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Frederick G. Adams Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Alliance for Academic Achievement Program Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Alliance Francaise of Hartford Harpin/Rohinsky Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
American Fire Sprinkler Association Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
American Marketing Association-Connecticut Chapter, Anna C. Klune Memorial Scholarships (Graduate/Scholarship)
American Savings Foundation Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Amherst College Connecticut Alumni Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
ARTC Glenn Moon Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Officer Brian A. Aselton Memorial Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Malcolm Baldridge Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
John Bell and Lawrence Thornton Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Mary Elizabeth Lockwood Beneventi MBA Scholarships (Graduate/Scholarship)
Dr. Francis Anthony Beneventi Medical Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Lebbeus F. Bissell Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Maria Borrero Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Boy Scouts of America General Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
W. Philip Braender and Nancy Coleman Braender Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Nellie Love Butcher Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Rhea Sourifman Caplin Memorial Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Casabella Family Memorial Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Emily Chaison Gold Award Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
The College Club of Hartford Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Connecticut Association of Latinos in Higher Education Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Connecticut Association of Women Police Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Connecticut Building Congress Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Connecticut Capitol Scholarship Program (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Connecticut League of Nursing Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Connecticut Mortgage Bankers Scholarships-Social Affairs Committee (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Connecticut Nurserymen's Foundation Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Brian Cummins Memorial Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Delta Sigma Theta Hartford Alumnae Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
C. Rodney Demarest Memorial Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Albert and Jane Dewey Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Harry A. Donn Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Charles Dubose Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Priscilla Maxwell Endicott Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Farmington UNICO Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Symee Ruth Feinburg Memorial Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
First Church of Christ in Wethersfield -Metcalf Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Jacob and Lewis Fox Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Gail Burns-Smith “Dare to Dream” Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Marcus Garvey Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
James L. and Genevieve H. Goodwin Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
William G. and Mayme J. Green Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Ida L. Hartenberg Charitable Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Hartford County Retired Teachers Association Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Hartford Foundation College Scholarship Program (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Hartford Foundation for Public Giving Occupational Therapy Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Hartford Grammar School Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Hartford Jazz Society Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Hartford Whalers Booster Club Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Hebrew Ladies Sheltering Home Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Doris E. Higley Memorial Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Cecilia Hillman Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Ernest and Charlotte Hirst Family Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Caroline Holt Nursing Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Doc Hurley Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Interracial Scholarship Fund of Greater Hartford (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
J and K Foundation Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Juvenile Arthritis Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Walter Kapala Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Dr. Leizon and Barbara Kessel Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Herman P. Kopplemann Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Lazarus Foundation Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
H.B. Paul Lowenberg Lions Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Irene and Daisy MacGregor Memorial Scholarships (Graduate/Scholarship)
Mary Main Memorial Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Manchester Scholarship Foundation Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Dr. Frank and Florence Marino Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Katherine Portnoy Mattleson Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Dr. Cladwell McCoy, Jr. Memorial Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Michael Jewelers Foundation Scholarships for Athletes (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Michaels Jewelers Foundation General Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
O'Meara Foundation Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Fitzroy and Mildred Parkinson Memorial Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Sylvia Parkinson Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Dorothy E. Hofmann Pembroke Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Nicholas J. Piergrossi Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Day Pitney LLP Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Dr. Sidney Rafal Memorial Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Ratcliffe Hicks School of Agriculture Heritage Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Mary C. Rawlins Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Alice W. Rooke Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Deedee Segel - Hartford Courant Internships (Undergraduate/Internship)
Tadeusz Sendzimir Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Bro. Dr. Frank T. Simpson (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Peter T. Steinwedell Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Town and County Club Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Tunxis Community College Foundation Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
West Indian Migrant Farm Workers Memorial Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Elmer Cooke Young - Taylor Young Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

10 Columbus Blvd., 8th Flr.
Hartford, CT 06106
Ph: (860)548-1888
Fax: (860)524-8346
E-mail: [email protected]
URL:http://www.hfpg.org

Frederick G. Adams Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship for graduating high school seniors of Greater Hartford area. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be graduating seniors who live in or are attending school in Greater Hartford; must be entering a four-year college or university (full-time enrollment); must have a financial need; must be on a top third of the class or a good academic record; and must be active volunteer in school, community, or other extracurricular activities. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $3,000. To Apply: Applicants must download and fill out the online application and attach the following requirements: letter of recommendation from your guidance counselor or a teacher; official high school transcript, including SAT or ACT scores; copy of the essay you submitted with your college application (if you did not have to submit one, write a brief essay, no more than 2 pages, regarding your future goals); copy of pages 1 and 2 of your parents' 2006 or most recent completed federal tax form 1040; and mail everything to Hartford Foundation College Scholarship Program. Deadline: February 6. Contact: Hartford Foundation College Scholarship Program, Scholarship Management Services, Scholarship America, One Scholarship Way, PO Box 297, St. Peter, MN 56082. 800-537-4180.

Alliance for Academic Achievement Program Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarships for graduating seniors from a public high school in Hartford. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be Hartford residents; must be entering Howard University, Trinity College or University of Connecticut; must have academic excellence and financial need (FAFSA required). Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $5,000. Number Awarded: 15. To Apply: Applicants must complete the General Scholarship Application Form and include a brief personal statement indicating what you intend to study in college and why. Deadline: February 29. Contact: Ruth E. Torres, The Alliance Program, College Relations, One Hartford Plaza (HO-1-06), Hartford, CT 06155, 860-757-1538, [email protected] thehartford.com.

Alliance Francaise of Hartford Harpin/Rohinsky Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide educational assistance for graduating high school seniors who live in or are attending school in

Greater Hartford. Focus: French studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be entering a four-year college or university (full-time enrollment); must pursue French studies in college; must have a financial need; must rank top third of their class; and must be active volunteers in school, community, or other extracurricular activities. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $3,000. Number Awarded: 1. To Apply: Applicants must download and fill out the online application and attach the following requirements: letter of recommendation from your guidance counselor or a from your teacher; official high school transcript, including SAT or ACT scores; copy of the essay you submitted with your college application (if you did not have to submit one, write a brief essay (no more than 2 pages) regarding your future goals); copy of pages 1 and 2 of your parents' most recent completed federal tax form 1040; and mail everything to Hartford Foundation College Scholarship Program. Deadline: February 6. Contact: Hartford Foundation College Scholarship Program, Scholarship Management Services, Scholarship America, One Scholarship Way, PO Box 297, St. Peter, MN 56082.800-537-4180.

American Fire Sprinkler Association Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To award scholarships for graduating high school seniors. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be Connecticut residents who are entering a four-year college or university. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $1,000. Number Awarded: 2. To Apply: Applicants must complete and submit an application and essay to the association. Applicants may obtain application materials from the American Fire Sprinkler Association, CT Chapter. Deadline: March 22. Contact: David K. Thompson, American fire Sprinkler Association, Connecticut Chapter, PO Box 2350, Hartford, CT 06146. 860-246-7711. [email protected]

American Marketing Association-Connecticut Chapter, Anna C. Klune Memorial Scholarships (Graduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To award scholarship to a second-year MBA student at any university. Focus: Marketing and distribution. Qualif.: Applicants must: be a Connecticut resident, may or may not be studying in Connecticut; be a second-year MBA students; be a Marketing or related major; demonstrated leadership record; have entrepreneurial/innovative spirit. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $1,000-$1,500. Number Awarded: 1. To Apply: Applicants may obtain application materials from the AMA-CT website at www.amact.org. Deadline: January 31. Contact: Dr. Subroto Roy, Vice President of Collegiate Relations/Scholarship, 18 Colonial Court Cheshire, CT 06410. 203-271-8051; [email protected]

American Savings Foundation Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To award scholarships for students who demonstrate financial need. Focus: General science. Qualif.: Applicants must have a 2.5 minimum GPA or top 1/3 of class; must have academic potential and community service; must live in one of the 64 towns served by the American Savings Foundation, including Avon, Andover, Bloomfield, Bolton, Burlington, Canton, East Hartford, Farmington, Glaston-bury, Granby, Hebron, Manchester, Marlborough, Newington, New Britain, Simsbury, Tolland, West Hartford, Weth-ersfield (partial list). Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $1,000-$2,000. To Apply: Applicants may apply online at www.asfdn.org or call Senior Program Officer of American Savings Foundation. Deadline: March 31. Contact: Maria Falvo, Senior Program Officer, Scholarships, American Savings Foundation 185 Main St., New Britain, CT 06051. 860-827-2572. [email protected]

Amherst College Connecticut Alumni Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To award educational assistance for students enrolled as undergraduate at Amherst College. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be residents of Connecticut; must demonstrate financial need; and must demonstrate academic excellence. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $1,000. To Apply: Applicants may obtain an application to the Scholarship Chairman of Gordon Muir and Foley, LLP Deadline: December 31. Contact: Robert J. O'Brien, scholarship Chairman, Gordon Muir and Foley, LLP. 10 Columbus Blvd., Hartford, CT 06106. 860-525-4849.

