CT Students for a Dream Scholarship List
The version of the browser you are using is no longer supported. Please upgrade to a supported browser.Dismiss

View only
Scholarship nameWebsiteAward AmountDue DatePhone/E-mailRequirementsDegree TypeRegionDACA OnlyMajorLast Updated
Scholarship Open Now!
Scholarship Not Open Yet! Check Back Soon!
MALDEFF Law School ScholarshipsWebsite$5,000Not Open Yet - 1/16/2019MALDEF's Law School Scholarship Program is open to all law students currently enrolled full time at an accredited United States law school. Applicants are evaluated for their academic and extracurricular achievements, for their background and financial need, and, most important, for their demonstrated commitment to advancing Latino civil rights in their careersGraduate School - Law SchoolNationalNoLaw School11/6/2017
National Peace Essay Contest for High School StudentsWebsite2,5003/15/2019Essay of 1,000 to 1,250 words where the student identifies two cases—one you deem successful and one you deem unsuccessful—where the U.S. pursued an integrated approach to build peace in a conflict-affected country.Undergraduate SchoolNationalNoAny10/7/2018
Point Foundation ScholarshipsWebsiteVaries
Not Open Yet - Opens 11/1/2018
Very strong academic performance, proven leadership skills and the desire to make a difference in the world are highly valued. Academic achievement, personal merit, leadership, involvement in the LGBTQ community, professional experiences, financial need, marginalization, personal and future goals are all taken into consideration.

Undergraduate SchoolNationalNoAny10/7/2018
Roothbert Fund ScholarshipWebsite$2,000-3,000Not Open Yet - 2/1/2019Open to all students in the United States. Application process includes an essay and an interview.Preference given to students considering career in Education

Undergraduate SchoolMaine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Delaware, Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia, West Virginia, or North CarolinaNoAny - Education Preference10/7/2018
Cumberland Farms Believe & Achieve Scholarship ProgramWebsite$1,000Not Open Yet - Opens October 2018ConnecticutNoAny10/7/18
Union Plus ScholarshipWebsite $500-40001/31/2019Family member, parent, or self must be a member of a union. Must have a 3.0 GPA or higher and complete required application and application essaysUndergraduate SchoolNationalNoAny10/7/2018
Big Y Scholarship FundWebsite$500Not Open Yes - Opens 11/1/2018413-504-4080Any high school senior or current college studentUndergraduate SchoolConnectciut or MassachusettsNoAny10/7/2018
Epsilon Sigma Alpha FoundationWebsite VariesDeadline Passed - 2/1/2018Must be a high school senior or current college student with at least a 3.0 GPA. Must write a personal essay and submit 2 letters of recommendationUndergraduate SchoolNationalNoAny11/6/2017
SME Education Foundation ScholarshipsWebsiteVaries Deadline Passed - 2/1/2018Must be pursuing a degree in manufacturing engineering, manufacturing engineering technology, or a closely related manufacturing field of study.

Undergraduate SchoolNationalNoAny11/6/2017
AACE InternationalWebsite$2000 -$8000Deadline Passed - 2/28/2018Must be a currently enrolled full-time student in a program related to cost engineering/cost managementUndergraduate SchoolNationalNoengineering / management11/6/2017
Landscape Architecture Foundation Scholarships
varies Deadline Passed - 2/1/2018Must be enrolled in an architecture/landscape program and nominated

