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Each year, Derby High School awards scholarships and prizes to the graduating seniors on behalf of many local organizations and sponsors. In addition, students may apply for other local scholarships through the guidance office. For more information or an application for the following scholarships, please stop in the guidance office. Please pay close attention to DEADLINES.


THE DR. MICHAEL A. PARLATO SCHOLARSHIP FUND - Deadline May 10, 2019

To be eligible to receive a scholarship, the applicant must satisfy all of the following criteria for the Dr. Michael A. Parlato Scholarship Fund:

  • Must be a resident of City of Derby
  • Must be a student at the Derby High School for at least four years
  • Must be a member of the graduating class of said Derby High School
  • The applicant must possess financial need.
  • The applicant must have demonstrated aptitude or achievement; such things as academic record and extracurricular activities are important.
  • The applicant must have demonstrated outstanding citizenship such as having been active in community affairs.
  • The applicant must submit an essay describing why they are deserving of the Dr. Michael A. Parlato Scholarship award.
  • Applicant employment is preferred but not required.

Click here to apply.

 


Quota International of New Haven-Deadline April 29, 2019

 

 

Each year Quota International of New Haven awards one-year scholarships to deserving students to help them defray the costs of continuing their education. The amount and number of scholarships awarded are based on available money and the number of qualified applicants who apply. Quota International supports people helping people around the world by raising awareness of issues facing the deaf, hard of hearing, and speech-impaired individuals, as well as disadvantaged women and children.


We would like to award scholarships to hearing-impaired students or to students planning a career in service to the hearing impaired. Other worthy candidates would include students interested in careers in the healthcare field, teaching, or work-related fields with the speech and hearing impaired, the mentally challenged, or physically disabled. Since Quota International is a service organization, the applicant should have performed community service while attending high school, preferably in one of these fields.

SEE GUIDANCE FOR APPLICATION

 


Each year, Post University will award two outstanding students who wish to pursue a degree in business from the Malcolm Baldridge School of Business a FULL-TUITION SCHOLARSHIP to attend the University's main campus.  Students must enroll as full-time residential students, have a high school GPA of at least 3.65 and an SAT score of at least 1160 (composite score) or ACT of 24, and meet other requirements to be eligible for this scholarship.

 


CardRates.com is proud to offer the Financial Futures Scholarship to future and current college students majoring in Business, Accounting, Finance, Mathematics, Management, and others preparing for a career in the personal finance industry.

Applicants will be judged based on outstanding academic achievement and submission of an essay. The scholarship award amount is $1,000.

Requirements

To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.5
  • Majoring in business, accounting, finance, mathematics, management, and others related to the personal finance industry
  • Must be a U.S. resident
  • Must send in an official transcript
  • Must be a current or future college student (e.g., high school senior)
  • Scholarship must go to tuition purposes (will be paid directly to the university/college)
  • Complete an essay for submission (see essay guidelines below)

Important Deadlines

Please note the following deadlines for the spring term:

  • Due Date: July 31st annually
  • Announced: August 31st annually
  • Awarded: August 31st annually

Essay Guidelines

To qualify for the scholarship, please follow the essay guidelines below:

  • Essay Topic: In 10 years, how do you see yourself impacting the finance industry?
  • The essay title must be: “How I Will Impact The Finance Industry”.
  • The essay should be 500-900 words.
  • Any resources should be carefully noted and cited appropriately using the MLA format.
  • Any plagiarism or fabrication will disqualify the applicant from award disbursement.
  • Essay should be 12-point font, Times New Roman, double-spaced, 1-inch margins

