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Deadline
March 12 and April 11
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$5,000
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  • Offered by
    Connecticut Construction Industries Association
    912 Silas Deane Highway
    Wethersfield, CT 06109
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be high school seniors who intend to enroll in a four-year civil engineering or construction technology program or who plan to complete a construction program at a two-year institution before entering a four-year institution. They must be U.S. citizens or legal residents and must be interested in a career in construction. Selection is based on academic achievement, level of interest in a construction career, work experience, evaluation forms, extracurricular activities and financial need.
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Deadline
May 1
Amount
$500-$1,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    New England Theatre Conference
    PMB 502
    198 Tremont Street
    Boston, MA 02116-4750
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must live in New England and/or be members of NETC and submit a full-length play written for a young audience. The play must not have been previously published, previously produced by a professional company or submitted to the Harris competition. Students may only submit one play. There is a $20 processing fee.
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Deadline
February 1
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    No
  • Offered by
    Big Y
    Scholarship Committee
    P.O. Box 7840
    Springfield, MA 01102-7840
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must either be Big Y employees or their dependents or must reside or attend school in Western or Central Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Massachusetts or Connecticut. The scholarships are available to high school seniors, undergraduates, graduates, community college students and adult students. Applicants should submit transcripts, college entrance exams scores and two recommendation letters. Big Y employees must submit one recommendation from their supervisor. Selection is based on achievements, awards, community involvement, leadership positions and class rank. Eight scholarships are available specifically for dependents of law enforcement officers and firefighters.
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Deadline
April 1
Amount
$1,000-$2,500
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Deadline
February 9
Amount
At least $1,000
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Deadline
June 1
Amount
$1,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    Buddy Pelletier Surfing Foundation Fund
    5121 Chalk Street
    Morehead City, NC 28557
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be members of the East Coast surfing community. Rising high school seniors, current undergraduate college students and returning students may apply regardless of age. Two letters of recommendation and a 500-word essay are required. Previous applicants and winners may reapply each year.
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Deadline
April 22
Amount
$1,200-$5,000
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Deadline
June 30
Amount
$500
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Varies
Amount
Up to $2,500
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    No
  • Offered by
    Portland Stage Company
    P.O. Box 1458
    Portland, ME 04104
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must live or attend school in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont. This requirement may be waived for playwrights who have previously lived in New England and produce material relevant to the area. They must submit a full-length play that is an original work and has not been produced or published.
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Deadline
Varies
Amount
Up to amount of unmet financial need
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    No
  • Offered by
    Connecticut Office of Financial and Academic Affairs for Higher Education
    61 Woodland Street
    Hartford, CT 06105-2326
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be Connecticut residents attending a public Connecticut college or university. The award is based on financial need.
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  • Offered by
    Connecticut Association of Land Surveyors Inc.
    c/o Jay Doody
    49 Arlington Street
    West Haven, CT 06516
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be Connecticut residents who are enrolled in or who have been accepted into a postsecondary academic program in surveying or a related subject (geography, engineering or science). They must have plans to pursue a career in land surveying and must demonstrate interest in the field through previous work experience or other activities. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
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Deadline
March 13
Amount
$500-$2,000
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Deadline
First business day after April 15
Amount
$1,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    Air and Waste Management Association-Connecticut Chapter
    c/o Dana Lowes
    TRC
    21 Griffin Road
    Windsor, CT 06082
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be Connecticut residents who have been accepted at or are enrolled at a postsecondary institution full-time. They must be studying or have plans to study a science or engineering subject that is related to air and waste management or a related environmental subject, and they must intend to pursue careers in one of these areas. Selection is based on academic achievement, stated career goals, extracurricular involvements and letters of recommendation.
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Deadline
March 15
Amount
$1,000-$4,000
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Deadline
June 15
Amount
$1,000
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Deadline
March 15
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Varies
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    No
  • Offered by
    Connecticut Community Foundation Center for Philanthropy
    43 Field Street
    Waterbury, CT 06702
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be accepted to or enrolled in medical school. They must reside in the Connecticut Community Foundation's service area and demonstrate exemplary academic achievement.
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Deadline
January 31
Amount
$500
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    No
  • Offered by
    American Radio Relay League Foundation
    225 Main Street
    Newington, CT 06111
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must have at least a general ham radio license, be residents of and attend post-secondary institutions in the New England states (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont) or New York state and be pursuing a bachelor's or graduate degree in electronics, communications or a related field.
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Deadline
March 15
Amount
$1,000
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Deadline
October 15
Amount
Up to $5,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    Connecticut Office of Financial and Academic Affairs for Higher Education
    61 Woodland Street
    Hartford, CT 06105-2326
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be undergraduate or graduate students in their last two years of study who plan to become bilingual education teachers or teachers of English to non-native students in Connecticut public schools. Students must be enrolled full-time in participating undergraduate or graduate teacher preparation programs at the following universities: Central Connecticut State University, Fairfield University and Southern Connecticut State University. Applicants must start their teaching careers within 16 months of graduation.
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Deadline
May 15
Amount
Varies
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Deadline
February 15
Amount
$3,500-$5,000
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Amount
Up to $3,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    Connecticut Office of Financial and Academic Affairs for Higher Education
    61 Woodland Street
    Hartford, CT 06105-2326
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be attending a public or non-profit private Connecticut college or university and be enrolled in full-time study in a two- or four-year program. Students must have a federal Expected Family Contribution within the allowable range. Selection is based on need.
