Scholarships

Last Updated: March 27, 2020

**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 collegeboard.org.

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

Scholarships for Class of 2020 Only Below. Click on the Red Title to Reach Application:  

Devon Rotary Scholarship: Students should send their applications directly to the Devon Rotary email address provided in the application.Students need to notify Mrs. Skuches at kskuches@milforded.org no later than 5/11/20 that they have applied, advise her of which recommendation to send, and Mrs. Skuches will also send the transcript and SAT scores to the Devon Rotary.

Connecticut Association of Latinos: Seniors with Latino heritage. School Counseling deadline to apply June, 19, 2020.

Orazio DiMauro Foundation Inc.: Seniors who will study engineering or medicine. School Counseling deadline to apply May 1, 2020.

U.S. Marine Corp. Jordan C. Pierson Memorial Scholarship: Senior who will pursue higher education to become a teacher, nurse, doctor, chaplain or who enters the Peace Corp, military or armed forces reserves is eligible to apply. School Counseling deadline to apply is April 3, 2020.

Britton Broatch Scholarship: Senior athlete with good academic standing.School Counseling deadline to apply April 13, 2020.

Cape Verdean Scholarships: Seniors of Cape Verdean descent. School Counseling deadline May 22, 2020.

Senior Awards Night Scholarship Application: Application to qualify for all the scholarships and awards given out at Senior Awards Night. School Counseling deadline to apply April 3, 2020.

Milford Chamber of Commerce: One application for many different scholarship opportunities. Please read requirements carefully some need financial information. Must have a letter of recommendation from a peer. School Counseling deadline to apply April 3, 2020.

The Rotary Club of Milford: Three scholarship categories: need, merit and the Jepson Memorial Scholarship. Need based applications will require all financial information including tax returns from 2018. Applications may not be hand written. Students must download the application and fill out online. Applications should be completed and turned into Mrs. Skuches with all supporting documentation by May 20, 2020.

Michael Miller Memorial Scholarship: Any student who currently participates in a high school sport. School Counseling deadline to apply April 15, 2020.

Michael Dennehy Memorial Scholarship: Student athlete, cheerleader, team manager for at least two years. School Counseling deadline to apply April , 17, 2020.

Joseph A. Foran Sports Booster Club: Student athlete, cheerleader, team manager for at least two years. School Counseling deadline to apply April 13, 2020.

Scholarships for Students with disAbilities: ADHD, learning, hearing, sight. School Counseling deadline is 1 week prior to the application deadline. 

Gene Mauro Entrepreneurial Leadership: Senior who has a concentration in business. specifically entrepreneurship. School Counseling deadline to apply April 13, 2020.

Above and Beyond Award: Senior who has shown a long standing commitment to helping others during their four years in high school. School Counseling deadline to apply April 3, 2020.

Cape Verdean Women's Club Inc. Seniors of Cape Verdean descent. School Counseling deadline to apply April 17, 2020.

Connecticut Education Foundation: Senior student of ethnic minority who clearly intends to enter the teaching profession. School Counseling deadline to apply is April 22, 2020.

Sokol USA Lodge 2 Scholarship: Senior of Slovak or Carpatho- Russian descent. School Counseling deadline to apply is April 22, 2020.

Bold.org Scholarship: Seniors who play chess. Essay requirement.

Horatio Alger Association Scholarship: Senior who will attend a 2 yr or less technical degree/certificate program with demonstrated interest Pell grant eligibility. School Counseling deadline to apply April 3, 2020.

James Radley Mattioli Memorial Scholarship: Two scholarships. 1st- senior attending 2 or 4 yr school/ demonstrated financial need/plans to pursue a degree in math or a math teacher or math related field (Architecture/Engineering). 2nd- senior attending 2 or 4 yr school with demonstrated financial need and has worked as a lifeguard and or intends to pursue a degree in Fire Science, Public Safety or Criminal Justice. School Counseling deadline to apply April 13, 2020.

Connecticut Federation of School Administrators: Scholarship for dependents and children of School Administrators only. School counseling deadline to apply April 15, 2020.

Milford Kiwanis Scholarship: Senior planning to pursue higher education. Award recipient is expected to keep the Club informed of college progress. School Counseling deadline to apply May 8, 2020.

The Milford Columbus Committee: Senior of Italian descent planning to pursue further education upon graduation. School Counseling deadline to apply April 3, 2020.  

Phi Delta Kappa State of Connecticut Chapter: Senior majoring in Education. School Counseling deadline to apply March 27, 2020.

Kenneth Walker Memorial Scholarship: Any senior who participated 4 years in high school athletics and who intends to attend college in the fall. School Counseling deadline to apply April 3, 2020.

Orthopaedic Specialty Group Scholarship: Anyone pursuing post-secondary training in a musculoskeletal care related field is eligible to apply including nursing, physician, physician assistant, PT, OT, radiology, musculoskeletal surgery. School Counseling deadline to apply April 24, 2020.

The Kline Family Community Service Scholarship: Senior who will be attending UConn with a record of community service. School Counseling deadline to apply April 13, 2020.

