Verified Scholarship Directory

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  • American Legion - Connecticut Oratorical Contest
    Deadline: November 1
    Amount: Varies
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    Sponsor: American Legion, Department of Connecticut

    Eligibility: Applicants must prepare an oration on an assigned topic with specific time constraints. Students will explore the substance and meaning of the Constitution.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    287 West Street
    Rocky Hill, CT 06067

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  • Associated General Contractors of Connecticut Scholarships
    Deadline: February 29
    Amount: $2,500
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    Sponsor: Connecticut Construction Industries Association

    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.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, two personal evaluation forms, one faculty evaluation form and an official transcript are required.

    912 Silas Deane Highway
    Suite 112
    Wethersfield, CT 06109

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  • Barbara J. Sinnott Student of Integrity Scholarship
    Deadline: January 31
    Amount: $1,000
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    Sponsor: Better Business Bureau of Central New England

    Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors in the Better Business Bureau of Central New England's service area. Students must be planning on continuing their education at a college or university or other post-secondary program of study. An essay on a provided prompt is required.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    400 Grove Street
    Worcester, MA 01510

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  • BASAA Scholarship
    Deadline: January 18
    Amount: $10,000
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    Sponsor: Fund for Education Abroad

    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).

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1920 North Street N.W.
    Suite 200
    Washington, DC 20036

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  • Big Y Scholarship Programs
    Deadline: February 1
    Amount: Varies
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    Sponsor: Big Y

    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.

    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.

    Scholarship Committee
    P.O. Box 7840
    Springfield, MA 01102-7840

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  • Bob Eddy Scholarship Program
    Deadline: April 28
    Amount: $1,000-$2,500
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    Sponsor: Connecticut Society of Professional Journalists

    Eligibility: Applicants must be rising college juniors or seniors at a four-year college and Connecticut residents or students at Connecticut schools. They should be able to submit samples of work that shows interest and competency in journalism.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript, essay and writing samples, tapes or related work in any media are required.

    Attn.: Paul Singley
    P.O. Box 5071
    Woodbridge, CT 06525

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  • Bohdan Kolinsky Memorial Sports Journalism Scholarship
    Deadline: March 22
    Amount: $3,000
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    Sponsor: Connecticut Sports Writers Alliance

    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.

    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.

    P.O. Box 70
    Unionville, CT 06085-0070

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  • Charles Dubose Scholarship
    Deadline: April 22
    Amount: $1,200-$5,000
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    Sponsor: Connecticut Architecture Foundation

    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.

    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.

    370 James Street
    Suite 402
    New Haven, CT 06513

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  • CHESLA Scholarship
    Deadline: May 1
    Amount: Varies
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    Sponsor: Asnuntuck Community College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of the state of Connecticut. Students must be enrolled at least half-time. Students must be enrolled and attending an eligible Connecticut state or non-profit degree-granting institution of higher education. Students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale).

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    170 Elm St
    Enfield, CT 06082

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  • Clauder Competition Prize
    Deadline: March 31
    Amount: Up to $3,000
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    Sponsor: Portland Stage Company

    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.

    How to apply: No application form is required.

    Attn.: Literary Manager
    P.O. Box 1458
    Portland, ME 04104

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  • Connecticut Building Congress Scholarships
    Deadline: March 1
    Amount: $2,500 to $4,000
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    Sponsor: Connecticut Building Congress Scholarship Fund Inc.

    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.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, essay, transcript and FAFSA Student Aid Report are required.

    c/o DiBlasi Associates P.C.
    500 Purdy Hill Road
    Monroe, CT 06468

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  • Connecticut Minority Teacher Incentive Program (MTIP)
    Deadline: October 15
    Amount: Varies
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    Sponsor: Albertus Magnus College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be Connecticut minority group members who are enrolled undergraduates in teacher preparation programs as full-time students. Students must be nominated for MTIP. MTIP loan stipend applications must also include proof of loans and graduation to the Office of Higher Education and begin teaching in an accredited Connecticut public elementary or secondary school within 16 months of graduation, and work full-time at least 9 months in the same academic year.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    700 Prospect St
    New Haven, CT 06511-1189

