NCCF awards more than $200,000 in scholarships a year. Scholarships and awards are made possible by NCCF Funds, established by generous individuals and families.


Scholarships for Graduating Seniors

You may apply for the following scholarships with NCCF's Scholarship Application. Eligibility requirements set by the donors are listed for each scholarship.

Additionally, (unless otherwise noted) NCCF also considers the following: financial need, academic excellence, extracurricular accomplishments, work experience, and essay score.

Jack & Ruth Calder Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Average: $300
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For graduating seniors from Burlington, Litchfield, Torrington or Winsted high schools who are residents of Barkhamsted, Colebrook, Goshen, Hartland, Harwinton, Litchfield, New Hartford, Norfolk, Torrington or Winsted with preference given to those who volunteer and are involved in their community or who have received recognition and/or awards.

Frances H. Ducci Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Range: $500 to $2,500
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For graduating seniors of a public high school in NCCF's *20-town service area who also live in NCCF's *20-town service area.

Helen & Mario Garbin Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Average: $500
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For students who live in the NCCF's *20-town service area and are entering any year of undergraduate or graduate school.

Earle R. Julian Scholarship

Academic Focus: Accounting
Requirement: Graduates of St. Anthony School, Winsted
Award Average: $325
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For past graduates of St. Anthony School, in Winsted, who plan to pursue a career in accounting.

Shepard Family Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Range: $300 to $1,500
Application: Community Foundation Scholarship Application

For students who live in NCCF’s *20-town service area and are entering any year of undergraduate or graduate school. The scholarship is also open to individuals attending or planning to attend a non-degree program, adult education or continuing education program and/or primary and secondary school students attending a private primary or secondary institution. Preference is given to graduating seniors at Wamogo Regional High School.

Apolonia Stanulis Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Range: $300 to $1,500
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For students who live in the Foundation’s *20-town service area and are entering any year of undergraduate or graduate school.

Albert C. & Rose Turri Scholarship

Academic Focus: Students pursuing a 2- or 4-year degree in electronics or electrical engineering
Award: Two $1,000 scholarships
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

Established in memory of Albert C. and Rose Turri, for students living in NCCF's *20-town service area who are pursuing a two- or four-year degree in electrical engineering or electronics.

United Nations Association of Connecticut Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Range: $2,000 to $3,000
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

This fund awards scholarships to current high school students who will enroll in an accredited two or four year undergraduate institution and who demonstrate academic excellence, a clear
commitment to engagement in international issues, participate in Model UN or similar program and study a foreign language. Scholarships will be awarded to students whose primary
residence is within the state of Connecticut, excluding those whose primary residence is in Hartford County.

William and Sally Vaun Scholarship

Academic Focus: Students pursuing a degree in medicine, both human and veterinary, or environmental studies, with an emphasis on ecology and conservation sciences
Award Average: $1,500
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

This scholarship is awarded to students who live in the NCCF's *20-town service area and are pursuing a degree in medicine, both human or veterinary, or environmental studies, with an emphasis on ecology and conservation sciences.

The following scholarship has a separate application and differing requirements:

Torrington Unico Scholarships

Academic Focus: various, see application
Application: Torrington UNICO Application

Multiple scholarships with varying eligibility criteria are available for graduating seniors and college-level students who reside in Northwest Connecticut.

Download: Explorations Charter School Scholarships

*Barkhamsted, Bethlehem, Canaan (Falls Village), Colebrook, Cornwall, Goshen, Hartland, Harwinton, Kent, Litchfield, Morris, New Hartford, Norfolk, North Canaan, Salisbury, Sharon, Torrington, Warren, Washington, and Winsted.

You may apply for the following scholarships with the NCCF Scholarship application. Eligibility requirements set by the donors are listed for each scholarship.

Additionally, (unless otherwise noted) NCCF also considers the following: financial need, academic excellence, extracurricular accomplishments, work experience, and essay score.

Jack & Ruth Calder Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Average: $300
Application: Community Foundation Scholarship Application

For graduating seniors from Burlington, Litchfield, Torrington or Winsted high schools who are residents of Barkhamsted, Colebrook, Goshen, Hartland, Harwinton, Litchfield, New Hartford, Norfolk, Torrington or Winsted with preference given to those who volunteer and are involved in their community or who have received recognition and/or awards.

Frances H. Ducci Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Range: $500 to $2,500
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For graduating seniors of a public high school in NCCF's *20-town service area who also live in the NCCF's *20-town service area.

Helen and Mario Garbin Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Average: $500
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For students who live in the NCCF’s *20-town service area and are entering any year of undergraduate or graduate school.

Earle R. Julian Scholarship

Academic Focus: Accounting
Requirement: Graduate of St. Anthony School, Winsted
Award Average: $325
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For past graduates of St. Anthony School, in Winsted, who plan to pursue a career in accounting

Donald F. and Norma K. Mougenot Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Average: $2,000
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For graduating seniors of The Gilbert School, Northwestern Regional High School, Oliver Wolcott Technical High School, Torrington Christian Academy, Torrington High School or Wamogo Regional High School with a preference given for past graduates of St. Peter/St. Francis School.

Shepard Family Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Range: $300 to $1,500
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For students who live in NCCF’s *20-town service area and are entering any year of undergraduate or graduate school. The scholarship is also open to individuals attending or planning to attend a non-degree program, adult education or continuing education program and/or primary and secondary school students attending a private primary or secondary institution. Preference is given to graduating seniors at Wamogo Regional High School.

Apolonia Stanulis Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Range: $300 to $1,500
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For students who live in NCCF's *20-town service area and are entering any year of undergraduate or graduate school.

Albert C. and Rose Turri Scholarship

Academic Focus: Students pursuing a 2- or 4-year degree in electronics or electrical engineering
Award: Two $1,000 scholarships
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

Established in memory of Albert C. and Rose Turri, for students living in the NCCF’s *20-town service area who are pursuing a two- or four-year degree in electrical engineering or electronics.

United Nations Association of Connecticut Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Range: $2,000 to $3,000
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

This fund awards scholarships to current high school students who will enroll in an accredited two or four year undergraduate institution and who demonstrate academic excellence, a clear
commitment to engagement in international issues, participate in Model UN or similar program and study a foreign language. Scholarships will be awarded to students whose primary
residence is within the state of Connecticut, excluding those whose primary residence is in Hartford County.

William and Sally Vaun Scholarship

Academic Focus: Students pursuing a degree in medicine, both human and veterinary, or environmental studies, with an emphasis on ecology and conservation sciences
Award Average: $1,500
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

This scholarship is awarded to students who live in the NCCF's *20-town service area and are pursuing a degree in medicine, both human or veterinary, or environmental studies, with an emphasis on ecology and conservation sciences.

James P. & Mildred Gregg Zucco Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Preference: Students who contribute to school, church and/or community activities
Award Average: $750
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For graduating seniors from the Gilbert School, Regional District #7 High School or Oliver Wolcott Vocational-Technical School and previous recipients of the scholarship with special emphasis on contributions to school, church and/or community.

The following scholarship has a separate application and differing requirements:

Torrington Unico Scholarships

Academic Focus: various, see application
Application: Torrington UNICO Application

Multiple scholarships with varying eligibility criteria are available for graduating seniors and college-level students who reside in Northwest Connecticut.

