Scholarship Information

Updated: 3/25/2022

Dominion Nuclear Connecticut Millstone Power Station Nuclear Engineering Technology Scholarships

https://www.threerivers.edu/admissions-2/how-to-enroll/financial-aid-scholarships/scholarships/dominion-nuclear-scholarships/

Dominion Nuclear Connecticut supports promising candidates for the Nuclear Engineering Technology program at Three Rivers Community College with up to sixteen two-year scholarship awards, each of which includes:

  • Tuition and fees

  • Books

  • TI 89 Graphing Calculator

  • Monthly stipend

  • 12-week paid summer internship (see Other Benefits for more details)

  • Free student membership in three professional societies

To be accepted into the Nuclear Engineering Technology degree program, students must meet the following admission requirements:

  • Graduation from high school or a vocational-technical school. A State or Federal equivalency diploma is acceptable.

  • Two units in mathematics (one in algebra and one in geometry, or two in algebra).

  • One unit in physical science with a laboratory (preferably chemistry or physics).

  • Four units of English. Completion of the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) is preferred, but not required.

Factors considered include:

  • High School grade point average (especially in science and math courses) and class rank, as well as any post-secondary academic work.

  • Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) scores, especially mathematics.

  • Demonstrated skills, aptitudes or experience.

  • Extracurricular activities.

  • Written essay.

  • Personal interview.

Other Benefits

In order to augment the classroom aspects with “real world” experience, Millstone Power Station provides 12-week summer employment opportunities for its scholarship students between the first and second year of their degree programs. This gives them the opportunity to see nuclear utility operations first hand and develop significant practical work experience.

Students have had summer positions in areas such as operations, engineering, maintenance, instrumentation and controls, health physics, chemistry, quality assurance, emergency planning and other related disciplines. They earn approximately $680 per week (or higher with related job experience).

How to apply

To apply, complete the online Engineering Technology Scholarship Application and follow the instructions.

For additional information, contact Professor James Sherrard, Program Coordinator, at (860) 215-9472 or jsherrard@threerivers.edu.

Application Deadline April 25, 2022

Herbert C. Arico Scholarship

Application Deadline May 11, 2022

Dollars For Scholars

https://cms.dollarsforscholars.org/index.php?section=chapterWebsite&action=student_parent&fwID=1900

Application Deadline May 11, 2022

2022 Windham PRIDE/Willimantic Police Scholarship Program

The Town of Windham is pleased to announce the 2022 Windham PRIDE/Willimantic Police Scholarship Program. This program is made possible through a grant from the State of Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development's Office of the Arts. Eligible applicants include students who have participated in any one of the Windham PRIDE, Willimantic Police/PRIDE Youth Leadership or Willimantic Fire Department Emergency Medical Training Programs.

We will be awarding scholarships in the amount of $2,000 to qualified students pursuing higher education in the 2022 academic year or currently enrolled in higher education. Applicants should be able to describe their interest or experience(s) in one or more of the following categories: youth leadership, substance misuse prevention, health care, emergency medical services, criminal justice, social services, civic engagement.

Application will be accepted until May 1, 2022. For more information regarding the scholarship program, please contact windhampride@windhamct.com

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Application Deadline May 1, 2022

2022 Workers’ Memorial Day Scholarship Essay Contest

https://www.hartfordschools.org/2022-workers-memorial-day-scholarship-essay-contest-for-hs-seniors/

Application Deadline APRIL 1, 2022

St. Joseph’s Polish Society Memorial Scholarship

http://www.stjoespolishclub.com/

CONNECTICUT ASSOCIATION OF LATINOS IN HIGHER EDUCATION, INC. SCHOLARSHIP

Scholarship Eligibility - CALAHE

Application Deadline JUNE 24, 2022

Glenn Moon Scholarship

Application Deadline March 31, 2022

Eastern CT USBC Association Scholarship

Application Deadline April 1, 2022

Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, State of CT Organization Scholarships

Connecticut State Organization, of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, is an organization comprised of women who are public or private school teachers, educational specialists, librarians, principals, administrators and other key women educators in our state, Connecticut.
Application Deadline April 10, 2022

Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut

The Community Foundation’s scholarship applications for 2022 are open! Last year, almost $1 million was awarded to more than 300 students. This year, there are more opportunities than ever for students from eastern Connecticut to be eligible for scholarship awards to help them pay for college or a trade or technical program. Please encourage your students or young people you work with to apply online at https://cfect.org/scholarships/apply-for-a-scholarship.

