Scholarships

Money

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 Shelton High School
Counseling Department
presents
A college informa􀆟onal session for students and parents on
“Who Gets In and Why:
An Inside Look at Selective College Admissions”
Guest Speaker – Mr. Lee Coffin ‘81
Vice Provost for Enrollment and
Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid
Dartmouth College
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
6:30pm SHS Auditorium
If you have any questions, you can contact the Shelton High
School Career Center at 203‐922‐3004, ext. 1551.


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

 

 

Greater Waterbury Sportsmen's Club Scholarship 2018


Applicants should be current Seniors who have participated in a sports program either at the high school or community level; and who have achieved significant academic success during their high school career.
Applicants must fill out an application, complete a short essay, and submit their high school transcript to Guidance by November 16, 2018.  Go to www.greaterwaterburysportsmensclub.org/upload-application-transcript.














Provide college scholarship grants to deserving students who reside within the Regional Water Authority District who intend to enter, or are currently enrolled in, an accredited university or two-year or four-year college to pursue undergraduate or graduate studies in the environmental sciences.

Environmental sciences include fields of study such as marine biology, natural resources, aquaculture and fisheries technology, wildlife ecology and forestry. Historically, fields of study such as medicine and pre-medicine, molecular biology, fire science, psychology and landscape architecture have not been considered environmental sciences.

SCHOLARSHIP AWARD ADMINISTRATION

The Board of Directors has created a Scholarship Recipient Selection Committee that is charged with:

  1. Promoting the availability of academic scholarships
  2. Recommending scholarship award guidelines to The Watershed Fund Board of Directors for approval by the Board
  3. Reviewing scholarship applications received
  4. Rejecting scholarship applications which fail to meet the guidelines as determined by the committee
  5. Awarding scholarships to recipients whose applications meet the guidelines and are deemed worthy by the committee in compliance with Board rules and guidelines.

BACKGROUND

The following set of principles will be followed when awarding scholarships:

  1. All awards must be given for charitable or educational purposes.
  2. Each recipient must be a student who resides within the Regional Water Authority District and who intends to enter, or is currently enrolled in, an accredited university or two-year or four-year college to pursue undergraduate or graduate studies in the environmental sciences as previously herein defined.
  3. Selection of recipients must be made on an objective and non-discriminatory basis.
  4. There must be no private benefit, directly or indirectly, to those who serve on The Watershed Fund Board, the Representative Policy Board or the Five-Member Authority if certain potential grantees are selected over others.
  5. Financial need of applicants is part of the selection process.
  6. Recommendations for award recipients must be submitted to The Watershed Fund in writing.
  7. The Watershed Fund Scholarship Recipient Selection Committee, comprised as provided in item 1 of the next section, must approve all award recommendations.
  8. The group from which award recipients are selected must be sufficiently large to constitute a charitable class so that the giving of awards to members of such group is considered to fulfill a charitable or educational purpose.
  9. The Watershed Fund Board of Directors shall determine annually the number and amount of scholarships to be awarded.

Big Sun Scholarship

$500.00 (Deadline: June 19, 2018) The Big Sun Organization is proud to be able to continue to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. We are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in. The successful applicant will be a high school senior or be attending a post-secondary institute and currently involved in some sport at that institution or in the community.

Applications can be found by going to:

http://www.bigsunathletics.com


Sponsored by the CT Chapter of the American Fire Sprinkler Association

MAKING THE CASE FOR HOME FIRE

SPRINKLER SYSTEMS

About Our Scholarship Essay Contest

2018 is the 21st year of our essay contest. Each spring, the Connecticut Chapter awards two $1,000 scholarships to Connecticut high school seniors who win our essay contest. As of 2018, we will have awarded over $35,000 in scholarship money!

Awards are announced in late May, and a check is mailed directly to each winner's institution of higher learning in August.

Entry Deadline

May 15, 2018

ENTRY DETAILS

*This Scholarship Essay Contest is open to Connecticut high school seniors.

*Scholarship funds are payable to the winner’s college/university or certified trade school in the United States; winner must enroll for classes beginning no later than Fall 2018 session.

