Scholarships

Last Updated: April 22, 2019

**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.

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Scholarships for Class of 2019 Only Below. Click on the Red Title to Reach Application:  

Feile Scholarships: Three scholarships will be awarded to high school seniors entering college. Essay requirement with addtional consideraton for academic achievement, school, and community involvement. Guidance deadline to apply is May 17, 2019.

Devon Rotary Club Scholarship: Please pay close attention to the instructions. The top three scholarships do not apply to Foran students. You may apply to any of the others if you meet the qualifications, so please read carefully. Guidance deadline to apply is April 25, 2019.

YMCA/Robert D. Pryde Scholarship: Anyone can apply. Must have demonstrated financial need, be accepted to an accredited four year college, resident of New Haven County, demonstrate leadership, character and ability. Preference given to children of New Haven County farmers. Guidance deadline to apply May 10, 2019.

Cape Verdean Women's Club: Must be of Cape Verdean descent. Guidance deadline to apply May 1.

Milford Kiwanis Scholarship: Any senior, documents needed to apply are a copy of your acceptance to a college or university, a copy of your FAFSA, 2 letters of recommendation, and a list of all other scholarship awards you have received. applied to/for. The award recipient is expected to keep the club informed of your activities and progress as you make your way through college. Guidance deadline to apply May 17, 2019.

Horatio Alger Association Scholarship: Seniors planning to pursue career and technical education. High school graduate who will attend a 2 year or less technical/certificate program in the fall that will lead to employment. Attend a not for profit post-secondary institution. Demonstrate financial need must be Pell grant eligible and be a citizen of the United States. Guidance deadline to apply May 31, 2019.

Cape Verdean Classic Scholarship: Applicant must be of Cape Verdean descent, complete the application provided, must have written notification of a college acceptance from an accrediated school and attach a copy to the application, submit official transcripts, 2 letters of recommendation and a brief letter about themselves. Guidance deadline to apply May 17, 2019.

Local 2018 Scholarship Program: AFSCME Local 2018 Milford Board of Education Custodial and Maintainers Union scholarship. Any student may apply. Guidance deadline to apply April 22, 2019.

Britton John Broatch Memorial Scholarship: Any Foran graduating senior who will be attending a college or university in Connecticut, participated in a high school sport and has a good academic record. Preference will be given to a student in foster care. Guidance deadline to apply is April 22, 2019.

Milford Indians Wrestling Club: Senior with a minimum 3.0 GPA  current member of wrestling team. Priority will be given to students who will be  wrestling in college and are prior members of the Milford Indians Wrestling Club. Guidance deadline April 22, 2019. 

Lodge #2 Sokol USA Scholarship: Criteria to be used in judging: overall merits of applicant, GPA, community service, financial need and essay. Guidance deadline to apply April 23, 2019.

Junior Women's Club of Milford: Two $1000.00 scholarships for seniors who are active in their community and belong to clubs or activities. Must be able to attend the awards ceremony on June 6, 2019. Guidance deadline to apply is April 24, 2019.

Milford Rotary and Jepson Memorial Scholarship: No hand-written applications will be accepted. Students must use the attached PDF form, open the link then download the file to be able to enter the information. If needed you may attach a separate sheet with additional information. Seniors who have demonstrated good citizenship, have financial need, essays required. Guidance deadline to apply April 24, 2019.

The Milford Columbus Committee: Senior of Italian descent (one or both parents) who plans on continuing their education after graduation. Three $2500.00 scholarships for Milford public or private school students. Guidance deadline to apply April 22, 2019.  

Charles F. Boyle Memorial Scholarship: Senior with a 2.8 GPA or above who has participated in Pop Warner for a minimum of 4 years with cheer, football or JR. Coaching. Must plan to attend college, technical school or the military. Must be an active participant in High School athletics/cheer. Guidance deadline to apply April 24, 2019.

American Italian Women Scholarship: Seniors of Italian descent (maternal or paternal lineage) who will be attending a 4yr college. Must have a strong academic record and need for financial assistance. Guidance deadline to apply May 22, 2019.

Jewish Foundation of Greater New Haven Scholarship: Scholarships for seniors from Jewish households. Guidance deadline to apply April 24, 2019.

Connecticut Education Foundation Ethnic Minority Scholarship: Scholarship for an ethnic minority student who has been accepted into an accrediated 4 yr college and who clearly intends to enter the teaching profession. Guidance deadline to apply is April 27, 2019.

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

The Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship: For students with financial need who display academic achievement and commitment to serving others, a consistant history of part-time work, grit and passion for overcoming obstacles and/or achieving goals, and leadership qualities. Guidance deadline to apply for Early Response Deadline is March 26, 2019, Regular Deadline is April 24, 2019. 

Connecticut Chapter of the American Fire Sprinkler Association: Essay "Making the Case for Home Fire Sprinkler Systems". Guidance deadline to apply May 1, 2019.

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

CLARKSON UNIVERSITY                    STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK OSWEGO
DREXEL UNIVERSITY                         UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI
JOHNSON & WALES UNIVERSITY     THE UNIVERSITY OF TOLEDO
MERRIMACK COLLEGE                      WENTWORTH INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
ROCHESTER INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

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

Scholarship Searches:

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FastWeb                Sallie Mae       

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