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Our College Scholarships

Over the years, our big-hearted donors have recognized the importance of a college education in helping residents of our region succeed in life. More than 130 donors have created funds that make it possible each year for Connecticut Community Foundation to award college scholarships to hundreds of students.

We are now among the largest college scholarship providers to students in Greater Waterbury and the Litchfield Hills.

View the categories of scholarships provided by the Foundation and learn how to apply.

Read stories of our past scholarship recipients

Persbacker Family Scholarships Awarded

July 22, 2019|0 Comments

The Persbacker Family Scholarship Fund at Connecticut Community Foundation has awarded college scholarships of $3,500 to six Bridgewater residents for the 2019-20 academic year. The Persbacker fund is among the largest college [...]

Kim Deyo: Foundation scholarship paves the way from Thomaston to Italy

February 6, 2019|0 Comments

Meet Kim Deyo from Thomaston, Connecticut! She's a Studio Art major at the University of Hartford. For the second consecutive year, she was awarded the Lois Livingston McMillen Memorial Scholarship from Connecticut Community Foundation and [...]

Dean Jair Andrade: His Future Shines as Bright as His Love of Naugatuck

June 19, 2018|0 Comments

Naugatuck's future mayor? We hope so! Meet Dean Jair Andrade of Naugatuck. You'll see why the future is bright if young people like him lead our communities. For the second consecutive year, Dean has [...]