Scholarships

Last Updated: February 20, 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:  

Gene Mauro Scholarship for Entrepreneurial Leadership: Senior with a concentration in businees. specifically entrepreneurship. Guidance deadline to apply April 12, 2019.

Michael Dennehy Memorial Scholarship: Any athlete, team participant, cheerleader or team manager who has earned a varsity letter. Must have participated in the same sport for at least two years. Must be in good academic standing, demonstrate qualities of leadership and good citizenship. Guidance deadline to apply April 12, 2019.

Joseph A. Foran Sports Booster Club: Student athlete who has participated on a sports team, cheerleader or team manager who has earned a varsity letter. Must have participated on the sport for no less than two years. Must demonstrate qualities of of leadership and good citizenship. Guidance deadline to apply April 12, 2019.

Lyle James Memorial Scholarship: Seniors who demonstrate academic scholarship, are in good academic standing and possess a solid work ethic. Guidance deadline to apply April 8, 2019.

The Watershed Fund Scholarship: Students entering a two or four year school to study environmental sciences. Guidance deadline to apply March 22, 2019.

Swing for a Cure: Seniors with a minimum 3.0 with active community service. Guidance deadline to apply April 4, 2019.

South Central Area Superintendents Association Memorial Scholarship Award: Senior who will pursue a career in K-12 public education. Guidance deadline to apply February 25, 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.

Blue Star Mothers of America Scholarship: Senior who will be attending a 4yr college and who has a parent or legal guardian actively serving in the military or is an honorably discharged Veteran. Any branch including the Coast Guard, National Guard, and Reserves. Guidance deadline to apply March 25, 2019.

Dennis Malone Memorial Scholarship: Student planning to study park management, forestry, horticulture, agronomy or a closely related field. Criteria is based on financial need, academic achievement, and involvement in activities. Guidance deadline to apply April 8, 2019.

Milford Vascular Institute Scholarship: Merit based scholarship for senior who best outlines a detailed plan on how to improve the Milford Community.The plan can address any aspect of the community that you feel needs improvement, be it social services, the environment, education, infrastructure etc. Seniors must be in good standing with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Application packets available in guidance, deadline to apply March 25.

New Haven County Tax Collectors' Association: Senior in good standing planning on continuing their education at a college or trade school and are current on his or her tax obligations. Applicants must write a one page essy on the topic of " How state and local taxes can affect my education". Guidance deadline to apply February 25, 2019.

American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences: Student majoring in an FCS related field. Guidance deadline to apply March 8, 2019.

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

Ride 4 Justin: Must be a Connecticut Firefighter, or the spouse, child, grandchild or sibling of a Connecticut Firefighter. The scholarship is based on volunteerism. Guidance deadline to apply is March 25, 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.

UNICO Scholarship: Candidates will be evaluated on their academic achievements (3.0 and higher) SAT/ACT scores, extra-curricular school and community participation. Essay requirement explaining how you have taken a leadership role in your school or community. Guidance deadline to apply March 27, 2019.

Bill of Rights We the Students Essay Contest: Essay contest written on "What are the essential qualities of a citizen in your community in 21st century America. Apply yourself online. Deadline to apply February 14, 2019.

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

Kline Family Scholarship: Senior who plans to attend the University of Connecticut. The student must have a demonstrated record of community service. Guidance deadline to apply April 12, 2019.

The New Haven Mineral Club: Scholarship for senior who plans on studying Geology, Mining, Chemistry, Physics, Metallurgy, Material Science, Engineering and other related science fields. To receive an application please send a written request to New Haven Mineral Club, Frank Karsmarski, 69 Woodvale Drive, Northford, Ct. 06472. Guidance deadline to apply April 8, 2019.

UCONN 100 Years of Women Scholarship:  A high school senior planning to enroll in the University of Connecticut who, as a role model or advocate, has advanced the role and contributions of women in society. Guidance deadline to apply February 20, 2019.

Connecticut Children's Medical Isidore Wise Scholarship: Seniors who are past or present patients (inpatient or outpatient) of the Medical Center. Guidance deadline to apply March 8, 2019.

Connecticut PTA and Connecticut Nutmeg PTA Scholarship Awards: Connecticut PTA Shcolarship Award- students who want to teach.Carol P. Duggan Nutmeg PTA- students who will pursue a career in service to children other than teaching. Joseph G. Pearson Award- students who have been identified with special needs and will be attending post secondary education or training. Guidance deadline to apply February 21, 2019.

Glen Moon Scholarship: Are you interested in a career in education? Scholarships for seniors who are pursuing a teaching degree. Any Connecticut resident who will be a 2019 graduate of a secondary school in Connecticut is eligible to apply, provided he/she is committed to entering the field of education. Click here to get started. Guidance deadline to apply March 22, 2019.

Orazio Di Mauro Foundation: For students who plan on majoring in Engineering. The application is located at the very bottom of the information page. Guidance deadline to apply is April 5, 2019.

Connecticut State USBC Association Scholarship: Student, parent or grandparent must be a member of the USBC to apply and attending college in the fall. Guidance deadline to apply March 11, 2019.

Jim Rose Milford High School Memorial Scholarship Fund: Scholarships for seniors for the purpose of higher education. Students identified with special education needs or a qualified disability are encouraged to apply. Guidance deadline to apply March 29, 2019.

Connecticut Nurserymen's Foundation: Three individual scholarships all using the same application, the application is dated 2017. The scholarships are for students who will major in the field of Horticulture. The Lud and Marie Hoofman Scholarship criteria are good scholastic standing and financial need. The Howard Jennings Scholarship is for students who must be studying Horticulture at UConn. Merit Scholarship is for non-traditional learners. Guidance deadline to apply February 25, 2019.

Connecticut Building Congress Scholarship: Students interested in studying Architecture, Construction Engineering, Construction Management, Surveying, Planning or other construction related fields. Guidance deadline to apply March 1, 2019.

Lockheed Martin STEM Scholarship: Students who demonstrate financial need and come from an underrepresented group or underserved community will be eligible to receive a Lockheed Martin STEM Scholarship.  Guidance deadline to apply March 5, 2019.

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. 

Bohdan Kolinsky Memorial Scholarship: A high school senior from Connecticut who is admitted to an accredited four-year college for study leading to a career in sports journalism. Guidance deadline to apply 

Carter Mario Cares:  Presentation required, students interested in studying law. Guidance deadline to apply March 22, 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.

Milton Fisher Scholarship for Innovation and Creativity: Apply for this scholarship if you are a student who has solved an artistic, scientific, or technical problem in a new or unusual way, or who has come up with a distinctive solution to a problem faced by your community. Guidance deadline is April 12, 2019.

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

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, Restaurant Management or affliated degrees. Guidance deadline March 25, 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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You can also register with any of the scholarship websites listed below.  Upon completing a questionnaire, they will e-mail you with scholarships you may qualify for. Click on the title to be brought to the scholarship website.

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