*Each entry must include a Completed Application, Essay and one Recommendation Letter and must be received by the Executive Director of the Connecticut Chapter of the American Fire Sprinkler Association by May 15, 2018

See Guidance for application


Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program

Abbott & Fenner Business Consultants are pleased to be able to continue with our scholarship program for the 11th year.

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

Scholarship Deadline - June 14, 2018.

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.


BIGSUN SCHOLARSHIP... 2018

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.

Amount of Scholarship

The individual award is $500

How to Apply

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?

Carla Squatrito Scholarship

The Carla Squatrito Scholarship is named in honor of business leader Carla Squatrito of Carla’s Pasta. An immigrant in 1968, and a stellar entrepreneur of today, Carla has built an extraordinary company in Connecticut through hard work, leadership and her entrepreneurial spirit. She and her family are supporters of Connecticut Public and recognize the important place public media has in our world. In honor of her life and accomplishments, the Carla Squatrito Scholarship in the amount of $5,000 will be awarded to a young woman planning on studying business, business administration, culinary arts, entrepreneurship or a related area at a four-year college or university in the Fall of 2018.

ELIGIBILITY and QUALIFICATIONS
To be eligible for the 2018 Carla Squatrito Scholarship, applicants must be:

  • A female student currently residing in Connecticut
  • Graduating from high school in the Spring of 2018
  • With plans to enroll in her first year of an accredited college or university
  • Intending to pursue studies in the fields of business, business administration, culinary arts, entrepreneurship or other related areas.

Able to attend Connecticut Public’s breakfast event, Informed Voices: A Celebration of Women in Media at Aqua Turf Club in Southington on Thursday, May 24, 2018 to be recognized as the 2018 recipient of the Carla Squatrito Scholarship.


Horatio Alger Assocaition Career and Technical Education Scholarship Program- Various money amount Schoarships awarded. Deadline June 15, 2018.

Student needs to be committed to pursue a career or technical certificate/degree. Go to application.horatioalger.org.


YMCA/ ROBERT PRYDE SCHOLARSHIP-10-15 Scholarships awarded anually with amounts from $250-$1500. Deadline Friday May 18, 2018. Preference given to children of New Haven County farmers and/or participants of 4-H clubs or similar organizations. See guidance for application.


DERBY PUBLIC LIBRARY ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP PRIZE- 1 Award- $500. Deadline May 24

...Awarded to a student who is planning to pursue education regardless of where they go to school. Each applicant must submit an essay explaining the role of libraries in their life. For more info call 203-736-7482 or stop by the library at 313 Elizabeth Street


Recommended Websites:

www.collegeboard.com

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

www.scholarships.com

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

http://www.onlineschoolsinconnecticut.com/

https://lendedu.com/blog/scholarships

http://www.guaranteed-scholarships.com


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Section 1
Student Information
First Name:
Last Name:
Street Address:
City:
State:
Zip:
Phone:
Email:
Gender:
Year of Graduation:
SAT Scores
Cumulative GPS
Your Post-Graduation Plans
Plant to attend college:

Tell Us What you are thinking. If you are planning to go to school after graduation, what major or fiel of study will you pursue? What are your career and future goals, whether or not you plan to attend college/technical/trade school? Note: If you are going on to college or technical school and are seeking scholarship assistance, please complete Sections 1 & 2.

Extra Curricular Activities: Spcify the part you have played in extra-curricular activities such as sports, class or school government, band/orchestra, dramatics, debate, publications, etc. Use only the space below and list activities in order of importance to you. * 1 - Freshman, 2 - Sopohmore, 3 - Junior, 4 - Senior

Community and Volunteer Experience: Specify the part you have played in organized out-of-school activities such as civic work, Junior Achievement, Boy or Girl Scouts, 4-H club work, faith organization, etc. Use only the space below and list experience in order of importance to you. *1 - Freshman, 2 - Sophomore, 3 - Junior, 4 - Senior

Special honors, awards, or accomplishments:Using only the space below, please list significant honors, awards or accomplishments you have achieved. *1 - Freshman, 2 - Sophomore, 3 - Junior, 4 - Senior

Work Experience:Using only the space below, please list your paid work experience for the past 3 years for family or outside employers.