Junior League of Greater New Haven: Female seniors who exemplify a demonstrated commitment to community and who plan on attended an accredited college or vocational school. School Counseling deadline to apply April 3, 2020.

Gene Mauro Scholarship: Scholarship for a graduating senior who has a concentration in business, specifically entrepreneurship. School Counseling deadline to apply April 13, 2020.

UNICO: Candidates will be evaluated on their academic achievements, GPA, SAT, extra- curricular school participation and community involvement. Written essay required. School Counseling deadline to apply March 31, 2020.

American Italian Women: Students of Italian descent are eligible for this scholarship. School Counseling deadline to apply May 22, 2020.

Jim Rose Milford High School Memorial Scholarship: Seniors with special education needs or a qualified disability are encouraged to apply. School Counseling deadline to apply April 15, 2020.

Halle's Hope Scholarship: Any senior who has demonstrated an exceptional impact and contribution to Milford's community of children, and has an interest in working with children in the future. School Counseling deadline to apply April 3, 2020.

Dennis Malone Memorial Scholarship: Seniors who plan to pursue a 2 or 4 year college degree in park management, forestry, horticulture, agronomy, or related field. School Counseling deadline to apply April 3, 2020.

Charles F. Boyle Memorial Scholarship: Two scholarships for Pop Warner participants. Minimum of 4 years or more of Pop Warner cheer, football or junior coaching. School Counseling deadline to apply April 20, 2020.

Milford Junior Women's Club 2020 Scholarship: Two scholarships for students who are active in their community and community service. Must be able to attend the June 4th awards ceremony. School Counseling deadline to apply April 24, 2020.  

Jewish Foundation of Greater New Haven: Several scholarships for high school seniors from Jewish households. All applications must be completed online. See Mrs. Skuches to upload your transcripts by School Counseling deadline May 8, 2020.

Verplank Foundation Scholarship:

  • High School Senior
  • Childhood diagnosis of Type 1 Diabetes
  • Successfully managing diabetes with proper medication, exercise and diet
  • Commitment to education by maintaining in excess of a 3.0 grade point average
  • Commitment to participating in athletics by actively participating on an organized team
  • United States Citizen
  • Completion of application with supporting documentation and endorsements
  • School Counseling deadline to apply April 1, 2020.

 American Autism Society: Scholarships for student of siblings with autism. All scholarships are due to school counseling one week prior to scholarship deadline.

The American Autism Association: The American Autism Association understands how costly having a family member on the autism spectrum can be. There are a number of grants and scholarships offered around the country to children and adults on the spectrum. Click on the red link to access various types of funding your family may be applicable for. Additionally, a list of tips to help walk you through the application process. All scholarships are due to guidance one week prior to deadline.

To find grants and scholarships available in your local area, contact the by clicking on the red title: Autism Help Hotline.

Siblings of Autism: Siblings of Autism is dedicated to supporting the siblings of individuals on the autism spectrum through scholarships, respite funds, and outreach programs. Please remember to hand in all scholarship materials to guidance one week prior to scholarship deadline.

New Haven Mineral Club Scholarship: This scholarship is for a student who wishes to pursue an academic study in science (geology, mining, chemistry, physics, metallurgy, material science, engineering, and other related science fields. To apply for this scholarship there is two steps. First you must send a written request for an application to : New Haven Mineral Club Attention: Frank Karsmarski 69 Woodvale Drive Northford, Ct. 06472. The second step is to fill out the application and return it to school counseling by the April 17, 2020 deadline.

Milton Fisher Scholarship: For innovation and creativity. A four year scholarship of up to $20,000.00. Recipients show the most promise as problem solvers based on their projects.School Counseling deadline to apply April 24, 2020.

Glenn Moon Scholarship: Students interested in a career in Education. School Counseling deadline to apply May 15, 2020.

Miracle League of Connecticut- Peter Ladd/Johnny Moran Memorial Scholarship: Seniors who have volunteered for organizations that serve children or adults who have intellectual, developmental or physical disabilities. School Counseling deadline to apply 4/17/20. 

Bill of Rights Essay Contest: 500-800 Words apply online. School Counseling deadline to apply April 15, 2020 must be high school student between 14-19.      

2019-2020 We the Students Essay Prompt 

 What does civil discourse mean to you?

Guide to College Website: Inside the article are the links to dozens of scholarship opportunities. Please remember you must apply two weeks prior to any scholarship deadline to allow time for your supporting documentation to be sent.

Imagine America Scholarship: Technical school scholarship. Participating institutions include Porter and Chester, Lincoln Tech and UTI.

Scholarship Searches:

College Board       Scholarships.com     

FastWeb                Sallie Mae       

Scholarships for Specific College Majors

www.studentscholarships.org

www.scholarships.com

www.fastweb.com

www.scholarshipexperts.com    

www.student-view.com

www.scholarshipbee.com

Accounting Scholarships

Society of Women Engineers

www.guaranteed-scholarships.com