For further information go to: CardRates.com


Wendy's High School Heisman Scholarship 2018

  1. Wendy’s® High School Heisman® scholarships will be awarded to State Winners, National Finalists and National Winners. All scholarship winners must meet all the rules of the Wendy’s High School Heisman application process.
  2. Scholarship winners can attend any accredited college or university in the United States. The scholarship is not restricted to any specific institution.
  3. Scholarship winners must plan to be enrolled full time (a minimum of 12 hours per semester or quarter) for the entire 2019-2020 academic year.
  4. Scholarships are not renewable and are for one year only.
  5. Scholarship funds may only be used toward educational expense: tuition, books and fees.
  6. The one-time award stipend will be paid in one installment for a full academic year. The check will be issued to the college/university and mailed directly to the student at the beginning of the support period. The student will be responsible for forwarding the check to their college/university.
  7. Other awards may be accepted by recipients of Wendy’s High School Heisman scholarships. There will ordinarily be no objection to the acceptance of additional awards.
  8. If the recipient does not enroll for the 2019-2020 academic year, the unused portion of the funds will be forfeited. Any funds forfeited will be returned to the Wendy’s High School Heisman program.
  9. Exceptions may be considered on an individual basis if the forfeiture stems from illness, hardship, family tragedy, or similar reasons and is solely the decision of the Wendy’s High School Heisman program.
  10. The Wendy’s High School Heisman program reserves the right to alter scholarship funds distribution as needed.
  11. Should a scholarship recipient choose to delay schooling and pursue military service, funds may be deferred for educational use at later time. Requests must be made in writing to Wendy’s High School Heisman (email is acceptable), must detail the time period of deferral and must be approved in advance. All deferral requests will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis by the Wendy’s High School Heisman program.
  12. Further questions about scholarships, eligibility and athletic compliance can be addressed by contacting Wendy’s at wendys@scholarshipamerica.org or 800-205-6367

 


AMVETS’ Scholarships Deadline April 30, 2019

  • Two scholarships are specific to Veterans, Active Duty, Guard/Reserves:
    • The AMVETS Scholarship: $4,000 – ($1,000 awarded annually over four years). three (3) awarded each year.
    • The Dr. Aurelio M. Caccomo* Family Foundation Memorial Scholarship: $12,000 –
      ($3,000 awarded annually over four years), two (2) awarded each year
    • » Apply here
  • Two scholarships are specific to children/grandchildren of Veterans, Active Duty, Guard/Reserves who are currently High School seniors:
    • The AMVETS Scholarship: $4,000 – ($1,000) awarded annually over four years) six (6) awarded each year
    • The JROTC Scholarship: $1,000 – (one payment of $1,000), one (1) awarded each year (JROTC ONLY. Proof from JROTC instructor must be included with application.)

 

 

 

 


BigSun Scholarship...2019
Deadline June 19, 2019

The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. In order to do our part we are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible regardless of the sport they are engaged in or the capacity in which they participate. The student must be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute.

Please send us a short essay (500 - 1,000 words) answering the following questions:

  • How did your participation in sports during your high school years influence you?
  • Has your participation influenced your career goals?
  • Has your participation influenced how you relate to your family?
  • Visit the website at http://www.bigsunathletics.com 


 

 

B.Davis Scholarship 

General Information
The generosity of our site sponsors have allowed us to offer a scholarship to help the students who visit our site.
The winner(s) of this scholarship will be notified by email and their name(s) will be shown on this site.

Deadline and Eligibility

DEADLINE: May 24, 2019
AWARD VALUE: $1,000


This Scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post secondary institution.

  • There is no age restriction
  • 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 where you are going to school now and what your future academic plans are.

    Please do not send transcripts or letters of recommendation at this time.


 

​THE STEPHEN PHILLIPS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND, INC. (Deadline May 1, 2019) 

 
​All applications must be submitted using the online application form.  Go to www.phillips-scholarship.org to complete your application.

DELTA KAPPA GAMMA-Deadline April 10, 2019
The Omicron Chapter will award a $500.00 grant to a selected female student graduating from one of the following high school: 
Ansonia, Derby, Emmett, Oxford, Platt Tech, Seymour & Shelton.
The following criteria apply:
Community based volunteering
Extra-curricular activities at school
Work experience
Earned awards/honors
GPA=3.0 or better
Jr./Sr. Teacher recommendation

A 200 word statement outlining your career plans in education must be included.  Be sure to include your experiences with children.