ARTC Glenn Moon Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship for graduating seniors from any public or private high school in Connecticut. Focus: Education. Qualif.: Applicants must be entering a four-year college or university and must demonstrate financial need and academic excellence. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $1,500 - one-time award; $2,000 renewable. Number Awarded: 4. To Apply: Applicants may obtain application materials from their high school guidance counselor or online at the www.artcinc.org. Deadline: March 31. Contact: ARTC Inc. 203-639-9628.

Officer Brian A. Aselton Memorial Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide educational assistance for students entering or enrolled as undergraduate students at Manchester Community College. Focus: Criminal Justice. Qualif.: Applicants must be Connecticut residents, majoring in Criminal Justice and planning a career in law enforcement. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $500-$1,000. Number Awarded: 1. To Apply: Applicants may obtain the application materials from the Manchester Community College. Deadline: March 1. Contact: Donna Nicholson, Coordinator, Criminal Justice Program, Manchester Community College, 60 Bidwell St., Manchester, CT 06040.

Malcolm Baldridge Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide educational assistance for undergraduate students enrolled in a college or university in Connecticut. Focus: Manufacturing; International trade. Qualif.: Applicant must be an International trade and manufacturing related major; must demonstrate academic excellence; must be studying foreign language, if majoring in International Business; and must be a resident of Connecticut. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: 4,000. Number Awarded: 1-3. To Apply:

Applicants may obtain the application materials from the website at www.conncf.org. Deadline: March 1. Contact: Connecticut Community Foundation. Tallitha Richardson-Selby, Program/Scholarship Associate, 43 Field St. Water-bury, CT 06702. [email protected] fax: 203-756-3054.

John Bell and Lawrence Thornton Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide educational assistance for students presently enrolled at Hampton University. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicant must be a Greater Hartford resident; must demonstrate academic excellence, financial need, extra curricular activities and community service; must have a GPA of 3.0 and above; and must be rising sophomore and rising junior status. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. Number Awarded: Varies. To Apply: Applicants may obtain application materials from Connecticut River Valley Chapter National Hampton University Alumni Association, Inc. Scholarship Committee, PO Box 2734 Hartford, CT 06146-2734. Deadline: march 23. Contact: [email protected]

Mary Elizabeth Lockwood Beneventi MBA Scholarships (Graduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarships for students attending an accredited graduate school. Focus: Business administration. Qualif.: Applicants must be attending full-time in an accredited graduate school majoring in business administration with a minimum of 3.25 GPA. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: %2,000. Number Awarded: 1. To Apply: Application materials (for Connecticut residents) may be obtained by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope to NSDAR Scholarship Committee 215 Loomis Rd. N Granby, CT 06060. Deadline: April 15. Contact: Mrs. Michael L. Stewart, CT State Chairperson. 860-653-4203. [email protected]

Dr. Francis Anthony Beneventi Medical Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide educational assistance for students entering or enrolled in an accredited medical school at a college or university. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must have a minimum of 3.25 GPA. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $5,000. Number Awarded: 1. To Apply: Application materials (for Connecticut residents) may be obtained by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope to NSDAR Scholarship Committee, 215 Loomis Rd. N Granby, CT 06060. Deadline: April 15. Contact: Mrs. Michael L. Stewart, CT State Chairperson. 860-653-4203. [email protected]

Lebbeus F. Bissell Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide educational assistance for graduating high school seniors from Rockville, Tolland or Ellington High Schools. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must demonstrate academic excellence, financial need, extracurricular activities and community service. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $4,000. Number Awarded: 3. To Apply: Applicants may obtain application materials from Guidance Departments of Rockville, Tolland or Ellington High Schools or from Lebbeus F. Bissel Scholarship Advisory Committee, 183 Reservoir Rd. Vermon, CT 06066. Deadline: March 20. Contact: Thomas Mason, Chairman. 860-875-0527 or 860-548-1888.

Maria Borrero Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarships for graduating Hispanic students from a public high school in the City of Hartford. Focus: Health care services. Qualif.: Applicants must be entering a four-year college or university (full-time enrollment) pursuing a health-related field; must demonstrate financial need; must be top third with good academic record; and must be active volunteers in school, community, or other extracurricular activities. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $3,000. Number Awarded: 1. To Apply: Application form can be downloaded online. Applicants must complete the scholarship application. Applicants must also attach the following requirements: letter of recommendation from your guidance counselor or a teacher; official high school transcript (including SAT or ACT scores); copy of the essay you submitted with your college application (If you did not have to submit one, write a brief (no more than two pages) essay regarding your future goals); and copy of pages 1 and 2 of your parents' 2006 or most recent completed federal tax form 1040. Mail everything to Hartford Foundation College Scholarship Program. Deadline: February 6. Contact: Hartford Foundation College Scholarship Program, Scholarship Management Services, Scholarship America, One Scholarship Way, PO Box 297, St. Peter, MN 56082. 800-537-4180.

Boy Scouts of America General Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship for graduating high school seniors. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be participating in Boy Scout program; must be an Eagle Scout; and must demonstrate financial need and community service. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants may obtain application materials from www.nesa.org or contact the Program Director of Connecticut Rivers Council, BSA. Deadline: January 31. Contact: Connecticut Rivers Council, BSA PO Box 280098 60 Darlin St. E Hartford, CT 06128. 860-290-8860.

W. Philip Braender and Nancy Coleman Braender Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship for graduating high school senior who lives in or attends school in Greater Hartford. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be entering a four-year college or university (full-time enrollment); must demonstrate financial need; must be in the top third with good academic record; and must be active volunteer in school, community, or other extracurricular activities. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $3,000. Number Awarded: 1. To Apply: Application form can be downloaded on-line. Applicants must complete the scholarship application. Applicants must also attach the following requirements: letter of recommendation from your guidance counselor or a teacher; official high school transcript. Including SAT or ACT scores; copy of the essay you submitted with your college application. If you did not have to submit one, write a brief (no more than two pages) essay regarding your future goals;

copy of pages 1 and 2 of your parents' 2006 or most recent completed federal tax form 1040. Mail everything to Hartford Foundation College Scholarship Program. Deadline: February 6. Contact: Hartford Foundation College Scholarship Program, Scholarship Management Services, Scholarship America, One Scholarship Way, PO Box 297, St. Peter, MN 56082. 800-537-4180.

