Connecticut Scholarships

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

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.

National Italian American Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: The National Italian American Foundation
Amount: Up to $12,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors, undergraduate, graduate, post-graduate, medical, and legal students who will be enrolled in higher education for the Fall 2018 semester and have a GPA of at least 3.5. Applicant must have at least one ancestor who immigrated from Italy. In addition to general scholarships, there are scholarships open to specific majors and state residency.

Young Christian Leaders Scholarship
Sponsor: Daniel P. Buttafuoco & Associates
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 15, 2018
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.

Helen and Bob Brill Scholarship
Sponsor: PFLAG Hartford
Amount: At least $1,000
Closing Date: March 23, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to allies and members of the LGBTQ community in Connecticut who are between the ages of 16 and 24 years of age and who are planning to attend or are already attending a college, technical school or other accredited post-high school educational institution during the upcoming term.

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.

Live Out Loud Educational Scholarship
Sponsor: Live Out Loud
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2018
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors who identify as LGBTQ and are from the Tri-State area (New York, Connecticut, and New Jersey).

Joe Lieberman Connecticut Scholarship Program
Sponsor: U.S. Senator Joe Lieberman
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: April 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors who reside in Connecticut and attend a public or private high school or home school in Connecticut with at least a 3.5 GPA. Applicant must be a United States Citizen or permanent legal resident and demonstrate outstanding leadership potential and a record of community service.

NEEBC Scholarship Program
Sponsor: New England Employee Benefits Council
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: April 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to college students (undergraduate or graduate) studying in an accredited academic program leading to a degree. Applicant must either be residing in New England or enrolled in a college in New England. Applicant must demonstrate an interest in a career in the employee benefits field through either course of study or work experience.

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.

Candice’s Sickle Cell Fund Scholarship
Sponsor: Candice’s Sick Cell Fund, Inc.
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: April 14, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors with sickle cell disease who will be pursing higher education. Applicant must be a resident of the Tri-State Region (New York, New Jersey, or Connecticut).

UNICO National Scholarships
Sponsor: UNICO
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 15, 2018
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate and graduate students who live in a state of an active UNICO Chapter. Most scholarships are open to students of Italian heritage, but there are some open to all ethnicities. In addition to general scholarships, there are scholarships open specifically to Engineering, Fine Arts, Italian Studies, Medical, Nursing, and Science majors.

Milton Fisher Scholarship for Innovation and Creativity
Sponsor: Renee B. Fisher Foundation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to high school juniors and seniors, as well as any person entering an undergraduate degree program in the fall after the application deadline. Applicant must be a Connecticut or New York City metropolitan area resident planning to attend or attending an institution of higher education anywhere in the United States, or a resident of any part of the U.S. planning to attend or attending an institution of higher education in Connecticut or New York City.

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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