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  • Connecticut Roberta B. Willis Scholarship Program Need-Based Grant (RWSP)
    Deadline: July 28
    Amount: Varies
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    Sponsor: Albertus Magnus College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be Connecticut residents who are undergraduate students enrolled at least half-time and matriculated in a degree-seeking program. Students must have completed the FAFSA to be eligible. Students receiving a Connecticut Roberta B. Willis Scholarship Program Need-Merit Scholarship award are ineligible to receive the RWSP Need-Based Grant.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    700 Prospect St
    New Haven, CT 06511-1189

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  • CTAHPERD Gibson-Laemel Scholarship
    Deadline: June 15
    Amount: $1,000
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    Sponsor: Connecticut Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance

    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.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal statement, transcript and two letters of recommendation are required.

    c/o Janice Skene, CTAHPERD Scholarship Chair
    Buttonball Lane School
    376 Buttonball Lane
    Glastonbury, CT 06033

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  • Dr. and Mrs. Arthur F. Sullivan Fund
    Deadline: March 15
    Amount: Varies
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    Sponsor: Connecticut Community Foundation Center for Philanthropy

    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.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    43 Field Street
    Waterbury, CT 06702

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  • Dr. James L. Lawson Memorial Scholarship
    Deadline: January 10
    Amount: $1,000
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    Sponsor: American Radio Relay League Foundation

    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.

    How to apply: Applications are available online but cannot be completed electronically. All applications must be mailed.

    225 Main Street
    Newington, CT 06111-1494

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  • Federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Connecticut Roberta B. Willis Scholarship Program ARPA Supplement (CT RWSPAS)
    Deadline: July 28
    Amount: Varies
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    Sponsor: Albertus Magnus College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be Connecticut residents who are undergraduate students enrolled at least half-time and matriculated in a degree-seeking program.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    700 Prospect St
    New Haven, CT 06511-1189

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  • Fitzpatrick-Chwalek Scholarship
    Deadline: April 12
    Amount: $5,000
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    Sponsor: Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut

    Eligibility: Applicants must have good academic standing, involvement in extra-curricular activities, demonstrated work ethic, a commitment to community service and must have a demonstrated financial need to receive the scholarship.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    68 Federal Street
    New London, CT 06320

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  • FMC Skaters Scholarship
    Deadline: May 1
    Amount: Varies
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    Sponsor: Facility Management Corporation (FMC) Ice Sports

    Eligibility: Applicants must be New England residents, seniors 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.

    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.

    100 Schoosett Street, Building 3
    Pembroke, MA 02359

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  • Jackson Laboratory Scholarship
    Deadline: February 15
    Amount: $10,000
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    Sponsor: Jackson Laboratory

    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.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    Training and Education Office
    600 Main Street
    Bar Harbor, ME 04609

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  • Judith and Michael Meshken Scholarship
    Deadline: April 15
    Amount: Varies
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    Sponsor: Curry College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time students with financial need and proper academic standing. Students from Connecticut will be given preference.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1071 Blue Hill Ave
    Milton, MA 02186-2395

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  • Karen Ann Shopis-Fox Memorial Scholarship
    Deadline: April 14
    Amount: $2,500
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    Sponsor: American Society of Landscape Architects

    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.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript, personal statement and letter of recommendation are required.

    CTASLA Scholarship Committee,
    P.O. Box 209197
    New Haven, CT 06520

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  • Live Out Loud Young Trailblazers Scholarship
    Deadline: February 5
    Amount: $5,000
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    Sponsor: LIVE OUT LOUD

    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; complete required essay or other formatted responses; and submit two letters of recommendation.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    25 Broadway
    12th Floor
    New York, NY 10004

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  • Lois Livingston McMillen Memorial Fund
    Deadline: March 15
    Amount: Varies
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    Sponsor: Connecticut Community Foundation Center for Philanthropy

    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.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    43 Field Street
    Waterbury, CT 06702

