Scholarships

HCC Foundation Scholarships

The Housatonic Community College Foundation Inc. is committed to the education of all its students. If you are concerned about paying for college, apply now! These need-based scholarships are determined by the Scholarship Committee of the Foundation Board of Directors before each semester. The HCC Foundation Scholarship Office is located in Beacon Hall, room 281. Questions: Click Here

FALL ’23 HCC Foundation Need-based Scholarships Are Open!!

APPLY BEFORE ITS TOO LATE! Deadline: Thursday July 6th @ 10:00 AM, No Exceptions! Apply now if you don’t have funding or if you don’t think your funding or FAFSA will cover 100% of the cost of all your classes. Use your Banner ID @XXXXXXXX to sign up! If awarded, the Fall Scholarship may cover up to 12 credits (at the Instate Rate).

The review process starts after the scholarship is closed. Students will be informed before the fall classes start.

It is the student's responsibility to ensure the letter of recommendation is submitted and that the application is complete before the deadline date, so check your college email and junk email folder. This is required in order for your application to be reviewed.

Summer ’23 HCC Foundation Need-Based Scholarships are open!!

APPLY BEFORE ITS TOO LATE! Deadline: Tuesday April 18th @ 10:00 AM, No Exceptions! Apply now if you don’t have funding, if you don’t think you will have 100% funding to cover the cost of your classes or if you needed tuition assistance in the past.

Use your Banner ID @XXXXXXXX to login apply! 

If awarded, the Summer Scholarship covers 1 single class.

Spring ’23 HCC Foundation Scholarships are Closed!!

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PWC – CT Chapter - Professional Women in Construction-CT


On behalf of PWC – CT Chapter, I am pleased to announce we will be awarding multiple scholarship to students (male or female) enrolled in a study leading to an undergraduate degree or graduate degree in Construction, Construction Management, Interior Design, Architecture, Landscape Design, Construction Trades or Civil, Mechanical, Structural, and Electrical Engineering.

Attached please find the scholarship application.  This form must be completed and emailed with a copy of the applicant’s school transcript no later than Wed., March 17, 2023 at 5:00 PM, EST to the email address below:

Roxanne Perugino – 

 

You may make copies of the enclosed material at your convenience for distribution or students may access the PWC website online at https://connecticut.pwcusa.org.  The award results will be announced in May 2023 and a presentation with dinner will take place in June 2023.

DEWALT Trades Scholarship


Stanley Black & Decker has established the DEWALT Trades Scholarship to assist individuals attending a two-year college or vocational-technical school pursuing a trade degree/certificate in an industry including but not limited to construction, industrial, motor/power sector, mechanics, and technology. Scholarship America® administers this program. The application deadline is 3:00 pm on Thur. Feb. 8, or when 1,000 applications have been received.
For details, CLICK HERE.

 

As part of the state’s Economic Action Plan,  the Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) is launching two initiatives that will restore jobs, accelerate growth opportunities, and ensure an economy that works for everyone as we recover from the pandemic:

Small Business Loan Fund for Women, Minorities and Non Profits

https://ctsmallbusinessboostfund.org/

Innovation Corridor – Provides up to $100 million in state co-investment that will seed three transformational, place-making projects in cities; 101 College St. in New Haven is currently underway and considered the first project investment.

 

CT Communities Challenge – Competitive grant program ($1M - $10M in size) to improve livability and vibrancy in communities throughout the state.

 

DECD recently hosted a virtual presentation to provide an overview of these two programs.  Below are links to materials from the event:

  • Please click here for a PDF of the presentation
  • Please click here for a recording of the Zoom event
  • Please click here to send questions or feedback regarding these two programs.

The Dream.US Scholarship Program


The Dream.US aims to help give under-documented immigrant students in locked-out states the opportunity to complete a bachelor's degree at partner colleges through-out the U.S. through a full-ride academic scholarship.

Applications for Fall 2023 will be accepted between Nov. 1st, 2022 - Jan. 31st, 2023.

Information Sessions With Current Scholars at Eastern. We will introduce the scholarship, the application process, and discuss the transition into college.

Scholarship Requirements: Current high school seniors/high school graduates
With or without DACA/TPS
Arrived in the U.S. before 2017 and under the age of 16

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For more information, contact Chris Ambrosio, Director of Opportunity Programs at .

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarship Program


The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation’s scholarship programs are designed to encourage and support outstanding students who work hard and have financial need. Our scholarships provide financial assistance and academic support to high school, undergraduate, and graduate students. In addition to the monetary award, students join a thriving network of nearly 3,200 Cooke Scholars.

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CONNTAC, Inc. Scholarship Application 2022-2023

Application Closed: June 15, 2022

Scholarship Purpose:
The Board of Directors of the Connecticut Talent Assistance Cooperative established the CONNTAC, Inc. Scholarship award to recognize participants who have overcome obstacles in order to pursue an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree. In order to accurately reflect the mission of CONNTAC, Inc. scholarships will be awarded ONLY to low-income individuals whose parents (mother or father) have NOT earned a Bachelor’s degree.

Requirements:

  1. Individual must NOT be a client of another TRIO program within Connecticut. This includes any Talent Search, Upward Bound, Student Support Services or Ronald McNair Post Baccalaureate programs.
  2. Must be a documented CONNTAC – E.O.C client for FY 2021-2022 (September 2021 – August 2022). Contact the Central Office at (203) 634-7669 for further information.
  3. Demonstrate that you are low-income and or have financial need.
  4. Neither your mother nor your father has earned a Bachelor’s degree.
  5. Show you are attending or will be attending a postsecondary institution for the semester in which the award is given.

CONNTAC Application: conntacinc.org/images/PDF/application.pdf
CONNTAC office near you: conntacinc.org/service-area
www.conntacinc.org
Email:

The deadline for applications has now passed. Please check back for further information.


More Scholarships For HCC Students

Professional Women in Construction, Connecticut Chapter

The Professional Women in Construction, Connecticut Chapter scholarship is awarded to any student, male or female, who enroll in a field leading to an undergraduate or graduate degree in Construction, Construction Management, Interior Design, Architecture, Landscape Design, Construction Trades or Civil, Mechanical, Structural and Electrical Engineering.

Our scholarship is for $3,000 each and we usually give out 10 to 15 scholarships a year depending on our members contributions and sponsorships.

This scholarship is available to high school seniors and college students.

Click Here For Application

Fairfield County’s Community Foundation (FCCF) Scholarships

Fairfield County’s Community Foundation manages a large and exciting scholarship program for both graduating high school seniors and full-time students already enrolled in college. The 2020 scholarship program has closed. No late submissions will be accepted. Please check back when the next program begins.

We steward over 150 scholarship funds established by generous individuals, businesses, and nonprofit organizations that help students pursue their college education and strengthen the future of our communities. These funds cover many different areas of study and may have their own eligibility criteria.

TYPES OF SCHOLARSHIPS
There are three different types of scholarships offered in our program:

  1. Designated scholarships for specific high schools
  2. Competitive scholarships for graduating high school seniors
  3. Competitive scholarships for current college students

General Eligibility & Requirements

The deadline for applications has now passed. Please check back for further information.

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