HCC Foundation Scholarships

The Housatonic Community College Foundation is committed to the education of all its students. To this end, financial assistance is available for tuition and fees for academic achievement or financial aid as determined by the Scholarship Committee of the Foundation Board of Directors. The HCC Foundation Scholarship Office is located in Beacon Hall, room 281.

Fall 2021 Scholarship application is open.

The deadline for fall application is 7/8/2021 10:00:00 AM


More Scholarships For HCC Students

At, we want to help improve the college experiences of women and mothers across all fields of study. To support mothers pursuing a degree financially, we have developed a $500 scholarship for mothers! Students can apply now through July 1st. is a leading online education resource making learning accessible for over 30 million students and educators a month. We believe that your community would benefit from our scholarships for women and mothers.

The A & J Generator Scholarship

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The A & J Generator Scholarship is a highly selective scholarship for outstanding Connecticut Trade School students who are engaged in receiving a degree in the electrical or mechanical engineering field. Each year, the scholarship is awarded to one individual that is in the respective engineering fields.

Scholars will receive funding for books, courses, or equipment up to $500.

Submit a 500+ word letter of interest below by 12/1/2021. (Awarded 12/31/2021)

Basic Eligibility:
Applicants must be:

  • A student actively attending a CT Trade School
  • Write a letter to A & J Generator about your studies and what interests you about your respective field

Ideal Candidate:
An ideal candidate will have:

  • Outstanding academic record
  • Mechanical or Electrical field Student
  • Demonstrated strong interest in pursuing a career in the energy field.
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CHESLA Scholarship

The 2021 CHESLA Scholarship has officially opened! It is available on the scholarship section of our website, The application will be completed through an online portal and must be fully submitted by May 1st, 2021.

The scholarship criteria is:

  • Must be a Connecticut resident attending a Connecticut institution (eligible institutions are listed on the scholarship page of our website)
  • Have an EFC of 6000 or less (as shown on the SAR/FAFSA Report)
  • Have a GPA of at least a 2.5

You can find all the scholarship information on the scholarship tab of our website. We also still have funds available for students attending healthcare or manufacturing certificate programs.

HangTime Scholarship

Education is the key to long term successes. We at Hang Time believe that systematic change starts with education and self-awareness. Our $500 college scholarship targets those seeking to change not onlytheir lives, but also the lives of others. If you have been impacted by a family member or a parent being incarcerated, please submit your essay and application packet to us by June 5th to be considered for this scholarship. If you have anyadditional questions, you are welcome to contact them by phone or email.

Eligibility Requirement

  • Graduating high school senior, currently enrolled in a higher education program or adult seeking certification
  • Resident of Bridgeport, New Haven or Waterbury
  • 2.7 GPA or higher
  • Must have a parent or family member currently or previously incarcerated

Deadline: June 5th 2021 by 12am

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Bridgeport CT Branch Inc. of AAUW Scholarships

This scholarship is for female college students of all ages who will have 30 college-level credits by the end of the spring 2021 semester and who are residents of Bridgeport, Easton, Fairfield Monroe, Newtown, Shelton, Stratford, or Trumbull. The deadline for applications has passed. Please check back for further updates.

CWCSEO Scholarship Opportunities For African American and Hispanic High School Seniors

If you are/know a high school senior attending school and residing in the state, the CWCSEO – one of our legislative commissions – is offering 6 scholarships of $1000 each – the "Young Civic Leaders Scholarship" to 3 African Americans, and the "Latino & PR Scholarship" to 3 Hispanic high school seniors.

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

PWC Connecticut Chapter Scholarships

2021 Scholarship Award Program for Undergraduate & Graduate Students planning to study/work in the construction related industry (roadways, buildings and related structures).

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

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

Lockheed Martin Scholarships

As part of Lockheed Martin’s continued commitment to supporting the academic endeavors of students across the nation, and a strengthened focus on students and learners of two-year institutions, we are pleased to announce the launching of the next round of Lockheed Martin's Vocational Scholarship program.

Lockheed Martin’s Vocational Scholarship Program is the first of its kind within the aerospace and defense industry and awards up to $6,600 to as many as 150 recipients each year. This program targets high school seniors and current undergraduate students pursuing associate degrees, credit-bearing certificates, or industry-recognized credentials in technology and advanced manufacturing disciplines that do not require a bachelor’s or advanced degree. Through this scholarship, Lockheed Martin hopes to encourage students to consider a rewarding career in this important industry.

As a point of contact at a Lockheed Martin priority institution, your support is critical to raise awareness of this scholarship to your student body and relevant students who meet the eligibility requirements. The Lockheed Martin Vocational Scholarship Flyer is attached to this email and a link with more information regarding the Vocational Scholarship can be found below. This link will also connect students to the scholarship applications, which are administered through an external partner, Scholarship America. The deadline for applications has now passed. Please check back for further information.