Undergraduate SchoolNationalNoArchitecture, landscaping11/6/2017
Dunkin Donuts ScholarshipWebsite $1,000 (73)opens 02/2018 High School Senior living in Connecticut. Must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Must be a Dunkin Donuts Employee Either Part time or Full TimeConnecticutNoAny11/15/2017
Connecticut Bar Association Statewide School Essay ContestWebsite1st Prize: $2,000, Ruuner Up: $1,000 (2)Deadline Passed - 2/23/2018860-722-2494 ctbf@cbf-1.orgHigh School Senior Essay contest. Submission must be through teacher or counselor at school. Essay descprtion and guidelines are on website. Required submission forms also available on wesbite (submission form, student release form, parental release form (if under 18)ConnecticutNoAny11/15/2017
CORE Café Llueva ScholarshipWebsite $500Deadline Passed - 3/18/2018jdelrazo@ca-core.orgScholarship offered specifically for undocumented students. Must write a personal statement and have a letter of recommendation.NationalNoAny11/15/2017
Bradley Memorial ScholarshipWebsite$1,000 (3)opens Feburary 2018Alice McGann, 860.628.9139For current high school seniors at Southington High School interested in careers in the medical fieldSouthingtonNoMedical Field2/5/2018
Gertrude Malcynsky ScholarshipWebsite$1,000None - Application from 2016For current high school senior at New Britain High School interested in allied health careers.New BritainNoAllied Health2/11/2018
Kathleen Boudreau ScholarshipWebsite$1,000None - Application from 2016For current high school students planning on majoring in nursing.Berlin, Kensington, New Britain, Newington, Plainville or Southington.NoNursing 2/11/2018
Karl J. Schwartz Rotary Award Fund ScholarshipWebsite$6,000 (7)Deadline Passed - 3/1/2018For high school seniors enrolling in a 4 year institution and that attend school in the towns listed. Must also complete essay related to rotary model, "service above self"Bristol, Burlington, Plainville, Plymouth, Southington, TerryvilleNoAny11/15/2017
 Website $1,000 First prize, $500 Second Prize, $250 Third Prize2/19/2018High school students in grades 9 through 12 are invited to enter our annual Poster Contest for High School Students by creating a poster interpreting the theme One Person Can Make a Difference. Rules about what can be included in a poster available on the website.NationalNoAny1/25/2018
Generation Goolge ScholarshipWebsite$10,000Deadline Passed - 12/11/2017Student must be going into computer science. Scholarship requires 2 letters of recommendation and a response to 4 essay questions. Be from a minority group that is underrepresented in computer science.NationalNoComputer Science 11/15/2017
Tzu Chi ScholarsWebsite1,000Deadline Passed - 3/2/2018Tel: 718-888-0866
Applicant demonstrates financial need for college tuition and related expenses. Applicant is a U.S. high school graduating senior or equivalent. Applicant has a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicant will enroll in an accredited U.S. college full-time for the academic year 2016-2017. Open to undocumented students.National. If you live in Ct must apply to Northeast branch. NoAny11/15/2017
Arthur Goodman Strong Memorial ScholarshipWebsiteNone - Website Not WorkingLori.msf@gmail.com, 860-645-1675Manchester resident with a physical or mental impairment that is graduating/ has graduated high school and is plannin gon going to collegeManchesterNoAny2/11/2018
Manchester Scholarship FoundationWebsiteNone - Website Not WorkingLori.msf@gmail.com, 860-645-1673Student must be a Manchester resident for at least 6 months, must rank in the top 65% of the graudating class, have financial need, and be attending college in the fallManchesterNoAny2/11/2018
Gerald J. & Helen Bogen FundWebsiteNone - No Information for 2018Scholarship awarded to one male and one female student form any of the listed schoolsAnsonia, Derby, Oxford, Seymour, Shelton High Schools or Emmett O’Brien TechYes (FAFSA requirement) Any11/15/2017
Herman & Bess Glazer Scholarship FundWebsiteNone - No Information for 2018Scholarship awarded to one male and one female student form any of the listed schoolsAnsonia, Derby, Oxford, Seymour, Shelton High Schools or Emmett O’Brien TechYes (FAFSA requirement) Any11/15/2017
Julia B. DeCapua FundWebsiteNone - No Information for 2018Scholarship awarded to students from the schools listed pursuing teaching as a majorAnsonia, Derby, Oxford, Seymour, Shelton High Schools or Emmett O’Brien TechYes (FAFSA requirement) Teaching11/15/2017
Davis Putter ScholarshipWebsite$1,000-$10,0004/1/2018Must be active in a movement for social and/or economic justice.NationalNoAny2/11/2018
Hispanic Federation Scholarships (HSF)Website3/30/2018Opened up to DACA-recipients (submit family income, instead of FAFSA). Must have GPA 3.0
Have scholarships for high school seniors, current college students, community college students, transfer students.
The Watershed FundWebsite4/2/2018Student must be pursuing a degree in environmental sciences. Can be high school senior or current college studentAnsonia, Beacon Falls, Bethany, Branford, Cheshire, Derby, East Haven, Guilford, Hamden, Killingworth, Madison, Milford, New Haven, North Branford, North Haven, Orange, Prospect, Seymour, West Haven, Woodbridge.Yes (FAFSA requirement) Enviornmental Science2/11/2018
Kiwanis Club of Stamford
Website3 awards
of $1,500
4/12/2018Must be high School seniors, residents of Stamford. Selected on service to the Stamford Community, financial need, academic potential and participation. StamfordNoAny2/11/2018
AKA Education Advancement Foundation ScholarshipWebsite4/15/2018Must be at a college sophomore, junior, or senior. Have both need and merit based scholarships. For merit based must have above a 3.0 GPA. For needs based must be able to demonstrate financial need. Must submit 3 letters of recommendation and fill out online application.NationalNoAny2/11/2018
Imperato Family Scholarship FundWebsite$1,000-$4,0004/20/2018Derby High School graduates who are pursuing a master’s degree in Business are eligible to apply and will receive primary consideration. Derby High School seniors and graduates who are pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Business are also eligible to apply but will receive secondary consideration. DerbyNoBusiness2/11/2018
Connecticut Architecture Foundation Sheng Fund Scholarship Website$1,200-5,0004/20/2018Full Time Students Pursuing Architecture. Must be in accredited architecture program and have completed at least 2 years or be going into graduate schoolConnecticutNoArchitecture 2/11/2018
Kline Family Community Service ScholarshpWebsite$250 and UpNot Yet Announced for 2018 - 4/25/2017CT HS senior who has been accepted and will attend UConn. Must have record of community service.ConnecticutNoAny2/11/2018
Albertson & Davidson College ScholarshipWebsite$2,5004/26/2018aldavscholarship@gmail.comMust create infographic on the topic of elder abuse in the United States. See webiste for more informationNationalNoAny2/11/2018
Mecha de Yale Sueños ScholarshipWebsite$1,000Not Yet Announced for 2018 - 4/28/2017Scholarship offered specifically for undocumented students. Students must submit a short and long essay and fill out the application form. Must go to a public school in East Haven, New Haven, West Haven, North Haven, or HamdenEast Haven, West Haven, New Haven, North Haven, HamdenNoAny2/11/2018
CHCI-UNITED HEALTH FOUNDATION SCHOLAR INTERN PROGRAMWebsite$5,0003/30/2018Must be a current college student pursuing a degree in health or a health related field. Must be a DACA recipient as there is a paid internship component. Scholarship is $5000 per year for up to 3 years plus a $1,000 stipend for the internship. Must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Other requirements listed on website.

