We know that the cost of college is a barrier for many students trying to continue and complete their educational goals. There are many scholarships available to Greater Hartford students that can help ease this burden. We created this directory to help students and parents with the process of finding the right scholarship.

We recommend that you begin by browsing our homepage, or taking a tour of our site using the link in the sidebar of this page.

Preparing to go to college is an exciting and challenging time in your life. We hope this online directory helps you achieve your goal of a college education.

About the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving

Founded in 1925, the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving is the community foundation for Greater Hartford - the City of Hartford and 28 surrounding towns. Over the years, individuals and families have donated money to the Foundation, creating an endowment. From the endowment, the Foundation makes grants to a broad range of nonprofit organizations in the region.

There are more than 140 funds at the Foundation devoted specifically to scholarships.

About the Scholarship Program

The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving Scholarship Program has awarded nearly $30 million since 1945. In 2022, over 625 students received more than $1.78 million in scholarships from the Hartford Foundation and are attending colleges in Connecticut and across the country.