SECTION 2:

A complete scholarship application is comprised of the following, stapled together in the order listed:1) Application, 2) Transcript, 3) Student Aid Report from FAFSA

College Information
Name of college/university/school in which you plan to enroll
First choice:
School address:
Second choice:
School address:
Have you been accepted?
First School? Yes No
Second School? Yes No
Your intended area of study:
Parent/Guardian Information
Parent 1
Parent 2
Caregiver/Guardian
Number of children in your family:
Number of siblings in college:
Names of colleges:
Financial Assistance
Please list ALL scholarships, loans, and other sources of financial assistance for which you have applied for the upcoming academic year:
Status: Received Pending
Status: Received Pending
Status: Received Pending
Total Funding received to date:
Estimated College Expenses

College/University/Vocational school you are planning to attend:

Estimated Annual Cost:
Tuition:
Room/Board:
Other (Books, Travel, etc.):
Total cost:
Income/Contribution

Total parental contribution for your education for the 2018-2019 academic year

Financial Aid/Grants/Loans Received:

Your personal contribution from jobs, work study, etc. for the 2018-2019 academic year:

Income Informaiton

Attach a complete copy of your Student Aid Report (SAR),provided by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). For more information about the FAFSA and to apply online, please visit www.FAFSA.ed.gov. (Applications for scholarship assistance without income information are incomplete and will not be reviewed.)

Required Attachments: Please attach the following materials with your completed scholarship application.

Transcript

Income Information (FAFSA Student Aid Report) (Please be sure to include the

entireFAFSAStudent Aid Report; not just the summary page)

Student Compliance & Signature (Please read carefully!)

I understand it is my responsibility to read, understand and complete this scholarship application accurately and fully. It is also my responsibility to comply with the deadline. I understand my application will NOT be reviewed if it is incomplete or late when submitted. If I am a scholarship or award recipient, I authorize the Derby High School to use my name and general information from my application for

the purposes of community relations and press releases.

 

Student Signature:
Date:
Parent/Guardian Signatures

I understand that the misrepresentation of facts on this application is cause for denial of scholarship

or award consideration and any scholarship assistance received under such circumstances must be immediately returned by the recipient to Derby High School Guidance Office.
Parent/Guardian Signature:
Date:
Submission Information

All applications must be received by the Derby High School Guidance Office no later than April 23, 2018. Late or incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

FINAL CHECKLIST: Before submitting your Scholarship application, be sure you have completedthe following steps:

Complete Application including ALL signatures: student, parent/guardian.

Attach Transcript

Attach Financial Information - FAFSA Student Aid Report (Including the EFC Estimated Family Contribution)

SIBLINGS IN SCHOOL: Please list all other siblings currently attending college or post-secondary education



Security Measure

Professional Women in Construction Mission Statement Founded in 1980, PWC is a national, non-profit 501(c)3 organization committed to advancing professional, entrepreneurial and managerial opportunities for women and other "non-traditional" populations in construction and related industries.

 Preference will be given to students who plan to attend school within the 6 New England States (CT, MA, VT, NH, ME. And RI)
STEP ONE: Cover Sheets
• Carefully read the Cover Sheet for the Scholarship Application to ensure adherence to eligibility rules and requirements. Follow all instructions carefully.
STEP TWO: General Scholarship Application
• Complete the actual application form. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.
STEP THREE: Official Transcript
High School Students: Submit one high school transcript. It should include the courses you've taken, your grades, GPA, class rank, and SAT scores. If you've already taken college classes, also include a copy of your college transcript.
Undergraduate and Graduate Students: Submit only your undergraduate/graduate transcript.
STEP FOUR: Letters of Recommendation
Include (2) letters of recommendation. The first letter of recommendation must be from your professor/guidance counselor/advisor. The second letter of recommendation can be from a teacher, coach, employer, clergy member, or another adult who knows you, but is not a family member. (must have been written within the past 6 months)
Note: Letters must be typed or neatly written, be on official letterhead, and contain the writer's full name, title, address, and phone number. The letter of recommendation from your guidance counselor should indicate your address, class rank, G.P.A. Scores, I.B.I. or AP courses and an activity sheet

STEP FIVE: Essay
Attach an Essay of 300 words or less which explains how your planned studies will relate to a career in the construction industry and what event or series of events has led you to pursue a career in the A/E/C industry.. Your essay should focus on your desire to enter into one of the A/E/C professions and address why you are a good candidate for the award. For past applicants, your essay (and application) must be updated to reflect your current course of study and experiences each year that you apply. In addition to an essay, you are also invited to submit a video and/or photograph of yourself.
STEP SIX: Cover Letter
Cover letter : Optional
• Describe any additional significant information you weren't able to include in the application materials, or that ought to be considered by the committee.
STEP SEVEN: Submitting your application
Submit your application according to the instructions on each Cover Sheet. All applications must be received via email by: Wed, March 21, 2018 at 5:00 PM, EST.


