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A.L.S. Family Charitable Foundation, Inc., Scholarship
Sponsor: The A.L.S. Family Charitable Foundation, Inc.
Scholarship Committee
P.O. Box 229
Buzzards Bay, MA 02532
Eligibility: Applicants must be children of A.L.S. patients (living or deceased). Students must be recent high school graduates with a 3.0 GPA. Applicants must be full-time college students at an accredited institution with at least nine hours of coursework. Students must be residents of New England.

Amount: $1,500
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.alsfamily.org

American Legion - Connecticut Oratorical Contest
Sponsor: American Legion - Connecticut
287 West Street
Rocky Hill, CT 06067
Eligibility: Applicants must prepare an oration on an assigned topic with specific time constraints. Students will explore the substance and meaning of the Constitution.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.ctlegion.org

Associated General Contractors of Connecticut Scholarships
Sponsor: Connecticut Construction Industries Association
912 Silas Deane Highway
Suite 112
Wethersfield, CT 06109
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors who intend to enroll in a four-year civil engineering or construction technology program or who plan to complete a construction program at a two-year institution before entering a four-year institution. They must be U.S. citizens or legal residents and must be interested in a career in construction. Selection is based on academic achievement, level of interest in a construction career, work experience, evaluation forms, extracurricular activities and financial need. The award is for two years.

Amount: $2,500
Deadline: February 28
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, two personal evaluation forms, one faculty evaluation form and an official transcript are required.
Website: https://www.ctconstruction.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=3559

Aurand Harris Memorial Playwriting Award
Sponsor: The New England Theatre Conference, Inc.
Aurand Harris Playwriting Award
215 Knob Hill Drive
Hamden, CT 06518-2431
Eligibility: Applicants must live in New England and/or be members of NETC and submit a full-length play written for a young audience. The play must not have been previously published, previously produced by a professional company or submitted to the Harris competition. Students may only submit one play. There is a $20 processing fee.

Amount: $500-$1,000
Deadline: May 1
How to apply: There is no application.
Website: http://www.netconline.org

BASAA Scholarship
Sponsor: Fund for Education Abroad
1920 North Street N.W.
Suite 200
Washington, DC 20036
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens currently enrolled at an accredited educational institution. Students must plan on studying abroad for a minimum of 30 days. Preference is given to students with unmet financial need and students traditionally underrepresented in education abroad (first-generation college students, minority students, community college students, veterans, students with disabilities and returning learners).

Amount: $10,000
Deadline: September 16
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.fundforeducationabroad.org

Big Y Scholarship Programs
Sponsor: Big Y
Scholarship Committee
P.O. Box 7840
Springfield, MA 01102-7840
Eligibility: Applicants must either be Big Y employees or their dependents or must reside or attend school in western or central Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Massachusetts or Connecticut. The scholarships are available to high school seniors, undergraduates, graduates, community college students and adult students. Applicants should submit transcripts, college entrance exams scores and two recommendation letters. Big Y employees must submit one recommendation from their supervisor. Selection is based on achievements, awards, community involvement, leadership positions and class rank. Eight scholarships are available specifically for dependents of law enforcement officers and firefighters.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available at any Big Y location from October through January each year. Applications are also available at guidance offices of schools within Big Y's market area.
Website: http://www.bigy.com

Bob Eddy Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Connecticut Society of Professional Journalists
Attn: Paul Singley
P.O. Box 5071
Woodbridge, CT 06525
Eligibility: Applicants must be rising college juniors or seniors at a four-year college and Connecticut residents or students of Connecticut schools. They should be able to submit samples of work that shows interest and competency in journalism.

Amount: $1,000-$2,500
Deadline: April 25
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript, essay and writing samples, tapes or related work in any media are required.
Website: http://connecticutspj.org/

Bohdan Kolinsky Memorial Sports Journalism Scholarship
Sponsor: Connecticut Sports Writers Alliance
P.O. Box 70
Unionville, CT 06085-0070
Eligibility: Applicants must be Connecticut high school seniors, be admitted to an accredited four-year college and plan to pursue studies leading to a career in sports journalism. Students who meet academic standards can receive additional aid.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: February 19
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, essay, summary of academic and employment history, evidence of good academic standing, letter of recommendation and three samples of published work are required.
Website: http://www.ctsportswriters.com/