Download: The Gilbert School Scholarships

*Barkhamsted, Bethlehem, Canaan (Falls Village), Colebrook, Cornwall, Goshen, Hartland, Harwinton, Kent, Litchfield, Morris, New Hartford, Norfolk, North Canaan, Salisbury, Sharon, Torrington, Warren, Washington, and Winsted.

You may apply for the following scholarships with NCCF Scholarship application. Eligibility requirements set by the donors are listed for each scholarship.

Additionally, (unless otherwise noted) NCCF also considers the following: financial need, academic excellence, extracurricular accomplishments, work experience, and essay score.

Frances H. Ducci Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Range: $500 to $2,500
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For graduating seniors of a public high school in the NCCF’s *20-town service area who also live in the NCCF’s *20-town service area.

Helen and Mario Garbin Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Average: $500
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For students who live in the NCCF’s *20-town service area and are entering any year of undergraduate or graduate school.

Healthcare Auxillary Scholarship

Academic Focus: students who plan to pursue a career in healthcare
Award: Two $2,500 scholarships
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For students residing in Canaan, Cornwall, Kent, North Canaan, Salisbury or Sharon, and who plan to pursue a career in healthcare, with a preference given to those who volunteer and are involved in their community.

Shepard Family Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Range: $300 to $1,500
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For students who live in NCCF’s *20-town service area and are entering any year of undergraduate or graduate school. The scholarship is also open to individuals attending or planning to attend a non-degree program, adult education or continuing education program and/or primary and secondary school students attending a private primary or secondary institution. Preference is given to graduating seniors at Wamogo Regional High School.

Apolonia Stanulis Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Range: $300 to $1,500
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For students who live in NCCF's 20‐town service and are entering any year of undergraduate or graduate school.

SVNA Health Care Related Educational Scholarship

Academic Focus: Students who plan to pursue a career in healthcare with the exception of pre-med
Award: $10,000, renewable up to 5 years
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For students residing in Canaan, Cornwall, Goshen, Kent, Norfolk, North Canaan, Salisbury, Sharon or Warren who plan to pursue a career in healthcare with the exception of pre-med.

Albert C. & Rose Turri Scholarship

Academic Focus: Students pursuing a 2- or 4-year degree in electronics or electrical engineering
Award: Two $1,000 scholarships
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

Established in memory of Albert C. and Rose Turri, for students living in the NCCF’s *20-town service area who are pursuing a two- or four-year degree in electrical engineering or electronics.

United Nations Association of Connecticut Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Range: $2,000 to $3,000
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

This fund awards scholarships to current high school students who will enroll in an accredited two or four year undergraduate institution and who demonstrate academic excellence, a clear
commitment to engagement in international issues, participate in Model UN or similar program and study a foreign language. Scholarships will be awarded to students whose primary
residence is within the state of Connecticut, excluding those whose primary residence is in Hartford County.

William and Sally Vaun Scholarship

Academic Focus: Students pursuing a degree in medicine, both human and veterinary, or environmental studies, with an emphasis on ecology and conservation sciences
Award Average: $1,500
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

This scholarship is awarded to students who live in the NCCF's *20-town service area and are pursuing a degree in medicine, both human or veterinary, or environmental studies, with an emphasis on ecology and conservation sciences.

The following scholarships have separate applications and differing requirements:

Cornwall Conversation Trust Scholarship

Academic Focus: Ecology, environmental studies, forestry, FFA, and/or biology
Preference: Cornwall residents
Award: Up to $4,000 may be awarded annually with a maximum grant of $1,000 per student
Application: www.cornwallconservationtrust.org

For graduating seniors of Regional District #1 High School or college students who are residents of Region 1. Preference will be given to Cornwall residents. To be considered, candidates must possess a profound concern for the environment as demonstrated by participation in ecological, forestry, FFA or biological activities.

Torrington Unico Scholarships

Academic Focus: various, see application
Application: UNICO Scholarship Application

Multiple scholarships with varying eligibility criteria are available for graduating seniors and college‐level students who reside in northwest Connecticut.

Download: Housatonic Valley Regional High School Scholarships

*Barkhamsted, Bethlehem, Canaan (Falls Village), Colebrook, Cornwall, Goshen, Hartland, Harwinton, Kent, Litchfield, Morris, New Hartford, Norfolk, North Canaan, Salisbury, Sharon, Torrington, Warren, Washington, and Winsted.

You may apply for the following scholarships with the NCCF Scholarship application. Eligibility requirements set by the donors are listed for each scholarship.

Additionally, (unless otherwise noted) the NCCF also considers the following: financial need, academic excellence, extracurricular accomplishments, work experience, and essay score.

Jack & Ruth Calder Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Average: $300
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For graduating seniors from Burlington, Litchfield, Torrington or Winsted high schools who are residents of Barkhamsted, Colebrook, Goshen, Hartland, Harwinton, Litchfield, New Hartford, Norfolk, Torrington or Winsted with preference given to those who volunteer and are involved in their community or who have received recognition and/or awards.

Frances H. Ducci Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Range: $500 to $2,500
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For graduating seniors of a public high school in NCCF’s *20-town service area who also live in NCCF’s *20-town service area.

Helen and Mario Garbin Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Average: $500
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For students who live in the NCCF’s *20-town service area and are entering any year of undergraduate or graduate school.

Shepard Family Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Range: $300 to $1,500
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For students who live in the NCCF’s *20-town service area and are entering any year of undergraduate or graduate school. The scholarship is also open to individuals attending or planning to attend a non-degree program, adult education or continuing education program and/or primary and secondary school students attending a private primary or secondary institution. Preference is given to graduating seniors at Wamogo Regional High School.

Apolonia Stanulis Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Range: $300 to $1,500
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For students who live in the Foundation’s 20-town service area and are entering any year of undergraduate or graduate school.

Albert C. and Rose Turri Scholarship

Academic Focus: Students pursuing a 2- or 4-year degree in electronics or electrical engineering
Award: Two $1,000 scholarships
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

Established in memory of Albert C. and Rose Turri, for students living in NCCF’s *20-town service area who are pursuing a two- or four-year degree in electrical engineering or electronics.

United Nations Association of Connecticut Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Range: $2,000 to $3,000
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

This fund awards scholarships to current high school students who will enroll in an accredited two or four year undergraduate institution and who demonstrate academic excellence, a clear commitment to engagement in international issues, participate in Model UN or similar program and study a foreign language. Scholarships will be awarded to students whose primary residence is within the state of Connecticut, excluding those whose primary residence is in Hartford County.

William and Sally Vaun Scholarship

Academic Focus: Students pursuing a degree in medicine, both human and veterinary, or environmental studies, with an emphasis on ecology and conservation sciences
Award Average: $1,500
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

This scholarship is awarded to students who live in the NCCF's *20-town service area and are pursuing a degree in medicine, both human or veterinary, or environmental studies, with an emphasis on ecology and conservation sciences.

The following scholarships have separate applications and differing requirements:

Friends of John Ponte Memorial Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Requirement: High school participation in athletics
Award: Two $500 scholarships (Not a need-based scholarship. No FAFSA required)
Application: Friends of John Ponte Memorial Scholarship Application

For graduating seniors from Lewis S. Mills High School and Torrington High School who exemplify, through their participation in athletics, the qualities and interests of the late John Ponte, including leadership skills and exemplary character.

