Last Updated: November 22, 2017
All scholarship applications must be handed to Mrs. Skuches by the student in person. You may not email a scholarship into Guidance. This allows Mrs. Skuches the opportunity to review the scholarship application with the student and make sure that all the required documentation is contained in the packet. If the student is missing anything they can be informed immediately so they do not miss the scholarship deadline.
If you are applying on-line for a scholarship and your transcript is required, see Mrs. Skuches in Guidance at least a week prior to the deadline date to make an appointment to have your transcript uploaded.
If a scholarship requires SAT scores, student must download themselves from collegeboard.org.
ROTC Navy Scholarship: For students entering a college or university Navy ROTC program.
Scholarships for Class of 2018 Only Below:
GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program:
Honoring the legacy and character of our nation’s 40th President, the GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program rewards college-bound students who demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship with financial assistance to pursue higher education.
Each year, the Program selects numerous recipients to receive a $10,000 scholarship renewable for up to an additional three years – up to $40,000 total per recipient. Awards are for undergraduate study and may be used for education-related expenses, including tuition, fees, books, supplies, room, and board. In addition, Scholars are invited to participate in a special awards program and receive ongoing leadership-development support.
To be eligible for this award, applicants must:
- demonstrate at school, at the workplace, and within the community the attributes of leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship;
- demonstrate strong academic performance (minimum 3.0 grade point average/4.0 scale or equivalent);
- be citizens of the United States of America;
- be current high school seniors attending high school in the United States (students living on U.S. Armed Forces base and homeschooled students are also eligible); and
- plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study toward a bachelor’s degree at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States for the entire upcoming academic year.
In addition, semifinalists must be nominated by an eligible community leader, such as a high school principal, elected official or executive director of a nonprofit organization, and must provide documentation to certify academic performance and financial need. Finalists will be interviewed via Skype or telephone by a member of the selection committee. Guidance deadline December 18, 2017.
Casia: Scholarship awards for children of Police and Fire officials graduating high school in June 2018. Click on the red Casia for application, for scholarship requirements click on this red information.
Guidance deadline March 5, 2018.
Janice M. Scott Memorial Scholarship: US citizen or permanent resident, 3.0 gpa or higher on a 4.0 scale, senior planning to attend a four year school, demonstrated leadership abilities, community service or extra curricular activities, parents combined adjusted income cannot exceed $50,000.00. Guidance deadline March 21, 2017.
Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship: Elks National Foundation alongside Milford's BPO Elks Lodge #1589 Most Valuable Student Scholarship. Students who are at the top of their class, active in their schools and communities and recognized as leaders by their peers. Any senior who is a US citizen may apply. Applications will be judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need. Apply online. Please see Mrs. Skuches to submit your transcripts by November 20, 2017.
Milton Fischer Scholarship: This scholarship is open to 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. Guidance deadline April 23, 2018.
The $2,500 biannual scholarship is open to high school seniors and current college students. We will accept submissions from November 1st through January 31st!
You can find all the information related to the scholarship on the link below.
B. Davis Scholarship: Write an essay of less than 1000 words . Your submission must be sent to email@example.com. "Describe the three characteristics of leadership you value most. Discuss why you believe that these traits are so important and how you feel that they are developed in an individual. No transcripts or letters of recommendation required. Deadline to apply May 22, 2018.
1. Leo W and Alberta Utz- Excellence in Math or English or Science (three scholarships).
2. Lillian and Arthur Dunn- Awarded to sons and daughters of NSDAR members.
3. Richard and Elizabeth Dean- Awarded to students with a 4.0
4. Dr. Aura-Lee A. and James Hobbs Pittenger- American History scholarship.
5. Lucinda Beneventi Findley- History Scholarship
6. Caroline Holt- Nursing Scholarship Financial Need must fill out Financial Need Form.
7. Mildred Nutting- Nursing Scholarship Financial Need must fill out Financial Need Form.
8. Occupational/Physical Therapy Scholarship Financial Need must fill out Financial Need Form.
9. Madeline Picket Cogswell- Nursing Scholarship- Must be a DAR member descendant.
Guidance Deadline: February 8, 2018.