Nellie Love Butcher Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship for students currently attending Duke Ellington School of Performing Arts in Washington, DC. Focus: Music, Piano. Qualif.: Applicants must be studying piano or voice with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. Number Awarded: 1. To Apply: Application materials (for Connecticut residents) may be obtained by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope to NSDAR Scholarship Committee, 215 Loomis Rd. N Granby, CT 06060. Deadline: April 15. Contact: Mrs. Michael L. Stewart, CT State Chairperson. 860-653-4203. [email protected]

Rhea Sourifman Caplin Memorial Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship to the Jewish high school senior or college students. Focus: Nursing; Health care services. Qualif.: Applicants must: be a Greater Hartford resident; be pursuing nursing or health care profession; have a minimum B average in sciences; have a good citizenship and active involvement in the community. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $1,000-$2,000. Number Awarded: 1-2. To Apply: Applicants may obtain application materials from Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Hartford, 333 Bloomfield Ave. Ste. D West Hartford, CT 06117. Deadline: April 15. Contact: Michael Elfenbaum, Phone: 860-523-7460; Fax: 860-231-0576; [email protected]

Casabella Family Memorial Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship for graduating high school seniors from Windsor High School (all cluster). Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be accepted to a two or four-year college, university or an accredited professional or technical school and must demonstrate financial need, academic or technical ability and athletic achievement. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $3,000. Number Awarded: 3-6. To Apply: Applicants may obtain the Casabella Family Scholarship Brochure at the Windsor High School guidance office. Applicants must complete the General Scholarship Application and include: Portfolio of relevant work with 500-word written description of projects; additional copy of letter of acceptance to educational institution and submit to Casabella Family Scholarship Windsor High School Guidance Office, 50 Sage Park Rd. Windsor, CT 06095. Deadline: May 1. Contact: [email protected]; fax: 860-687-2029; phone: 860-687-2020 ext. 371.

Emily Chaison Gold Award Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship to the graduating high school senior who has earned the Gold award. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be a registered in Girl Scouts and be a Connecticut resident. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $750. Number Awarded: 1. To Apply: Applicants may obtain application materials from Girl Scouts of Connecticut 340 Washington St. Hartford, CT 06106. www.gsofct.org. Deadline: April 15. Contact: Girl Scout of Connecticut, 860-522-0163.

College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship for freshman students of College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at University of Connecticut or Raddcliffe Hicks School. Focus: Allied health; Agricultural sciences. Qualif.: Applicants must be freshman students interested in Allied Health Sciences, Animal Science, Cytotechnology, Diagnostic Genetic Sciences, Dietetics, Environmental Sciences, Health Promotion Sciences, Horticulture, Landscape Architecture, Medical Technology, Natural Resources, Nutritional Sciences, Pathobiology, Pre-veterinary Science, Resource Economics, Turfgrass and Soil Science, Allied Science; must attend College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at University of Connecticut or Radcliffe Hicks School; and must demonstrate academic excellence. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $500-$2,000. To Apply: Applicants may obtain application materials from University of Connecticut College of Agricultural and Natural Resources, Associate Dean, 1376 Storrs Rd. Unit 4090 Storrs, CT 06269-4090. Phone: 860486-2919. [email protected]

The College Club of Hartford Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship for graduating high school students. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be graduating public high school seniors residing in Avon, Bloomfield, Canton, East Hartford, Farmington, Glaston-bury, Hartford, Manchester, Newington, Rocky Hill, Sims-bury, West Hartford, Wethersfield or Windsor; must be attending in an accredited twoor four-year school; must demonstrate financial need and community service; must be on a class rank upper 10% (Applicant's grades through 2nd quarter of senior year are required); and must be students who attend Trinity College or St. Joseph College in Connecticut. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $1,000. To Apply: Applicants may obtain application materials from their high school guidance office and submit it to Scholarship Committee, Mrs. Carolyn Holg-erson, Chairman, 391 Robbins Ave. Newington, CT 06111. 860666-9586. Deadline: March 15.

Connecticut Association of Latinos in Higher Education Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To award scholarship to the students entering or enrolled as undergraduate in an accredited college or university. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be residents of Connecticut; must be of Latino background; must have financial need and community service; and must have an academic excellence (“B” average). Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $1,000. Number Awarded: 10. To Apply: Applicants must complete the General Scholarship Application and include the following requirements: a copy of your

Student Aid Report; a two-page typed, double-space essay on “How you feel education is going to impact your ability to continue assisting others to pursue an education.” Deadline: April 18. Contact: CALAHE Scholarship Chair c/o Office of Dean of Students, Dr. Wilson Luna, Gateway Community College, 60 Sargent Drive New Haven, CT 06511. 203-285-2210. [email protected]

Connecticut Association of Women Police Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship for graduating high school seniors. Focus: Criminal Justice. Qualif.: Applicants must be residents of Connecticut; must be graduating high school senior entering a four-year college or university; must be majoring in criminal justice; and must demonstrate financial need. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. Number Awarded: 1-4. To Apply: Applicants may obtain application materials from their high school guidance counselor or download online at www.cawp.net. Deadline: April 30. Contact: [email protected]

Connecticut Building Congress Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship for graduating high school seniors, undergraduate, or graduate students. Focus: Engineering; Architecture. Qualif.: Applicants must be attending two or four-year college or university; must demonstrate financial need, academic excellence and community service; must be residents of Connecticut. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $500-$2,000. To Apply: Applicants may obtain application materials from Connecticut Bldg. Congress Scholarship Fund, Inc. 10 Westgate Rd. Columbia, CT 06237. Phone: 2032281387; Fax: 203228-2296. [email protected] Deadline: March 15.

Connecticut Capitol Scholarship Program (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship for graduating high school seniors. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be residents of Connecticut entering in a Connecticut college or a college located in one of the following states: District of Columbia, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, or Vermont; must demonstrate academic excellence being on a class rank of top 20% or SAT above 1800. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $300-$3,000. To Apply: Applicants may obtain application materials from high school guidance counselor or from Connecticut Department of Higher Education. Deadline: February 15. Contact: Connecticut Department of Higher Education, 61 Woodland St. Hartford, CT 06105; Phone: 860-947-1855; Fax: 860-947-1313; [email protected]

Connecticut League of Nursing Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide educational assistance for senior nursing students or graduate students attending a Connecticut nursing school. Focus: Nursing. Qualif.: Applicants must have completed a minimum of 18 credits in a Nursing Program and must demonstrate financial need and academic excellence. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $1,000. Number Awarded: 2. To Apply: Applicants may obtain application materials from Connecticut League for Nursing, PO Box 365 Wallingford, CT 06492. Deadline: October 15. Contact: Marcia Proto, Executive Dir. [email protected]; Fax: 203-265-5311.

Connecticut Mortgage Bankers Scholarships-Social Affairs Committee (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship for graduating high school seniors who live in or are attending school in Greater Hartford. Focus: Business; Real estate. Qualif.: Applicants must be entering a four-year college or university (full-time enrollment) pursuing a career in business, mortgage or real estate; must have a financial need; must be on a class rank - top third with good academic record; and must be active volunteers in school, community, or other extracurricular activities. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $3,000. Number Awarded: 1. To Apply: Application form can be downloaded on-line. Applicants must complete the scholarship application. Applicants must also attach the following requirements: letter of recommendation from your guidance counselor or a teacher; official high school transcript. Including SAT or ACT scores; copy of the essay you submitted with your college application. If you did not have to submit one, write a brief (no more than two pages) essay regarding your future goals; copy of pages 1 and 2 of your parents' most recent completed federal tax form 1040. Mail everything to Hartford Foundation College Scholarship Program. Deadline: February 6. Contact: Hartford Foundation College Scholarship Program, Scholarship Management Services, Scholarship America, One Scholarship Way, PO Box 297, St. Peter, MN 56082. 800-537-4180.