Torrington Unico Scholarships

Academic Focus: various, see application
Application: Torrington UNICO Scholarship Application

Multiple scholarships with varying eligibility criteria are available for graduating seniors and college‐level students who reside in Northwest Connecticut.

Download: Lewis Mills High School (Harwinton residents only) Scholarships

*Barkhamsted, Bethlehem, Canaan (Falls Village), Colebrook, Cornwall, Goshen, Hartland, Harwinton, Kent, Litchfield, Morris, New Hartford, Norfolk, North Canaan, Salisbury, Sharon, Torrington, Warren, Washington, and Winsted.

You may apply for the following scholarships with the NCCF Scholarship application. Eligibility requirements set by the donors are listed for each scholarship.

Additionally, (unless otherwise noted) NCCF also considers the following: financial need, academic excellence, extracurricular accomplishments, work experience, and essay score.

Jack and Ruth Calder Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Average: $300
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For graduating seniors from Burlington, Litchfield, Torrington or Winsted high schools who are residents of Barkhamsted, Colebrook, Goshen, Hartland, Harwinton, Litchfield, New Hartford, Norfolk, Torrington or Winsted with preference given to those who volunteer and are involved in their community or who have received recognition and/or awards.

Frances H. Ducci Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Range: $500 to $2,500
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For graduating seniors of a public high school in the Community Foundation’s *20-town service area who also live in the Community Foundation’s *20-town service area.

Helen and Mario Garbin Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Average: $500
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For students who live in the NCCF’s *20-town service area and are entering any year of undergraduate or graduate school.

Shepard Family Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Range: $300 to $1,500
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For students who live in NCCF’s *20-town service area and are entering any year of undergraduate or graduate school. The scholarship is also open to individuals attending or planning to attend a non-degree program, adult education or continuing education program and/or primary and secondary school students attending a private primary or secondary institution. Preference is given to graduating seniors at Wamogo Regional High School.

Apolonia Stanulis Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Range: $300 to $1,500
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For students who live in NCCF’s 20‐town service area and are entering any year of undergraduate or graduate school.

Albert C. and Rose Turri Scholarship

Academic Focus: Students pursuing a 2- or 4- year degree in electronics or electrical engineering
Award: Two $1,000 scholarships
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

Established in memory of Albert C. and Rose Turri, for students living in the NCCF’s *20-town service area who are pursuing a two- or four-year degree in electrical engineering or electronics.

United Nations Association of Connecticut Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Range: $2,000 to $3,000
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

This fund awards scholarships to current high school students who will enroll in an accredited two or four year undergraduate institution and who demonstrate academic excellence, a clear commitment to engagement in international issues, participate in Model UN or similar program and study a foreign language. Scholarships will be awarded to students whose primary residence is within the state of Connecticut, excluding those whose primary residence is in Hartford County.

William and Sally Vaun Scholarship

Academic Focus: Students pursuing a degree in medicine, both human and veterinary, or environmental studies, with an emphasis on ecology and conservation sciences
Award Average: $1,500
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

This scholarship is awarded to students who live in NCCF’s *20-town service area and are pursuing a degree in medicine, both human or veterinary, or environmental studies, with an emphasis on ecology and conservation sciences.

The following scholarship has a separate application and differing requirements:

Torrington Unico Scholarships

Academic Focus: various, see application
Application: Torrington UNICO Scholarship Application

Multiple scholarships with varying eligibility criteria are available for graduating seniors and college‐level students who reside in Northwest Connecticut.

Download: Litchfield High School Scholarships

*Barkhamsted, Bethlehem, Canaan (Falls Village), Colebrook, Cornwall, Goshen, Hartland, Harwinton, Kent, Litchfield, Morris, New Hartford, Norfolk, North Canaan, Salisbury, Sharon, Torrington, Warren, Washington, and Winsted.

You may apply for the following scholarships with the NCCF Scholarship application. Eligibility requirements set by the donors are listed for each scholarship.

Additionally, (unless otherwise noted) NCCF also considers the following: financial need, academic excellence, extracurricular accomplishments, work experience, and essay score.

Frances H. Ducci Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Range: $500 to $2,500
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For graduating seniors of a public high school in NCCF's *20-town service area who also live in NCCF’s *20-town service area.

Helen and Mario Garbin Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Average: $500
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For students who live in NCCF’s *20-town service area and are entering any year of undergraduate or graduate school.

Shepard Family Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Range: $300 to $1,500
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For students who live in NCCF’s *20-town service area and are entering any year of undergraduate or graduate school. The scholarship is also open to individuals attending or planning to attend a non-degree program, adult education or continuing education program and/or primary and secondary school students attending a private primary or secondary institution. Preference is given to graduating seniors at Wamogo Regional High School.

Apolonia Stanulis Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Range: $300 to $1,500
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For students who live in NCCF’s 20‐town service area and are entering any year of undergraduate or graduate school.

Albert C. & Rose Turri Scholarship

Academic Focus: For those pursuing a 2- or 4-year degree in electronics or electrical engineering
Award: Two $1,000 scholarships
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

Established in memory of Albert C. and Rose Turri, for students living in NCCF’s *20-town service area who are pursuing a two- or four-year degree in electrical engineering or electronics.

United Nations Association of Connecticut Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Range: $2,000 ro $3,000
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

This fund awards scholarships to current high school students who will enroll in an accredited two or four year undergraduate institution and who demonstrate academic excellence, a clear commitment to engagement in international issues, participate in Model UN or similar program and study a foreign language. Scholarships will be awarded to students whose primary residence is within the state of Connecticut, excluding those whose primary residence is in Hartford County.

William and Sally Vaun Scholarship

Academic Focus: Students pursuing a degree in medicine, both human and veterinary, or environmental studies, with an emphasis on ecology and conservation sciences
Award Average: $1,500
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

This scholarship is awarded to students who live in NCCF’s *20-town service area and are pursuing a degree in medicine, both human or veterinary, or environmental studies, with an emphasis on ecology and conservation sciences.

The following scholarship has a separate application and differing requirements:

Torrington Unico Scholarships

Academic Focus: various, see application
Application: Torrington UNICO Scholarship Application

Multiple scholarships with varying eligibility criteria are available for graduating seniors and college‐level students who reside in Northwest Connecticut.

Download: Nonnewaug High School Scholarships

*Barkhamsted, Bethlehem, Canaan (Falls Village), Colebrook, Cornwall, Goshen, Hartland, Harwinton, Kent, Litchfield, Morris, New Hartford, Norfolk, North Canaan, Salisbury, Sharon, Torrington, Warren, Washington, and Winsted.

You may apply for the following scholarships with the NCCF Scholarship application. Eligibility requirements set by the donors are listed for each scholarship.

Additionally, (unless otherwise noted) NCCF also considers the following: financial need, academic excellence, extracurricular accomplishments, work experience, and essay score.

Jack and Ruth Calder Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Average: $300
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For graduating seniors from Burlington, Litchfield, Torrington or Winsted high schools who are residents of Barkhamsted, Colebrook, Goshen, Hartland, Harwinton, Litchfield, New Hartford, Norfolk, Torrington or Winsted with preference given to those who volunteer and are involved in their community or who have received recognition and/or awards.