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Deadline
March 15
Amount
$1,500-$2,500
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Deadline
February 1
Amount
$1,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    National FFA Organization
    P.O. Box 68960
    6060 FFA Drive
    Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be working toward a degree in one of the following fields: animal science, animal nutrition, dairy science, poultry science, equine/equestrian science, agriculture, agricultural science, agricultural business management, economics, finance or marketing and sales. Applicants attend college in and be residents of one of the following states: Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia or West Virginia. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
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Deadline
March 15
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Varies
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    No
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    Connecticut Community Foundation Center for Philanthropy
    43 Field Street
    Waterbury, CT 06702
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be women who plan to study art at an accredited college or university, or in an artist-in-residence program. They must also live in the Connecticut Community Foundation's service area.
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Deadline
February 1
Amount
$2,500
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    No
  • Offered by
    National FFA Organization
    P.O. Box 68960
    6060 FFA Drive
    Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must reside in one of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia or Wisconsin. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required as well as participation in community service, financial need and leadership ability. Majors not accepted include dietetics, food service, public service, packaging, parks and recreation studies, biosciences, technology, engineering, marine biology and natural resource management. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
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Deadline
March 15
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    No
  • Offered by
    Connecticut Community Foundation Center for Philanthropy
    43 Field Street
    Waterbury, CT 06702
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be Connecticut students who are entering or currently attending a Connecticut college or university, and they must demonstrate exemplary academic achievement. International business students must be fluent in or be formally studying a foreign language.
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Deadline
May 1
Amount
$1,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    Connecticut Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance
    c/o Janice Skene, CTAHPERD Scholarship Chair
    Eastbury School
    1389 Neipsic Road
    Glastonbury, CT 06033
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and Connecticut residents. They must be high school seniors who are planning to pursue a bachelor's degree in school health teaching, physical education, recreation or dance at an accredited Connecticut postsecondary institution. Selection is based on academic merit, professional potential and character.
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Deadline
April 30
Amount
Up to $20,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    Community Foundation for Greater New Haven
    70 Audubon Street
    New Haven, CT 06510-9755
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be high school juniors or seniors or must be entering or in the first year of an undergraduate degree program. They must be Connecticut or New York City residents who attend or plan to attend an institution in the U.S. or students who attend or plan to attend a Connecticut or New York City institution of higher learning. Students must have come up with a solution to a problem faced by their school, community or family; solve an artistic, scientific or technical problem or develop an innovative way to save the environment or improve public health.
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  • Offered by
    National Association for Campus Activities
    13 Harbison Way
    Columbia, SC 29212
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be conducting research that will add to the college student personnel knowledge base including projects that focus on campus activities, problems faced by student affairs practitioners and challenges of higher education as they relate to campus activities. High school students are not eligible.
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Deadline
January 1
Amount
$3,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) International Foundation
    15835 Park Ten Place
    Houston, TX 77084-5145
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be a permanent resident of the United States and be enrolled full-time as an undergraduate in an accredited engineering or physical science degree program at a two or four-year college or university. Students must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and have a permanent address within the NACE Eastern Area which includes the following states and/or U.S. Territories: Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Indiana (excluding Lake, Porter La Porte, Newton and Jasper counties), Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia and West Virginia.
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Deadline
January 31
Amount
$1,000
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Varies
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$6,900
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April 1
Amount
$1,000
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April 2
Amount
$1,000
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April 24
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Deadline
March 15
Amount
$4,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    Connecticut National Guard Foundation Inc.
    State Armory
    360 Broad Street
    Hartford, CT 06105
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be sons or daughters of a member of the Connecticut Army National Guard. They must be enrolled in or plan to attend an accredited degree or technical program.
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Deadline
March 25
Amount
$2,500
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    No
  • Offered by
    Humane Society of the United States
    New England Regional Office
    P.O. Box 619
    Jacksonville, VT 05342
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be high school seniors in a New England public, private, parochial or vocational school. Awards are based on the work the applicants have done on behalf of animals, such as inspiring leadership in animal protection organizations or presentations on humane topics. Neither scholastic standing nor financial need is considered. No application is required, only a narrative about the applicants' achievements in animal protection.
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Deadline
May 1
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$3,000-$18,000
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  • Offered by
    Horticultural Research Institute
    1200 G Street NW
    Suite 800
    Washington, DC 20005
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be seniors in a two-year course and have finished the first year, juniors in a four-year course and have finished the first two years or be graduate students. Undergraduates must have a minimum 2.25 GPA and graduate students a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students must be from Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont. Preference will be given to applicants who have financial need and who plan to work in the nursery industry after graduation, including starting a business.
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Deadline
August 2
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$1,000-$4,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    Healthcare Financial Management Association-Connecticut Chapter
    c/o Cassandra Mitchell, Scholarship Committee Chairperson
    John Dempsey Hospital Finance Department
    263 Farmington Avenue
    Farmington, CT 06030
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be matriculated students attending an accredited college or university located in Connecticut; matriculated students attending a non-Connecticut school who are also the spouse or child of an HFMA Connecticut Chapter member; matriculated students who are Connecticut residents and who commute to an accredited school that is located in an HFMA Region 1 state or matriculated students who are permanent healthcare industry employees working in the state of Connecticut. They must be studying or planning to study financial management or a healthcare subject. Selection is based on the strength of the applicant's essay.
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