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Awards Night Ceremony

 

All scholarship recipients are required to attend our Awards Night Ceremony on Wednesday, May 30, 2018.

 

In the event of unforeseen circumstances and you are unable to attend the ceremony, then you MUST do the following:

  • Call Laura Bloomquist at (860) 989-0272 or Debby Epp at (860) 690-5666.
  • Provide Laura or Debby with the name of an adult family member who              will accept your award in your absence.
  • You must follow these instructions to receive your scholarships.

 


WETHERSFIELD DOLLARS FOR SCHOLARS

Information Before You Begin

 
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 profile September 20, 2017!
  • 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 23, 2018
  • Deadline for scholarship submissions to Wethersfield Dollars for Scholars is March 16, 2018
  • Award Night is May 30, 2018
  • Acknowledgement Deadline is June 8, 2018
  • Students:  it is important to check your profile and email often to ensure you qualify for any new scholaship opportunities that may pop up!  We send updated information and reminders often!!
 
REQUIRED READING
Below are instuctions as to how to complete the student profile, parental portion and counselor information
 
Do not forget to fill out a FAFSA form and submit the information you receive back from them on to the financial section of your profile. 
If the information is not submitted, no award will be given.
 

STUDENTS, please read

PARENTS, please read

 

 


 

 

 

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 committe of Wethersfield Dollars for Scholars and must be accepted by the student before June 8, 2018.


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.

The Wells Fargo Scholarship Program for People with Disabilities: brand-new program offering renewable awards to students with disabilities. Only 700 applications will be accepted, so eligible students should apply quickly!

The AXA Achievement Scholarship: awards for high school seniors ranging from $2,500 to $25,000, plus $1,000 grants for each recipient's high school.

The BURGER KING Scholars Program: scholarships for high school seniors across the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico. More than $3 million was awarded last year.

The GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship: $10,000 awards for exceptional high school seniors, renewable for up to three additional years.

 

 


Wethersfield Dollars for Scholars

P.O. Box 290338

Wethersfield, CT   06129-0338

860-794-8912