Dependent upon the resources available for distribution, Wethersfield Dollars for Scholars offers a limited number of competitive scholarships to those applicants who best meet the criteria of financial need, academic performance, school activities, community service, and other criteria specified by the donors. 

 There is no assurance that all students who complete the entire application process will receive a scholarship.

 


 

Students MUST complete an online profile created from this website. 

Upon completion of the student profile, students will be considered for national as well as local scholarships. 

 

We ask students, parents and counselors to read the information below in order to complete this process smoothly. 

 


  • You may start your online profile: November 1, 2020 
  • You will be able to view the scholarships you are eligible for after you have filled out all the necessary information.
  • Students must submit requests for information to counselors by:           February 19, 2021
  • Deadline for scholarship submissions to Wethersfield Dollars for Scholars is: March 19, 2021
  • Award Night is: May 26, 2020! (attendance is mandatory)
  • Acknowledgement Deadline is: June 1, 2020

Students:  it is important to check your profile and email often to ensure you qualify for any new scholarship opportunities that may pop up!  We also send updated information and reminders !!

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For Students, Parents, and School Counselors!

 

Below are the instructions on how to complete the student profile, parental portion and counselor information

 

Completion of the FAFSA Form is MANDATORY!

 

If the FAFSA form is not submitted and completed, you will not be considered for any scholarships. 

Students MUST attach a copy of their FAFSA report to the document section of their profile!!

PLEASE SUBMIT PAGE 1 ONLY

 

Students must go to https://fafsa.ed.gov/spa/fafsa and fill out a Financial Aid Form. 

Please note that this form will help us decide which Wethersfield Dollars for Scholars category you qualify for.

                    ---Financial aid only scholarships

                     ---Financial aid and Merit (special criteria) scholarships

                     ---Merit (special criteria) scholarships

Please be advised that there is a $200,000 FAFSA EFC maximum to apply for a need based scholarship.

A FAFSA amount over $200,000 will only be eligible for a merit based scholarships.

Students must upload the form to the document section on their profile so we can verify their FAFSA EFC amount.

 

 

REQUIRED READING

READ INSTRUCTIONS HERE BEFORE YOU LOGIN !!!!

Students click HERE

Counselors click HERE

 

 

 

 

Submission of a profile does not guarantee the award of a scholarship. Awarding scholarships is based on students meeting all profile requirements, amount of money available and the number of qualified student applicants. All awards are selected by an applicant ID number and completely anonymous! Final selection of recipients will be made by a review committee  of Wethersfield Dollars for Scholars and must be accepted by the student before June 1, 2021


Student Opportunities from Scholarship America

With scholarship season in full swing, here are some recently opened programs.. Click the scholarship name to visit and share the application site, and see scholarshipamerica.org for updates throughout the year.

The Scholarship America Dream Award: renewable awards up to $15,000 for students to use in their second year of college and beyond.

 


Wethersfield Dollars for Scholars

P.O. Box 290338

Wethersfield, CT   06129-0338

860-794-8912