Purpose: To provide scholarship for graduating high school seniors or college students enrolled in a Horticulture degree program. Focus: Horticulture. Qualif.: Applicants must be Connecticut residents entering a two or four-year college program in Horticulture; must demonstrate financial need and academic excellence; must have a work experience and Future Farmers of American membership helpful, but not necessary. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $5,000. Number Awarded: 1. To Apply: Applicants may obtain the application materials from their high school guidance counselor or from Connecticut Nurserymen's Foundation. Deadline: March 14. Contact: Judy Mattson, Scholarship Committee Chairman, 131 Hol-lister St. Manchester, CT 06042, Phone: 860-643-8363; Fax: 860-643-2778; [email protected]

Brian Cummins Memorial Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship for college junior or senior or graduate students enrolled in a full-time program to teach blind and visually impaired students in Connecticut. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must demonstrate financial need, community service, and academic excellence. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $5,000. Number Awarded: 1. To Apply: Applicants may obtain scholarship materials from National

Federation of the Blind of Connecticut 477 Connecticut Blvd. Ste. 217 E Hartford, CT 06108. Deadline: October 15. Contact: National Federation of the Blind of Connecticut, Phone: 860-298-1971; Fax: 860-291-2795; [email protected] nfbct.org.

Delta Sigma Theta Hartford Alumnae Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship to the graduating students from A.I. Prince Technical, Bloomfield, Bulkeley, Hartford Public, Windsor, or Weaver High School. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be Black/African American female high school senior planning to attend a four-year college or university. Applicants must have a leadership abilities, academic excellence, top 25th percentile and community service. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $2,000. To Apply: Applicants may obtain scholarship materials from their high school guidance counselor and submit to the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Hartford Alumnae Chapter. Deadline: March 1. Contact: Mrs. Shirley Harrison, Scholarship Chairperson, PO Box 2163 Hartford, CT 06145-2163. Phone: 860-985-5501; Fax: 860-833-8804.

C. Rodney Demarest Memorial Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship for students who are legally blind. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be graduating high school seniors or college students residing or attending school full-time in Connecticut. Applicants must demonstrate financial need, community service and academic excellence. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $3,000. Number Awarded: 1. To Apply: Applicants may obtain application materials from National Federation of the Blind of CT, 477 Connecticut Blvd. Ste. 217 E Hartford, CT 06108. 860289-1971. [email protected] www.nfbct.org. Deadline: September 15.

Albert and Jane Dewey Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship to the graduating senior. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be residents of Manchester who demonstrate financial need. Preference will be given to minority student. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $1,000-$4,000. To Apply: Applicants may obtain application materials from Manchester Scholarship Foundation Inc., 20 Hartford Rd. Manchester, CT 06040. Phone: 860645-1673; Fax; 860432-9136; www.manches-terscholarship.org. Deadline: Mid-April.

Harry A. Donn Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship to a high school senior who lives in or attends school in the Greater Hartford area. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must: be entering a four-year college or university (full-time enrollment); demonstrate financial need; be on a class rank - top third with good academic record; be active volunteer in school, community, or other extracurricular activities. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $3,000. Number Awarded: 1. To Apply: Application form can be downloaded online. Applicants must complete the scholarship application. Applicants must also attach the following requirements: letter of recommendation from your guidance counselor or a teacher; official high school transcript. Including SAT or ACT scores; copy of the essay you submitted with your college application. If you did not have to submit one, write a brief (no more than two pages) essay regarding your future goals; copy of pages 1 and 2 of your parents' most recent completed federal tax form 1040. Mail everything to Hartford Foundation College Scholarship Program. Deadline: February 6. Contact: Hartford Foundation College Scholarship Program, Scholarship Management Services, Scholarship America, 1505 Riverview Rd., PO Box 297, St. Peter, MN 56082. 800-537-4180.

Charles Dubose Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship to the students attending five-year accredited colleges or universities offering Architecture. Focus: Architecture. Qualif.: Applicants must: completed a two years of Bachelor in Architecture Program; be a Connecticut connection; demonstrated financial need and academic excellence. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $5,000-$10,000. Number Awarded: 1-2. To Apply: Applicants may obtain application materials from Connecticut Architecture Foundation, 87 Willow St., New Haven, CT 06511. Phone: 203865-2195; Fax: 203562-5378. www.aiact.org. Deadline: April 15.

Priscilla Maxwell Endicott Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship to the students entering or enrolled in a four-year college or university. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must: be a resident of Connecticut; be a female; be active junior golfer with golf handicap; demonstrate financial need and academic excellence. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $3,000. Number Awarded: 4. To Apply: Applicants may download an application form from ww-w.cwga.org. Deadline: April 20. Contact: Deborah Boyn-ton, Scholarship Chairwoman, 52 Mountain Spring Rd., Farmington, CT 06032. 860-826-4008. [email protected] creedmonarch.com.

Farmington UNICO Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship to the students who will be attending a four-year college or university. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must: be a Farmington or West Hartford resident; be a graduating high school senior; demonstrated financial need and academic excellence. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $1,500. Number Awarded: 4. To Apply: Applicants may obtain application materials from their high school guidance office or Farmington Chapter of UNICO National, Scholarship Committee, 11 Parkview Rd. West Hartford, CT 06110. Deadline: March 15. Contact: Jim Kane. Phone: 860-229-0301; Fax: 860-826-1997.

Symee Ruth Feinburg Memorial Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship to the graduating high school senior who lives in or attends school in Greater Hartford. Focus: Human relations. Qualif.: Applicants

must: be entering a four-year college or university; pursuing a career in human services; be in a class rank- top third with good academic record; be an active volunteer in school. community, or other extracurricular activities. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $3,000. Number Awarded: 1. To Apply: Application form can be downloaded online. Applicants must complete the scholarship application. Applicants must also attach the following requirements: letter of recommendation from your guidance counselor or a teacher; official high school transcript. Including SAT or ACT scores; copy of the essay you submitted with your college application. If you did not have to submit one, write a brief (no more than two pages) essay regarding your future goals; copy of pages 1 and 2 of your parents' 2006 or most recent completed federal tax form 1040. Mail everything to Hartford Foundation College Scholarship Program. Deadline: February 6. Contact: Hartford Foundation College Scholarship Program, Scholarship Management Services, Scholarship America, 1505 Riverview Rd., PO Box 297, St. Peter, MN 56082. 800-537-4180.

First Church of Christ in Wethersfield -Metcalf Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship to the graduating seniors from any public high school in the City of Hartford. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must demonstrate financial need; extracurricular activities; have a potential for completing a four-year undergraduate program; have an interview with selection committee members. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $625. To Apply: Applicants may obtain application materials from their high school guidance office or contact First Church of Christ in Wethersfield, Metcalf Scholarship Chairperson 250 Main St., Wethersfield, CT 06109. Phone 860529-1575 ext. 212; Fax: 860721-7861. Deadline: March 1.

Jacob and Lewis Fox Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship to the graduating high school senior. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must: be a graduating high school senior; be a students attend Bulkeley, Hartford Public, or Weaver High School; entering a four-year college or university; have leadership abilities, financial need, spirit of reverence and academic excellence. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $3,000. Number Awarded: 18. To Apply: Applicants may obtain application materials from their high school guidance office. No direct application sent from Foundation. Deadline: December 15. Contact: Jacob and Lewis Fox Foundation, 860-633-1429.

