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Various scholarships open to all students across a variety of majors.
Amazon Future Engineer
The Amazon Future Engineer scholarship program assists high school seniors who have completed a computer science course and plan to continue their education by attaining a bachelor’s degree in computer science, software engineering, computer engineering or other computer science related field of study from an accredited 4-year college or university.
Earnest Scholarship Fund
To give back to the community, Earnest launched a scholarship fund that will help 50 students take on less debt. The Earnest Scholarship Fund awards $5,000 to 50 deserving students. There are no essays to write and no fees, to ensure every student has the opportunity to enter the scholarship. There are no minimum GPA, residency, or major requirements. Applicants can be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident (including DACA students).
Students entering junior or senior year at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States, a GPA above 3.0, and existing financial need combined with unexpected hardship
Open to all students with a focus on those of Hispanic backgrounds
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
Two types of scholarships: One for high school seniors going into college and the other for college transfer students
Sallie Mae & Thurgood Marshall Fund
Open to minority students and those from marginalized or underserved communities, including Black, Hispanic, Pacific Islander, Indigenous, LGBTQ+, low income, first generation, and students from rural communities, among others. You do not need to have a Sally Mae loan or be a customer of theirs to be eligible.
Sallie Mae Bridging the Dream Scholarship
The Sallie Mae Bridging the Dream Scholarship program is available to current high school seniors from minority and other historically underserved communities who are planning to attend college or vocational school. This year, Sallie Mae is awarding 25 $10,000 scholarships. Students may find more information and apply through February 28.
Sallie Mae Completing the Dream Scholarship
The Sallie Mae Completing the Dream Scholarship program is available to current students from underserved communities who are in their final year of study and may be facing financial hardships in completing their post-secondary education program. Sallie Mae will be awarding up to 200 $2,500 scholarships through August 31.
UNICO Foundation Scholarship Program
For US citizens of Italian decent who reside in or have a UNICO Chapter/District sponsor from one of the following states: California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, or Wisconsin. (Exception: The Maria and Paolo Alessio Southern Italy Scholarship is open to applicants from all 50 states.)
United Negro College Fund, Inc. (UNCF)
UNCF offers various scholarships open to all students across a variety of majors.
Regional and Connecticut Scholarships
American Association of University Women, Shoreline Branch
Open to local women who have completed at least 60 college credits with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
American Savings Foundation
An independent charitable foundation that serves 64 towns in Connecticut, with a core focus on New Britain and Waterbury.
Christian A. Herter Memorial Scholarship
For Massachusetts residents with difficult circumstances, financial need, and a minimum 2.5 GPA, among other requirements
Connecticut Association of Professional Financial Aid Administrators (CAPFAA)
The organization will award six (6) non-renewable $1,000 scholarships to three (3) eligible undergraduate and three (3) eligible graduate students in pursuit of higher education in the State of Connecticut.
Connecticut Higher Education Supplemental Loan Authority (CHESLA)
Connecticut residents with an EFC of $6,000 or less, enrolled and attending an eligible Connecticut state or non-profit, degree granting institution of higher education.
Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut
For students who live in Connecticut or Rhode Island.
Community Foundation for Greater New Haven
Various scholarships to apply for students from the Greater New Haven area.
Community Foundation of Greater New Britain
Various scholarships to apply for local public high school seniors from Berlin, New Britain, Plainville and Southington. A small number are awarded to graduating seniors from Farmington, Newington and Wethersfield.
Connecticut Community Foundation
Various scholarships to apply for. Students must be from Greater Waterbury and Litchfield Hills, Connecticut.
Hartford Foundation for Public Giving
More than 60 scholarships, most of which are geared to students from the Greater Hartford region.
Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Hartford
Scholarship for Jewish students currently residing in the Greater Hartford area.
Main Street Community Foundation
The majority of scholarships require you to be a resident of Bristol, Burlington, Plainville, Plymouth, Southington or Wolcott, Connecticut or require that you are attending a high school in one of those towns. However, there are a few scholarships that do not, so please read the eligibility criteria carefully before applying.
New England Society Scholarship
A scholarship for incoming freshman to an eligible New England college or university. Applicant must live and attend high school in one of the five boroughs of NYC and have a demonstrated need of financial aid.
New Haven Promise
For students who attended New Haven Public Schools.
SBM Charitable Foundation, Inc.
Students who are full-time residents of Hartford, Tolland, or Windham Counties.
The Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship Fund
A scholarship for permanent residents of New England states, with financial need, who display academic achievement, a commitment to serving others, a strong work ethic and leadership qualities.