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For students residing in Connecticut, there are hundreds of college scholarships available just for living or studying in the Constitution State. There are some exciting things to see and do in Connecticut, such as Mark Twain’s house, the Mashantucket Pequot Museum, and Gillette Caste, however, students flock to the state for its top schools, such as Yale University, University of Connecticut (UConn), and the United States Coast Guard Academy (USCGA). If you’re a student looking to attend a school in your home state of Connecticut, be sure you get connected with this list of scholarships. Check out our directory of scholarships for Connecticut residents, and apply online today! For even more scholarships, fill out a free Unigo profile to discover your personalized list of possible awards.

PFLAG Hartford Chapter Helen and Bob Brill Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. and international high school seniors who self-identify as a gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender person, or as a supporter of gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender people. Applicants must reside in Connecticut and must demonstrate an interest in service to the LGBT community.

Total: $1000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  March 29
2019

James G. Pulos Memorial Scholarship

This award is for full-time graduate and undergraduate students involved in the American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (AHEPA) or of Greek heritage. Applicants must major in engineering, medical studies, or nursing and must be a resident of Virginia, Maryland, Connecticut, Deleware, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, or Washington, D.C..

Total: $2000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  March 31
2019

LULAC National Scholarship Fund

High school seniors who are Hispanic and residing in a state with a LULAC council are eligible for this award. Students must have a grade point average of 3.25 or higher and have an ACT/SAT score of 23/1100 or higher.

Total: $2000 Awards:  120
Deadline:  March 31
2019

Discover Student Loans Scholarship Award

This scholarship sweepstakes is open to U.S. high school seniors and undergraduate students who are 16 years of age or older. Students must plan to attend or be attending an accredited, non-profit, four-year college or university located in the 50 United States, District of Columbia, or Puerto Rico.

Total: $2500 Awards:  11
Deadline:  March 31
2019

Unigo Superpower Scholarship 2019

This award is open to all U.S. students who are 13 and older and who are currently enrolled (or enroll no later than fall of 2025) in an accredited postsecondary institution of higher education. One scholarship winner will receive a $2,500 scholarship.

Total: $2500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 31
2019

Tina E. Yeh Community Service Fellowship

This fellowship is available for Asian American students at Yale who commit to performing community service through an internship project.

Total: $3000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 31
2019

New England Employee Benefits Council Scholarship

This award is available for undergraduate and graduate students who demonstrate an interest in a career in the employee benefits field through either course of study or work experience. The applicant must be a resident of a New England state or be enrolled in a college in New England.

Total: $3000 Awards:  4
Deadline:  April 1
2019

A&WMA Connecticut Chapter Student Scholarship

This scholarship is available for Connecticut high school seniors and currently enrolled undergraduate students who are pursuing a course of study in science or engineering leading to a career in the environmental field, especially air pollution control or waste management.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 1
2019

Rebecca Kirtman Memorial Scholarship

U.S. high school seniors who have been involved with Becca's Closet are eligible to apply for this award. Students must enroll full time and have an unweighted grade point average of 2.0 or higher.

Total: $1000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  April 1
2019

Annual Signet Classic Student Scholarship Essay Contest

This writing contest is open to high school juniors and seniors and home-schooled students who are 16 to 18 years of age. To enter, students must write a two- to three-page essay on one of the topics listed on the Penguin Group (USA) Inc. website regarding the current contest's book.

Total: $1000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  April 15
2019

CTCPA Candidate's Award

This scholarship is open to accounting students who have completed at least 120 college credit hours and are enrolled in an institution of higher learning in order to satisfy the 150-hour requirement of the Connecticut State Board of Accountancy. Students must reside or be employed/have an offer of employment in Connecticut, and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $5000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 15
2019

Frank Frago Community Service Award Scholarship

This scholarship is open to college juniors and seniors who have a declared accounting major and are currently residents of Connecticut or attend a four-year college/university in Connecticut that is recognized by the Connecticut State Board of Accountancy. Students must demonstrate a history of commitment to community service activity.

Total: $750 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 15
2019