Tim Considine Memorial Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Requirement: High school athletes involved in faith-based activities/organized religion
Award: Two $1,250 scholarships (Not a need-based scholarship. No FAFSA required)
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

The Fund shall be used to provide scholarship support to Torrington (only) residents currently enrolled as seniors in a high school or vocational technical school who are seeking admission to an accredited university. The following criteria is utilized to select scholarship recipients: Preference will be given to students who participate in school and/or organized sports while demonstrating academic achievement, exhibit a commitment to organized religion while engaging in institutional faith-based activities, and display exemplary character through either extracurricular accomplishments or community service. Please Note: This scholarship is not financially need-based. (No FAFSA required)

Frances H. Ducci Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Range: $500 to $2,500
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For graduating seniors of a public high school in NCCF's *20-town service area who also live in NCCF's *20-town service area.

Helen and Mario Garbin Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Average: $500
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For students who live in NCCF's *20-town service area and are entering any year of undergraduate or graduate school.

Earle R. Julian Scholarship

Academic Focus: Accounting
Requirement: Graduates of St. Anthony School, Winsted
Award Average: $325
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For past graduates of St. Anthony School, in Winsted, who plan to pursue a career in accounting

Donald F. and Norma K. Mougenot Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Average: $2,000
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For graduating seniors of The Gilbert School, Northwestern Regional High School, Oliver Wolcott Technical High School, Torrington Christian Academy, Torrington High School or Wamogo Regional High School with a preference given for past graduates of St. Peter/St. Francis School.

Douglas & Janet Roberts Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Average: $4,000-$8,000
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For students who live in Barkhamsted and are entering any year of undergraduate or graduate school.

Shepard Family Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Range: $300 to $1,500
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For students who live in NCCF’s *20-town service area and are entering any year of undergraduate or graduate school. The scholarship is also open to individuals attending or planning to attend a non-degree program, adult education or continuing education program and/or primary and secondary school students attending a private primary or secondary institution. Preference is given to graduating seniors at Wamogo Regional High School.

Apolonia Stanulis Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Range: $300 to $1,500
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For students who live in NCCF's 20‐town service area and are entering any year of undergraduate or graduate school.

SVNA Health Care Related Educational Scholarship

Academic Focus: Students who plan to pursue a career in healthcare with the exception of pre-med
Award: $10,000, renewable up to 5 years
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For students residing in Canaan, Cornwall, Goshen, Kent, Norfolk, North Canaan, Salisbury, Sharon or Warren who plan to pursue a career in healthcare with the exception of pre-med.

Albert C. & Rose Turri Scholarship

Academic Focus: For those pursuing a 2- or 4-year degree in electronics or electrical engineering
Award: Two $1,000 scholarships
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

Established in memory of Albert C. and Rose Turri, for students living in NCCF’s *20-town service area who are pursuing a two- or four-year degree in electrical engineering or electronics.

United Nations Association of Connecticut Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Range: $2,000 to $3,000
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

This fund awards scholarships to current high school students who will enroll in an accredited two or four year undergraduate institution and who demonstrate academic excellence, a clear commitment to engagement in international issues, participate in Model UN or similar program and study a foreign language. Scholarships will be awarded to students whose primary residence is within the state of Connecticut, excluding those whose primary residence is in Hartford County.

William and Sally Vaun Scholarship

Academic Focus: Students pursuing a degree in medicine, both human and veterinary, or environmental studies, with an emphasis on ecology and conservation sciences
Award Average: $1,500
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

This scholarship is awarded to students who live in NCCF'’s *20-town service area and are pursuing a degree in medicine, both human or veterinary, or environmental studies, with an emphasis on ecology and conservation sciences.

James P. & Mildred Gregg Zucco Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Preference: Students who contribute to school, church and/or community activities
Award Average: $750
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For graduating seniors from the Gilbert School, Regional District #7 High School or Oliver Wolcott Vocational-Technical School and previous recipients of the scholarship with special emphasis on contributions to school, church and/or community.

The following scholarship has a separate application and differing requirements:

Torrington Unico Scholarships

Academic Focus: various, see application
Application: Torrington UNICO Scholarship Application

Multiple scholarships with varying eligibility criteria are available for graduating seniors and college‐level students who reside in Northwest Connecticut

Download: Northwestern Regional High School scholarships

*Barkhamsted, Bethlehem, Canaan (Falls Village), Colebrook, Cornwall, Goshen, Hartland, Harwinton, Kent, Litchfield, Morris, New Hartford, Norfolk, North Canaan, Salisbury, Sharon, Torrington, Warren, Washington, and Winsted.

You may apply for the following scholarships with the NCCF Scholarship Application. Eligibility requirements set by the donors are listed for each scholarship.

Additionally, (unless otherwise noted) the Community Foundation also considers the following: financial need, academic excellence, extracurricular accomplishments, work experience, and essay score.

Jack and Ruth Calder Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Average: $300
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For graduating seniors from Burlington, Litchfield, Torrington or Winsted high schools who are residents of Barkhamsted, Colebrook, Goshen, Hartland, Harwinton, Litchfield, New Hartford, Norfolk, Torrington or Winsted with preference given to those who volunteer and are involved in their community or who have received recognition and/or awards.

Steven A. Chupka Memorial Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified, but preference for electronics
Award Average: $200
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For Oliver Wolcott Vocational-Technical High School graduating seniors; preference may be given to students who participate in community service and who have an academic focus in electronics, but students pursuing other fields of study also are eligible to apply.

Tim Considine Memorial Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Requirement: High school athletes involved in faith-based activities/organized religion
Award: Two $1,250 scholarships (Not a need-based scholarship. No FAFSA required)
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

The Fund shall be used to provide scholarship support to Torrington (only) residents currently enrolled as seniors in a high school or vocational technical school who are seeking admission to an accredited university. The following criteria is utilized to select scholarship recipients: Preference will be given to students who participate in school and/or organized sports while demonstrating academic achievement, exhibit a commitment to organized religion while engaging in institutional faith-based activities, and display exemplary character through either extracurricular accomplishments or community service. Please Note: This scholarship is not financially need-based. (No FAFSA required)

Edward W. Diskavich Scholarhship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Range: $300 to $1,000
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

Established in memory of Edward W. Diskavich, this scholarship is awarded to students who attended Oliver Wolcott Technical High School.

Frances H. Ducci Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Range: $500 to $2,500
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For graduating seniors of a public high school in NCCF’s *20-town service area who also live in NCCF’s *20-town service area.

Helen and Mario Garbin Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Average: $500
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For students who live in NCCF’s *20-town service area and are entering any year of undergraduate or graduate school.

Healthcare Auxillary Scholarship

Academic Focus: students who plan to pursue a career in healthcare
Award: Two $2,500 scholarships
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For students residing in Canaan, Cornwall, Kent, North Canaan, Salisbury or Sharon, and who plan to pursue a career in healthcare, with a preference given to those who volunteer and are involved in their community.

Earle R. Julian Scholarship

Academic Focus: Accounting
Requirement: Graduates of St. Anthony School, Winsted
Award Average: $325
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For past graduates of St. Anthony School, in Winsted, who plan to pursue a career in accounting

Donald F. and Norma K. Mougenot Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Average: $2,000
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For graduating seniors of The Gilbert School, Northwestern Regional High School, Oliver Wolcott Technical High School, Torrington Christian Academy, Torrington High School or Wamogo Regional High School with a preference given for past graduates of St. Peter/St. Francis School.