Gail Burns-Smith “Dare to Dream” Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship to the resident of Connecticut or student attending a Connecticut high school or college/university. Focus: Aggression and violence. Qualif.: Applicants be paid or volunteer work experience in the field women's issues or sexual violence prevention/advocacy and planned commitment to continuing work in the field of sexual violence prevention/advocacy. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $1,000. Number Awarded: 1. To Apply: Applicants must complete the application form provided by CONNSACS together with the following requirements: two written essays in response to questions listed on application; two character references, submitted as letters of recommendation on behalf of applicant. Applicants may obtain application from address below and submit to CONNSACS, Inc. Deadline: March 1. Contact: Tara Martin, Dir. of Resource Development, 96 Pitkin St. E Hartford, CT 06108. Fax: 860-291-9335; Phone: 860-282-9881. [email protected]

Marcus Garvey Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship to the graduating high school senior. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must: be of West Indian parentage; demonstrate financial need, community service and academic excellence. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $1,000. Number Awarded: 1. To Apply: Applicants must submit a complete application and an essay on “The significance of the life of Marcus Garvey” to the Foundation. Deadline: June 30. Contact: West Indian Foundation, Inc. Scholarship Committee, PO Box 320394 Hartford, CT 06132. 860-241-0379. [email protected]

James L. and Genevieve H. Goodwin Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To award scholarship to the students of Connecticut. Focus: Forestry. Qualif.: Applicants must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate curriculum in silviculture or forest resource management. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $1,000-$5,000. Number Awarded: 5-10. To Apply: Applicants may complete the General Scholarship Application and include a personal statement indicating why you are interested in Forest Management and submit to Connecticut forest and Park Association, Inc. Deadline: March 20. Contact: Adam Moore, Executive Dir., 16 Meri-den Rd. Rockfall, CT 06481. Phone: 860-346-2372; Fax: 860-347-7463; [email protected]

William G. and Mayme J. Green Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To award scholarship to a graduating high school senior from Newington or Hartford Public High School. Focus: Nursing. Qualif.: Applicants must: be entering a four-year college or university (full-time enrollment) pursuing a degree in Nursing; must demonstrate financial need; be on the class rank - top third with a good academic record; be an active volunteer in school, community, or other extracurricular activities. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $2,500. Number Awarded: 1. To Apply: Application form can be downloaded online. Applicants must complete the scholarship application. Applicants must also attach the following requirements: letter of recommendation from your guidance counselor or a teacher; official high school transcript. Including SAT or ACT scores; copy of the essay you submitted with your college application. If you did not have to submit one, write a brief (no more than two pages) essay regarding your future goals; copy of pages 1 and 2 of your parents' most recent completed federal tax form 1040. Mail everything to Hartford Foundation College Scholarship Program. Deadline: February 13. Contact: Hartford Foundation College Scholarship Program, Scholarship Management Services, Scholarship America, One Scholarship Way, PO Box 297, St. Peter, MN 56082. 800-537-4180.

Ida L. Hartenberg Charitable Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship to the graduating high school senior who lives in or attends school in Greater Hartford. Focus: Teaching. Qualif.: Applicants must: be entering a four-year college or university (full-time enrollment); be pursuing a career in teaching; demonstrate financial need; be on a class rank - top third with good academic record; be an active volunteer in school, community, or other extracurricular activities. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $3,000. Number Awarded: 1. To Apply: Application form can be downloaded online. Applicants must complete the scholarship application. Applicants must also attach the following requirements: letter of recommendation from your guidance counselor or a teacher; official high school transcript. Including SAT or ACT scores; copy of the essay you submitted with your college application. If you did not have to submit one, write a brief (no more than two pages) essay regarding your future goals; copy of pages 1 and 2 of your parents' 2006 or most recent completed federal tax form 1040. Mail everything to Hartford Foundation College Scholarship Program. Deadline: February 13. Contact: Hartford Foundation College Scholarship Program, Scholarship Management Services, Scholarship America, One Scholarship Way, PO Box 297, St. Peter, MN 56082. 800-537-4180.

Hartford County Retired Teachers Association Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship to the graduating senior residing and attending high school in Hartford County. Focus: Teaching. Qualif.: Applicants must: be entering a four-year college or university; be a teaching major; demonstrate financial need, community service, leadership abilities and good character; have work experience and school and community participation. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $1,500. Number Awarded: 2. To Apply: Applicants may obtain application materials from their high school guidance counselor and submit to Hartford County Retired Teachers Association Scholarship Committee. Deadline: March 15. Contact: Mrs. Roberta Parlin, Chairperson. 35 Ledgecrest Drive, Newington, CT 06111; 860-666-5709.

Hartford Foundation College Scholarship Program (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship to the graduating high school senior who lives in or attends school in Greater Hartford. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must: be entering a four-year college or university (full-time enrollment); demonstrate financial need; be on the class rank -top third with good academic record; be an active volunteer in school, community, or other extracurricular activities. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $3,000. Number Awarded: 30-40. To Apply: Application form can be downloaded on-line. Applicants must complete the scholarship application. Applicants must also attach the following requirements: letter of recommendation from your guidance counselor or a teacher; official high school transcript. Including SAT or ACT scores; copy of the essay you submitted with your college application. If you did not have to submit one, write a brief (no more than two pages) essay regarding your future goals; copy of pages 1 and 2 of your parents' most recent completed federal tax form 1040. Mail everything to Hartford Foundation College Scholarship Program. Deadline: February 6. Contact: Hartford Foundation College Scholarship Program, Scholarship Management Services, Scholarship America, One Scholarship Way, PO Box 297, St. Peter, MN 56082. 800-537-4180.

Hartford Foundation for Public Giving Occupational Therapy Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship to the students enrolled in an accredited school of Occupational or Physical Therapy. Focus: Art therapy; Music therapy; Physical therapy. Qualif.: Applicants must: be a US citizen; be enrolled in an Occupational (including art and music) or Physical Therapy; have a letter of sponsorship form local DAR chapter. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $500. To Apply: For Connecticut residents, to obtain application materials, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: National Society Daughters of American Revolution, 215 Loomis St., North Granby, CT 06060. Deadline: February 15 or August 15. Contact: Mrs. Michael L. Stewart, CT State Chairperson, NSDAR Scholarship Committee. [email protected]; 860-653-4203.

Hartford Grammar School Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To award scholarship to a graduating high school senior form a public high school in the City of Hartford. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be entering a four-year college or university (full-time enrollment); demonstrate financial need; be on class rank with good academic record; be an active volunteer in school, community, or other extracurricular activities. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $3,000. Number Awarded: 1-3. To Apply: Application form can be downloaded on-line. Applicants must complete the scholarship application. Applicants must also attach the following requirements: letter of recommendation from your guidance counselor or a teacher; official high school transcript. Including SAT or ACT scores; copy of the essay you submitted with your college application. If you did not have to submit one, write a brief (no more than two pages) essay regarding your future goals; copy of pages 1 and 2 of your parents' 2006 or most recent completed federal tax form 1040. Mail everything to Hartford Foundation College Scholarship Program. Deadline: February 13. Contact: Hartford Foundation College Scholarship Program, Scholarship Management Services, Scholarship America, One Scholarship Way, PO Box 297, St. Peter, MN 56082. 800-537-4180.

Hartford Jazz Society Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship to the graduating high school senior. Focus: Music, Jazz. Qualif.: Applicants must: be a Connecticut Capitol Region resident; be attending a four-year college or university; be a Music major with interest in jazz. Criteria: Selection will be based on the panel's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $3,000. Number Awarded: 2-3. To Apply: Applicants must complete the General Scholarship Application and include the following requirements: a cassette tape of applicant both reading and improvising; two letters of reference, at least one form a music teacher or school music director and submit to Hartford Jazz Society, Inc., Chairperson, Scholarship Committee, 116 Cottage Grove

Rd., Bloomfield, CT 06002. Phone: 860242-6688; Fax: 860243-8871. [email protected] Deadline: May 1.