SEE GUIDANCE FOR APPLICATION


PFLAG Hartford
Helen and Bob Brill Scholarship
PFLAG Hartford and Helen and Bob Brill Scholarship . • 2019

Eligibility
● Applicants should identify as LGBTQIA+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Asexual, etc.) or Allies, ages 16-24.
● Applicants must be residents of Connecticut.
● Applicants must be active within the LGBTQIA+ community, OR actively working on addressing LGBTQIA+ social issues within school or in the community.
● Applicants must be planning on attending a college/technical school, or an accredited post high school program in the fall of 2019.
● Applicants must have graduated from high school or its equivalent by July 1, 2019 and must have sufficient records to be accepted by an accredited college, university, or technical institute. Students already enrolled at such a school are also eligible to apply.
● Awards must be used toward post high school education, and will be sent directly to the institutions.
● Previous PFLAG Hartford and Helen and Bob Brill Scholarship recipients are not eligible.

Judges will take into consideration the candidate’s support, education, advocacy, service or activity in the LGBTQ community, other interests, the essay, answers to this application, recommendations, and other factors in arriving at the choice of their recipient(s). A scholarship of at least $1,000 will be awarded to each recipient selected. Judges’ decisions are final.

Applicants will be notified in April, 2019 of any award. This year’s scholarship awards ceremony will be on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 7:30 pm, at 10 Woodland Street, Hartford. PFLAG Hartford and Helen and Bob Brill Scholarship recipients are requested to attend and accept their award.

During this time, scholarship recipients will be introduced introduced and have the opportunity to speak briefly about their experiences as members or allies of the LGBTQIA+ community and/ or their plans for the future.

Instructions
● Applications should be typed, using as many attached sheets as necessary. Please include your name on top of each page. Please be thorough and answer all questions. If a question does not apply, please
answer with N/A .
● Letters of recommendation must be current, and sealed and signed in its own envelope by the recommending writer and included within the application.
● Please DO NOT include school transcripts or financial statements. Once completed, applicants should mail it along with letters of recommendation to the address shown below. Please mail as early as you are able, but completed applications MUST BE RECEIVED no later than Friday, March 29, 2019. No exceptions are able to be made, and any incomplete applications will be automatically disqualified.

Mail completed application packets to:
PFLAG Hartford Brill Scholarship
attn: Amy Emery
P.O. Box 68
Southington, CT 06489-0068

Beta Sigma Alpha, Sororidad Latina, Inc.

Alma Maldonado-Cordner Book Scholarship

Applicants must:

·  Complete the scholarship application found here: http://betasigmaalpha.com

·  Submit one (1) letter of recommendation from teachers, guidance counselors, employers, mentors, or community leaders;

·  Write a minimum 1-page essay addressing one of the questions on page four of this application. The essay must be typed, double spaced. You may use additional pages if necessary;

·  Copy/copies of college acceptance letters; and

·  Submit unofficial grade report including third marking period 2019.

 

The completed application must be submitted no later than APRIL 5, 2019. Please encourage your students to email their complete scholarship packet, which includes application and supporting materials to betasigmaalpha1991@gmail.com. Submission will not be complete unless all of the materials outlined above are submitted. 



Paul S. Mills Scholarship- Deadline March 30, 2019

The Paul S. Mills Scholarship program offers scholarships to students pursuing an undergraduate education in a financial service related field. This may include finance, accounting, insurance or risk management, actuarial sciences, and related fields of business.
Eligibility:
- Be United States citizens or legal residents living in one of the 50 U.S. states, the District of Columbia or U.S. Territories
- Be a full or part-time student enrolled or accepted into an undergraduate college or university program
- Be pursuing a course of study in a financial service field
- Demonstrate financial need by submitting the FAFSA Student Aid Report or similar documentation of financial need

For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

 


BOULE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE MARCH 31, 2019

The Boule' Foundation in conjunction with the United Negro College Fund will provide annual $4,000 merit-based scholarships to entering college freshmen students (fall 2019) of African American descent attending four-year, accredited, non-profit degree granting colleges and universities of their choice.

Applicants for the program must meet the following criteria:

- Possess a minimum cumulative GPA of a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale;

- Be of African-American descent;

- Must be graduating from high school in the spring of 2019, and entering college as a Full-Time Freshmen in the Fall of 2019;

- Be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States (from one of the areas indicated below), a resident of London, England, or a citizen of the Bahamas.