Shepard Family Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Range: $300 to $1,500
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For students who live in NCCF’s *20-town service area and are entering any year of undergraduate or graduate school. The scholarship is also open to individuals attending or planning to attend a non-degree program, adult education or continuing education program and/or primary and secondary school students attending a private primary or secondary institution. Preference is given to graduating seniors at Wamogo Regional High School.

Apolonia Stanulis Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Range: $300 to $1,500
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For students who live in NCCF’s 20-town service area and are entering any year of undergraduate or graduate school

Albert C. & Rose Turri Scholarship

Academic Focus: Students pursuing a 2- or 4-year degree in electronics or electrical engineering
Award: Two $1,000 scholarships
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

Established in memory of Albert C. and Rose Turri, for students living in NCCF’s *20-town service area who are pursuing a two- or four-year degree in electrical engineering or electronics.

United Nations Association of Connecticut Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Range: $2,000 to $3,000
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

This fund awards scholarships to current high school students who will enroll in an accredited two or four year undergraduate institution and who demonstrate academic excellence, a clear commitment to engagement in international issues, participate in Model UN or similar program and study a foreign language. Scholarships will be awarded to students whose primary residence is within the state of Connecticut, excluding those whose primary residence is in Hartford County.

William and Sally Vaun Scholarship

Academic Focus: Students pursuing a degree in medicine, both human and veterinary, or environmental studies, with an emphasis on ecology and conservation sciences
Award Average: $1,500
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

This scholarship is awarded to students who live in NCCF'’s *20-town service area and are pursuing a degree in medicine, both human or veterinary, or environmental studies, with an emphasis on ecology and conservation sciences.

James P. & Mildred Gregg Zucco Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Preference: Students who are leaders in school, church and/or community
Award Average: $750
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For graduating seniors from the Gilbert School, Regional District #7 High School or Oliver Wolcott Vocational-Technical School and previous recipients of the scholarship with special emphasis on contributions to school, church and/or community.

The following scholarship has a separate application and differing requirements:

Torrington Unico Scholarships

Academic Focus: various, see application
Application: Torrington UNICO Scholarship Application

Multiple scholarships with varying eligibility criteria are available for graduating seniors and college-level students who reside in northwest Connecticut.

Download: Oliver Wolcott Technical High School Scholarships

*Barkhamsted, Bethlehem, Canaan (Falls Village), Colebrook, Cornwall, Goshen, Hartland, Harwinton, Kent, Litchfield, Morris, New Hartford, Norfolk, North Canaan, Salisbury, Sharon, Torrington, Warren, Washington, and Winsted.

You may apply for the following scholarships with the NCCF Scholarship Application. Eligibility requirements set by the donors are listed for each scholarship.

Additionally, (unless otherwise noted) NCCF also considers the following: financial need, academic excellence, extracurricular accomplishments, work experience, and essay score.

Frances H. Ducci Scholarship (Washington Residents Only)

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Range: $500 to $2,500
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For graduating seniors of a public high school in NCCF's *20-town service area who also live in NCCF’s *20-town service area.

Helen & Mario Garbin Scholarship (Washington Residents Only)

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Average: $500
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For students who live in the Community Foundation’s *20-town service area and are entering any year of undergraduate or graduate school.

Shepard Family Scholarship (Washington Residents Only)

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Range: $300 to $1,500
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For students who live in NCCF’s *20-town service area and are entering any year of undergraduate or graduate school. The scholarship is also open to individuals attending or planning to attend a non-degree program, adult education or continuing education program and/or primary and secondary school students attending a private primary or secondary institution. Preference is given to graduating seniors at Wamogo Regional High School.

Apolonia Stanulis Scholarship (Washington Residents Only)

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Range: $300 to $1,500
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For students who live in NCCF’s 20-town service area and are entering any year of undergraduate or graduate school.

Albert C. & Rose Turri Scholarship (Washington Residents Only)

Academic Focus: For those pursuing 2 yr. or 4 yr degree in electronics or electrical engineering
Award: Two $1,000 scholarships
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

Established in memory of Albert C. and Rose Turri, for students living in NCCF’s *20-town service area who are pursuing a two- or four-year degree in electrical engineering or electronics.

United Nations Association of Connecticut Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Range: $2,000 to $3,000
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

This fund awards scholarships to current high school students who will enroll in an accredited two or four year undergraduate institution and who demonstrate academic excellence, a clear commitment to engagement in international issues, participate in Model UN or similar program and study a foreign language.
Scholarships will be awarded to students whose primary residence is within the state of Connecticut, excluding those whose primary residence is in Hartford County.

William and Sally Vaun Scholarship (Washington Residents Only)

Academic Focus: Students pursuing a degree in medicine, both human and veterinary, or environmental studies, with an emphasis on ecology and conservation sciences
Award Average: $1,500
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

This scholarship is awarded to students who live in NCCF’s *20-town service area and are pursuing a degree in medicine, both human or veterinary, or environmental studies, with an emphasis on ecology and conservation sciences.

The following scholarship has a separate application and differing requirements:

Kenneth K. Mills Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Requirement: Students who will attend Rutgers University
Award: Multi-year award averaging $500 per year
Application: Contact Shepaug Valley High School Guidance Office

For graduating seniors of Shepaug Valley High School who will be attending Rutgers University.

Torrington Unico Scholarships

Academic Focus: various, see application
Application: Torrington UNICO Scholarship Application

Multiple scholarships with varying eligibility criteria are available for graduating seniors and college-level students who reside in Northwest Connecticut.

Download: Shepaug Valley High School Scholarships

*Barkhamsted, Bethlehem, Canaan (Falls Village), Colebrook, Cornwall, Goshen, Hartland, Harwinton, Kent, Litchfield, Morris, New Hartford, Norfolk, North Canaan, Salisbury, Sharon, Torrington, Warren, Washington, and Winsted.

Jack and Ruth Calder Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Average: $300
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For graduating seniors from Burlington, Litchfield, Torrington or Winsted high schools who are residents of Barkhamsted, Colebrook, Goshen, Hartland, Harwinton, Litchfield, New Hartford, Norfolk, Torrington or Winsted with preference given to those who volunteer and are involved in their community or who have received recognition and/or awards.

Tim Considine Memorial Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Requirement: High school athletes involved in faith-based activities/organized religion
Award: Two $1,250 scholarships (Not a need-based scholarship. No FAFSA required)
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

The Fund shall be used to provide scholarship support to Torrington (only) residents currently enrolled as seniors in a high school or vocational technical school who are seeking admission to an accredited university. The following criteria is utilized to select scholarship recipients: Preference will be given to students who participate in school and/or organized sports while demonstrating academic achievement, exhibit a commitment to organized religion while engaging in institutional faith-based activities, and display exemplary character through either extracurricular accomplishments or community service. Please Note: This scholarship is not financially need-based. (No FAFSA required)

Helen and Mario Garbin Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Average: $500
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For students who live in NCCF's *20-town service area and are entering any year of undergraduate or graduate school.

Shepard Family Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Range: $300 to $1,500
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For students who live in the NCCF’s *20-town service area and are entering any year of undergraduate or graduate school. The scholarship is also open to individuals attending or planning to attend a non-degree program, adult education or continuing education program and/or primary and secondary school students attending a private primary or secondary institution. Preference is given to graduating seniors at Wamogo Regional High School.