 NOTE: We have moved the deadline up from past years to March 15 at 5 pm

Various Scholarships

Robert T. Kenney Scholarship https://www.asfdn.org/scholarships

Connecticut Association of Latinos in Higher Education https://calahe.org/scholarship-eligibility-

SBM Charitable Foundation, Inc. Scholarships https://www.hfpgscholarships.org/scholarship/sbm-charitable-foundation-inc-scholarships

Charter Oak Community Scholarship

We will be awarding 45 individual $2,000 scholarships this year to deserving high school and college students in New London and Windham counties! This year’s $90,000 scholarship competition will run through Monday, March 14, 2022. Scholarship recipients will be announced this spring. Application Deadline March 14, 2022

Connecticut Parks Association Scholarship
The scholarship award program was named in honor of Dennis Malone after he passed away in 1998. Dennis was a past president of the Association and founder of the scholarship program. Application Deadline April 18, 2022

RIDE 4 JUSTIN
These will be education scholarships to benefit the families of firefighters. The Fund will support at least two $500 Firefighters Scholarships. 
To be eligible to apply for the Scholarship you must be either:  a Firefighter, or the spouse, child, sibling or grandchild of a firefighter. 
Scholarship A will be awarded to an eligible applicant from the Southington Fire Department.  
Scholarship B will be awarded to an eligible applicant from any Fire Department in the State of Connecticut. 
Application Deadline: March 15

2022 Seed Scholars Program In Partnership with Yale Women in Economics
The Seed Scholars Program in Partnership with Yale Women in Economics is a 10-month program that provides H.S. young women of color in their 11th grade year with the capacity to build scholarship/college packages, career skills, and financial literacy through an intensive preparatory process. Program participants have been awarded $15M in college scholarships and grants through the support of the below programming. Additionally participants will have the opportunity to live on Yale's campus for the summer and study economics. Application Deadline Jan 31, 2022

PB & J Scholarship The PB&J Scholarship is for students who have experienced personal challenges that may not have allowed them to perform well academically, but who still have the drive to succeed.
Examples of personal challenges include, but are not limited to: medical issues, peer issues: bullying, change of school, minority status, etc. , family issues: divorce, death, lack of income, homelessness, foster care, abuse, etc. Application Deadline May 31, 2022

The 2022 George Coleman Scholarship is now available
George Coleman Scholarship Sponsored by the New England Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (NEACRAO). Each year, the New England Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers awards scholarships to three high school graduates who will be enrolling in a NEACRAO member institution for the fall semester of that year. Each high school graduate who is selected is awarded $2,000*. Each recipient of the scholarship is selected from candidates who are recommended by New England secondary school counselor. Application Deadline March 1

The New England Service Scholarship
Please check back in Early-March for the 2022 New England Service Scholarship Application.
The Red Sox Foundation’s Service Scholarship initiative rewards graduating high school seniors across New England who are making a meaningful impact through service in their local communities by awarding them a $1,000 college scholarship. We are beyond excited to bring this initiative back after the challenging year we faced with the COVID-19 pandemic. We know that students all over the country had a difficult year academically, socially and civically. Though there were many obstacles, we also know that many young people maintained their commitment to giving back. We want to recognize and reward those high school seniors who stepped up to serve their community to be a source of positivity during this unprecedented year. We will soon be accepting Red Sox Foundation Service Scholarship applications from graduating high school seniors who will be attending a 2– or 4-year institution in the fall of 2022. To be eligible, students must be graduating from a public high school in Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont.