Application Process-

-Students will need to complete an online application;

-Submit one letter of recommendation from a high school administrator or teacher;

-Indicate participation in extra-curricular activities, academic/civic honors and awards, community service and work experience;

-Students must also answer both of the following essay questions:

a.) Describe an experience you have had, a person who has influenced you, or an obstacle you have overcome and explain why this was meaningful to you.

b.) Provide a one-page statement of your career interest.

 Deadline for the submission of this completed application is 11:59pm oSunday, March 31,  2019

 


SENIOR SCHOLARSHIPS-Deadline April 1st-$250.00/$500.00
Write an essay, "What Our Country's Flag Means to Me" (TYPED) 
Submit to Mrs. Ostrosky or Mr. Nutcher
AND/OR
Write an essay, "The Role of Libraries In My Life" (TYPED)
Submit to Mrs. Ostrosky or Mr. Nutcher


Orazio DiMauro Foundation-Deadline April 15, 2019.    Available to students who have been accepted to a major in engineering. Further details about the scholarship program can be found at www.oraziodimauro.org.

 

Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program


Abbott & Fenner Business Consultants are pleased to be able to continue with our scholarship program for the 12th year.

 We will be awarding up to $1,000 to the winner(s) each year.

 Scholarship Deadline   -  June 14, 2019.

 Application Process

Students will submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page of our web site:  http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm

Full details are available on our site.



 

 

2019

CarterCares Scholarship

 

The offices of Carter Mario Injury Lawyers are committed to supporting higher education opportunities through our CarterCares initiative. This year, our 14th Annual CarterCares Scholarship focuses on giving back to your communities. We are offering (1) scholarship to a Connecticut high school senior who is interested in the field of law, and who will be attending college in the fall of 2018. The (1) winner will receive a laptop, a $2,000 scholarship, and a paid summer internship at Carter Mario Injury Lawyers!

 

To learn more, visit www.GetCarter.com. The application will be posted January 1, 2019 on our CarterCares Scholarship page. All applications must be postmarked no later than March 31st, 2018 and sent to:

 

 

Carter Mario Injury Lawyers

ATTN: Scholarship

158 Cherry Street

Milford, CT  06460


 

​VALLEY ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS, INC.

SCHOLARSHIP AWARD FOR ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE

The Valley Association of REALTORS® scholarship award is a $500 award given to one boy and one girl from the Valley’s public high schools in the following areas: Ansonia, Beacon Falls, Derby, Oxford, Seymour, and Shelton. Students should have a 3.0 average or higher, should be officially enrolled in higher education for the 2019 school year, and will be selected on a “Need Basis” by income or multiple family members attending college from the immediate family. Please provide receipts for tuition/housing for other children attending an institute of higher education.

Application Instructions

  1. Please fill out the 2019 VAR Scholarship in its entirety and submit it to the Valley Association of REALTORS®, Inc. no later than April 9, 2019
  2. Submit the enclosed transcript request to your school’s record office in order to have an official transcript for this upcoming April.

  3. Submit two letters of recommendation.

  4. Applicant must submit a one-paged typed paper, 12-font, covering the following topic: “How will your continued education help bring about change in our Valley?” If the topic is not addressed, the application will not be considered.

  5. Submit a copy of an official acceptance letter from the school you will be attending.

 


 

Ride4Justin

Justin Wisniewski Firefighters Scholarship Fund
2019 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
1. All Applicants: Please fill out the attached “Justin Wisniewski Firefighters’ Scholarship Fund Application” in its entirety and submit it to the “Justin Wisniewski Firefighters’ Scholarship Fund” postmarked no later than April 1, 2019.
 2. All Applicants: Along with your completed application, please submit an essay (as outlined in the attached “Essay Guidelines” sheet) postmarked no later than April 1, 2019. 3. Application must include a letter of reference for each volunteer activity. APPLICATION DEADLINE IS APRIL 1, 2019.

Ride4Justin Application


 

GLENN MOON SCHOLARSHIP fund, inc.