Milton Fisher Scholarship for Innovation and CreativityWebsite3-6 awards of up to $20,0005/1/2018Scholarship rewards and encourages innovative and creative problem solving,
takes into consideration financial need. Need to design own, original project. More information and past winners can be found on the website.
Connecticut & NYCNoAny2/16/2018
Rotary Club of Danbury Scholarshipshttp://www.danburyrotary.org/index.php4/30/2017aragona829@aol.comGreater Danbury areaNoAny
Fracnis J. Carino Juvenile Justice ScholarshipWebsite$1,0005/1/2018For current colllege, graudate, or law students majoring in a field related to juvenile justice.ConnecticutNoJuvenile Justice or related field2/18/2018
John M. Bailey Memorial ScholarshipWebsite$1,000 (2) 5/1/2018For students planning to major in any criminal justice or related fields. Open to high school seniors and current college studentsConnecticutNoCriminal Justice or related field2/18/2018
NECBAC Book ScholarshipWebsiteNot Announced Yet for 2018 - 5/16/2017Students of color, from New England high school, enrolling full-time in NECBAC member institution (see website for list of schools)New EnglandNoAny2/18/2018
B. Davis ScholarshipWebsite$1,0005/22/2018High School juniors, seniors and all college students. Must write a 1,000 word essay about leadership. See more details on website.NationalNoAny2/18/2018
Western Union Foundation Family Scholarship Website$2,500Scholarship will open on 3/8/18Institute of International Education Phone - 202-686-8652, E-mail - wufoundation@iie.org Students must be graduating high school seniors or current college students majoring in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and business/entrepreneurship.NationalNoAny2/18/2018
Tylenol Future Care ScholarshipWebsiteUp to $10,000Scholarship will open on 5/1/18Must have at least 1 year of undergraduate study completed. Must be majoring in a healthcare feild with the goal to have a job to actively treat patients. See scholarship page for more requirements.NationalNohealth professsions2/18/2018
West Indian-American Association of Greater BridgeportWebsite$1,000 (1), $750 Book ScholarshipsScholarship Not Open YetAlice Martin 203.640.3491Students must be high school seniors and be of English speaking West Indies descent (born there or first/second generation immigrant). 3.0 GPA. Essay and application requiredGreater Bridgeport areaNoAny2/18/2018
Padres Por un Sueño Scholarship Website VariesScholarship Not Open Yet
Tatiana Mendoza tatianamendozasilva@gmail.com (203) 561-0429
Need to be an undocumented student in high school or in college. Short essay component and letter of recommendation.ConnecticutNoAny
Tyska ScholarshipWebsiteVaries5/30/2018Need to be enaged in social change work in some way (volunteering in the community, fighting for immigrant rights, working on other issues).ConnecticutNoAny3/11/2018
Abbott & Fenner ScholarshipWebsite$1,0006/14/2018For high school juniors, seniors and students currently and any college student. Must write 500-1000 word essay about career goals and college goals.NationalNoAny2/18/2018
BigSun Athletic ScholarshipWebsite$5006/19/2018Must be a student athlete, be a high school senior or current college student. Must write essay describing how sports have impacted you and relate to your future goals.NationalNoAny2/18/2018
Associaition of Peruvian American Professionals Scholarship Website$1,000 (3) scholarship is not open yet info@apapro.orgBe of Latino descent
Connecticut resident.
Be a senior in high school or a currently enrolled in a college or University
Demonstrate financial need
Arte Inc. Scholarshps Website$400-$1,000Scholarship is not open yet 203-469-4536For tuition, lessons, art supplies, workshops. Latino descent, any age, lived in CT for a 1 year, interest in arts.ConnecticutNoAny
New Haven Scholarship Fund
6/30/2018New HavenNoAny
Jarvis Memorial ScholarshipWebsite$7,0006/23/2018Lori.msf@gmail.com, 860-645-1674Have recieved Manchester Scholarship Foundation scholarship and maintained at least a 3.0 GPAManchesterNoAny
Gagne, Scherer & Associates College Scholarshiphttps://ucmjlawyers.com/college-scholarship/$1,200Scholarship is not open yet NationalNoAny3/1/2018
LeafFilter Racing/Blake Koch Graduate Scholarship:https://www.leaffilterracing.com/scholarship/$1,000scholarship is not open yet full-time undergraduate degree program for the 2016-2017 school yearNationalNoAny03/01/2018
Ocho Rios Jamaica Scholarshiphttp://www.ocho-rios-jamaica.com/our-scholarship-program/$1,000scholarship is not open yet NationalNoAny03/01/2018
Counter Culturist Literature Lovers Essay Scholarshiphttp://counterculturist.net/scholarship/$500scholarship is not open yet essay over 1,000 words on the topic of ‘How (Favorite Author/Book) Changed My Life’.NationalNoAny03/01/2018
A Voice for Animals Scholarship Contest

