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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.


Martin Chromik / Cas Turaj Scholarship

Deadline:  May 5, 2021

$8,000 - 1 Award

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Financial Need
  • Community Service
  • Extra-curricular Activities
  • Scholarship

For application and more information, click here:  Rotary Scholarship Applications 


Deceased Rotarians Scholarship

Deadline:  May 5, 2021

$1,500 - 1 Award

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Community Service
  • Extra-curricular Activities
  • Financial Need

For application and more information, click here:  Rotary Scholarship Applications 


President's Scholarship

Deadline:  May 5, 2021

$1,000 - 1 Award

Eligibility Requirements;

  • Financial Need
  • Community Service
  • Extra-curricular Activities
  • Scholarship

For application and more information, click here:  Rotary Scholarship Applications 


Robert W. Dickgeisser Scholarship

Deadline:  May 5, 2021

$1,500 - 1 Award

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Scouting Activity (Boys or Girls)
  • Community Service
  • Extra-curricular Activities
  • Financial Need

For application and more information, click here:  Rotary Scholarship Applications 


Edward Handi Scholarship

Deadline:  May 5, 2021

$1,500 - 1 Award

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Community Service
  • Scholarship
  • Financial Need
  • Extra-curricular Activities

For application and more information, click here:  Rotary Scholarship Applications 


Trotter Project Scholarships

Deadline:  May 15, 2021

$10,000 - 10 Awards

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be a high school senior who is planning on studying in one of the following disciplines:  Culinary Arts, Baking/Pastry, Hospitality Management, or Agriculture.

For more information and the application, click here:  Trotter Scholarships 


NSE Scholarships

Deadline:  May 15, 2021

$2,000 - 60 Awards

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be a 2021 graduating senior that has scored at or above the 75th percentile on the 2020 NSE - Level III or above.
  • Have scored at or above the 75th percentile on the 2021 NSE - LEVEL IV or above

For application and more information, click here:  NSE Scholarships


Review It Scholarship

Deadline:  May 15, 2021

$1,000 - 1 Award

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be attending college or university no later than September 2021.
  • Have a GPA of 2.5 or greater and plan on attending a school in the United States.

For application and more information, click here:  Review It Scholarship 


Connecticut Water Environment Association Scholarship Award Program 2021

Deadline:  May 28, 2021

$500-$2,000 total

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Completed application form
  • resume outlining Academic and Extracurricular Accomplishments
  • cover letter detailing reasons for applying for this scholarship and what inspired you to want to study the field of environmental science.
  • record of transcript
  • one letter (minimum) of recommendation from an academic/extracurricular associate addressed to CWPAA - C.W.P.A.A.  P.O. Box 313  Stafford Springs, CT 06076

For application and more information, click here:  C.W.P.A.A. Scholarship 


You Deserve It Scholarship

Deadline:  May 29, 2021

$2,222 - 1 Award

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be a resident of any of the 50 United States, District of Columbia, or U.S. Territories.
  • Be 16 years of age or older and be enrolled in college or registered in a high school.

For application and more information, click here:  You Deserve It


CALAHE Scholarship

Deadline:  May 31, 2021

$1,000 Award

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Limited to Latinx student from Connecticut
  • Must have been a Connecticut resident for the past twelve months
  • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.75 or greater
  • Demonstrated community service within the Latinx community

For application and more information, click here:  CALAHE 2021-2022 Scholarship 


Carpe Diem Scholarship

Deadline:  May 31, 2021

$1,000 - 1 Award

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US.
  • You must be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico.

For application and more information, click here:  Carpe Diem Scholarship


LM Scholarships

Deadline:  May 31, 2021

$500 - 1 Award

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be currently enrolled or expects to be enrolled in a degree program (2 years of length or greater) by September 2021.
  • Have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and submit an answer to the essay question prior to the submission deadline.

For the application and more information, click here:  LM Scholarship


Crown and Caliber Scholarship

Deadline:  May 31, 2021

$2,500 - 1 Award

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be a high school or university student
  • Be active in the community and focused on environmental stewardship.

For the application and more information, click here:  Crown and Caliber


Cyberbullying Awareness Scholarship

Deadline:  May 31, 2021

$1,000 - 1 Award

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be a high school senior planning to attend college, or anyone currently enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate, or law program at a college or university in the United States.
  • Be in good academic standing and have a cumulative GPA of a 3.0 or higher.

For the application and more information, click here:  Cyberbullying Awareness


Triumph Over Adversity Scholarship

Deadline:  May 31, 2021

$1,000 - 1 Award

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be a high school senior planning to attend college in the fall.
  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

For the application and more information, click here:  Triumph Over Adversity


Nitro Scholarships

Deadline:  May 31, 2021

$2,000 - 12 Awards

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be currently enrolled as a high school senior or a student enrolled at an accredited college or university located within the United States.
  • Have a GPA of at least 2.5.

For application and more information, click here:  Nitro Scholarships


Healthy Communities Scholarship

Deadline:  May 31, 2021

$1,000 - 1 Award

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be able to demonstrate their strong commitment to helping others and be able to describe personal examples of a time they have encouraged sustainable and local health-initiatives in their own community.
  • Be in good academic standing and have a minimum cumulative GPS of 3.0 or above.

For the application and more information, please click here:  Healthy Communities


Exceptional Nurse Scholarships

Deadline:  June 1, 2021

$500 - 8 Awards

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be students with a documented disability who have applied to, or already been admitted to, a college or university program on a full-time basis.
  • Demonstrate a serious commitment to the academic study of nursing and career excellence.

For the application and more information, click here:  Exceptional Nurse


10x Digital Marketing Scholarship

Deadline:  June 1, 2021

$2,000 - 1 Award

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be a high school senior or college undergraduate who plans to major in a field related to digital marketing.
  • Plan to take at least 10 credit hours during the fall semester.

For application and more information, click here:  10x Digital Marketing


There's Space for Everyone Scholarship

Deadline:  June 15, 2021

$1,000 - 1 Award

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be legal residents of the United States and at least 16 years old.
  • Answer the essay question prior to the deadline.

For the application and more information, click here:  There's Space for Everyone


Sterling Law Offices Annual College Scholarship

Deadline:  June 30, 2021

$1,000 - 1 Award

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be a resident of the United States
  • Be enrolled full-time at an accredited four or two year college or trade school during the fall semester.

For the application and more information, click here:  Sterling Law


SelectSpace Scholarship

Deadline:  November 30, 2021

$500 - 1 Award

Eligibility Requirements:

  • U.S. citizens accepted to or currently attending a college or university within the United States.  The winner will be required to provide proof of acceptance to your college or university, or a college transcript.

For application and more information, click here:  SelectSpace Scholarship 


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http://www.debt.org/students/scholarships-and-grants/ 

http://www.debt.org/students/financial-aid-process/

http://www.debt.org/students/college-budgeting-101/

http://sussle.org/scholarship

http://www.college-scholarships.com

www.studentscholarships.org

http://www.online-degrees-and-scholarships.com/

www.fastweb.com

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http://www.onlineschools.org/guides/connecticut/

http://www.onlineschoolsinconnecticut.com/

https://lendedu.com/blog/scholarships

http://www.guaranteed-scholarships.com


 

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