2019

Scholarship Application Form

 

The following materials in the order listed below.  (Incomplete and incorrect applications will not be considered.)  Association of Retired Teachers of Connecticut

 

  1. *Scholarship Application Form, pages 1, 2, and 3.
  2. *Essay detailing reasons for choosing teaching as a career; desired subject/level to teach; and experience with teaching, tutoring, and/or working with students.
  3. *Letters (2) of recommendation, one from guidance and another from a teacher or other influential adult (not family member).
  4. *SAR (Student Aid Report) from FAFSA.  This must include EFC score and items 14 through 91.
  5. *High school transcript with grades (9th grade through first semester of 12th grade), GPA, and school official’s signature or embossed stamp.
  6. *SAT Scores (plus ACT scores, if available).

*MANDATORY ITEMS

 

***Package must be postmarked no later than March 30, 2019.***


 

Scholarship for Ethnic Minority High School Students (Deadline May 1, 2019)

The Connecticut Education Foundation, Inc. has established an annual scholarship for qualified ethnic minority candidates who are currently enrolled in a Connecticut public high school and intend to enter the teaching profession in Connecticut.

The Connecticut Education Foundation, Inc. endowment falls under the control of the Connecticut Education Foundation, Inc. Board of Directors. Candidates must be from a CEA local school. A minimum of a $2,000.00 scholarship is awarded yearly and distributed in June to qualified candidates. 

 

  1. Candidate shall be a minority as recognized by the National Foundation for the Improvement of Education (Black; Native-American/Alaskan Native; Asian/Pacific Islander and Hispanic/Latino).
  2. The applicant must be a full time high school student currently enrolled in a public high school in Connecticut.
  3. The applicant must indicate evidence of pursuing interest in teaching as a career in college and confirm his/her intention to enter the teaching profession in CT.
  4. The applicant must present evidence of maintaining a 3.0 cumulative index average on a 4 point scale during high school.
  5. The applicant should provide instances of leadership roles, community activities, volunteer experience and financial need.

 

  1. The applicant must present evidence of pursuing a full time course of study that will result in obtaining teaching credentials in Connecticut.
  2. The applicant must present evidence to the President of CEF of sustaining a 3.0 cumulative average for each year of study. 


 

CONNECTICUT ASSOCIATION OF LATINOS

IN HIGHER EDUCATION, INC.

2019-2020 Scholarship Application

www.calahe.org

 

                                                                       CRITERIA AND REQUIREMENTS

 Award Categories:

 High School Seniors or GED equivalent

  • Undergraduate College Students

 Eligibility Criteria:

 

  • Limited to Latino students from Connecticut.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
  • Must have been a Connecticut resident for the past 12 months.
  • Must demonstrate financial need.
  • Accepted at or attending an accredited institution of higher education.
  • A cumulative GPA of 2.75 for all completed course work at the time of application.
  • Applicants must attend full time and seeking their first undergraduate degree.
  • Demonstrated community service within the Latino community.
  • Essay: "How do you feel this scholarship is going to impact your ability to pursue your education?" (Maximum 2 page typewritten double space statement).
  • Please Note: In order to receive this award, recipients are required to attend a scholarship for Thursday, Students who do not, or cannot attend the reception will forfeit their award. The location will be announced at a later date.

 

Award Amount:   $1,000.00

  Submit the following items:

 Completed Application

  • Letter of acceptance from college or university (for high school seniors or GED Students)
  • Two Letters of recommendation – one must be from a teacher.  Letters must be written within the last six months.
  • Official high school or college transcript
  • Copy of the Student Aid Report (SAR)
  • Essay: “How do you feel this scholarship is going to impact your ability to pursue your education?" (Maximum 2     page typewritten double space statement).

 

If any of these items are missing, your application will not be processed.   Application must be postmarked by: May 3, 2019

 


 

Imperato Family Scholarship Fund

Application deadline is April 19th, 2019
Derby High School graduates who are pursuing a master’s degree in Business are eligible to apply and will receive primary consideration. Derby High School seniors and graduates who are pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Business are also eligible to apply but will receive secondary consideration. Two to three scholarships, ranging from $1,000 to $4,000, are awarded annually.


       

 

Allen Chi Gaming Scholarship- Deadline April 30, 2019

The Allen Chi Gaming Scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to students interested in gaming. Students are recognized for their capacity to play and serve, as well as their commitment to making a significant impact on the gaming industry. As the 1st class in 2019, the Allen Chi Scholarship will select 25 student gamers to receive a $1,000 to $5,000 scholarship. The 2019 Allen Chi Gaming Scholarship Application is now open.

