who they are, their background, and how the scholarship could help them develop their skills and reach their goals.

Believe and Achieve Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Cumberland Farms
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 4, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and recipients of a GED certificate up to the age of 25 who plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate studies as a first year student in the fall of 2018. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA and reside within a 30 mile radius of a Cumberland Farms retail location.

Young Christian Leaders Scholarship
Sponsor: Daniel P. Buttafuoco & Associates
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 15, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current college students who are permanent residents of New York, New Jersey or Connecticut. Applicant must be an attending, active member of their local church.

NYWICI Scholarships
Sponsor: New York Women in Communications
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: January 26, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents who live in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut or Pennsylvania. Applicant must be high school seniors or current undergraduate or graduate college students majoring (or planning to declare a major in) in a Communication-related field.

Princeton Prize in Race Relations
Sponsor: Alumni Association of Princeton
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2018
Description: Award is for students currently enrolled in ninth through twelfth grades in a participating region (Alabama, Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, Connecticut, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Memphis, Miami, Nashville, New Jersey, NYC, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Rochester, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, St Louis, or Washington, DC) who have been actively involved in a volunteer activity that has had a significant, positive impact on race relations in their school or community.

Roothbert Fund Scholarships
Sponsor: The Roothbert Fund
Amount: Up to $3,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Scholarships are open to incoming and current college students from Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Delaware, Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia, West Virginia, and North Carolina. Scholarships are open to students in the United States regardless of sex, age, color, nationality or religious background, but it does seek to provide support to persons motivated by spiritual values. Finalists will be invited for a brief in-person interview usually in New York, New Haven, Philadelphia and Washington, DC (travel costs not paid for by organization).

Women in Ag Scholarships
Sponsor: Mahindra
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to female students pursuing a two- or four-year degree in the field of agriculture. Applicant must be a resident of a state where Mahindra does business (see website for details).

Clauder Competition
Sponsor: Portland Stage
Amount: Up to $3,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2018
Description: Competition is open to playwrights who live or attend school in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont. Applicant must submit an original, full-length script with a running time between one and three hours.

Robert T. Kenney Scholarship
Sponsor: American Savings Foundation
Amount: Up to $3,500
Closing Date: March 30, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students attending a community college, four-year college or university or technical/vocational program. Scholarships are awarded primarily based on financial need, with consideration given to academic performance, community involvement, and other indications of a strong desire to achieve goals through education. Applicant must live in one of the 64 Connecticut towns served by American Savings Foundation.

NEWWA Scholarships
Sponsor: New England Water Works Association
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current undergraduate and graduate students who reside in New England or attend a college/university in New England. Applicant must be majoring in civil engineering or environmental engineering and be a member of NEWWA.

Buddy Pelletier Surfing Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Buddy Pelletier Surfing Foundation Fund
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to rising high school seniors and current undergraduate college students who are members of the East Coast surfing community.

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