Hartford Whalers Booster Club Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship to the students entering or enrolled in a four-year college or university. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must: intend to play collegiate hockey; have an outstanding hockey abilities; be a Connecticut resident; have an academic excellence. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $1,000. Number Awarded: 1. To Apply: Applicants must complete the General Scholarship Application and include a letter of recommendation from your hockey coach outlining your hockey performance and submit to Hartford Whalers Booster Club. Deadline: March 20. Contact: Heather Turner Scholarship Coordinator, PO Box 273 Hartford, CT 06141. Phone: 860-643-0842. [email protected]

Hebrew Ladies Sheltering Home Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship to the Jewish high school senior or college student. Focus: Jewish studies. Qualif.: Applicants must: be a resident of Greater Hartford; pursuing Jewish studies; have a requisite academic ability. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $1,000-$3,000. Number Awarded: 1-3. To Apply: Applicants may obtain application from Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Hartford. Deadline: April 15. Contact: Michael Elfenbaum, 333 Bloomfield Ave. Ste. D, West Hartford, CT06117. Phone: 860-523-7460; Fax: 860-231-0576; [email protected]

Doris E. Higley Memorial Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship students who are legally blind. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must: be a graduating high school senior or college student residing or attending school full-time in Connecticut; be legally blind; demonstrate financial need. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $8,000. Number Awarded: 1. To Apply: Applicants may obtain application materials from National Federation of the Blind of Connecticut 477 Connecticut Blvd. Ste. 217, East Hartford, CT 06108; www.nfbct.org; [email protected]; Fax: 860291-2795; Phone: 860289-1971. Deadline: September 15.

Cecilia Hillman Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship to a graduating high school senior. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must: be a Greater Hartford resident; be a Jewish student; be a middle third of graduating class. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $1,000-$2,000. Number Awarded: 1-2. To Apply: Applicants may obtain application materials from Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Hartford. Deadline: April 15. Contact: Michael Elfenbaum, 333 Bloomfield Ave. Ste. D, West Hartford, CT 06117; Phone: 860-523-7460; Fax: 860-231-0576; [email protected]

Ernest and Charlotte Hirst Family Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship to a graduating Jewish female high school senior. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must: be attending a four-year college or university; be a Greater Hartford resident; have a minimum B average; be an active involvement in the Jewish community. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $3,000-$10,000. Number Awarded: 1-2. To Apply: Applicants may obtain application materials from Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Hartford. Deadline: April 15. Contact: Michael Elfenbaum, 333 Bloomfield Ave. Ste. D, West Hartford, CT 06117; Phone: 860-523-7460; Fax: 860-231-0576; [email protected]

Caroline Holt Nursing Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To award scholarship to the undergraduate student enrolled in a Nursing Program. Focus: Nursing. Qualif.: Applicants must: be a US citizen; be attending an accredited School of Nursing; demonstrate financial need; have a letter of sponsorship from local DAR chapter. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $500. To Apply: For Connecticut residents to obtain materials, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, 215 Loomis Rd. North Granby, CT 06060. Deadline: February 15 or August 15. Contact: Mrs. Michael L. Stewart, CT State Chairperson. 860-653-4203. [email protected]

Doc Hurley Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To award scholarship to the graduating senior from eligible Greater Hartford area high school. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Student must be entering college in the fall semester after graduation. Eligible school can be found on www.docscholar.org. Students demonstrate financial need, academic excellence and community service. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $2,000-$10,000. To Apply: Applicants may obtain application materials from eligible high school guidance office. Applications will not be mailed to students. Valid applications must include: Student Air Report (SAR) from FAFSA showing Estimated Family Contribution (EFC); Three letter of recommendation (teacher, guidance counselor, and non-educational person); typed essay (no more than 1 1/2 pages); High School Transcript; SAT or ACT scores. All materials must be submitted to Doc Hurley Scholarship Foundation, Inc. Deadline: March. Contact: Muriel Hurley - Carter, Executive Dir. PO Box 4008 Hartford, CT 06147. Phone: 860-549-5012; Fax: 860-549-5955; [email protected]

Interracial Scholarship Fund of Greater Hartford (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarships to students entering a four-year college or university. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must: be graduating high school senior who lives in or attends school in Greater Hartford; be on a class rank - top third with good academic record; be active volunteer in school, community, or other extracurricular activities; be involved in community service. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $3,000. Number Awarded: 1. To Apply: Application form can be downloaded online. Applicants must complete the scholarship application. Applicants must also attach the following requirements: letter of recom-

mendation from your guidance counselor or a teacher; official high school transcript. Including SAT or ACT scores; copy of the essay you submitted with your college application. If you did not have to submit one, write a brief (no more than two pages) essay regarding your future goals; copy of pages 1 and 2 of your parents' most recent completed federal tax form 1040. Mail everything to Hartford Foundation College Scholarship Program. Deadline: February 13. Contact: Hartford Foundation College Scholarship Program, Scholarship Management Services, Scholarship America, One Scholarship Way, PO Box 297, St. Peter, MN 56082. 800-537-4180.

J and K Foundation Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship for graduating high school seniors. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be residents of Hartford or East Hartford; must be attending a four-year college or university; must demonstrate financial need; and must be on class rank in top quarter. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $1,000-$5,000. Number Awarded: 1-3. To Apply: Applicants must complete the General Scholarship Application and include College acceptance letter and Financial aid award letter. Submit all requirements to J and K Thomas Foundation 74 Boysenberry Court, Suffield, CT 06078; [email protected] Deadline: April 29.

Juvenile Arthritis Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To award scholarship to the graduating high school who have arthritis or rheumatic disease. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must; be a graduating Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont high school senior or college undergraduate; must have arthritis or rheumatic disease; have a school or community volunteer service. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $1,000. Number Awarded: 3-4. To Apply: Applicants may obtain application materials from Arthritis Foundation, Northern and Southern New England Chapter, 35 Cold Spring Rd., Rocky Hill, CT 06067; Phone: 860563-1177 ext. 102; Fax: 860563-6018; [email protected] Deadline: March 30.

Walter Kapala Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To award scholarship to the graduating high school senior from a public high school of Hartford, West Hartford, or Plainfield. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be entering a four-year college or university in the fall after high school graduation; demonstrate financial need and have an academic excellence. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must complete the General Scholarship Application and mail to Merrill Lynch Trust Company, Walter Kapala Scholarship, Hopewell Charitable Trust Center, 1300 Merill Lynch Drive, Pennington, NJ 08534. Deadline: May 1. Contact: Merill Lynch Trust Company, 800-513-0742.

Dr. Leizon and Barbara Kessel Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship to the eligible high school senior or college students. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must: be a Jewish high school senior or college student; a resident of Greater Hartford; demonstrate financial need. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $1,000-$5,000. Number Awarded: 1-15. To Apply: Applicants may obtain an application materials from Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Hartford. Deadline: April 15. Contact: Michael Elfenbaum, 333 Bloomfield Ave. Ste. D, West Hartford, CT06117. Phone: 860-523-7460; Fax: 860-231-0576; [email protected]

Herman P. Kopplemann Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To award scholarship to a graduating high school senior who lives in or attends school in Greater Hartford. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must: be entering a four-year college or university; demonstrate financial need; be on a top third with good academic record; be an active volunteer in school, community, or other extracurricular activities; has been a newspaper carrier in Hartford County. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $3,000. Number Awarded: 1-4. To Apply: Application form can be downloaded on-line. Applicants must complete the scholarship application. Applicants must also attach the following requirements: letter of recommendation from your guidance counselor or a teacher; official high school transcript. Including SAT or ACT scores; copy of the essay you submitted with your college application. If you did not have to submit one, write a brief (no more than two pages) essay regarding your future goals; copy of pages 1 and 2 of your parents' 2006 or most recent completed federal tax form 1040. Mail everything to Scholarship America, Hartford Foundation College Scholarship Program, Scholarship Management Services, 1505 Riverview Rd, PO Box 297, St. Peter, MN 56082. 800537-4180. Deadline: February 6.

Lazarus Foundation Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To award scholarship to the graduating high school senior from Greater Hartford region. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must: be a current undergraduate student; have a GPA of 2.23; have 100 hours of demonstrated community service activities. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $3,000. Number Awarded: 2. To Apply: Applicants must complete the General Scholarship Application and submit it to West Indian Foundation, Inc., Scholarship Committee, 1229 Albany Ave. PO Box 320394 Hartford, CT 06132-0394. Deadline: June 30. Contact: West Indian Foundation, Inc. [email protected]; 860-241-0379.