Bruce Fishkin Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Bruce Fishkin Scholarship Fund
Eligibility: Applicants must be starting their senior year of college during the Fall of the application window and have a minimum 3.0 GPA or the equivalent academic performance for schools without the 4.0 system. Students must be a resident of Chicago or Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry or Will county in Illinois. Applicants must have taken the ACT or SAT test prior to application submission and secured a minimum ACT score of 22 or a minimum SAT score of 1100.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: October 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://brucefishkinscholarshipfund.com/

Charles Dubose Scholarship
Sponsor: Connecticut Architecture Foundation
370 James Street
Suite 402
New Haven, CT 06513
Eligibility: Applicants must have completed two years of an NAAB accredited architecture program leading to a bachelor's degree as of June 30 of the year of application. Students enrolled in non-accredited programs who have been accepted to an NAAB accredited master's degree program, as well as those currently enrolled in such a program, are also eligible. Applicants must be full-time students. Preference is given to students at the University of Pennsylvania, Georgia Institute of Technology and Fontainebleau summer program and to Connecticut residents.

Amount: $1,200-$5,000
Deadline: April 20
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, statement of goals, resume, financial aid information sheet, two letters of reference and submission of a favorite project are required.
Website: https://cafct.org/

Cindy Luberto Scholarship for Women Athletes
Sponsor: CT RollerGirls, Inc
P.O. Box 1774
Naugatuck, CT 06770
Eligibility: Applicants must be female high school seniors and participate in a sport that is organized, recreational or intramural. Selection is based on a 250-word essay describing the passion for the sport that is played and how that sport or your participation is unique.

Amount: $500
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applications are available online and include an essay and a photo of the applicant playing the sport.
Website: https://www.ctrollerderby.com/copy-of-2020-scholarship-for-women-

Clauder Competition Prize
Sponsor: Portland Stage Company
Attn.: Literary Manager
P.O. Box 1458
Portland, ME 04104
Eligibility: Applicants must live or attend school in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont. This requirement may be waived for playwrights who have previously lived in New England and produce material relevant to the area. They must submit a full-length play that is an original work and has not been produced or published.

Amount: Up to $3,000
Deadline: March 31
How to apply: No application form is required.
Website: http://www.portlandstage.com

Connecticut Association of Land Surveyors Memorial Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Connecticut Association of Land Surveyors Inc.
78 Beaver Road
Wethersfield, CT 06109
Eligibility: Applicants must be Connecticut residents who are enrolled in or who have been accepted into a postsecondary academic program in surveying or a related subject (geography, engineering or science). They must have plans to pursue a career in land surveying and must demonstrate interest in the field through previous work experience or other activities. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: June 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. A resume, transcript and statement of qualifications are required.
Website: http://ctsurveyors.org

Connecticut Broadcasters Association Scholarship
Sponsor: Connecticut Broadcasters Association
P.O. Box 1785
Avon, CT 06001
Eligibility: Applicants must be Connecticut residents and be pursuing a degree in a broadcast related field such as: journalism, marketing, production, broadcast engineering or communications. Selection is based on financial need and/or merit.

Amount: Up to $5,000
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.ctba.org

Connecticut Building Congress Scholarships
Sponsor: Connecticut Building Congress Scholarship Fund Inc.
c/o DiBlasi Associates P.C.
500 Purdy Hill Road
Monroe, CT 06468
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors at Connecticut high schools and Connecticut residents. Students must be entering associate, bachelor's or master's degree programs in architecture, engineering, construction management, surveying, planning or another construction-related course of study.

Amount: $500-$2,000
Deadline: March 5
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, essay, transcript and FAFSA Student Aid Report are required.
Website: http://www.cbc-ct.org/CBC_Scholarship

Connecticut Women's Golf Association Scholarship
Sponsor: Connecticut Women's Golf Association
PME Scholarship Fund
Attn.: Linda Kaye
27 Hunter Road
Avon, CT 06001
Eligibility: Applicants must be female students who are residents of Connecticut and entering or currently enrolled in college. Selection is based on participation in golf programs, academic achievement, overall strength of the application and financial need.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: April 13
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.cwga.org

CTAHPERD Gibson-Laemel Scholarship
Sponsor: Connecticut Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance
c/o Janice Skene, CTAHPERD Scholarship Chair
Buttonball Lane School
376 Buttonball Lane
Glastonbury, CT 06033
Eligibility: Applicants must be Connecticut students who have declared a major in health, physical education, recreation or dance. Students must be college juniors or seniors, maintain a GPA of 2.7 or higher and be CTAHPERD members.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: June 15
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal statement, transcript and two letters of recommendation are required.
Website: http://www.ctahperd.org