American Association of University Women - BRIDGEPORT CT BRANCH Inc. of AAUW

College scholarships are available for local women who have not received prior AAUW scholarship aid. Approximately $5000 in total funds will be awarded this year. Applicants must have at least 30 college credits and have been residents of any of the following towns for at least two years: Bridgeport, Easton, Fairfield, Monroe, Newtown, Shelton, Stratford, or Trumbull.

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Big Y's Scholarship Program The application is available from Nov 1st – Feb 1st.

Big Y has awarded 4.9 million dollars to over 6,700 students since the beginning of the program.

Big Y® Foods, Inc. is one of the largest, locally owned supermarket chains in Southern New England. A family-owned and operated corporation, Big Y has represented excellence in the food industry since 1936.

In tribute to both its employees and its customers, Big Y offers an annual scholarship program. Established in 1981, the program includes a series of scholarships which honor Big Y's founders; the late Paul H. D'Amour and his brother, Gerald D'Amour. In addition, there is a scholarship series that was originally funded by Big Y employees to commemorate Big Y's 50th Anniversary, one recognizing the contributions of area law enforcement officers and firefighters and a category that acknowledges the tremendous sacrifice made by all Military Service members and their families.

All Big Y scholarships recognize academic merit and achievement. They are awarded to the most academically outstanding students in the Big Y market area. There are awards for both traditional and nontraditional students at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

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

Main Street Community Foundation

Scholarships Available For Students Pursuing Skilled Trades

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

The Connecticut Valley Litho Club Scholarship Application Form and Guidelines

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Connecticut Association of Latinos in Higher Education, Inc. Scholarships Now Available!

CALAHE is delighted to be able to offer scholarship opportunities to Incoming freshmen students and college undergraduates. We hope that we will be able to assist you in defraying some of your college costs. Please review the scholarship criteria carefully to see if you qualify. Go to for further information.

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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.

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

Please review the general eligibility criteria below to be sure you are eligible to apply
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The Network of Executive Women to Offer Undergraduate Scholarships

The Network of Executive Women of Milford has announced that scholarship applications will be accepted through October 20, 2020. Undergraduate scholarships are available to women residing in or attending school in New Haven or Fairfield Counties who demonstrate financial need. Applicants must be returning, continuing, or commencing schooling or other types of training to further their educational goals and/or enhance their job skills. Current high school seniors and 2020 high school graduates are NOT eligible. In fairness to all applicants, completed applications will be considered only if submitted by the deadline of October 20, 2020. For questions or applications, please contact Lauren Tropp at .

About The Network of Executive Women:
The Network of Executive Women, Inc. was founded in 1979 and provides a platform where business and executive women share ideas and accomplishments while supporting the goals of all members. The Network of Executive Women is dedicated to providing educational opportunities for women in need of financial assistance by awarding annual scholarships. These scholarships are funded through Network-sponsored events, member participation, and private donations.

2021 Richard 'Dik' Days Scholarship Now Available!

The Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce the availability of the 2021 Richard ‘Dik’ Days Scholarship application.

If you are a Connecticut graduating high school senior attending college full-time in the fall or a current undergraduate student, enrolled full-time in a college/university you are eligible to apply for this scholarship. Qualifying applicants must also meet the minimum requirements noted in the application. Two $2,000 scholarships will be awarded in 2021. The application deadline is May 1, 2021.

The Richard ‘Dik’ Days Scholarship Fund is an initiative formed through collaboration between the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (CBTU) Connecticut Chapter, the International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace & Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW) Region 9A and the Days Family.

The Richard ‘Dik’ Days Scholarship Fund is created in memory of Richard Adam Days, who was a labor educator for the UAW. Prior to his retirement he was the Education & Civil Rights Director for the UAW, Region 9A. Brother Days was a rigorous trade unionist, political activist and community advocate. As a labor educator, Dik worked endlessly to educate union and non-union workers, their families and young adults on labor history, the contributions of organized labor in the workplace and the rights of workers. He was a member of the UAW for over 40 years, a charter member of the National Coalition of Black Trade Unionists, co-founder and former President of the Connecticut Chapter of the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists, co-founder of the Connecticut Chapter of the A. Phillip Randolph Institute, a lifetime member of the NAACP, a lifetime member of the African American Alliance, and a six term member of the Bloomfield Town Council. Brother Days had an impact on many lives and helped those he touched to better understand their role in the Union and the communities in which we serve.

Please click on the document below to download the application and further information.

2021 Student Scholarship Application

Les Treize Scholarship<

  • Must be a graduating senior from a high school in: Bridgeport, Fairfield, Monroe, Stratford or Trumbull.
  • Must plan to attend and be a full-time student at an accredited 2-year or 4-year college or university
  • Applicant must be African-American.

Walter Breslav, Jr. Scholarship

  • Available to applicants seeking a Bachelor’s degree in business and/or finance.
  • Must plan to attend and be a full-time student at an accredited 4-year college or university.
  • Preference given to applicants that demonstrate a strong social conscience.
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CONNTAC, Inc. Scholarship Application 2020-2021

Application Due Date: June 15, 2021

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.


  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 2020-2021 (September 2020 – August 2021). 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:
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