Must be High school student. Must either establish a new project or become involved in an existing project which addresses either the mistreatment of one animal species or one cause of animal suffering, or the preservation of one species threatened with extinction, and work on project for at least 3 months. Submission will document student’s project and contribution.
The Financial Sumo Educational Scholarship Programhttp://www.financialsumo.com/scholarship/$1,0008/29/2018Any student currently attending an accredited college (or who will be in the Fall of 2017)NationalNoAny03/01/2018
Clubs of America Scholarship Award for Career Successhttp://www.greatclubs.com/scholarship-award-for-career-success.asp$1,0008/31/2018700 word essayNationalNoAny03/01/2018
Arctic Physical Therapy http://www.physicaltherapyfairbanks.com/fairbanks.php#$1,0008/31/20181000 word essayNationalNoAny03/01/2018
Waechter Medical-Legal Scholarshiphttp://www.birthlaw.com/34.html$5009/1/2018for students pursuing medical or law carrer/studiesNationalNoLaw or Medical03/012018
HAA Dream Scholarships
scholarship is not open yet For students eligible for the DREAM Act

ALPFA Hartford Scholarship Essay ContestWebsite$500 - Multiple Scholarshipspage can not be reached.
Lisandra Bonilla Lassen, 860-273-1024
Students must be currently enrolled in an Associates, Bachelors, or Graudate program in business. Students must write an essay related to person achievement and in relation to ALPFA's missionConnecticutNoBusiness 03/01/2018
CollegeWeekLive $1,000 Diversity Day Scholarship
Active Life Scholarship for Financial Literacyhttp://www.getupgetactive.org/scholarship/$1,0003/31/2018Current college, graduate school or adult learnersNationalnoAny03/01/2018
LA Immigration Lawyers Scholarshiphttp://immigrationlawyerslosangeles.com/los-angeles-immigration-lawyer-scholarship-2016/$1,000scholarship not open yet (213) 514-8870Currently enrolled in post-high school institution or graduate school
Submit an original 450-word essay detailing why you or your parents immigrated to the United States and the challenges you or your family have had to overcome as a res
Los Angeles Immigration Lawyer Scholarshiphttp://immigrationlawyerslosangeles.com/los-angeles-immigration-lawyer-scholarship-2016/$1,000scholarship not open yet Be either a U.S.-born student whose parents are both from another country, or a foreign-born student who immigrated to the United States
Currently enrolled in post-high school institution or graduate school
Submit an original 450-word essay detailing why you or your parents immigrated to the United States and the challenges you or your family have had to overcome as a result
The JacksonWhite Criminal Law Bi-Annual Scholarshiphttp://www.jacksonwhitelaw.com/criminal-defense-law/scholarship/$1,000scholarship not open yet firm@jacksonwhitelaw.comCurrently attend an accredited college in the US
Be full-time students in undergraduate, graduate or law school programs
Have a minimum GPA of 2.5
Christian Connector Distance Learning Scholarship