In order to participate in the scholarship contest, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be older than 13 years old
  • Must be currently attending a high school, college, or university.
  • Must be studying for building a gaming related career or passionate about finding ways to promote gamification.

For online application go to allenchi.org


 

 


 

  NEW HAVEN MINERAL CLUB SCHOLARSHIP

THE NEW HAVEN MINERAL CLUB WILL BE OFFERING A  $1000.00 SCHOLARSHIP TO A STUDENT 

ATTENDING A HIGH SCHOOL IN THE GREATER NEW HAVEN AREA, (NEW HAVEN, HAMDEN, EAST HAVEN,

NORTH HAVEN, WALLINGFORD, NORTH BRANFORD, BRANFORD, GUILFORD,  BETHANY, ORANGE, 

WOODBRIDGE, WEST HAVEN, MILFORD, STRATFORD, DERBY, ANSONIA, SHELTON, SEYMOUR).

   THIS SCHOLARSHIP IS DESIGNED TO ASSIST A STUDENT THAT IS GOING TO ATTEND AN ACCREDITED 

COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY WHO WISHES TO PERSUE THE ACADEMIC STUDY IN THE SCIENCE, (GEOLOGY, 

MINING, CHEMISTRY PHYSICS, METALLURGY, MATERIALS SCIENCE, ENGENEERING AND ANY OTHER 

RELATED SCIENCE FIELDS). THESE ARE JUST A SMATTERING OF THE OVERALL SCIENCES THAT CAN BE 

PURSUED.


The Middlesex County Blue Star Mothers-CT3
2019 Scholarship
The Middlesex County Blue Star Mothers-Connecticut Chapter 3 of the Blue Star Mothers of America, Inc. is pleased to offer a $750 scholarship to be awarded to a Connecticut high school senior in the spring of 2019. The scholarship will be awarded to a senior who will be going on to a four year college and who has a parent (or legal guardian) actively serving in the military or a parent (or legal guardian) who is an honorably discharged Veteran. Military service includes the Army, Marines, Air Force, Navy, Coast Guard, National Guard and Reserves.
The Blue Star Mothers of America, Inc. is a Veteran Service Organization chartered by the U.S. Congress and made up of mothers who have or have had children serving our country in the military. The Middlesex County Blue Star Mothers-CT Chapter 3 formed here in the state to honor and serve our troops, our veterans, the mothers and families of our military and also to promote patriotism here at home.

The Middlesex County Blue Star Mothers-Connecticut Chapter 3 of the Blue Star Mothers of America, Inc. is pleased to offer a $750 scholarship to be awarded to a Connecticut high school senior in the spring of 2019. The scholarship will be awarded to a senior who will be going on to a four year college and who has a parent (or legal guardian) actively serving in the military or a parent (or legal guardian) who is an honorably discharged Veteran. Military service includes the Army, Marines, Air Force, Navy, Coast Guard, National Guard and Reserves.
The Blue Star Mothers of America, Inc. is a Veteran Service Organization chartered by the U.S. Congress and made up of mothers who have or have had children serving our country in the military. The Middlesex County Blue Star Mothers-CT Chapter 3 formed here in the state to honor and serve our troops, our veterans, the mothers and families of our military and also to promote patriotism here at home.

 