Local 1303 College Scholarship Applications Available-Deadline April 20, 2018

AFSCME Local 1303, the union representing Connecticut's municipal workers, is pleased to announce we once again offering college scholarships.

We have eight $1,000 scholarships available this year for high school seniors who will be attending college in the fall of 2018.

Go to www.Council4.org/Local 1303

The Watershed Fund Scholarship

Provide college scholarship grants to deserving students who reside within the Regional Water Authority District who intend to enter, or are currently enrolled in, an accredited university or two-year or four-year college to pursue undergraduate or graduate studies in the environmental sciences.

Environmental sciences include fields of study such as marine biology, natural resources, aquaculture and fisheries technology, wildlife ecology and forestry. Historically, fields of study such as medicine and pre-medicine, molecular biology, fire science, psychology and landscape architecture have not been considered environmental sciences.

SCHOLARSHIP AWARD ADMINISTRATION

The Board of Directors has created a Scholarship Recipient Selection Committee that is charged with:

  1. Promoting the availability of academic scholarships
  2. Recommending scholarship award guidelines to The Watershed Fund Board of Directors for approval by the Board
  3. Reviewing scholarship applications received
  4. Rejecting scholarship applications which fail to meet the guidelines as determined by the committee
  5. Awarding scholarships to recipients whose applications meet the guidelines and are deemed worthy by the committee in compliance with Board rules and guidelines.

BACKGROUND

The following set of principles will be followed when awarding scholarships:

  1. All awards must be given for charitable or educational purposes.
  2. Each recipient must be a student who resides within the Regional Water Authority District and who intends to enter, or is currently enrolled in, an accredited university or two-year or four-year college to pursue undergraduate or graduate studies in the environmental sciences as previously herein defined.
  3. Selection of recipients must be made on an objective and non-discriminatory basis.
  4. There must be no private benefit, directly or indirectly, to those who serve on The Watershed Fund Board, the Representative Policy Board or the Five-Member Authority if certain potential grantees are selected over others.
  5. Financial need of applicants is part of the selection process.
  6. Recommendations for award recipients must be submitted to The Watershed Fund in writing.
  7. The Watershed Fund Scholarship Recipient Selection Committee, comprised as provided in item 1 of the next section, must approve all award recommendations.
  8. The group from which award recipients are selected must be sufficiently large to constitute a charitable class so that the giving of awards to members of such group is considered to fulfill a charitable or educational purpose.
  9. The Watershed Fund Board of Directors shall determine annually the number and amount of scholarships to be awarded.

Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship

Deadline May 1, 2018...Applicants should check the financial eligibility calculator on the website before applying for the scholarship. Students should highlight their service to others. This can be through community service or responsibilities at home, at their workplace or within their school community. They highly value part-time employment, but understand that there may be some reasons students are unable to work. Two letters of recommendation are required, but additional forms are welcome. The writing pieces should exhibit excellent writing and revision skills.

Applications can be found by going to:

www.phillips-scholarship.org


Over Dose Awareness Scholarship

Available to students of all majors or prospective majors whose lives have been affected by a drug overdose. This is to inform you of our 2017-2018 scholarship opportunity. The Overdose Awareness scholarship is open to all students pursuing a medical or legal degree. Students must be enrolled in a program at the date of application. Application Materials: include all of the following materials in an email to info@overdoseattorney.com: Proof of Enrollment: acceptance letter, current class schedule, etc., unofficial transcript, a word document containing the following information, name, address, birthdate, program/school attending, GPA, short essay - 500 word max describing why you deserve to win the scholarship. Requirements, student must be enrolled in schooling at the time of application, high school or college, US citizen, no minimum GPA

Applications can be found by going to:

http://overdoseattorney.com/scholarship/


Provide college scholarship grants to deserving students who reside within the Regional Water Authority District who intend to enter, or are currently enrolled in, an accredited university or two-year or four-year college to pursue undergraduate or graduate studies in the environmental sciences.