Apolonia Stanulis Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Range: $300 to $1,500
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For students who live in the Foundation’s 20-town service area and are entering any year of undergraduate or graduate school.

Albert C. and Rose Turri Scholarship

Academic Focus: Students pursuing a 2- or 4-year degree in electronics or electrical engineering
Award: Two $1,000 scholarships
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

Established in memory of Albert C. and Rose Turri, for students living in NCCF’s *20-town service area who are pursuing a two- or four-year degree in electrical engineering or electronics.

United Nations Association of Connecticut Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Range: $2,000 to $3,000
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

This fund awards scholarships to current high school students who will enroll in an accredited two or four year undergraduate institution and who demonstrate academic excellence, a clear commitment to engagement in international issues, participate in Model UN or similar program and study a foreign language. Scholarships will be awarded to students whose primary residence is within the state of Connecticut, excluding those whose primary residence is in Hartford County.

William and Sally Vaun Scholarship

Academic Focus: Students pursuing a degree in medicine, both human and veterinary, or environmental studies, with an emphasis on ecology and conservation sciences
Award Average: $1,500
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

This scholarship is awarded to students who live in NCCF’s *20-town service area and are pursuing a degree in medicine, both human or veterinary, or environmental studies, with an emphasis on ecology and conservation sciences.

The following scholarship has a separate application and differing requirements:

Torrington Unico Scholarships

Academic Focus: various, see application
Application: Torrington UNICO Scholarship Application

Multiple scholarships with varying eligibility criteria are available for graduating seniors and college-level students who reside in northwest Connecticut.

Download: St. Paul Catholic High School

*Barkhamsted, Bethlehem, Canaan (Falls Village), Colebrook, Cornwall, Goshen, Hartland, Harwinton, Kent, Litchfield, Morris, New Hartford, Norfolk, North Canaan, Salisbury, Sharon, Torrington, Warren, Washington, and Winsted.

You may apply for the following scholarships with the NCCF Scholarship application. Eligibility requirements set by the donors are listed for each scholarship.

Additionally, (unless otherwise noted) NCCF also considers the following: financial need, academic excellence, extracurricular accomplishments, work experience, and essay score.

Jack and Ruth Calder Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Average: $300
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For graduating seniors from Burlington, Litchfield, Torrington or Winsted high schools who are residents of Barkhamsted, Colebrook, Goshen, Hartland, Harwinton, Litchfield, New Hartford, Norfolk, Torrington or Winsted with preference given to those who volunteer and are involved in their community or who have received recognition and/or awards.

Tim Considine Memorial Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Requirement: High school athletes involved in faith-based activities/organized religion
Award: Two $1,250 scholarships (Not need‐based. No FAFSA required)
Application NCCF Scholarship Application

The Fund shall be used to provide scholarship support to Torrington (only) residents currently enrolled as seniors in a high school or vocational technical school who are seeking admission to an accredited university. The following criteria is utilized to select scholarship recipients: Preference will be given to students who participate in school and/or organized sports while demonstrating academic achievement, exhibit a commitment to organized religion while engaging in institutional faith-based activities, and display exemplary character through either extracurricular accomplishments or community service. Please Note: This scholarship is not financially need-based. (No FAFSA required)

Helen and Mario Garbin Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Average: $500
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For students who live in NCCF’s *20-town service area and are entering any year of undergraduate or graduate school.

Donald F. and Norma K. Mougenot Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Average: $2,000
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For graduating seniors of The Gilbert School, Northwestern Regional High School, Oliver Wolcott Technical High School, Torrington Christian Academy, Torrington High School or Wamogo Regional High School with a preference given for past graduates of St. Peter/St. Francis School.

Shepard Family Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Range: $300 to $1,500
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For students who live in NCCF’s *20-town service area and are entering any year of undergraduate or graduate school. The scholarship is also open to individuals attending or planning to attend a non-degree program, adult education or continuing education program and/or primary and secondary school students attending a private primary or secondary institution. Preference is given to graduating seniors at Wamogo Regional High School.

Apolonia Stanulis Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Awards Range: $300 to $1,500
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For students who live in the Foundation’s 20-town service area and are entering any year of undergraduate or graduate school.

Albert C. and Rose Turri Scholarship

Academic Focus: For those pursuing 2 yr. or 4 yr degree in electronics or electrical engineering
Award: Two $1,000 scholarships
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

Established in memory of Albert C. and Rose Turri, for students living in NCCF’s *20-town service area who are pursuing a two- or four-year degree in electrical engineering or electronics.

United Nations Association of Connecticut Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Range: $2,000 to $3,000
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

This fund awards scholarships to current high school students who will enroll in an accredited two or four year undergraduate institution and who demonstrate academic excellence, a clear commitment to engagement in international issues, participate in Model UN or similar program and study a foreign language. Scholarships will be awarded to students whose primary residence is within the state of Connecticut, excluding those whose primary residence is in Hartford County.

William and Sally Vaun Scholarship

Academic Focus: Students pursuing a degree in medicine, both human and veterinary, or environmental studies, with an emphasis on ecology and conservation sciences
Award Average: $1,500
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

This scholarship is awarded to students who live in NCCF's *20-town service area and are pursuing a degree in medicine, both human or veterinary, or environmental studies, with an emphasis on ecology and conservation sciences.

The following scholarship has a separate application and differing requirements:

Torrington Unico Scholarships

Academic Focus: various, see application
Application: Torrington UNICO Scholarship Application

Multiple scholarships with varying eligibility criteria are available for graduating seniors and college-level students who reside in northwest Connecticut.

Download: Torrington Christian Academy Scholarships

*Barkhamsted, Bethlehem, Canaan (Falls Village), Colebrook, Cornwall, Goshen, Hartland, Harwinton, Kent, Litchfield, Morris, New Hartford, Norfolk, North Canaan, Salisbury, Sharon, Torrington, Warren, Washington, and Winsted.

You may apply for the following scholarships with the NCCF Scholarship application. Eligibility requirements set by the donors are listed for each scholarship.

Additionally, (unless otherwise noted) NCCF also considers the following: financial need, academic excellence, extracurricular accomplishments, work experience, and essay score.

Elizabeth Long Anderson Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Requirement: graduating seniors who plan to matriculate at a Connecticut State College or University or a Connecticut State Community College
Award Average:
TBD
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For Torrington High School graduating seniors who plan to matriculate at a Connecticut State College or University or a Connecticut State Community College. Previously awarded recipients are eligible to re-apply should they continue to attend a Connecticut State College or University or a Connecticut State Community College

Betsy L. Bertoli Scholarship

Academic Focus: Accounting or business administration/management
Requirement: One semester of high school accounting
Award Average: $250
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For Torrington High School graduating seniors who plan to pursue a career in accounting or business administration/management at the university level and have had at least one successful high school semester of accounting.

Russell F. Bruno Scholarship

Academic Focus: English, literature, journalism or related field
Award Average: $400
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For Torrington High School graduating seniors who have excelled in the study of English and are planning to major in writing, literature, journalism or a related field.

