These scholarships are for residents of western Connecticut. To qualify for these scholarships, applicants must live in the foundation's 21-town service area: Beacon Falls, Bethlehem, Bridgewater, Cheshire, Goshen, Litchfield, Middlebury, Morris, Naugatuck, New Milford, Oxford, Prospect, Roxbury, Southbury, Thomaston, Warren, Washington, Waterbury, Watertown, Wolcott, and Woodbury (there are a small number of exceptions; see application). Applicants must be high school students or adults entering their freshman year at an accredited US college or university. They must also have a cumulative GPA of "B-" and be US citizens. Scholarships are awarded based on extracurricular/work experience, recommendation letter, essay, financial need, and academic motivation.
How easy is it to apply?
Not too bad
This scholarship's application process may have items such as essays that could take a couple hours.
How much competition is there?
This scholarship has a relatively low number of applicants.