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Types of Aid

Additional Resources

After receiving your offer notification, students are encouraged to research other opportunities for financial assistance. Listed below are additional resources families may want to explore to help cover any unmet costs.

Access the Financial Aid Self-Service Portal
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Outside Scholarships

Students are encouraged to research outside scholarship opportunities that may include private sources such as your high school, local businesses, civic groups, national companies, church groups, charitable foundations, associations, etc. Below are links to free search engines to help you navigate the outside scholarship application process.

Scholarship Searches

A free, comprehensive website for students seeking outside scholarship assistance


FASTWEB, the nation's largest free scholarship search engine


Dollars for Scholars, a free service

Additional Scholarship Opportunities

Accredited Schools Online
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.

Healy Foundation
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

Hispanic Fund
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

United Negro College Fund, Inc. (UNCF)
UNCF offers various scholarships open to all students across a variety of majors.

Regional Scholarships

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.

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, CT.

Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Hartford
Scholarship for Jewish students currently residing in the Greater Hartford area.

SBM Charitable Foundation, Inc.
Students who are full-time residents of Hartford, Tolland, or Windham Counties.

Interest-Free Payment Plans

As part of our continuing effort to provide affordable and convenient payment options, payment plans are available to help you meet your educational costs. These programs are available through NELNET, specialists in education financing.

Payment plans are offered at no interest, and there is a $75 non-refundable application fee to set up each semester plan. A five-payment option is available in the fall semester and again in the spring semester. If you enroll after the plan begins, you will need to make a proportional down payment and then begin your payments thereafter.

Learn more and enroll in a tuition payment program

Once you have set up your account through this secure website, you can authorize your payments to be electronically sent from your checking, savings or credit card account.