Dr. and Mrs. Arthur F. Sullivan Fund
Sponsor: Connecticut Community Foundation Center for Philanthropy
43 Field Street
Waterbury, CT 06702
Eligibility: Applicants must be accepted to or enrolled in medical school. They must reside in the Connecticut Community Foundation's service area and demonstrate exemplary academic achievement. Scholarship awarded in even years.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.conncf.org

Dr. James L. Lawson Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: American Radio Relay League Foundation
225 Main Street
Newington, CT 06111-1494
Eligibility: Applicants must have at least a general ham radio license, be residents of and attend post-secondary institutions in the New England states (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont) or New York state and be pursuing a bachelor's or graduate degree in electronics, communications or a related field.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: December 31
How to apply: Applications are available online but cannot be completed electronically. All applications must be mailed.
Website: http://www.arrl.org/scholarship-program

Dunkin' Donuts Connecticut Scholarship
Sponsor: Dunkin' Donuts Connecticut Scholarship
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors and Connecticut residents who excel in academics, demonstrate leadership and participate in school and community activities. They must plan to enroll at least half-time in a bachelor's degree, associate degree or certificate program at an accredited institution of higher learning.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: March
How to apply: Applications are available from Dunkin' Donuts stores and high school guidance offices beginning March 1 of each year.
Website: https://learnmore.scholarsapply.org/dunkinct/

FMC Skaters Scholarship
Sponsor: Facility Management Corporation (FMC) Ice Sports
100 Schoosett Street, Building 3
Pembroke, MA 02359
Eligibility: Applicants must be a New England resident, a senior in high school and skate at an FMC arena. Selection is based on academic achievement, extracurricular activities, community service and accomplishments and leadership on the ice.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: May 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. Along with the application form, students must submit a high school transcript, one letter of recommendation, a student resume and a personal essay.
Website: http://www.fmcicesports.com

Jackson Laboratory Scholarship
Sponsor: Jackson Laboratory
Training and Education Office
600 Main Street
Bar Harbor, ME 04609
Eligibility: Applicants must reside in Connecticut, Maine or in Sacramento County, California and must be pursuing a degree in biomedicine. Students must receive a nomination from a teacher and have financial need or be first-generation college students. Students must also have a 3.5 GPA and be graduating high school seniors.

Amount: $10,000
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.jax.org/scholarship

Karen Ann Shopis-Fox Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: American Society of Landscape Architects
370 James Street
4th Floor
New Haven, CT 06513
Eligibility: Applicants must be Connecticut residents and be enrolled in an accredited post-secondary landscape architecture or environmental education program. Both undergraduate and graduate students may apply.

Amount: $1,500-$2,500
Deadline: April 16
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript, personal statement and letter of recommendation are required.
Website: http://www.ctasla.org

Kent Nutrition Group Inc. FFA Scholarship
Sponsor: National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility: Applicants must be working toward a degree in one of the following fields: animal science, animal nutrition, dairy science, poultry science, equine/equestrian science, agriculture, agricultural science, agricultural business management, economics, finance or marketing and sales. Applicants must attend college in and be residents of one of the following states: Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia or West Virginia. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: January 14
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.ffa.org/participate/grants-and-scholarships/

LIVE OUT LOUD Educational Scholarship
Sponsor: LIVE OUT LOUD
45 West 36th Street
6th Floor
New York, NY 10018
Eligibility: Applicants must be a graduating senior from New York, Connecticut or New Jersey; describe and explain their leadership and service involvement within the LGBTQ community; certify their academic credentials; discuss their financial need and future goals; and write two personal essays, one about the impact of role models on LGBTQ youth, the second on their own LGBTQ leadership experiences. Finalists are interviewed.