The Bridging the Dream Scholarship for High School Seniors: The Sallie Mae Fund will award (25) $10,000 scholarships to high school seniors who plan to enroll in a two- or four-year degree professional certificate, or vocational training program. Seniors who excel inside and outside of the classroom and demonstrate financial need can apply NOW through Feb. 28. Application Deadline Feb 28.

The Completing the Dream Scholarship: The Sallie Mae Fund will award (185) gap scholarships worth up to $2,500 each to minority students and those from underserved communities who are on track to graduate but are at-risk of not completing due to financial emergency or unpaid school bill. Students can apply NOW for the Completing the Dream Scholarship. Application Deadline Feb 28.

The Hartford Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is a public service non-profit organization whose purpose is to provide assistance and support through established programs in local communities throughout the world. The major programs of the sorority are based upon the organization's Five Point Thrust: Economic Development, Educational Development, International Awareness and Involvement, Physical and Mental Health, and Political Awareness and Involvement. Application Deadline: March 1, 2022

Wells Fargo Scholarship Program for People with Disabilities

Wells Fargo has developed this scholarship program to help people with disabilities obtain their education or training necessary to succeed in the career path of their choice. Deadline to apply: February 18, 2022 3:00 pm CT or when 700 applications have been received

THE JAMES L. GOODWIN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIPS

The James L. Goodwin Memorial Scholarships provide financial aid, depending on need, to students who are residents of Connecticut and are enrolled in undergraduate or graduate curriculum in silviculture or forest resource management.  Annual scholarships of $1,000 to $5,000 will be awarded to a limited number of students for post-secondary education.  The scholarships are given in memory of the late James L. Goodwin of Hartford and were established by his wife, the late Genevieve H. Goodwin. Scholarship Application  Deadline March 20, 2022

Connecticut Building Congress Scholarship Fund

The Connecticut Building Congress Scholarship Fund offers scholarships to graduating Connecticut high school students entering college-level programs in architecture, construction-related engineering, construction management, surveying, planning or other courses of study leading to associate, baccalaureate, or masters degrees in the construction field. In the recent past, scholarships have ranged from $1,000 to $3,500 per year, renewable up to 5 years. Scholarship Application  Deadline March 5, 2022

The Isidore Wise Scholarship

Through a competitive application process, six (6) scholarships will be awarded to eligible high school students who will be completing their senior year in 2022 and attending an accredited post-secondary undergraduate institution in the fall. Only students who are past or present patients of Connecticut Children’s may apply. This year’s award amount will be $10,000 per recipient. Scholarship Application  Deadline March 11, 2022

Connecticut Nurserymen’s Foundation, Inc 3 Scholarship Opportunities:

CNLA MEMBER SCHOLARSHIP

  1. Part Time Horticulture Students

  2. Training Programs/Certification Courses in the field of Horticulture

Because we believe that many of the potential long-term employees of our industry are gaining their education slowly, on a part time basis, while working, CNF will sponsor part time horticultural education.  CNF has allocated $20,000 per year ($5,000 per quarter) for this program.

Click here for more information and the application.

 HOWARD JENNINGS SCHOLARSHIP

The grant will be in the amount of $500.  This is a one-time grant to a CT student, who has been accepted by the University of Connecticut, majoring in the field of Horticulture in either the 2 or 4-year program.

Click here for more information and the application.

 MICHAEL JOHNSON SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship is for students who are a non-traditional learner. They will be considered on their enthusiasm, diligence, aspirations, and potential as a valued member of the horticultural field.  The CT Nurserymen’s Foundation believes that these factors should not be considered limitations to success in our industry.  Instead, we want to offer an opportunity to allow all individuals who are looking for assistance to have a fair and unbiased chance to be recognized for what they can offer the industry.

If you have a love of plants and are interested in going into the nursery/horticulture field and this describes you, we urge you to apply for this scholarship. CNF will fund one student in the amount of $2,500 per semester/$5,000 per year.

