Scholarships

Individual scholarship opportunities are listed by application due date.

Please check the following for additional scholarship opportunities (including school specific awards) posted weekly by Greenwich High School College & Career Counselor  http://www.greenwichschools.org/page.cfm?p=1603

CONN-NAHRO 2017 JOHN J. KELLY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP NOTICE TO CURRENT HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS AND CURRENT UNDERGRADUATE COLLEGE STUDENTS
The 2017 Scholarship Committee, in collaboration with the Golf Committee who fundraises for these scholarships, is proud to announce the 2017 John J. Kelly Memorial Scholarship application is now available!  CONN-NAHRO will award three and possibly as many as five, $3,500 scholarships to college-bound high school seniors and continuing college students who are residents of Connecticut public housing or Section 8 residents. http://www.conn-nahro.org/committees-scholarship.htm

StudentScholarships.org – Has a Newsletter with a list of scholarships that students from Connecticut are eligible for. You can download it at:http://www.studentscholarships.org/newsletter.php

AES Scholarship – The deadline for the 10th annual AES Scholarship is October 7, 2015. Visit their website at:http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm for more information.

The YWCA of Greenwich Racial Justice Scholarship Award – $1000 in total scholarship monies will be awarded to one or two high school seniors living in Greenwich who have made a special effort to encourage people to respect differences, to promote equality and to eliminate all forms of bigotry, bias and racism in their school or our community. Candidates may be nominated by a member of the faculty or by the general public. Nominations are due by Friday, December 11, 2015 and can be emailed to b.nova@ywcagreenwich.org, faxed to 203-629-8187 or mailed to the YWCA Greenwich, Racial Justice Scholarships, 259 East Putnam Avenue, Greenwich, CT 06830.

GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program – This national program awards college scholarships to high school seniors who embody the characteristics of President Ronald Reagan at school, in the community, in the workplace and at home. They are looking for students with leadership, drive, integrity and citizenship. Recipients receive $10,000 renewable scholarships, up to $40,000 per student. Apply online: http://www.reaganfoundation.org/scholarships

United States JCI Senate Foundation Scholarship Program – Each year the Connecticut JCI Senate awards $500 scholarships to two Connecticut high school seniors who plan to continue their education at accredited post-secondary colleges, universities or vocational schools. The winners are then submitted to the U.S. JCI Senate Foundation for consideration for $1,000 awards. Information and applications may be downloaded at:www.ctjcisenate.org. Deadline: January 15, 2016. Contact Vincent Lentini with questions amermailer@aol.com.

Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) – U.S. Scholarship Program seeks to invest in students who are exemplary role models in their communities and have the initiative to fulfill their educational goals. Apply at: https://aim.applyists.net/RMHC. Visit www.rmhc.org for more information.Application Deadline: January 20, 2016.

The Connecticut Sports Writers’ Alliance – Is offering the 2016 Bohdan Kolinsky Memorial Sports Journalism Scholarship. Completed applications must reach the Alliance at Box 70, Unionville CT, by Feb. 9, 2016. The scholarship provides $2,000 to a high school senior entering a four-year college to prepare for a journalistic career, a student who meets specified standards can qualify for up to $10,000 over four years. Details and forms will be available until the application deadline at the Alliance web site http://www.ctsportswrite

The Connecticut Building Congress Scholarship Fund – Is offering scholarships to graduating high school students entering college-level program in construction-related fields such as architecture, construction-related engineering or construction management. The scholarships have historically ranged from $500 to $2,000 per year and are renewable (four years for a four year program; five years for a five year or longer program) contingent upon available resources, the student’s continued study in a field related to the construction industry and their maintenance of a Grade Point Average of not less than 3.0 on a scale of 4.0. Deadline for filing applications is March 11, 2016. Online applications at: http://www.cbc-ct.org/CBC_Scholarship

The Gary DeSalvo Memorial Scholarship Fund – Is seeking applicants for their first annual scholarship awards. The applicant has to be a graduating senior from a school in Fairfield County and must be an active bowler who is currently in a bowling league, school bowling team or a school bowling club. The applicant must be entering an accredited university, college or vocational school. There will be two $500 scholarships available. The winners should plan to be present the day of their first annual golf tournament, Thursday, May 19, 2016. All documentation required, along with the applications must be submitted by March 19, 2016. A transcript, essay and two letters of recommendation must be submitted with the application. For more information on this scholarship and who Gary DeSalvo was please visit http://www.garydesalvomemorial.com

The Milton Fisher Scholarship for Innovation and Creativity – Is granting awards of up to $5,000 per year to each winner for exceptionally Innovative and Creative High School Juniors, Seniors and College Freshmen who are from Connecticut or the NYC metro area and plan to attend or are attending college anywhere in the U.S. Apply for this scholarship if you are… a student who has developed an innovative way to save the environment or improve people’s health, a student who has come up with a distinctive solution to a problem faced by your family, school, community or the world, or a student who has solved an artistic, scientific or technical problem in a new or unusual way. For more information, email mfscholarship@gmail.com or contact Denise Canning at The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven at 203-777-7076 or dcanning@cfgnh.org Apply online athttp://www.cfgnh.org/scholarships. Applications are due April 30, 2016.

Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program – Abbott & Fenner Business Consultants are pleased to be able to continue with their scholarship program for the 9th year. They will be awarding up to $1,000 to the winner(s) each year. Scholarship Deadline is June 10, 2016. Students will submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page of their website: http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm. Full details are available on the site.