Wethersfield Dollars for Scholars Program is looking forward to another amazing year!  Year after year, Wethersfield Dollars for Scholars has been awarding scholarships to students who live in the Town of Wethersfield.   We kick off another wonderful year starting  November 1st 2019! 

Our online application process will begin in November 1st and continue thru March 17, 2020. 

Please see below some important information and months when applying for a scholarship. 




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, 2019 !
  • 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 21, 2020!
  • Deadline for scholarship submissions to Wethersfield Dollars for Scholars is: March 17, 2020
  • Award Night is: June 3, 2020!(attendance is mandatory)
  • Acknowledgement Deadline is: June 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 !!


For Students, Parents, and School Counselors!
Below are the instructions on how to complete the student profile, parental portion and counselor information
The form must be completed and submitted in the document section of your profile. Once your financial information is submitted,you receive back information on the financial section of your profile. 
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 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 scholarship



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, 2020

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