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.liveoutloud.info

Lois Livingston McMillen Memorial Fund
Sponsor: Connecticut Community Foundation Center for Philanthropy
43 Field Street
Waterbury, CT 06702
Eligibility: Applicants must be women who plan to study art at an accredited college or university, or in an artist-in-residence program. They must also live in the Connecticut Community Foundation's service area.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.conncf.org

Mahindra USA Women in Ag Scholarship
Sponsor: National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility: Applicants must be pursuing a degree in the field of agriculture and reside in one of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, New York, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia or West Virginia. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required as well as participation in community service, financial need and leadership ability. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $2,500
Deadline: January 14
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.ffa.org/participate/grants-and-scholarships/

Mary Benevento/CTAHPERD Scholarship
Sponsor: Connecticut Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance
c/o Janice Skene, CTAHPERD Scholarship Chair
Buttonball Lane School
376 Buttonball Lane
Glastonbury, CT 06033
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens and Connecticut residents. They must be high school seniors who are planning to pursue a bachelor's degree in school health teaching, physical education, recreation or dance at an accredited Connecticut postsecondary institution. Selection is based on academic merit, professional potential and character.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: June 15
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript, personal statement and one letter of recommendation are required.
Website: http://www.ctahperd.org

Milton Fisher Scholarship for Innovation and Creativity
Sponsor: Milton Fisher Scholarship for Innovation and Creativity
Renee B. Fisher Foundation, c/o Community Foundation for Greater New Haven
70 Audubon Street
5th Floor
New Haven, CT 06510
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school juniors or seniors or must be entering or in the first year of an undergraduate degree program. Students must be Connecticut or New York City residents who attend or plan to attend an institution in the U.S. or students who attend or plan to attend a Connecticut or New York City institution of higher learning. Students must have come up with a solution to a problem faced by their school, community or family; solve an artistic, scientific or technical problem or develop a new group that serves an important need.

Amount: Up to $20,000
Deadline: May 3
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://mfscholarship.org/

NACA Mid Atlantic Higher Education Research Scholarship
Sponsor: National Association for Campus Activities
13 Harbison Way
Columbia, SC 29212
Eligibility: Applicants must be conducting research that will add to the college student personnel knowledge base including projects that focus on campus activities, problems faced by student affairs practitioners and challenges of higher education as they relate to campus activities. High school students are not eligible.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: June 30
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.naca.org/FOUNDATION/Pages/Scholarships.aspx

NACE Eastern Area Scholarship
Sponsor: National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) International Foundation
15835 Park Ten Place
Houston, TX 77084-5145
Eligibility: Applicants must be a permanent resident of the United States and be enrolled full-time as an undergraduate in an accredited engineering or physical science degree program at a two or four-year college or university. Students must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and have a permanent address within the NACE Eastern Area which includes the following states and/or U.S. Territories: Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Indiana (excluding Lake, Porter La Porte, Newton and Jasper counties), Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia and West Virginia.

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: January 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, two recommendation forms, an academic transcript and essay scholarship questions are required.
Website: http://nace-foundation.org/programs/students/scholarships/

New England FEMARA Scholarships
Sponsor: American Radio Relay League Foundation
225 Main Street
Newington, CT 06111-1494
Eligibility: Applicants must have at least a technician ham radio license and be residents of the New England States (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont).

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: December 31
How to apply: Applications are available online. Completed applications must be mailed in. They cannot be completed electronically.
Website: http://www.arrl.org/scholarship-program

New England Regional Student Program
Sponsor: New England Board of Higher Education
45 Temple Place
Boston, MA 02111
Eligibility: Students must be residents of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont and attend a school in another of those states that offers an RSP program in their major. The major must not be available at an in-school state.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Students should note that they are interested in the RSP program on their regular college application.
Website: http://www.nebhe.org

New York Women in Communications Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: New York Women in Communications Foundation
355 Lexington Avenue, 15th Floor
New York, NY 10017
Eligibility: Applicants are required to have a minimum GPA of 3.2 and must be majoring, declaring a major or pursuing an advanced degree in a communications-related field at an accredited college or university in the United States. Graduate students must already be members of New York Women in Communications.

Amount: $10,000
Deadline: January
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.nywici.org/students/scholarships

Rob Branham Scholarship
Sponsor: Advertising Club of Connecticut
P.O. Box 549
Wallingford, CT 06492
Eligibility: Applicants must attend or be accepted to an accredited university or technical or trade school. They must major in advertising, marketing, broadcast media or print production. They must be sponsored by a member of the Advertising Club of Connecticut. Selection is based on GPA (20 percent), essay (30 percent), work experience and activities (30 percent) and SAT/ACT scores (20 percent).