Big Y Scholarship: Open to employees, customers and their dependents. Must be a senior and resident of Connecticut. Additional special scholarships for dependents of law enforcement, firefighters and Military Servicemembers. Guidance deadline January 23, 2018. Paper Applications Available in the College and Career Center.
CG Trader: Seniors with a minimum GPA of 2.5. Essay contest. Essay theme "Using games for social good and playful learning."
Guidance deadline 1/8/18.
Wace Scholarship Partnership: Students must plan to attend one of the member schools which include Clarkson University, Merrimack College, Rochester Institute of Technology, State University of New York Oswego, The University of Toledo, University of Cincinnati, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Wentworth Institute of Technology. The deadline to apply for this scholarship varies by school and application period. Please check the deadlines carefully for the individual schools. Transcripts and letters of recommendations are not required. A 200 word essay, and a cumulative high school gpa of 3.5 is required.
Silver Pen Writing Competition 2017- 2018: is open and accepting applications. The Silver Pen Writing Competition is an essay contest with a goal of bridging the communication gap between your seniors and members at the Evergreen Woods retirement community. Your school fits the requirement of being within 25 miles of Evergreen Woods.
- All seniors are welcome to apply
- There is no GPA requirement
- Essays should be 600 to 1000 words
- Four cash prizes: $1,500, $1,000, $750, and $500
- Applications are due by 11:59 pm on December 9, 2017
Your students’ essays must answer this question: Where do you see yourself in 10 years? What do you see yourself doing at that time? Please elaborate in your response.
Kathryn Wiley | Associate Director of Programming
Connecticut Bar Foundation- 2017-2018 Essay Contest- Topic:
Grand Prize - $2,000
Two Runner-Up Prizes - $1,000
Essays to be judged by Federal and State Court Judges, Law Professors and Lawyers
Award Ceremony to be held at Connecticut Supreme Court . For more information please visit our website. Postmark deadline February 23, 2018.
2018 Honorsgradu Scholarship: Design a Better Future five $10,000.00 awards.:
The 2018 Scholarship
HonorsGradU Design A Better Future $10,000 Scholarship
Whether through essays or multimedia, students have used their voices to share visions for a better world. So here's their chance to put them to action! We're asking high school seniors to submit a proposal for how they'll better their communities. Because this will be a much more rigorous process with multiple rounds, we're also raising the bar for tuition awards: from five $1,000 tuition awards to five $10,000 tuition awards! We will also fund the top project up to $5,000.
We will be breaking the process into 3 rounds, using the principles of design thinking:
- Design and submit your ROUND 1 proposal:
- First 3 stages of design thinking Launch cycle
- Students submit overall proposal based on the Ford Institute community building principles
- We select applications based on their completion, seriousness, and viability, offering feedback for those approved to move on to round 2.
- Deadline: February 11, 2018, 11:59 MST
- Design and submit your ROUND 2 artifact:
- Next 3 phases of design thinking launch cycle (all but the final launch)
- Students submit an artifact representing their progress and learning
- We give additional feedback
- Deadline: March 18, 2018, 11:59 MST
- Design and submit your ROUND 3 reflection:
- LAUNCH phase of design thinking launch cycle.
- Students submit a final reflection that shares how their project is doing one of the following: 1) increasing connections, 2)building capacity, or 3) taking community-led action. They also share their ideas for acquiring further funding, in addition to the $5,000 from HGU if selected as the top finalist.
- Include a video of yourself working on your project
- Deadline: April 15, 2018 at 11:59 MST.
We will select 5 winners to receive $10,000 tuition scholarships to their colleges, with the top one receiving $5,000 funding to launch their project into the design thinking cycle once more during the summer of 2018 to maximize impact.
Scholarship Marketing Chair
Honors Graduation LLC
College Board FindTuition Scholarships.com
College View Military Family State Scholarships
FastWeb Sallie Mae
Federal Govt Scholarly Societies
Scholarships for Specific College Majors
You can also register with any of these scholarship web sites. Upon completing a questionnaire, they will e-mail you with scholarships you may qualify for.
Society of Women Engineers