Environmental sciences include fields of study such as marine biology, natural resources, aquaculture and fisheries technology, wildlife ecology and forestry. Historically, fields of study such as medicine and pre-medicine, molecular biology, fire science, psychology and landscape architecture have not been considered environmental sciences.

SCHOLARSHIP AWARD ADMINISTRATION

The Board of Directors has created a Scholarship Recipient Selection Committee that is charged with:

  1. Promoting the availability of academic scholarships
  2. Recommending scholarship award guidelines to The Watershed Fund Board of Directors for approval by the Board
  3. Reviewing scholarship applications received
  4. Rejecting scholarship applications which fail to meet the guidelines as determined by the committee
  5. Awarding scholarships to recipients whose applications meet the guidelines and are deemed worthy by the committee in compliance with Board rules and guidelines.

BACKGROUND

The following set of principles will be followed when awarding scholarships:

  1. All awards must be given for charitable or educational purposes.
  2. Each recipient must be a student who resides within the Regional Water Authority District and who intends to enter, or is currently enrolled in, an accredited university or two-year or four-year college to pursue undergraduate or graduate studies in the environmental sciences as previously herein defined.
  3. Selection of recipients must be made on an objective and non-discriminatory basis.
  4. There must be no private benefit, directly or indirectly, to those who serve on The Watershed Fund Board, the Representative Policy Board or the Five-Member Authority if certain potential grantees are selected over others.
  5. Financial need of applicants is part of the selection process.
  6. Recommendations for award recipients must be submitted to The Watershed Fund in writing.
  7. The Watershed Fund Scholarship Recipient Selection Committee, comprised as provided in item 1 of the next section, must approve all award recommendations.
  8. The group from which award recipients are selected must be sufficiently large to constitute a charitable class so that the giving of awards to members of such group is considered to fulfill a charitable or educational purpose.
  9. The Watershed Fund Board of Directors shall determine annually the number and amount of scholarships to be awarded.

Big Sun Scholarship

$500.00 (Deadline: June 19, 2018) The Big Sun Organization is proud to be able to continue to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. We are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in. The successful applicant will be a high school senior or be attending a post-secondary institute and currently involved in some sport at that institution or in the community.

Applications can be found by going to:

http://www.bigsunathletics.com


The Vera H. and William R. Todd Foundation

Application for Scholarship

Bank of America, Trustee

99 Founders Plaza

CT2-547-05-19

East Hartford, CT 06108

860-244-4870

646-855-1674

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.

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

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

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

5. 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.

6. 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.

7. 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)

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

9. Please contact Julia Campmany at 646-855-1674 or Amy Lynch at 860.244-4870 with any questions regarding the application process.


The Imperato Family Scholarship Fund

The Imperato Family Scholarship Fund was established to assist Derby
High School seniors and graduates who are currently pursuing or plan
to pursue postsecondary education in a bachelor's or master's degree
business program.
Eligibility: Derby High School seniors who will pursue, or graduates of
said school currently enrolled in a college or university and pursuing, a
bachelor's or master's degree in business.
Awards: The Education Subcommittee of The Community Foundation
for Greater New Haven's Board of Directors selects recipients and
determines the amount of each award. The amount of any award is
based on available resources, academic achievement and financial need.
Scholarship recipients must re-apply each year for consideration for
subsequent awards.
Application: Interested applicants must complete the online application
form. Applications are evaluated on the information supplied; therefore,
it is important to answer all questions as completely as possible and to
provide all requested documents. All information received is considered
confidential and is reviewed only by The Community Foundation and
its designees.
Selection of Recipients: Recipients are selected on the basis of academic
record, potential to succeed, leadership and participation in school and
community activities, honors, work experience, statement of education
and career goals and letters of recommendation. Once recipients have
been selected, financial need is assessed to determine the amount of each
award. Applicants will be notified by email of whether or not they have
been awarded a scholarship.
Payment: Scholarship payments will be processed directly by The
Community Foundation to the recipients' schools.
Obligations: Recipients must supply The Community Foundation with
enrollment verification and payment information from a postsecondary
learning institution (accredited college or university). Recipients must
also notify The Community Foundation of any changes in address, school
enrollment or other relevant information.
The Community Foundation
for Greater New Haven
70 Audubon Street, New Haven, CT 06510
www.cfgnh.org | 203-777-2386
Application Deadline:
The online application for The
Imperato Family Scholarship
Fund is available at
www.cfgnh.org/scholarships.
The application deadline is
5:00 p.m. on
Friday, April 20, 2018
The Imperato Family
Scholarship Fund reserves
the right to review the
conditions and procedures of
the Scholarship Fund and
to make changes at any time,
including its termination.


Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program

Abbott & Fenner Business Consultants are pleased to be able to continue with our scholarship program for the 11th year.

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

Scholarship Deadline - June 14, 2018.

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.


Professional Women In Connecticut- Connecticut Chapter

2018 Scholarship Award Program for Undergraduate & Graduate Students planning to study/work in the construction related industry (roadways, buildings and related structures).
To Whom It May Concern:
On behalf of PWC - CT Chapter, I am pleased to announce a scholarship to be awarded to any student (male or female) enrolled in a study leading to an undergraduate degree or graduate degree in Construction, Construction Management, Interior Design, Architecture, Landscape Design or Civil, Mechanical, Structural, and Electrical Engineering.
Below please find the scholarship application. This form must be completed and emailed with a copy of the applicant's school transcript no later than Wed., March 21, 2018


The Connecticut Parks Association, Inc.

Dennis Malone Memorial Scholarship Award Program


The Connecticut Parks Association was formed in 1958. The purpose of the organization is to promote park accesion, development, maintenance, and preservation in the state and its communities. It is also intended to develop a network and fellowship among park professionals in the state. The scholarship awards are open to applicants who are high school graduating seniors planning to attend an accredited 2 or 4 year college and pursue a career in park management, forestry, horticulture, agronomy, or a closely related field. Scholarships may be awarded up to $1000.

Selection for the awards is based on financial need, academic achievement, and involvement in activities related to the intended course of study. Interested applicants should complete the application available at www.ctparks.org under "General Info/Dept.Info" and return no later than April 20 to Gerard G. Toner, Director, Simsbury Parks and Recreation, 933 Hopmeadow Street Simsbury, CT 06070


Harris Poll Scholarship

To be eligible for the $1,000 Harris Poll Scholarship, you must be:
A.) A legal resident of the 50 United States and DC
B.) 13 years or older at the time of entry.
C.) Have not won a prize in the preceding 90 days.
D.) Not employees of iGain, its parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, related companies, and its advertising and promotions agencies, and/or the immediate families and/or household members of each of the above. Only one entry per person.

Peter Ladd/Johnny Moran Memorial Scholarship-$2500- Deadline April 1, 2018


To be eligible the student must be from a Connecticut high school who contributes to their community through volunteer service for people with special needs or diabilities. All applicants must go to their website at www.miracleleaguect.org/scholarship to access the entire application.

Justin Wisniewski Firefighters Scholarship Fund, Inc-Deadline April 1, 2018

Go to www.ride4justin.com for all the information

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 2018 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 attached "Application for Scholarship" in its entirety and submit it to the Valley
Association of REALTORS®, Inc. no later than Tuesday, April 3, 2018.
2. Submit the enclosed transcript request to your school's record office in order to have an official
transcript for Tuesday, April 3, 2018.
3. Submit two letters of recommendation.
4. Applicant must submit a one-page 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 or email from the school you will be attending.
APPLICATION DEADLINE IS TUESDAY, APRIL 3, 2018
In order to ensure that your application will meet the deadline, it is recommended that you have all of
the required items forwarded to you (if permitted) and that you attach them to your completed
application and forward the entire package to the VALLEY ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®,
INC. Incomplete applications will not be considered and we are not responsible for lost, late or
misdirected correspondence. Use the checklist attached at the end of this application to ensure you
have completed everything.
Any official correspondence should be addressed to:
Valley Association of REALTORS®, Inc.
50 Olivia Street
Derby, CT 06418
ATTN: SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE


THE NEW HAVEN MINERAL CLUB SCHOLARSHIP

THE NEW HAVEN MINERAL CLUB WILL BE OFFERING A $700.00 SCHOLARSHIP TO
A STUDENT ATTENDING A HIGH SCHOOL IN THE GREATER NEW HAVEN AREA,
(NEW HAVEN, EAST HAVEN, NORTH HAVEN, BRANFORD, NORTH BRANFORD, WALLINGFORD
GUILFORD, HAMDEN, ORANGE, WOODBRIDGE, BETHANY, MILFORD, STRATFORD,
DERBY, ANSONIA, SHELTON, SEYMOUR, WEST HAVEN).

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.

APPLICATION MUST BE RECEIVED BY THE NEW HAVEN MINERAL CLUB BY MARCH 31, 2018

TO RECEIVE AN APPLICATION PLEASE SEND A WRITTEN REQUEST TO:

NEW HAVEN MINERAL CLUB SCHOLARSHIP

FRANK KARSMARSKI
69 WOODVALE DRIVE
NORTHFORD, CT 06472

The Middlesex County Blue Star Mothers-CT3
2018 Scholarship

The Middlesex County Blue Star Mothers-Connecticut Chapter 3 of the Blue Star Mothers of America, Inc. is pleased to offer a $500.00 scholarship to be awarded to a Connecticut high school senior in the spring of 2018. 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 deadline for receiving completed applications is April 1, 2018. Awards will be decided by May 1, 2018 and notifications to the schools made immediately after. If you have any questions, please contact Janice Beaucar at mxcbsm.scholarship@gmail.com
For more information on our chapter, please visit: www.middlesexcountybluestarmothers.org

Connecticut Nurserymen's Foundation, Inc 16 Lynn Drive, Vernon CT 06066 860-729-2433 Email ctnurserymen@gmail.com Scholarship Application 2018 To be completed by the Applicant The application for the 2018 Connecticut Nurserymen's Foundation Scholarship can be filled out electronically and downloaded from ctnursery.org by clicking on key documents and then on CNF Scholarship Application. Students may submit their application via email to: ctnurserymen@gmail.com Jim Messier, Executive Secretary, or to the mailing address above. Please fill in all requested information. Pages 1-4 are to be completed by the student applicant; pages 5-6 to be completed by the student's parent(s). Letters of recommendation, transcripts, SAT scores, Student Aid Report (SAR) and letters of acceptance should be scanned if at all possible and filed electronically. Otherwise please mail them to the above address. The applicant must be accepted into a course of study beneficial to the Horticultural industry. This includes, but is not limited to: • Ornamental Horticulture • Landscape Design • Nursery Management • Greenhouse Management. The scholarship grant will be $5,000 per year, renewable if the student maintains academic eligibility in college. • Students must maintain a 3.0 grade point average (GPA). • Students must be residents of the State of Connecticut, and may attend either in state or out of state institutions. The student must be a high school senior or currently enrolled at the college level, majoring in a horticulture related field. All completed and signed applications must be received by the Foundation no later than Monday, March 13, 2018. No application will be considered without the following: • Copies of the Student Aid Report (SAR) • Copies of Financial Aid Award letter (if received) • At least two letters of recommendation • High school records, transcript and SAT scores or college transcript for those already enrolled in a college level program. • A copy of the Letter of Acceptance from the college, if available. If not available, forward to the CNF office no later than March 27,2018. The scholarship will be based on academic achievement, financial need, and non-school work related to horticulture. The candidate will be selected mid April 2018

GLENN MOON SCHOLARSHIP FUND, INC


• Essay • Two letters of recommendation • Student Aid Report (SAR) from FAFSA with EFC score and report including items #14 through #91. • High School Transcript including 1st semester of senior year • SAT Scores

High School Experiences: For the following sections, use separate pieces of paper. Use our categories and include the required information in the order listed, not by grade level. Employment History If you have worked regularly, list those jobs including … … your employer and the type of work, … the average hours per week and the class year you worked there (9, 10, 11, 12). Volunteer and Community Service List the volunteer work, especially as connected to young people, tutoring, etc. Include … … the organization and the type of service, … the number of hours and the class year you participated in this servicve (9, 10, 11, 12). Extracurricular, Sports, and Other Activities Briefly list your other pertinent activities in and/or out of school your position, if any. School Leadership and Awards List awards and leadership roles. Include … ... the organization involved with award/position. … other major accomplishments - especially as connected to young people. PAGE 3 Career Plans You must be planning a career in education to apply for this scholarship. At this time what grade level(s), subjects, etc. do you hope to teach?