Jack and Ruth Calder Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Average: $300
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For graduating seniors from Burlington, Litchfield, Torrington or Winsted high schools who are residents of Barkhamsted, Colebrook, Goshen, Hartland, Harwinton, Litchfield, New Hartford, Norfolk, Torrington or Winsted with preference given to those who volunteer and are involved in their community or who have received recognition and/or awards.

Mae Casali Bonvicini Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Awards Range: $400 to $1,500
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For Torrington High School graduating seniors.

Tim Considine Memorial Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Requirement: High school athletes involved in faith-based activities/organized religion
Award: Two $1,250 scholarships (not need‐based, no FAFSA required)
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

The Fund shall be used to provide scholarship support to Torrington (only) residents currently enrolled as seniors in a high school or vocational technical school who are seeking admission to an accredited university. The following criteria is utilized to select scholarship recipients: Preference will be given to students who participate in school and/or organized sports while demonstrating academic achievement, exhibit a commitment to organized religion while engaging in institutional faith-based activities, and display exemplary character through either extracurricular accomplishments or community service.
Please Note: This scholarship is not financially need-based. (No FAFSA required)

Frances H. Ducci Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Range: $500 to $2,500
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For graduating seniors of a public high school in NCCF’s *20-town service area who also live in NCCF’s *20-town service area.

Marion WM. Edwards Scholarship

Academic Focus: Literature, journalism, or Italian studies
Award Average: $250
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For Torrington High School graduating seniors who are planning to continue in Italian studies, planning to teach or planning to study literature or journalism.

Michele Farley Pittler Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Average: $1,000
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For Torrington High School graduating seniors.

Charles and Pierina Fossati Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Average: $750
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

Established by Eleanor Fossati in memory of her parents, this scholarship is awarded to Torrington High School graduates who demonstrate exemplary character.

Helen and Mario Garbin Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Average: $500
Application: Community Foundation Scholarship Application

For students who live in the Community Foundation’s *20-town service area and are entering any year of undergraduate or graduate school.

Italian-American Republican Club Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Average: $2,000
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For graduating seniors of The Gilbert School, Northwestern Regional High School, Oliver Wolcott Technical High School, Torrington Christian Academy, Torrington High School or
Wamogo Regional High School with a preference given for past graduates of St. Peter/St. Francis School.

Donald F. and Norma K. Mougenot Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Average: $2,000
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For graduating seniors of The Gilbert School, Northwestern Regional High School, Oliver Wolcott Technical High School, Torrington Christian Academy, Torrington High School or Wamogo Regional High School with a preference given for past graduates of St. Peter/St. Francis School.

Shepard Family Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Range: $300 to $1,500
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For students who live in the NCCF’s *20-town service area and are entering any year of undergraduate or graduate school. The scholarship is also open to individuals attending or planning to attend a non-degree program, adult education or continuing education program and/or primary and secondary school students attending a private primary or secondary institution. Preference is given to graduating seniors at Wamogo Regional High School.

Southwest School Scholarship (in memory of Marion Wm. Edwards)

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Requirement: Graduate of Southwest School
Award Average: $250
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For Torrington High School graduating seniors who have attended and graduated from Southwest Elementary School

Apolonia Stanulis Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Range: $300 to $1,500
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For students who live in NCCF’s 20-town service area and are entering any year of undergraduate or graduate school

Albert C. and Rose Turri Scholarship

Academic Focus: Students pursuing 2- or 4-year degree in electronics or electrical engineering
Award: Two $1,000 scholarships
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

Established in memory of Albert C. and Rose Turri, for students living in NCCF’s *20-town service area who are pursuing a two- or four-year degree in electrical engineering or electronics.

United Nations Association of Connecticut Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Range: $2,000 to $3,000
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

This fund awards scholarships to current high school students who will enroll in an accredited two or four year undergraduate institution and who demonstrate academic excellence, a clear commitment to engagement in international issues, participate in Model UN or similar program and study a foreign language. Scholarships will be awarded to students whose primary residence is within the state of Connecticut, excluding those whose primary residence is in Hartford County.

William and Sally Vaun Scholarship

Academic Focus: Students pursuing a degree in medicine, both human and veterinary, or environmental studies, with an emphasis on ecology and conservation sciences
Award Average: $1,500
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

This scholarship is awarded to students who live in NCCF’s *20-town service area and are pursuing a degree in medicine, both human or veterinary, or environmental studies, with an emphasis on ecology and conservation sciences.

The following scholarships have separate applications and differing requirements:

Friends of John Ponte Memorial Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Requirement: High school participation in baseball and/or football
Award: Two $500 scholarships (not need-based, no FAFSA required)
Application: Friends of John Ponte Memorial Scholarship Application

For graduating seniors from Lewis S. Mills High School and Torrington High School who exemplify, through their participation in athletics, the qualities and interests of the late John Ponte, including leadership skills and exemplary character. Torrington High School applicants must demonstrate participation in baseball and/or football. This scholarship is not need‐based. (No FAFSA required)

Torrington Unico Scholarships

Academic Focus: various, see application
Application: Torrington UNICO Scholarship Application

Multiple scholarships with varying eligibility criteria are available for graduating seniors and college-level students who reside in northwest Connecticut.

Russel Anderson, Carmen Brooks Anderson and Henry Vail Brooks Scholarship

Academic Focus: Students who have been accepted into a pre-medical program pursuant to a Doctor of Medicine; students who have been accepted into an industrial arts education program; or students accepted into a nursing program
Award Average: $2,300 ($24,000 awarded in previous academic year)
Application: Graduating seniors must submit the THS application to the THS Guidance Office; first-year college students who received this scholarship as a high school senior and are reapplying must submit an application through NCCF’s
online application

For Torrington High School graduating seniors and first-year college students who received this scholarship as a high school senior. Preference is given to students who have been accepted into
a pre-medical program pursuant to a Doctor of Medicine; students who have been accepted into an industrial arts education program; or students accepted into a nursing program. Selection is based on financial need, academic excellence, character and citizenship

Download: Torrington High School Scholarships

*Barkhamsted, Bethlehem, Canaan (Falls Village), Colebrook, Cornwall, Goshen, Hartland, Harwinton, Kent, Litchfield, Morris, New Hartford, Norfolk, North Canaan, Salisbury, Sharon, Torrington, Warren, Washington, and Winsted.

You may apply for the following scholarships with the NCCF Scholarship application. Eligibility requirements set by the donors are listed for each scholarship.

Additionally, (unless otherwise noted) NCCF also considers the following: financial need, academic excellence, extracurricular accomplishments, work experience, and essay score.

Jack and Ruth Calder Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Average: $300
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For graduating seniors from Burlington, Litchfield, Torrington or Winsted high schools who are residents of Barkhamsted, Colebrook, Goshen, Hartland, Harwinton, Litchfield, New Hartford, Norfolk, Torrington or Winsted with preference given to those who volunteer and are involved in their community or who have received recognition and/or awards.

Tim Considine Memorial Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Requirement: High school athletes involved in faith-based activities/organized religion
Award: Two $1,250 scholarships (Not a need-based scholarship. No FAFSA required)
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

The Fund shall be used to provide scholarship support to Torrington (only) residents currently enrolled as seniors in a high school or vocational technical school who are seeking admission to an accredited university. The following criteria is utilized to select scholarship recipients: Preference will be given to students who participate in school and/or organized sports while demonstrating academic achievement, exhibit a commitment to organized religion while engaging in institutional faith-based activities, and display exemplary character through either extracurricular accomplishments or community service. Please Note: This scholarship is not financially need-based. (No FAFSA required)

Frances H. Ducci Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Range: $500 to $2,500
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For graduating seniors of a public high school in NCCF's *20-town service area who also live in NCCF’s *20-town service area.

