2017-2018 Scholarship Applications

Scholarship Applications for the 2017-2018 Academic Year 

Visit Scholarship Opportunities to learn more about available scholarships.

Guidelines and Checklist

Transcript Request Form (pdf) (high school students only)

Graduating high school seniors and current college students may apply for Community Foundation scholarships through The Community Foundation Scholarship Application.

The 2018-2019 Community Foundation Scholarship Application will be available in early 2019.

Cornwall Conservation Trust

This scholarship is for graduating seniors of Regional District #1 High School or college students who are residents of Region 1 who possess a profound concern for the environment as demonstrated by participation in ecological, forestry, FFA or biological activities. Preference will be given to Cornwall residents.

Apply online through the Cornwall Conservation Trust

Friends of John Ponte Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is available for graduating seniors from Lewis S. Mills High School and Torrington High School who exemplify, through their participation in athletics, the qualities and interests of the late John Ponte, including leadership skills and exemplary character.

Torrington High School applicants must demonstrate participation in baseball and/or football. This scholarship is not need‐based and does not require a FAFSA or SAR.

The 2018-2019 Friends of John Ponte Memorial Scholarship Applications will be available in early 2019.

Torrington UNICO Scholarship Application

There are multiple scholarships available for high school seniors and students currently attending college who reside in Litchfield County. Scholarship descriptions are listed on the UNICO scholarship application.

The 2018-2019 Torrington UNICO Scholarship Application will be available in early 2019.

United Nations Association of Connecticut Scholarships

United Nations Association of Connecticut Scholarship for International Cooperation (in memory of Lisl C. Standen) Application
For graduating seniors of a public high school in Northwest Connecticut. Selection is based on academic excellence; a demonstrated interest in international issues including, but not limited to, participation in Model UN (if existing at applicant’s school); progress in developing fluency in a foreign language and a desire to pursue further study; and a commitment to social betterment as demonstrated through community service or related activities.

United Nations of Connecticut Scholarship Application
For graduating seniors of a public high school in Connecticut. The goals of the scholarship are to encourage and support students with a demonstrated interest in promoting world peace through work in international relations and diplomatic service and to cultivate an understanding of and support for the work of the UN in the United States.

The 2018-2019 United Nations of Connecticut Scholarship Applications will be available in early 2019.

*Barkhamsted, Bethlehem, Canaan (Falls Village), Colebrook, Cornwall, Goshen, Hartland, Harwinton, Kent, Litchfield, Morris, New Hartford, Norfolk, North Canaan, Salisbury, Sharon, Torrington, Warren, Washington, and Winsted.

Contact your Community Foundation staff at: (860) 626-1245 to discuss your charitable giving options and goals.