$1,0009/30/2017Must plan to enroll for course(s) with a Christ-centered Christian college, Bible college, seminary
ManchesterNoBible college
Discus Award Program
Study Soup Innovators ScholarshipWebsite$2,00010/1/2017Complete application and answer essay questions. Scholarship judged based on strength of essay. Questions in regards to supporting other students.NationalNoAny
Avalunch Media Scholarshiphttp://avalaunchmedia.com/scholarship/10/1/2017full-time student of an accredited two-year or four-year American university or college iNationalNoAny
La Unidad Latina Foundation, Inc.http://www.lulf.org/apply$500 - $1,00010/1/2017
minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8 out of a 4.0 scale. current enrollment in an eligible bachelor’s or master’s degree program at an accredited four-year college or university , resides in the United States.
Golden Door Scholars
http://www.lulf.org/apply/ Award: $500 - $1,000 Deadline: Please visit websi
10/1/2017Must be DACA eligible. Open to all high school students, high school graduates, current college students

AES Engineering
LULF 2016 SCHOLARSHIPhttp://www.lulf.org/apply/10/15/2017Minimum cumulative GPA above 2.80. Currently enrolled in an eligible bachelor’s or master’s degree program at an accredited four-year college or university. Eligible Degrees: all Bachelor degrees and Juris Doctor, Master of Arts, Master of Science, Master of Business Administration, Master of Public Administration/Policy, Master of Social Work, Master of Education, Master of Divinity and Doctor of Philosophy.
Completed at least one full-time year of study for undergraduate applicants or enrolled in a Master’s program.
National Hispanic Health Professional Student Scholarship Program http://www.nhmafoundation.org/index.php/scholarship-program10/15/2017NationalNoHealth professions
Western Union Family Scholarship
10/19/2017October19, 2013Must be in US for 7 years

Ayn Rand - Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship ProgramWebsiteUp to $40,00010/26/2017Must have a GPA of at least 3.5, SAT scores of at least 1200, demonstrate financial need. Need to submit 2 letters of recommendation as well.NationalNoAny
Alma Exley ScholarshipWebsite$5,00010/31/2017Must be a person of color who is enrolled in a teacher-preparation program at a college or university in Connecticut. Those eligible include African Americans, Asian Americans, Hispanic Americans,and Native Americans. Students who have been admitted to a teacher-preparation program should obtain an application form in September from the dean or director of the program in which they are enrolled. They may be in their junior or senior year or pursuing a master’s degree.ConnectciutNoEducation
Prudential Spirit of Community Awards
$5,00011/4/2017Any student grades 5-12 who has conducted a volunteer service project may apply

enhanced insurancehttp://www.enhancedinsurance.com/scholarships/rules/$2,50011/15/2017full time undergradute studentsNationalNoAny
Univision Scholarship
11/17/2017Open to all students – all South and Central American Countries (Spanish speaking and Brazil)
Musician Labhttps://themusicianlab.com/scholarship/$50011/30/20172000 word essayNationalNoAny
Lamber-Goodnow Injury Law Team Education Scholarshipshttps://lambergoodnow.com/scholarships/#college$1,00012/1/2017Scholarships for any major, law schools, medical school, nusring, summer schoolNationalNoAny
NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund Essay Contest
Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics Essay Contest
$5,00012/8/2017Full-time juniors or seniors at four-year colleges or universities in US in Fall 2014 Semester.

The Jacob L.
and Lewis Fox
https://mail.google.com/mail/ca/u/0/?view=cm&fs=1&tf=1&source=mailto&to=LeScholarship@gmail.com12/11/2017Applicants must be Hartford
residents for at least their
junior and senior years of
high school.
Scholarship America Dream Award
Up to 15,00012/14/2017DACA-mented students, complete a minimum of one full year of postsecondary education by June 2014, min 3.0 GPANationalYesAny
Le Petit Scholarship
$2,000; $1,000 each semester
AXA Achievements Scholarship
$10,000 and $25,00012/15/2017High school seniors who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in their activities in school, the community or the workplace.

Jack Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarships
12/21/2017For students transferring from Community College to 4 year school, student must be nominated by school

ADT Home Securityhttp://www.homesecurity.io/scholarship3$50012/31/2017700 word essayNationalNoAny
Main menu