Click here for more information and the application.

 LUD AND MARIE HOFFMAN SCHOLARSHIP

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 the deadline on the application.  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 the deadline.

The scholarship will be based on academic achievement, financial need, and non-school work related to horticulture.  The candidate will be selected mid-April.

Click here for more information and the application.

The College Board Opportunity Scholarships

A Clearer Path to Planning and Paying for College

Applying to college is a complicated process, so we've created a program that guides you through it. This scholarship program is open to all students and it doesn't require an essay, application, or minimum GPA. Instead, it rewards your effort and initiative. Complete key steps along your path to college for chances to earn scholarships.

Big Y Scholarship Program Deadline: 2/1/2022

2021 Greater Hartford Trades Scholarship Foundation

CT Society of the Sons of the American Revolution Deadline: 2/1/2022

Multiple: Available Scholarships for Seniors (sorted by deadline)  2021/2022

The Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship Provider: The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation
Amount: $20,000
# of winners: 150

Horatio Alger Career & Technical Scholarships Provider: The Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc.
Amount: $2,500
# of winners: 500

Inspirational Role Model Scholarship Provider: Going Merry
Amount: $150
# of winners: 1

Make the U / Haz La U Hispanic Scholarship Fund Provider: The Hispanic Heritage Foundation and Colgate-Palmolive
Amount: $1,000
# of winners: 100

Most Valuable Student Scholarship Provider: Elks National Foundation
Amount: $50,000
# of winners: 500

Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship Provider: The Elks National Foundation
Amount: $50,000
# of winners: 500

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Provider: The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
Amount: $55,000
# of winners: Varies

Doc Cohen Franchising Scholarship Provider: International Franchise Association Foundation
Amount: $1,500
# of winners: 1

VFW - Voice of Democracy National Audio Essay Provider: Veterans Of Foreign Wars (VFW)
Amount: $30,000
# of winners: Varies

Prudential Emerging Visionaries Provider: Prudential Financial, Inc.
Amount: $15,000
# of winners: 25

NAEHCY Scholarship Fund

NAEHCY will award a minimum of five (5) $1,000 scholarships for the 2021-2022 academic year. The unrestricted funds will be awarded once proof of post-secondary education has been provided.

Golden Door Scholars

Status doesn’t determine opportunity. Tenacity and hard work do. With our scholarship, undocumented students invest in their education and define their future.

The CHET Dream Big! Competition

Dream Big! gives you the chance to win big!!! When it comes to saving money for education, there are 2 important rules of thumb. First, it's never too early to start. Second, you should look for help every place you can find it. That's where the 2021 CHET Dream Big! Competition comes in (formerly known as CHET Advance Scholarship for High School Seniors).

Soroptimist Live Your Dream Award (Applications due November 15)

The Soroptimist Live Your Dream Award assists women who provide the primary source of financial support for their families, the opportunity to achieve their career goals by giving them the resources they need to improve their education, skills and employment prospects. In addition to providing the primary financial support for their families, eligible applicants must be enrolled in, or have been accepted to, a vocational/skills training program or an undergraduate degree program and must demonstrate financial need. The Willimantic Club awards $1,500 to the first place award winner and provides several smaller awards from $500 to $800. Many of our winners have overcome enormous obstacles including poverty, domestic violence and/or drug and alcohol abuse. Live Your Dream Awards recipients may use the cash award to offset any costs associated with their efforts to attain higher education, such as books, childcare, tuition and transportation. This is the link for our Live Your dream award.  Check out the qualifications and apply on line.

 Soroptimist Dream Grant (ongoing grant award)

Soroptimist International of Willimantic Dream Grants help women overcome obstacles to living their dreams. This new grant is all about helping women who have faced economic and personal hardships to live their dreams. The program helps women build a better life for themselves. The Soroptimist Dream Grant funds up to $500 which can be used for licensing fees, testing fees, tuition or transportation including bus passes and gas cards.

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