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Scholarship Information

BUNNELL HIGH SCHOOL

GUIDANCE DEPARTMENT

SCHOLARSHIP BULLETIN – January 2019


NEW SCHOLARSHIPS

Connecticut Nurserymen’s Foundation, Inc. (CNF)

Award: $500 - $5,000

Eligibility: The applicant must be accepted to a course of study beneficial to the Horticultural industry. This includes but is not limited to; Ornamental Horticulture, Landscaping, Nursery Management and Greenhouse Management. Scholastic standing and financial need are important criteria. Scholarships available are: The Lud & Marie Hoffman Scholarships, The Howard Jennings Scholarship, and a Merit-Based Scholarship.

Applications can be filled out electronically and downloaded at: ctnursery.org

Deadline: March 4, 2019


Connecticut PTA Scholarships

Award: $1,000 - $1,500

Eligibility: Scholarships available are:

  • Connecticut PTA Scholarship – A student planning on attending a four-year college/university and pursuing a degree in education
  • Carol Duggan Nutmeg PTA Scholarship – A student planning on attending a four-year college/university pursuing a career in service to children other than teaching
  • Joseph G. Pearson Scholarship - A student who has been identified with special needs and will be attending postsecondary training or education

Deadline: February 28, 2019


Connecticut State USBC Association Scholarship

Awards: $1,000 (2)

Eligibility: A college bound senior who is a member (or has a parent or grandparent that is a member) of the United States Bowling Congress.

Deadline: March 18, 2019


Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

Award: unspecified

Eligibility: A senior African American female or male who has a minimum 3.0 GPA and will be attending a four year college/university.

Deadline: March 1, 2019


Gary Desalvo Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000 (2)

Eligibility: A graduating high school senior from Fairfield County who is an active bowler and currently on a school bowling team, bowling league or school bowling club. The student must be entering a university, college or vocational school. For further information visit: www.garydesalvomemorial.com

Deadline: March 2, 2019


Glen Moon Scholarship

Award: $2,000 (four years)

Eligibility: College bound seniors who plan careers in teaching are eligible to apply. Please visit: www.artct.org for application.

Deadline: March 30, 2019


Isidore Wise Scholarship Program

Award: $7,500 (5)

Eligibility: A high school senior who will be attending a postsecondary undergraduate institution in the fall and was a past or is presently a patient at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center in Newington. For applications and information go to: www.connecticutchildrensfoundation.org/get-involved/patient-families. click on Isidore Wise Scholarship link.

Deadline: March 15, 2019


NEACRAO – George Coleman Scholarship

Award: $2000 (3)

Eligibility: The student must be enrolling in a post-secondary NEACRO member institution and have a GPA of 3.0 or better. For application go to: NEACRAO.org

Deadline: March 15, 2019


The Matthew Shafner Memorial Scholarship

Award: $10,000

Eligibility: A student qualifies for this scholarship if they meet one of the following criteria pertaining to their parent/legal guardian: 1)parent is deceased, 2)permanently/totally disabled due to work-related injury, 3)sustained loss of limb from work-related injury, 4)work-related permanent disability and unable to return to former employment and has permanent wage loss

Deadline: April 1, 2019


The Stratford Historical Society Scholarship

Award: $1,000

Eligibility: A senior with a 3.2 GPA or better who has a strong interest in history. Applications are available in Guidance.

Deadline: April 15, 2019


STILL AVAILABLE

Big Y Scholarships

Award: 300 scholarships totaling $250,000

Eligibility: Scholarships are awarded to students whose permanent residence or school is in the Big Y market area and have high academic merit and achievement. For more information please visit www.bigy.com.

Deadline: February 1, 2019


Imagine American Foundation Scholarship

Award: unspecified

Eligibility: A student who is graduating in the 2019 calendar year with a 2.5 GPA or higher and enrolls in a participating career college/school that participates in the Imagine America High School Scholarship Program. Applicants may also be requested to demonstrate financial need and a commitment to community service. For more information and application visit: www.imagine-america.org/applyforscholarships

Deadline: unspecified


Jack and Jill of America, Inc. Scholarship

Award: $2,500 - $5,000

Eligibility: African-American high school senior who has been accepted to a 2or 4 year college/university and has a 3.0 GPA or higher. Applications are available in the guidance office.

Deadline: February 28, 2019


Mary C. Rawlings Scholarship – The Connecticut Association of Diversity & Equity Professionals (CADEP)

Award: $500 - $1500

Eligibility: A graduating high school senior who has a GPA of 2.5 or higher and will be entering a two/four year college, university or vocational school. For more information go to: www.cadep.net/mary-c-rawlins-scholarship.html

Deadline: March 15, 2019


Post University Principal to President Scholarship

Award: $15, 000 (per year)

Eligibility: A senior who is planning on attending Post University in the fall of 2019, have a 2.0 GPA or better. If you would like to apply contact Joseph Chabot at: jchabot@post.edu

Deadline: April 1, 2019

Red Sox Service Scholarships

Award: $1,000

Eligibility: A high school senior who has demonstrated community service, academic performance, and financial need. The student is for those pursuing a two/four year degree at any college or university in the fall of 2019. Applications can be obtained at: www.redsoxfoundation.org/servicescholarships/#. Please use the access code for Connecticut – RICTVT2019.

Deadline: February 8, 2019


St. Patrick Scholarship

Award: $6,000 per year (4 years)

Eligibility: This scholarship is open to high school seniors (does not have to be of Irish ancestry), who has high academic achievement and extracurricular activities. Applications can be obtained in the Guidance office.

Deadline: April 23, 2019