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Community Scholarships are listed and maintained by individuals and organizations across the Greater Hartford region. Each scholarship has its own unique criteria and application process. Enter a keyword or narrow the list using the search function below.

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  • Alice and Maxwell Kramer Scholarship
    $500-$2,000 Apply By May 15, 2022
    Selection Criteria:
    • Of the Jewish faith
    • Pursuing nursing or other healthcare profession (preference to nursing)
    • Resident of Greater Hartford (parents may satisfy residency requirement)
    • Good citizenship and active involvement in the community
    • Merit Based
    • Financial Need Considered but not Required
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  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Epsilon Omicron Omega Chapter Annual Scholarship
    $1,000-$2,500 Apply By Feb 01, 2022
    Selection Criteria:
    • Female graduating high school senior
    • Resident of Greater Hartford Area
    • Graduating from a public high school
    • Will enter college in Fall 2019
    • Not an immediate family member of any Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. member
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  • American Savings Foundation: Robert T. Kenney Scholarships
    $1,000 - $3,000 Apply By Mar 31, 2022
    Selection Criteria:
    • Financial need
    • 2.5 minimum GPA or top 1/3 of class
    • Must live in one of the 64 towns served by the American Savings Foundation
    • Community involvement
    • Academic potential
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  • Anne E. Wall Scholarship
    $500-$1,000 Apply By May 13, 2022
    Selection Criteria:
    • Resident of Bloomfield, CT
    • Financial Need Considered but not Required
    • Good citizenship and active involvement in the community
    • Legal resident of the United States
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  • Brian Cummins Memorial Scholarship
    $2,500 Apply By Sep 01, 2022
    Selection Criteria:
    • CT resident or attending school in CT
    • Full-time student
    • Enrolled in a program to teach blind & visually impaired students in CT
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  • Bro. Dr. Frank T. Simpson Scholarship
    $1,250 one-time award for Freshman year Apply By Apr 15, 2022
    Selection Criteria:
    • Graduating high school seniors attending public or private schools in Hartford County
    • Students who will be enrolled in a two-year or four-year college or university
    • Academic excellence, class rank with a minimum 3.0 GPA
    • Must have documentation of community service and other extracurricular activities within the community and school
    • Personal essay as required in the application package
    • Preference for Black/African American male students
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  • Bruce & Betty Woodward Memorial Scholarship
    $3,000 Apply By Sep 01, 2022
    Selection Criteria:
    • Legally blind
    • CT resident or attending school in CT
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  • C. Rodney Demarest Memorial Scholarship
    $3,000 Apply By Sep 01, 2022
    Selection Criteria:
    • Legally blind
    • CT resident or attending school in CT
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  • Connecticut Broadcasters Association
    $1,000-$5,000 Apply By Mar 15, 2022
    Selection Criteria:
    • Graduating high school senior or current undergraduate student
    • Majoring in broadcasting, journalism, communications or engineering
    • Strong academics
    • Financial need
    • Connecticut residents only
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  • Connecticut Building Congress Scholarships
    $1,000-$3,500 Apply By Mar 04, 2022
    Selection Criteria:
    • Graduating high school senior
    • Connecticut resident
    • Construction-related Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management or industry related major
    • Attending a two- or four-year college or university
    • Financial need
    • Academic excellence
    • Extracurricular involvement
    • Community service
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  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Scholarship
    At least $3,000 Apply By Mar 01, 2022
    Selection Criteria:
    • Preference for Black/African American female graduating high school seniors
    • Applicant must reside and attend high school in the service area of the Hartford Alumnae Chapter which includes Hartford County (excluding Bristol and Southington); cities and towns within, Windham or Tolland Counties; cities of Cromwell and East Hampton
    • Planning to attend an accredited four-year college or university
    • Academic excellence, GPA of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale
    • Leadership abilities
    • Community service/community involvement/public service
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  • Doris Higley Memorial Scholarship
    $2,000 Apply By Sep 01, 2022
    Selection Criteria:
    • Legally blind
    • CT resident or attending school in CT
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  • Farmington Valley (CT) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated - Deirdre L. Bibby Visual Arts Award
    $1,000 Apply By Apr 30, 2022
    Selection Criteria:
    • Submit a completed application
    • Submit a brief statement of your pursuit of the visual arts, inclusive of inspiration and/or influential factors (approximately 300 words in length)
    • Submit an official transcript
    • Submit a written recommendation from a professor, counselor, Clergyperson, mentor, or supervisor/manager
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  • Frank Roswell Fuller Scholarship
    Based on financial need as determined by FAFSA Apply By May 30, 2022
    Selection Criteria:
    • Able to demonstrate financial need (determined by filing the FAFSA)
