Connecticut Scholarships

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

National Italian American Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: The National Italian American Foundation
Amount: Up to $12,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2019
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 2019 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.

Helen and Bob Brill Scholarship
Sponsor: PFLAG Hartford
Amount: At least $1,000
Closing Date: March 29, 2019
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.

OMEGA Scholarships
Sponsor: AgeLab | AARP
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school juniors and seniors living in of the six New England states (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont). Students who are working with older adults in the areas of transportation, livable communities, technology, services, caregiving, and well being are particularly encouraged to apply.

Robert T. Kenney Scholarship
Sponsor: American Savings Foundation
Amount: Up to $3,500
Closing Date: March 31, 2019
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.

Joe Lieberman Connecticut Scholarship Program
Sponsor: U.S. Senator Joe Lieberman
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: April 1, 2019
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, 2019
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, 2019
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.

UNICO National Scholarships
Sponsor: UNICO
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 15, 2019
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.

Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: The Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship Fund
Amount: Up to $18,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to entering and returning students at an accredited undergraduate institution in the United States. Applicant must be a resident of a New England state: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont.

Global First Responders Scholarship
Sponsor: First Responders Children’s Foundation
Amount: $20,000 over four years
Closing Date: July 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to children of law enforcement officers or firefighters who either died or became permanent disabled in the line of duty who is a graduating high school senior/incoming college freshmen. Preference for this award will be given to an eligible student who is from or resides and attends school in the New York Tri-state area (NY, NJ, CT).

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