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  • Mary Benevento/CTAHPERD Scholarship
    Deadline: June 15
    Amount: $1,000
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    Sponsor: Connecticut Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance

    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.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript, personal statement and one letter of recommendation are required.

    c/o Janice Skene, CTAHPERD Scholarship Chair
    Buttonball Lane School
    376 Buttonball Lane
    Glastonbury, CT 06033

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  • Michael Todd Gavitt Scholarship
    Deadline: April 12
    Amount: $500
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    Sponsor: Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut

    Eligibility: Applicants must be students pursuing post-secondary studies in culinary arts at any accredited two- or four-year college, university or technical, vocational or trade institution and must have a demonstrated financial need to receive the scholarship. A secondary preference for studies in music or music-related fields.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    68 Federal Street
    New London, CT 06320

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  • Milton Fisher Scholarship for Innovation and Creativity
    Deadline: May 15
    Amount: $1,000 to $5,000
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    Sponsor: Milton Fisher Scholarship for Innovation and Creativity

    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.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    Renee B. Fisher Foundation, c/o Community Foundation for Greater New Haven
    70 Audubon Street
    5th Floor
    New Haven, CT 06510

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  • New England FEMARA Scholarship
    Deadline: January 10
    Amount: $2,000
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    Sponsor: American Radio Relay League Foundation

    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).

    How to apply: Applications are available online. Completed applications must be mailed in. They cannot be completed electronically.

    225 Main Street
    Newington, CT 06111-1494

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  • New England Regional Student Program
    Deadline: Contact sponsor to confirm deadline
    Amount: Varies
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    Sponsor: New England Board of Higher Education

    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.

    How to apply: Students should note that they are interested in the RSP program on their regular college application.

    45 Temple Place
    Boston, MA 02111

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  • New York Women in Communications Foundation Scholarships
    Deadline: January 19
    Amount: $10,000
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    Sponsor: New York Women in Communications Foundation

    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.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    660 International Drive
    Suite 600
    McLean, VA 22102

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  • Roberta B. Willis Scholarship - Need and Merit-Based Award
    Deadline: Contact college financial aid office to confirm deadline
    Amount: Up to $4,500
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    Sponsor: Connecticut Office of Higher Education

    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.

    How to apply: Applications are available through high school guidance offices. An application form and Free Application for Federal Student Aid are required.

    450 Columbus Boulevard
    Hartford, CT 06103

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  • Roberta B. Willis Scholarship - Need-Based Award
    Deadline: February 15
    Amount: $4,650-$5,250
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    Sponsor: Connecticut Office of Higher Education

    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.

    How to apply: A Free Application for Federal Student Aid is required.

    450 Columbus Boulevard
    Hartford, CT 06103

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  • SGT Felix M. Del Greco, Jr. Memorial Scholarship
    Deadline: March 15
    Amount: $4,000
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    Sponsor: Connecticut National Guard Foundation Inc.

    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.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    State Armory
    360 Broad Street
    Hartford, CT 06105-3795

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  • SpeakOUT's LGBTQ+ Scholarship
    Deadline: March 31
    Amount: $500
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    Sponsor: SpeakOUT

    Eligibility: Applicants must be undergraduate LGBTQ+ students or high school students entering a college, university, community college or training program by the fall. Students must be residents of New England and have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 301223
    Boston, MA 02130

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  • Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship Fund
    Deadline: May 1
    Amount: $3,000-$17,000
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    Sponsor: Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship Fund

    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.

    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.

    P.O. Box 870
    Salem, MA 01970

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  • Switzer Environmental Fellowship
    Deadline: Early January; 2024
    Amount: $15,000
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    Sponsor: San Francisco Foundation

    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.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    One Embarcadero Center
    Suite 1400
    San Francisco, CA 94111

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  • Timothy S. and Palmer W. Bigelow, Jr. Scholarship
    Deadline: June 1
    Amount: $2,000
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    Sponsor: Horticultural Research Institute

    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.

    How to apply: Applications are available online or by mail.

    80 M Street SE
    Washington, DC 20003

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