    • Graduating high school senior from a high school located in Hartford County
    • Maintaining a GPA of 70 or better (or its equivalent)
    • A member of the UCC/ Congregational Church and "professed to be of the Congregational faith"
    • Planning to attend a fully accredited four-year college as a candidate for a baccalaureate degree
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  • Helping Hand Fund Scholarship
    $4,000 Apply By Apr 15, 2022
    Selection Criteria:
    • High School Seniors residing in Wethersfield or Rocky Hill
    • Strong Academic Performance
    • Community Service
    • Financial Need
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  • James L. and Genevieve H. Goodwin Scholarship
    $1,000-$5,000 Apply By Mar 20, 2022
    Selection Criteria:
    • Connecticut resident
    • Enrolled undergraduate or graduate curriculum in silviculture or forest resource management
    • Financial need
    • Academic excellence
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  • Jewish Community Foundation Scholarships
    $1,000-$5,000 Apply By May 15, 2022
    Selection Criteria:
    • Of the Jewish faith
    • Resident of Greater Hartford
    • Merit Based
    • Involvement in community and extra-curricular activities
    • Financial Need Considered but not Required
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  • Jonathan Seth Kronick Memorial Scholarship
    $500-$1000 Apply By May 15, 2022
    Selection Criteria:
    • Resident of Greater Hartford
    • Preference to vocational education, engineering or music studies
    • Good citizenship (civic engagement/active involvement in the community)
    • Of the Jewish faith
    • Legal resident of the United States
    • Financial Need Considered but not Required
    • Merit Based
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  • June Miller Rosenblatt Scholarship
    $1,000 Apply By May 15, 2022
    Selection Criteria:
    • Pursuing teacher education degree
    • Resident of Greater Hartford
    • Financial Need Considered but not Required
    • GPA of B or higher
    • Civic or community involvement
    • Legal resident of the United States
    • Preference given to first generation Americans
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  • Lou Irvin Education Award
    $1,000 Apply By Feb 10, 2022
    Selection Criteria:
    • Rising junior or senior in college
    • Teacher Education major
    • Connecticut resident
    • Proof of financial need
    • Academic letters of recommendation
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  • Lowenberg Scholarship
    $2,500 Apply By Jun 01, 2022
    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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  • Mary C. Rawlins Scholarship
    $500-$1,000 Apply By Mar 19, 2022
    Selection Criteria:
    • Graduating high school senior
    • State of Connecticut resident
    • GPA of 2.5 or higher at end of Fall semester 2020
    • Entering a 2- or 4-year college, university, or vocational school
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  • Milton Fisher Scholarship for Innovation and Creativity
    $5,000 Apply By May 03, 2022
    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
    • Students must live in Connecticut or NYC metropolitan area, planning to attend a 4 year college anywhere in the US, OR live anywhere in the US and pland to attend college in Connecticut or NYC metropolitan area.
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  • Rhea Sourifman Caplin Memorial Scholarship
    $1,000-$2,000 Apply By May 15, 2022
    Selection Criteria:
    • Of the Jewish faith
    • Greater Hartford resident
    • Pursuing nursing or healthcare profession
    • Minimum B average in sciences
    • Good citizenship (civic engagement/active involvement in the community)
    • Legal resident of the United States
    • Merit Based
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  • SBM Charitable Foundation, Inc. Scholarships
    up to $5,000 Apply By Apr 30, 2022
    Selection Criteria:
    • Entering or enrolled as undergraduate student at a two- or four-year accredited college in Connecticut
    • Connecticut resident in Hartford, Tolland, or Windham County
    • Financial need
    • Leadership qualities
    • Must have earned a minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale, or be in the top 40% of your class in high school
    • Community service
    • Legal resident of the United States
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  • SBM Charitable Foundation, Inc. Scholarships
    up to $5,000 Apply By Mar 31, 2022
    Selection Criteria:
    • Entering or enrolled as undergraduate student at a two- or four-year accredited college in Connecticut
    • Connecticut resident in Hartford, Tolland, or Windham County
    • Financial need
    • Leadership qualities
    • Must have earned a minimum 2.5 gpa on a 4.0 scale, or be in the top 40% of your class in high school
    • Community service
    • United States Citizen or United States National
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  • Tracey Gamer-Fanning Memorial Scholarship
    $1,000 Apply By Mar 02, 2022
    Selection Criteria:
    • Must be a (1) brain tumor survivor or a patient recently diagnosed with a brain tumor or (2) an immediate family member of someone living with a brain tumor
    • Must desire to pursue a career as a chef, restaurateur, farmer, food scientist, food manufacturer, food chemist or entrepreneur with a clear course of study in the industry and be currently enrolled in an accredited institution or entering in the semester
    • Must be a Connecticut resident and US citizen
    • Must have demonstrated financial need
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  • West Hartford Women's Chorale Scholarship
    $1,500 Apply By Feb 01, 2022
    Selection Criteria:
    • Active involvement with music program during high school
    • Plans to continue involvement with music in college
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