Last Updated: November 14, 2018

**Please note:

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


ROTC Navy Scholarship: For students entering a college or university Navy ROTC program.



Scholarships for Class of 2019 Only Below:

DAR Scholarships: Available scholarships listed below. Guidance deadline to apply for any scholarship February 7, 2019.

The Silver Pen Writing Competition: The Silver Pen Writing Competition is open to all high school seniors. Submission deadline is December 14, 2018.    

Mary C. Rawlins Scholarship: Connecticut Association of Diversity and Equity Professionals. Guidance deadline to apply March 8, 2019. 

Big Y Scholarship: If you need to upload a transcript please make an appointment with Mrs. Skuches. Guidance deadline February 1, 2019.

Academic Scholarship,American History Scholarship, Nursing Scholarships, Occupational Therapy. Medical Scholarship, Science, Math and English Scholarship, Music Scholarship.



We have teamed up with University of New Haven (UNH) to offer a new $20,000 scholarship for high school students who want to major in the arts at UNH. Apply online by November 16, 2018. 

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FIDM National Scholarship Competition: National scholarship competition for all majors. Guidance deadline to apply March 22, 2019.

Connecticut Restaurant Association Scholarship: Students majoring in careers such as Culinary Arts, Restaruant Management or affliated degrees. Guidance deadline March 25, 2019. 

Pink Ribbon Scholarships: For students with a family history of breast cancer. Various scholarships/ various deadlines. Remember if transcripts are required you must apply at least one week before deadline and turn scholarship information in to guidance.

John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest

Contest Topic

Describe and analyze an act of political courage by a US elected official who served during or after 1917. 

To learn more about political courage, visit Contest Information and FAQs.

All submissions must adhere to contest requirements.

Contest deadline

January 18, 2019. 

Recognition and Awards

  • First-place prize:  $10,000          
  • Second-place prize:  $3,000          
  • Five Finalists:  $500 each         
  • Eight Semifinalists:  $100 each     
  • Ten Honorable Mentions

CGTrader: Essay contest. Topic " Our life on a spaceship: the future of mankind". Guidance deadline to apply December 1, 2018.

Prudential Spirit of Community Awards:

Are you a middle level or high school student making a difference through volunteering? Apply today for national recognition, monetary awards and an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C.

The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards honors students in grades 5-12 for making meaningful contributions to their communities through volunteer service.

Applications are now open for 2019 awards. Here's how it works:

  • By November 6, 2018, students must submit their completed applications, and signed student/parent agreements, to a certifier. (Certifiers can be school principals or the head of a county 4-H organization, Girl Scout council, American Red Cross chapter, YMCA or affiliate of Points of Light's HandsOn Network.)
  • By November 16, 2018, certifiers select and certify top applicants for state-level judging.
  • On February 5, 2019, The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards announces state-level winners for 2019.

Silver Pen Essay Scholarship: Guidance deadline to apply is December 14, 2018.

AXA Achievement Scholarship: Guidance deadline to apply is December 1, 2018.

WACE Scholarships: Scholarships for students who will be attending the following colleges:


 Application deadlines for each school varies and is listed in the application. 

Scholarship Searches:

College Board     

FastWeb                Sallie Mae       

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.

The best scholarship search platforms of 2018

Accounting Scholarships

Society of Women Engineers