SEYMOUR PINK, INC.
THE THEODOSIA McENERNEY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
APPLICATION FORM
2019
Seymour Pink, Inc. is a non profit organization with a mission to unite a community in the fight against breast cancer. Theodosia McEnerney, who lost her battle with breast cancer at the age of 55, was the mother of Mary Deming, founder of Seymour Pink, Inc.
This year the Board of Directors’ of Seymour Pink will be offering four $2,000.00 scholarships in Mrs. McEnerney’s memory to deserving college bound students.
Applications must be received no later than Wednesday, April 24, 2019
In order for a student to be eligible for this scholarship, the applicant must meet the following criteria:
1. The applicant must have a loved one (family and/or friend) who have/or has been diagnosed with breast cancer.
2. The applicant must be a resident of the Naugatuck Valley.
3. The applicant must be planning on attending an accredited 2 or 4 year college, university or technical school as a full time student for the academic year 2019-2020.
4. The applicant must complete the application form and write an essay in response to the following prompt:
“WHAT I have LEARNED from this experience and HOW might I HELP OTHERS because of it.”
Incomplete applications will not be considered.
5. You may email, hand deliver, or post your completed application. Please use the following:
Caroline39@comcast.net
Hand deliver to the Seymour High School Guidance office, or post to:
Caroline Sweeney
Seymour Pink, Inc.
P.O.Box 333
Seymour, CT 06483
For any further information, please contact:
Caroline Sweeney
Caroline39@comcast.net or phone 203-888-2561 ext 1085

DERBY PUBLIC LIBRARY ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP PRIZE

 

The Derby Public Library is now accepting submissions for its Annual Scholarship Prize of $500. It is open to all high school seniors living in Derby who are planning to further their education, regardless of where they go to school.

 

The Library Board of Directors will choose the winner based on an essay explaining the role of libraries in their life. The award will be presented by the Library Board of Directors at their April meeting. In addition to the monetary prize, the winner’s name will be added to the Scholarship Prize Plaque located in the Young Adult Department.

 

High School Seniors may submit their entry directly to the Library Director now through Monday April 1.

 


 

  The Vera H. and William R. Todd Foundation 

Application for Scholarship

 

 

Policies and Guidelines   

 

The Vera H. and William R. Todd Foundation was created “...to give primary consideration toward helping residents of Shelton and Derby...to further their education...in academic or professional fields...”.

 

  1. The Applicant must be:a) a current resident of Derby or Shelton, Connecticut, with continuous residence of a minimum of four years; b) a high school graduate or high school senior planning to attend college.

 

  1. Recipients are eligible to re-apply for all four years of college.Re-applicants must call in order to receive a re-application.

 

  1. Complete the application in detail - answer all questions; print or type, date and sign.Please present to parents or guardian to review and sign.

 

  1. Each application is reviewed on the basis of financial need, scholastic ability, and extra-curricular involvement.

     

  2. The deadline for filing the application is MAY 1 for a scholarship award for the following academic year. Applications must be POSTMARKED by the deadline date.

 

  1. You must request that your high school mail a transcript of your academic record, including class standing, and a complete record of your SAT scores to the Trustee.Also, if you are a college student, please have an official college transcript sent to the Trustee.The preferred transcript is for a full year; however, if not available until after MAY 1, request a transcript for grades to date.Unless prior arrangements are made with the Trustee, any applications without an official transcript, as of MAY 1, will be considered incomplete.

 

  1. Please include a copy(ies) of the income tax returns for each parent.( Page one and Page two of the 1040/ 1040A + Schedule C if either parent is self-employed)

 

  1. All correspondence, two letters of recommendation, and official transcripts should be sent to the Trustee at the above address.

     

  2. Please contact Janneth Achury at 860-244-4861 or Amy Lynch at 860.244-4870 with any questions regarding the application process.


​THE WATERSHED FUND SCHOLARSHIP (DEADLINE MARCH 29, 2019)
PLEASE BE SURE THE FOLLOWING MATERIALS ACCOMPANY YOUR APPLICATION: DO NOT SEND MATERIALS SEPARATELY. INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE REVIEWED  Completed Application  Personal Statement  Most Recent Official High School or College Transcript  Applicant Appraisal  U.S. Department of Education Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)  Proof of Acceptance by an Accredited University or Two-Year or Four-Year College  FAFSA Supplement, if required
​SEE GUIDANCE FOR APPLICATION

 

The Derby-Shelton Rotary Club Scholarships

For Both

Shelton or Derby High School

 

** Please note these scholarships are paid to the College at the start of the second semester unless otherwise noted

 

 

*Deadline April 22, 2019

 

Scholarship in Memory of Deceased Rotarians - $1500.00

The Scholarship in Memory of Deceased Rotarians will be presented to one member of the graduating class at Shelton High School.  It will be awarded to a student who will further his/her education at an accredited institution of higher learner at a four year college for a finance or business degree.  The criteria will include:

  1. Community Service
  2. Extra-curricular Activities
  3. Financial Need

 

Robert W. Dickgiesser Scholarship - $1500.00

The Robert W. Dickgiesser Scholarship will be awarded to a member of the graduating class of either Derby or Shelton High School.  It will be awarded to a student who will further his/her education at an accredited institution of higher learning.  The criteria for selection will include:

  1. Scouting Activities (Male or Female)
  2. Community Service
  3. Extra-curricular Activities
  4. Financial Need

Scouting activities are desired, but not the sole criteria.  All students with strong community activities are encouraged to apply.