Amount: Varies
Deadline: September 15
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, referral letter, two letters of recommendation, essay, transcript and SAT/ACT scores are required.
Website: http://adclubct.org/scholarship/

Roberta B. Willis Scholarship - Need and Merit-Based Award
Sponsor: Connecticut Office of Higher Education
39 Woodland Street
Hartford, CT 06105-2326
Eligibility: Applicants must be a high school senior or high school graduate with a high school junior year class rank of 20 percent or better. Students must have a minimum SAT score of 1800 or ACT score of 27 and plan to attend a Connecticut public or non-profit private college. Selection is based on financial need and academic merit.

Amount: $4,650-$5,250
Deadline: February 15
How to apply: Applications are available through high school guidance offices. An application form and Free Application for Federal Student Aid are required.
Website: http://www.ctohe.org

Roberta B. Willis Scholarship - Need-Based Award
Sponsor: Connecticut Office of Higher Education
39 Woodland Street
Hartford, CT 06105-2326
Eligibility: Applicants must be attending a public or non-profit private Connecticut college or university and be enrolled in full-time study in a two- or four-year program. Students must have a federal Expected Family Contribution within the allowable range. Selection is based on need.

Amount: Up to $4,500
Deadline: February 15
How to apply: A Free Application for Federal Student Aid is required.
Website: http://www.ctohe.org

SGT Felix M. Del Greco, Jr. Scholarship
Sponsor: Connecticut National Guard Foundation Inc.
State Armory
360 Broad Street
Hartford, CT 06105-3795
Eligibility: Applicants must be sons or daughters of a member of the Connecticut Army National Guard. They must be enrolled in or plan to attend an accredited degree or technical program.

Amount: $4,000
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://ctngfi.org/

Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship Fund
P.O. Box 870
Salem, MA 01970
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. residents or resident aliens who are permanent residents of Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont. They must be enrolled in a demanding undergraduate course of study pursuing their first degrees. A GPA of 3.0 or higher is required. Applicants must demonstrate citizenship, character, serious-mindedness and financial need.

Amount: $3,000-$18,000
Deadline: May 2
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, essay, transcript, counselor or professor recommendation, additional letter of recommendation, FAFSA Student Aid Report, financial aid award letter, documentation of college costs and student's and parents' tax forms are required.
Website: http://phillips-scholarship.org/

Switzer Environmental Fellowship
Sponsor: San Francisco Foundation
One Embarcadero Center
Suite 1400
San Francisco, CA 94111
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens enrolled in an accredited graduate institution in California, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut or Rhode Island. Students must be enrolled full-time during the entire academic year of receiving the award. Master's degree and JD students must be pursuing their terminal degree. Applicants seeking their Ph.D. must have completed at least three years of doctoral work by July 1 or plan to successfully pass their qualifying exams by May 1 of the year before receiving the award. Selection is based on the strength of the overall application.

Amount: $15,000
Deadline: January 8
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://sff.org/

Thomas E. Desjardins Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Institute of Transportation Engineers - New England Section
Eligibility: Applicants must be civil engineering undergraduates or graduate students who are enrolled at an accredited postsecondary institution in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont. They must demonstrate an interest in transportation engineering through their coursework or extracurricular activities. Selection is based on academic merit, character and extracurricular activities.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: September
How to apply: Applications are available by request from the New England section of the Institute of Transportation Engineers. An application form and supporting materials are required.
Website: http://www.neite.org

Timothy S. and Palmer W. Bigelow, Jr. Scholarship
Sponsor: Horticultural Research Institute
525 9th Street NW
Suite 800
Washington, DC 20004
Eligibility: Applicants must be seniors in a two-year course and have finished the first year, juniors in a four-year course and have finished the first two years or be graduate students. Undergraduates must have a minimum 2.25 GPA and graduate students a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students must be from Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont. Preference will be given to applicants who have financial need and who plan to work in the nursery industry after graduation, including starting a business.

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: September 10
How to apply: Applications are available online or by mail.
Website: http://www.hriresearch.org

Walter Schoenknecht Tourism and Travel Scholarship Grant
Sponsor: Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism
One Constitution Plaza
Second Floor
Hartford, CT 06103
Eligibility: Applicants must be Connecticut residents. They must be enrolled in a degree program in hospitality, travel or tourism at an accredited college or university. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: March
How to apply: Applications are available by request from the Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism. An application form and supporting materials are required.
Website: https://portal.ct.gov/DECD/Content/Tourism/03_Partner_Office/Apply-for-College-Scholarship