. *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. 6. *SAT Scores (plus ACT scores, if available).

***Package must be postmarked no later than March 31, 2018.***


THE DR. MICHAEL A. PARLATO SCHOLARSHIP FUND

APPLICATION FORM

(SEE GUIDANCE FOR APPLICATION)

Dr. Michael A. Parlato was born in Derby, CT on December 19, 1885, son of the late Antonio and Antoinette Parlato. His parents were the first Italian settlers in Derby, in 1872. Dr. Parlato attended Derby public schools and was the first boy of Italian parentage to graduate from Derby High School, as a member of the Class of 1904. He graduated in 1908 from Yale University Medical School. He was also the first Italian American to graduate from Yale Medical School. He interned for two years at St. Raphael's Hospital. Dr. Parlato opened a private practice in Derby in 1910. He was an attending surgeon at Griffin Hospital until 1921. In 1921, he built and operated a private hospital at 270 Elizabeth Street, Derby. He closed the hospital in 1927, but maintained a private office at that location and was the senior surgeon at Griffin Hospital. He remained in active practice until 1965. In 1967, Dr. Parlato established an annual scholarship award for Derby High School graduates.

Purpose

"This trust is created and shall be operated exclusively for religious, charitable, scientific, literary or

education purposes, or for the prevention of cruelty to children or animals with the United States or any

of its possessions. It is the hope of the Donor that that the Board of Selections as hereinafter described

will give primary consideration toward helping residents of Derby who otherwise qualify, to further

their education whether the same be academic or professional fields."

Eligibility

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.

Application Procedure

The applicant is required to submit a completed application form provided by the Dr. Michael A. Parlato Scholarship Fund Selection Committee. The application and all other required material must be postmarked no later than April 30th of the year for which the applicant is seeking scholarship assistance. Faxes are not accepted. The following materials must be submitted:

  1. An official transcript of the applicant's secondary school record, complete to the last full marking period, must be mailed to the Selection Committee prior to the closing date of acceptance of applications. This transcript must come directly from the school.
  1. An essay from the applicant outlining his or her reasons for applying for this scholarship must accompany the application and should include specific examples of contributions to the community and citizenship as well as address character, attitude, academic standing, employment, extracurricular activities and any significant reasons why you should be considered. Please limit your responses to one page.

All materials should be mailed to: Dr. Michael A. Parlato Scholarship Fund

Julia E. Campmany

114 W. 47th Street

New York, NY 10036

julia_campmany@ustrust.com

1-646-855-1674

Carla Squatrito Scholarship

The Carla Squatrito Scholarship is named in honor of business leader Carla Squatrito of Carla's Pasta. An immigrant in 1968, and a stellar entrepreneur of today, Carla has built an extraordinary company in Connecticut through hard work, leadership and her entrepreneurial spirit. She and her family are supporters of Connecticut Public and recognize the important place public media has in our world. In honor of her life and accomplishments, the Carla Squatrito Scholarship in the amount of $5,000 will be awarded to a young woman planning on studying business, business administration, culinary arts, entrepreneurship or a related area at a four-year college or university in the Fall of 2018.

ELIGIBILITY and QUALIFICATIONS
To be eligible for the 2018 Carla Squatrito Scholarship, applicants must be:

  • A female student currently residing in Connecticut
  • Graduating from high school in the Spring of 2018
  • With plans to enroll in her first year of an accredited college or university
  • Intending to pursue studies in the fields of business, business administration, culinary arts, entrepreneurship or other related areas.

Able to attend Connecticut Public's breakfast event, Informed Voices: A Celebration of Women in Media at Aqua Turf Club in Southington on Thursday, May 24, 2018 to be recognized as the 2018 recipient of the Carla Squatrito Scholarship.


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