4-Year College Scholarships

The Hartford Foundation has a wide array of scholarships for 4-year college students. These scholarships are offered through three channels: the Scholarship America portal, the Hartford Foundation scholarship portal and our Community Scholarship listings. Each channel offers different scholarships, so we recommend browsing all three.

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We partner with Scholarship America to offer 65+ scholarships to Hartford area graduating high school seniors who will attend a 4-year college or university full-time. Click the link below to go to the Scholarship America website and apply.

DEADLINE: April 15, 2024

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The Hartford Foundation has its own scholarship portal featuring 70+ unique scholarship funds with awards for 4-year college/university, community college, vocational/technical school and graduate school. Applicants are adult learners, high school seniors, current college students and graduate students. Our portal has its own application process. Visit the Hartford Foundation portal by clicking the link below.

DEADLINE: April 15, 2024

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As a community service, we partner with local organizations to provide even more scholarship opportunities for all types of students.

Browse our Community Scholarship listings below.

DEADLINEs vary by scholarship

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Community Scholarships are listed and maintained by nonprofit organizations across the Greater Hartford region. Each scholarship has its own unique criteria and application process. Use the search functions below to narrow your results.

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  • Helping Hand Fund Scholarship
    $4,000 Apply By Apr 15, 2024
    Selection Criteria:
    • High School Seniors residing in Wethersfield or Rocky Hill
    • Strong Academic Performance
    • Community Service
    • Financial Need
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  • Lions Lowenberg Scholarship
    $2,500 Apply By May 31, 2024
    Selection Criteria:
    • Graduating high school senior residing in Hartford, East Hartford, Windsor, Bloomfield, Newington, West Hartford, or Wethersfield
    • Entering a 2- or 4-year college or university
    • Official high school transcript
    • Financial need
    • Academic excellence
    • Preference will be given to Humanities and Fine Arts Majors
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  • Milton Fisher Scholarship for Innovation and Creativity
    $5,000 Apply By May 15, 2024
    Selection Criteria:
    • Students who have solved an artistic, scientific, or technical problem in a new or unusual way
    • Students who have come up with a distinctive solution to problems faced by your school, community or family
    • Applicants must live in CT or NYC metro area or plan to attend college in CT or NYC metro area
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