H.B. Paul Lowenberg Lions Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship to the graduating senior residing in Hartford, East Hartford, Windsor, Bloomfield, Newington, West Hartford, or Wethersfield. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must: be entering or enrolled in a two- or four-year college or university; demonstrate financial need and academic excellence. Preference is given to entering college students with an interest in music and the arts. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $500-$750. Number Awarded: 3. To Apply: Applicants must complete the General Scholarship Application

and submit it together with your Student Aid Report (SAR) to Hartford Host Lions Club. Deadline: April 30. Contact: Atty. Bruce Bergman, Lions Scholarship Chairperson. 63 Imlay St. Hartford, CT 06105. Phone: 860-522-1436; Fax: 860-522-9077.

Irene and Daisy MacGregor Memorial Scholarships (Graduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship to the students enrolled in an accredited School of Medicine. Focus: Medicine; Nursing, Psychiatric. Qualif.: Applicants must: be a US citizen; be on a graduate level, major in Medicine or Psychiatric Nursing; be enrolled in an accredited School of Medicine; have a letter of sponsorship from local DAR chapter. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $5,000. To Apply: For Connecticut residents to obtain materials, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, 215 Loomis Rd. North Granby, CT 06060. Deadline: April 15. Contact: Mrs. Michael L. Stewart, CT State Chairperson. 860-653-4203. [email protected]

Mary Main Memorial Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship to the graduating senior or college student residing or attending school full-time in Connecticut. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be legally blind and demonstrate financial need, community service, and academic excellence. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $3,000. Number Awarded: 1. To Apply: Applicants may obtain application materials from National Federation of the Blind of Connecticut 477 Connecticut Blvd. Ste. 217, East Hartford, CT 06108; www.nfbct.org; [email protected]; Fax: 860291-2795; Phone: 860289-1971. Deadline: September 15.

Manchester Scholarship Foundation Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To award scholarship to the graduating senior residing in Manchester. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must: demonstrate financial need; have an academic excellence; be involved in community and school activities. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: %500-$4,000. Number Awarded: 80. To Apply: Mid-April. Deadline: Students may obtain application materials from their Guidance Office or from Manchester Scholarship Foundation, Inc. 20 Hartford Rd. Manchester, CT 06040. Contact: Manchester Scholarship Foundation, Inc., Phone: 860-645-1673; Fax: 860-432-9136.

Dr. Frank and Florence Marino Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship to the students entering or enrolled in Medical school. Focus: Medicine. Qualif.: Applicants must: have attended Connecticut school for at least 8 years (K-12) and graduated from Connecticut public or parochial high school; demonstrate financial need; have academic excellence. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $1,000. To Apply: Applicants may contact Mrs. Rita Fry to obtain application materials. Deadline: March 20. Contact: Scholarship Fund c/o Mrs. Rita Fry, PO Box 75 Brookfield, CT 06804. 203-775-3114; [email protected]

Katherine Portnoy Mattleson Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide financial support to the graduating high school senior. Focus: Nursing. Qualif.: Applicants must: be enrolled in a School of Nursing; be a Jewish faith; have an academic excellence; be involved in community service. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $500. Number Awarded: 1. To Apply: Applicants may obtain an application from Nona Dorman, Scholarship Chairperson, 31 Woodland St., 6L Hartford, CT 06105. 860724-2323. Deadline: April 10.

Dr. Cladwell McCoy, Jr. Memorial Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship to the students entering or enrolled in a four-year college or university. Focus: Engineering, Mathematics and mathematical sciences; Science. Qualif.: Applicants must be graduating high school senior attending Bloomfield, Bulkeley, Hartford Public, Weaver, or Windsor High School. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $1,000. Number Awarded: 5. To Apply: Applicants must complete the General Scholarship Application and submit to Dr. Caldwell Mccoy, Jr. Foundation, Inc. Deadline: May 15. Contact: Mr. Calvin C. Cole, Chairman and CEO, 19 Durnham St. Hartford, CT 06112. 860-243-8004.

Michael Jewelers Foundation Scholarships for Athletes (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship to students entering or enrolled in a four-year program at the University of Connecticut. Focus: Business. Qualif.: Applicants must: be a graduating high school senior residing in Connecticut; be a Business major; participate in intercollegiate athletics. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $2,000. Number Awarded: 8. To Apply: Applicants may obtain application materials from University of Connecticut Athletic Department. www.michaelsjeweler-s.com. Deadline: March 1. Contact: Michael Jewelers Foundation, 203-597-4905. [email protected]

Michaels Jewelers Foundation General Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship to the students attending the University of Connecticut. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must: be a graduating senior from Avon, Amity, Bristol Central, Ridgefield, Brookfield, Guilford, Lau-relton Hall, Masuk, Nonnewaug, Simsbury, or Torrington high school; demonstrate financial need; have at least “C” GPA, making a maximum academic effort. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $500. Number Awarded: 9. To Apply: Applicants may obtain application materials from their high school guidance counselor at the selected school. Deadline: March 1. Contact: Michael Jewelers Foundation, 203-597-4905. [email protected]

O'Meara Foundation Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To award scholarship to the students attending a two- or four-year college or university. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must: be a graduating high school senior; be a resident of Hartford County; demon-

strate financial need. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $500-$3,000. Number Awarded: 100. To Apply: Applicants may obtain application materials from O'Meara Foundation, Inc. Claude-Evalyne Odiaka, 1900 Berlin Turnpike Wethersfield, CT 06109. Deadline: June 1. Contact: O'Meara Foundation, Inc. Phone: 860-563-2918; Fax: 860-563-9300; [email protected]

Fitzroy and Mildred Parkinson Memorial Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship to the graduating high school senior. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be of West Indian Heritage and demonstrate community service. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must complete the General Scholarship Application and submit it to West Indian Foundation, Inc. 1229 Albany Ave. PO Box 320394 Harford, CT 0132-0394. [email protected] 860241-0379. Deadline: June 30.

Sylvia Parkinson Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship to the students attending the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. Focus: Medicine. Qualif.: Applicants must: be a Capitol Region resident; demonstrate financial need; have an academic excellence; intend to practice in the Greater Hartford area. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $1,500-$3,000. To Apply: Applicants may obtain application materials from University of Connecticut School of Medicine. 263 Farmington Ave. MC 1827 Farm-ington, CT 06030. Deadline: March 20. Contact: Andrea Deveraux, Director of Financial Aid, Phone: 860-679-3574; Fax: 860-679-1902; [email protected]

Dorothy E. Hofmann Pembroke Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To award scholarship to students accepted at and plan to attend Brown University. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must: be a graduating female senior from Hartford Public, Bulkeley, Weaver high school, or any female graduating senior who is a resident of Hartford; have an academic excellence; have extracurricular activities. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $5,000-$7,000. To Apply: Applicants may obtain application materials from Bank of America, 777 Main St. Hartford, CT 06115. Deadline: April 15. Contact: Brenda Betancourt, Trust Assistant, CT2-102-22-02; 860-952-7387; [email protected]

Nicholas J. Piergrossi Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To award scholarship to a first-year student attending the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine. Focus: Dentistry. Qualif.: Applicants must be a resident of Connecticut who demonstrates financial need and academic excellence. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $1,000. Number Awarded: 1. To Apply: Applicants may obtain application materials from University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine. 263 Farmington Ave., MC 1827 Farmington, CT 06030. Deadline: March 20. Contact: Andrea Deveraux, Director of Financial Aid, Phone: 860-679-3574; Fax: 860-679-1902; [email protected]

Day Pitney LLP Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship to the graduating high school senior in the City of Hartford. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must: be entering a four-year college or university (full-time enrollment); demonstrate financial need; be on the class rank - top third with good academic record; be active volunteer in school, community, or other extracurricular activities. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $3,000. Number Awarded: 1. To Apply: Application form can be downloaded on-line. Applicants must complete the scholarship application. Applicants must also attach the following requirements: letter of recommendation from your guidance counselor or a teacher; official high school transcript. Including SAT or ACT scores; copy of the essay you submitted with your college application. If you did not have to submit one, write a brief (no more than two pages) essay regarding your future goals; copy of pages 1 and 2 of your parents' 2006 or most recent completed federal tax form 1040. Mail everything to Hartford Foundation College Scholarship Program. Deadline: February 6. Contact: Hartford Foundation College Scholarship Program, Scholarship Management Services, Scholarship America, 1505 Riverview Rd., PO Box 297, St. Peter, MN 56082. 800-537-4180.

