Scholarships

Scholarship Name

Who Can Apply?

Application Requirements

Website

Due Date

Dunkin Donuts Scholarship Program

All students who plan on attending college.

Online application

www.dunkindonuts.com/scholarship

March 15th 2018

George Coleman Scholarship

All students attending a NEACRO College/University (see guidance)

Online Application, Letter of Recommendation

https://neacrao.files.wordpress.com/2018/01/scholarship-form-2018-v2-fillable.pdf

March 15th 2018

Spirol

All students attending a 2 or 4 year college to pursue a career in engineering, basic sciences, or manufacturing

Personal Essay

Community Service Essay

Letters of Recommendation

http://www.spirol.com

March 21st 2018

TEEG Fran Roy Memorial Scholarship

Residents of Thompson, Woodstock, or Pomfret who actively participate in community service activities

Paper Application

Essay- Community Service

Letter of Recommendation

Application in Guidance

March 23rd 2018

Faucher Foundation Scholarship

Thompson Residents

Paper Application

Application in Guidance

March 26th 2018

Three Rivers Community College Scholarship

All student attending Three Rivers Community College

Paper Application

Application in Guidance

March 30th 2018

WTRTA Scholarship

All students who plan to pursue a career in teaching

Essay

Three Letters of Recommendation

Student Aid Report (FAFSA)

High School Transcript

SAT Scores

Application in Guidance

March 31st 2018

Joe Lieberman CT Scholarship

$1,500

All students with a B average, outstanding leadership, and a record of community service

Online Application: Available after February 5th 2018

Transcripts

Recommendation Form

https://www.scholarsapply.org/lieberman

April 1st 2018

Ekonk Community Grange Scholarship

All students from Sterling/Voluntown or members of the Ekonk Community Grange

  • Statement from Parent
  • Letter from School Counselor
  • Two Additional Letters of Recommendation
  • Student Essay
  • Proof of College Acceptance

Application in Guidance

April 1st 2018

Thompson Lions Club

$650-$1,000

Thompson Residents

Paper Application

Application in Guidance

April 2nd 2018

Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship Fund

All students attending 4 year universities who also have financial need.

Online application:

Transcript

Two letters of recommendation

SAR Report (FAFSA)

Financial Aid Package from college

Resume

Tax forms

Essays and short answer questions

www.phillips-scholarship.org

April 3rd 2018

Quinebaug Volunteer Fire Department

Lt. George W. Walker & Chief Joseph Donovan Sr. Scholarships

Thompson Residents

Paper Application

Application in Guidance

April 5th 2018

Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut Scholarships

All Eastford students should apply. CFECT is one application for multiple scholarships

Online Application with Essay Requirements. Application opens online in early February.

http://www.cfect.org

April 6th 2018

DKG Connecticut Teacher Scholarships

Students who plan to pursue a degree in education

Online application

https://dkgct.weebly.com/grants.html

April 7th 2018

Danielson Elks Scholarship

Students who plan to attend college and who volunteer regularly

Paper Application

Essay

Application in Guidance

April 8th 2018

QVR Rotaract Club Scholarship

Students from Plainfield, Brooklyn, Eastford, Killingly, Putnam, Pomfret, Thompson, Or Woodstock

Resume

Essay 250 Words

Two Letters of Recommendation

Transcript

Application in Guidance

April 14th 2018

Killingly-Brooklyn Rotary Club

Killingly or Brooklyn students planning on attending college

Paper Application

Essay 500 words- Community Service

Recommendation Letters

Application in Guidance

TBD

Wakley Foundation Scholarship

$1,000

All students who plan on attending college.

Essay 500-1,000 words:

You are a member of a volunteer organization that has been able to do a lot of good work in the community. However, members’ interest is fading, and there are concerns that the organization may not continue as it once did. Keeping in mind that "volunteer" is the operative word, how would you go about rekindling members’ enthusiasm in this organization?

Application in Guidance

TBD

The Rotary Club of Plainfield

$500-$1,000

Residents of Plainfield, Sterling, or Canterbury

Paper Application

Essay Portion

Letters of Recommendation

Application in Guidance

April 25th, 2018

William and Gladys Murdock Fund

Students from Pomfret

Paper Application

Application in Guidance

April 27th, 2018

Milton Fisher Scholarship

Students who have shown innovation, creativity, and problem solving skills to make a significant positive change in their community

Online Application:

Transcripts

Letter of Recommendation

FAFSA Report

Financial Aid Packages from College

www.rbffoundation.org

May 1st 2018

Putnam Emblem Club Scholarship

All students planning on attending college

Transcript

Two Letters of Recommendation

500 Word Essay

Application in Guidance

May 15th 2018

Andrew Shippee Memorial Scholarship

All students who was an 8th grade graduate of Sterling Community School

Paper Application

Two Letters of Recommendation

Transcript

Essay- Community Service

Application in Guidance

TBD

Abbott and Fenner Scholarship

$1,000

All students who plan on attending college

Essay

www.abbottandfenner.com

June 14th 2018

BigSun Scholarship

$500

Student athletes who plan on attending college

Essay 500-1,000 Words:

How did your participation in sports during your high school years influence you?
Has your participation influenced your career goals?
Has your participation influenced how you relate to your family?

www.bigsunathletics.com

June 19th 2018

Aspiring Nurse Scholarship-Nursing Schools Almanac

$1,000

All students who plan to pursue a career in nursing

Essay 500 Words:

Why are you passionate about joining the nursing profession and how you will use your nursing education to improve the healthcare of others

www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com

August 31st, 2018