Scholarships of county 'Hartford' within Connecticut

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Jewish Community Foundation College Scholarships

Selection Criteria: * Of the Jewish faith * Accepted or currently enrolled at an accredited institution of higher learning * Resident of Greater Hartford (parents may satisfy residency requirement) * Citizen of the United States * Financial need * Good citizenship and active involvement in the communityAdditional materials: * Essay about why you should receive a scholarship from the Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Hartford * Financial Aid Worksheet (last page of application available at and copy of parents' IRS 1040

SBM Charitable Foundation, Inc. Scholarships

Selection Criteria: * Entering or enrolled as undergraduate student at a two- or four-year college in Connecticut * Connecticut resident in Hartford County, Tolland County and Windham County * Financial need * Leadership qualities * Academic excellence * Community service

Town and County Club Scholarship

Selection Criteria: * Female adult learner - age 24 or older * Resident of Greater Hartford region (i.e., 29 town Capitol Region) * Enrolled full-or part-time in an accredited community or undergraduate college or university in the Greater Hartford region * Completion of 15 semester hours or the equivalent of academic work, with a 2.5 gpa * Financial need - must submit federal SAR report or copy of 2009 tax return * Personal statement * Faculty reference from faculty with whom you have had one of more courses * Complete application essay questions * May reapply for renewal

Alma Exley ARC Scholarship

Criteria: This scholarship is intended to support and encourage persons of color in Connecticut who are committed to a career in public school teaching. One award will be made to a person of color who has completed the Connecticut Department of Higher Educations Alternate Route to Teacher Certification (ARC) program, and who will teach in a public school. For more information: Contact the Director of the Alternate Route to Teacher Certification at the Connecticut Department of Higher Education, or visit the Alma Exley Scholarship website at to learn more about Alma Exley and the application process. Giving limited to Berlin, New Britain, Plainville, and Southington, CT.

Alma Exley Scholarship

Criteria: Students of color who have passed the Praxis examination and have been admitted to a certified teacher preparation program at an accredited four-year college or university in Connecticut. The application period is from mid-September to the end of October, with decision announced in December. For more information: Contact the dean of the school of education at any Connecticut college; or the Community Foundations scholarship manager at 860-229-6018, Ext. 305, or To learn more about Alma Exley and Exley scholars, visit the Alma Exley website at Giving limited to Berlin, New Britain, Plainville, and Southington, CT.

Dr. Lorraine G. Spranzo Memorial Scholarship

Criteria: For registered nurses who are Connecticut residents or students at an accredited graduate school of nursing in Connecticut. Applicants will be registered nurses seeking an advanced degree in nursing (beyond the four-year degree nursing level); accepted into a National League of Nursing accredited graduate program leading to an advanced degree in nursing; minimum GPA of 3.0 on a four-point scale for higher education schooling; record of distinguished professional service; intent to pursue a career in community health nursing or nursing informatics. For more information: Contact the school of nursing at Connecticut colleges; or the Community Foundations scholarship manager at 860.229.6018, x305, or

Karen Finder Scholarship Fund

This fund was established in 2002 by Karen and Robert Finder. Mrs. Finder was the first principal of the Sport Sciences Academy.Eligibility requirements:? A graduating senior of the Sport Sciences Academy in Hartford, CT? Will be attending a two or four year collegeContact the Sports Science Academy for application, other requirements and due date

Adult Learner Scholarship

The Adult Learner Scholarship is a renewable scholarship awarded to eligible adult students. Scholarships are initially awarded for two academic terms and will pay the school or college up to $600 for those taking one course and up to $1000 for those taking two or more courses.Subject to presentation of evidence of satisfactory progress, scholarships will be continuously renewed for three terms per year (Fall, Spring, Summer) until the applicant has completed his or her degree or course of study.The number of scholarships awarded at any given time will depend on the funds available.Who is eligible to apply?Anyone at least twenty-one years of age and a Manchester resident for at least six months at the time of application and who has been accepted for admission to a college or other accredited post-secondary school.What are the scholarship criteria?The criteria include the following: * Demonstrated financial need * Clarity and seriousness of educational objectives * Evidence of ability to honor commitments