Dr. Sidney Rafal Memorial Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To award scholarship to students attending the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine. Focus: Dentistry; Dental hygiene. Qualif.: Applicants must demonstrate financial need and academic excellence. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $1,200. Number Awarded: 1. To Apply: Applicants may obtain application materials from University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine. 263 Farmington Ave., MC 1827 Farmington, CT 06030. Deadline: March 20. Contact: Andrea Deveraux, Director of Financial Aid, Phone: 860-679-3574; Fax: 860-679-1902; [email protected]

Ratcliffe Hicks School of Agriculture Heritage Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship to students attending the University of Connecticut. Focus: Animal science and behavior; Horticulture; Turfgrass management. Qualif.: Applicants must be graduating seniors planning to attend the University of Connecticut, Ratcliffe Hicks School of Agriculture majoring in Animal Science, Ornamental Horticulture and Turfgrass management. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $1,200. Number Awarded: 20. To Apply: Applicants may obtain application materials from the University of Connecticut Ratcliffe Hicks School of Agriculture (RHSA). 1376 Storrs Rd., Unit 4090, Storrs, CT 06269-4090. Phone: 860486-2919; Fax: 860486-4643, [email protected]

Mary C. Rawlins Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To award financial support to the graduating high school senior. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants

must: be a resident of Connecticut; graduating high school senior; be entering a two- or four-year college or university; have a GPA of 2.5 or higher at end of Fall semester. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $500. Number Awarded: 1. To Apply: Applicants may obtain application materials from Division of Criminal Justice, The CTAAAP Scholarship Committee, 300 Corporate Place Rocky Hill, CT 06067. Deadline: April 30. Contact: Patricia Alston-Tyson, 860-258-5800; [email protected]

Alice W. Rooke Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide financial assistance to students accepted by an accredited medical school. Focus: Medicine. Qualif.: Applicants must be pursuing a course of study in medicine, not pre-med; must be a US citizen; have a letter of sponsorship from local DAR chapter. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $5,000. To Apply: For Connecticut residents, to obtain application materials, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: National Society Daughters of American Revolution, 215 Loomis St., North Granby, CT 06060. Deadline: April 15. Contact: Mrs. Michael L. Stewart, CT State Chairperson, NSDAR Scholarship Committee. [email protected]; 860-653-4203.

Deedee Segel - Hartford Courant Internships (Undergraduate/Internship)

Purpose: To provide financial assistance to students planning a career in Journalism. Focus: Journalism; Communication. Qualif.: Applicants must be college students majoring in Journalism or Communication. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants may obtain application materials from The Hartford Courant and include the following requirements: resume with cover letter; application; eight published writings samples; reporting experience; college grades; references. Deadline: January 1. Contact: Lynne DeLucia, Asst. Managing Ed., State/Metro, 285 Broad St., Hartford, CT 06115.

Tadeusz Sendzimir Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide financial assistance to students entering or enrolled as undergraduate or graduate at a four-year college or university or summer program in Poland. Focus: Polish studies; American history. Qualif.: Applicants must be Connecticut residents; studying Polish/Slavic Language, history or culture in the US or Poland. Preference to students of Polish descent. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $1,000-$5,000. Number Awarded: 1-5. To Apply: Applicants may obtain application materials from Connecticut Community Foundation, 43 Field St., Water-burry, CT 06702. Deadline: March 1. Contact: Tallitha Richardson-Selby, Program/Scholarship Associate; 203-756-3054; [email protected]

Bro. Dr. Frank T. Simpson (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship to the graduating high school seniors attending public or private schools in Hartford County. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must: students who will be enrolled in a two- or four-year college or university; have an academic excellence, class rank with a minimum of 3.0 GPA; have documentation of community service and other extracurricular activities within the community and school. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $1,500. Number Awarded: 1-4. To Apply: Applicants may obtain application materials from their high school guidance counselor, or download from the website at www.hartfordalphas.com. Applicants must submit all requirements to Scholarship Committee Chairman BSL Educational Foundation, Inc. Alpha Phi Fraternity, Inc. PO Box 335 Hartford, CT 06141-0330. www.hartford.comDeadline: March 31.

Peter T. Steinwedell Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship for students attending graduate education program at Saint Joseph College, or the University of Connecticut, Hartford campus, or the University of Hartford. Focus: Education. Qualif.: Applicant must be an Education major with strong preference given to applicants pursuing teaching career; must demonstrate financial need and academic excellence. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $1,250. Number Awarded: 1. To Apply: Applicants may obtain an application by contacting either: Dr. Kathleen Butler, Chair, Department of Education St. Joseph College, 860231-5322, [email protected]; Monica Gat, Dean's Office Teacher Certification Program for College Graduates UConn Greater Hartford Campus, 860570-9283; Dr. H. Frederick Sweitzer, Associate Dean College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions University of Hartford, 860768-4279, [email protected] Deadline: March 24.

Town and County Club Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To award scholarship to the female adult learner - age 24 or older. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicant must be a resident of Greater Hartford region; must be enrolled full or part-time in an accredited community undergraduate college or university in the Greater Hartford region; must have a completion of 15 semester hours or the equivalent of academic work with a 2.5 GPA; and must demonstrate financial need. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $2,000. To Apply: Students may contact the Town and County Club or access the website www-.townncounty.com for application form. Deadline: March 3. Contact: Town and County Club, Scholarship Committee, 22 Woodland St. Hartford, CT 06105. Phone: 860-522-1109; Fax: 860-728-0758; [email protected]

Tunxis Community College Foundation Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship for entering freshmen or enrolled sophomores of Tunxis Community College. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must demonstrate financial need, community service and academic excellence. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants may obtain application materials from Tunxis Community College, 271 Scott Swamp Rd. Farmington, CT 06032. Deadline: August 1. Contact: David Welsh, Phone: 860-255-3513; Fax: 860-676-8906; [email protected]

West Indian Migrant Farm Workers Memorial Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide scholarship for graduating high school seniors. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be of West Indian Heritage and must demonstrate academic excellence and financial need. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $3,000. To Apply: Applicants may obtain application materials from West Indian Foundation, Inc. Scholarship Committee, PO Box 320394 Hartford, CT 06132-0394. [email protected]; www.westindianfounda-tion.org; Fax: 860241-0379. Deadline: June 30.

Elmer Cooke Young - Taylor Young Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To award scholarship to students entering a four-year college or university. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Students must be graduating seniors from Glastonbury or Windsor High School; must demonstrate financial need; must be on a class rank - top third with good academic record; and must be active volunteers in school, community, or other extracurricular activities. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $3,000. Number Awarded: 6. To Apply: Application forms can be downloaded on-line. Applicants must complete the scholarship application. Applicants must also attach the following requirements: letter of recommendation from your guidance counselor or a teacher; official high school transcript (including SAT or ACT scores); copy of the essay you submitted with your college application (If you did not have to submit one, write a brief essay of no more than two pages regarding your future goals); copy of pages 1 and 2 of your parents' 2006 or most recent completed federal tax form 1040. Mail everything to Hartford Foundation College Scholarship Program. Deadline: February 6. Contact: Hartford Foundation College Scholarship Program, Scholarship Management Services, Scholarship America, One Scholarship Way, PO Box 297, St. Peter, MN 56082. 800-537-4180.