 

Edward Handi Scholarship - $1500.00

The Edward Handi Scholarship will be awarded to a member of the graduating class of either Derby or Shelton High School.  It will be awarded to a member of the graduating class of either Derby or Shelton High School.  It will be awarded to a student who will further his/her educations at an accredited institution of higher learning.  The criteria for selection will include:

  1. Community Service
  2. Scholarship
  3. Extra-curricular Activities
  4. Financial Need

The Derby-Shelton Rotary Club Scholarships

For

Derby High School

** Please not these scholarships are paid to the College at the start of the second semester unless otherwise noted

*Deadline May 5, 2019

 

 

Martin Chromik / Cas Turaj Scholarship - $8,000.00

The Martin Chromik/ Cas Turaj Scholarship will be presented to a member of the graduating class at Derby High School.  It will be awarded to a student who will further his/her education at a four year college.  The criteria for the selection will include:

Please note this is a $8000.00 scholarship paid over four year $2000.00 per year at the start of the 2,4,6,8 semesters.

1. Financial Need

2. Community Service

3. Extra-curricular Activities

4. Scholarship

 

 

President Scholarship – $1000.00

The Derby Shelton Rotary President Scholarship will be present to a member of the graduation class at Shelton High School.  It will be awarded to a student who will further his/her education at an accredited institution of higher learning, at a two year college or certified training program. The student must stand out for their integrity, work hard at anything they attempt and show signs that they try to live their lives by the Rotary four way test of the thinks they think say and do which is the following: A) Is it the truth, B) Is it fair to all concerned, C) Will it build good will and better friendships, D) Will it be beneficial to all concerned.

The criteria for the selection will include:

  1. Four Way Test
  2. Community Service
  3. Scholarship (B or above)
  4. Financial Need




The Connecticut Higher Education Supplemental Loan Authority is pleased to
announce that we have updated our scholarship program for the 2019-2020
academic year. We are now accepting applications directly from students.
Applications will be accepted from April 1, 2019 - May 10, 2019. All eligibility
requirements and required supporting documentation will be included in the
application instructions. The scholarships will be awarded in July for the 2019-
2020 academic year.
CHESLA scholarships have helped 3,900 students achieve their educational goals.
We are excited to award scholarships to eligible students who have completed
the FAFSA in pursuit of an undergraduate degree, or a healthcare or
manufacturing certificate program in the State of Connecticut.
GO ONLINE TO www.chesla.org

Connecticut Water Pollution Abatement Association Scholarship Program for 2019

This scholarship is being offered by the C.W.P.A.A. in an effort to encourage students to pursue a college degree or studies in an environmental related field.

 Eligibility:

 Scholarship is open to all high school seniors who reside in Connecticut and who intend to graduate from high school in May/June 2019 and who plan to pursue an environmental curriculum at a college / university in the fall of 2019.

 Requirements:

1.      Minimum 3.0 (out of 4.0) grade point average

  1. Completed application form
  2. Submit a resume outlining Academic/Extracurricular Accomplishments
    1. Reasons for applying for this scholarship and what inspired you to want to study the field of environmental science
    2. Record of transcript
  3. One letter of recommendation addressed to CWPAA.

     Deadline for submission is Friday June 7, 2019. Completed applications should be mailed to:

     C.W.P.A.A.

    P.O. Box 313

    Stafford Springs, CT 06076

    Note: applications can also be emailed to: contact@ctwpaa.org

    Awards:

     One or more scholarship recipient(s) will be selected in June 2018.  The scholarship(s) award will be announced on Friday June 21, 2019. 





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