Celtic Scholars Scholarship

Awarded By:

Central Connecticut Celtic Cultural Committee

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Two awards available
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Must be a Connecticut resident
  2. Must be 17-22 years old at time of application
  3. Must be of Irish descent

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: he Central Connecticut Celtic Cultural Committee (C.C.C.C.C) has been formed for the purpose of fostering, promoting and celebrating the cultural and historical contributions of Irish and Irish-American individuals and groups in Central Connecticut. In addition to sponsoring the Greater Hartford’s Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade, the C.C.C.C.C also sponsors the Celtic Sons and Daughters Scholarship Program. This Scholarship Program recognizes the personal and educational achievements of Irish and Irish-American young men and women, as well as their contributions to their community and their interest in promoting the culture of their heritage. Award recipients (A Celtic Son and Celtic Daughter) will each receive a $1,500.00 scholarship and an Aran Sweater.

Application requirements for the Celtic Scholars Scholarship are:

  • Essay
  • Recommendation letter
  • Application form
Additional Information: Applications will be reviewed by an independent panel. All applications are redacted during review to eliminate bias.

Award Amount: Each chosen applicant will receive $1,500  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $3,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Tuesday, January 31, 2023

All applications and supporting material must be submitted by the listed deadline. No late submissions will be accepted.
About Central Connecticut Celtic Cultural Committee:
Contact Information: Elizabeth O’Leary, Scholarship Chair
Address: 53 Stone St. Hartford, Connecticut

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