Helen and Mario Garbin Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Average: $500
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For students who live in NCCF's *20-town service area and are entering any year of undergraduate or graduate school.

Diane and Jeff Johnson Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Requirement: Goshen resident
Award Average: $3,500
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For high school graduates who are residents of Goshen. Please Note: academic excellence is not considered in awarding this scholarship

Donald F. and Norma K. Mougenot Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Average: $2,000
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For graduating seniors of The Gilbert School, Northwestern Regional High School, Oliver Wolcott Technical High School, Torrington Christian Academy, Torrington High School or Wamogo Regional High School with a preference given for past graduates of St. Peter/St. Francis School.

Shepard Family Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Range: $300 to $1,500
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For students who live in NCCF’s *20-town service area and are entering any year of undergraduate or graduate school. The scholarship is also open to individuals attending or planning to attend a non-degree program, adult education or continuing education program and/or primary and secondary school students attending a private primary or secondary institution. Preference is given to graduating seniors at Wamogo Regional High School.

Apolonia Stanulis Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Range: $300 to $1,500
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For students who live in the Foundation’s 20-town service area and are entering any year of undergraduate or graduate school.

SVNA Health Care Related Educational Scholarship

Academic Focus: Students who plan to pursue a career in healthcare with the exception of pre-med
Award: $10,000, renewable up to 5 years
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For students residing in Canaan, Cornwall, Goshen, Kent, Norfolk, North Canaan, Salisbury, Sharon or Warren who plan to pursue a career in healthcare with the exception of pre-med.

Albert C. and Rose Turri Scholarship

Academic Focus: Students pursuing a 2- or 4-year degree in electronics or electrical engineering
Award: Two $1,000 scholarships
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

Established in memory of Albert C. and Rose Turri, for students living in NCCF’s *20-town service area who are pursuing a two- or four-year degree in electrical engineering or electronics.

United Nations Association of Connecticut Scholarship

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Range: $2,000 to $3,000
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

This fund awards scholarships to current high school students who will enroll in an accredited two or four year undergraduate institution and who demonstrate academic excellence, a clear commitment to engagement in international issues, participate in Model UN or similar program and study a foreign language. Scholarships will be awarded to students whose primary residence is within the state of Connecticut, excluding those whose primary residence is in Hartford County.

William and Sally Vaun Scholarship

Academic Focus: Students pursuing a degree in medicine, both human and veterinary, or environmental studies, with an emphasis on ecology and conservation sciences
Award Average: $1,500
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

This scholarship is awarded to students who live in NCCF’s *20-town service area and are pursuing a degree in medicine, both human or veterinary, or environmental studies, with an emphasis on ecology and conservation sciences.

The following scholarship has a separate application and differing requirements:

Torrington Unico Scholarships

Academic Focus: various, see application
Application: Torrington UNICO Scholarship Application

Multiple scholarships with varying eligibility criteria are available for graduating seniors and college-level students who reside in northwest Connecticut.

Download: Wamogo Regional High School

*Barkhamsted, Bethlehem, Canaan (Falls Village), Colebrook, Cornwall, Goshen, Hartland, Harwinton, Kent, Litchfield, Morris, New Hartford, Norfolk, North Canaan, Salisbury, Sharon, Torrington, Warren, Washington, and Winsted.

Scholarships for Current College Students

You may apply for the following scholarships with the NCCF Scholarship application. Eligibility requirements set by the donors are listed for each scholarship.

Additionally, (unless otherwise noted) NCCF considers the following: financial need, academic excellence, extracurricular accomplishments, work experience, and essay score.

RUSSELL ANDERSON, CARMEN BROOKS ANDERSON, AND HENRY VAIL BROOKS SCHOLARSHIP

Academic Focus: Eligible applicants include first-year college students who received the scholarship as a high school senior.
Award Average: $2,300
Application: College students who are reapplying should submit an NCCF Scholarship Application

For Torrington High School graduating seniors and first-year college students who received this scholarship as a high school senior. Preference is given to students who have been accepted into a pre-medical program pursuant to a Doctor of Medicine; students who have been accepted into an industrial arts education program; or students accepted into a nursing program.

EDWARD W. DISKAVICH SCHOLARSHIP

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Range: $300 to $1,000
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

Established in memory of Edward W. Diskavich, this scholarship is awarded to students who attended Oliver Wolcott Technical High School.

DOUGLAS AND JANET ROBERTS SCHOLARSHIP

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Average: $4,000-$8,000
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For students who live in Barkhamsted and are entering any year of undergraduate or graduate school.

CHARLES AND PIERINA FOSSATI SCHOLARSHIP

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Average: $750
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

Established by Eleanor Fossati in memory of her parents, this scholarship is awarded to Torrington High School graduates who demonstrate exemplary character.

HELEN AND MARIO GARBIN SCHOLARSHIP

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Average: $500
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For students who live in the Community Foundation’s *20-town service area and are entering any year of undergraduate or graduate school.

HEALTHCARE AUXILIARY SCHOLARSHIP

Academic Focus: students who plan to pursue a career in healthcare
Award: Two $2,500 scholarships
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For students residing in Canaan, Cornwall, Kent, North Canaan, Salisbury or Sharon, and who plan to pursue a career in healthcare, with a preference given to those who volunteer and are involved in their community.

ITALIAN-AMERICAN REPUBLICAN CLUB SCHOLARSHIP

Academic Focus: Political science, government, history or pre-law
Award Average: $350
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For Torrington residents of Italian descent who are entering their junior or senior year at a college or university and are majoring in political science, government, history or pre-law

DIANE AND JEFF JOHNSON SCHOLARSHIP

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Requirement: Goshen resident
Award Average: $3,500
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For permanent residents of Goshen. Please Note: academic excellence is not considered in awarding this scholarship.

EARL R. JULIAN SCHOLARSHIP

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Requirement: Past graduates of St. Anthony School in Winsted
Award: $325
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For past graduates of St. Anthony School, in Winsted, who plan to pursue a career in accounting.

KENNETH K. MILLS SCHOLARSHIP

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Requirement: Students attending Rutgers University
Award: Multi-year award averaging $500 per year
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For graduates of Shepaug Valley High School who will be/are attending Rutgers University.

SHEPARD FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Range: $300 to $1,500
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For students who live in NCCF’s *20-town service area and are entering any year of undergraduate or graduate school. The scholarship is also open to individuals attending or planning to attend a non-degree program, adult education or continuing education program and/or primary and secondary school students attending a private primary or secondary institution. Preference is given to graduating seniors at Wamogo Regional High School.

APOLONIA STANULIS SCHOLARSHIP

Academic Focus: Unspecified
Award Range: $300 to $1,500
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

For college students with a permanent residence in NCCF’s *20-town service area.

SVNA EDUCATIONAL ENRICHMENT PROGRAM SCHOLARSHIP

Academic Focus: Health care professionals pursuing continued education in a health care field, except pre-med
Award Average: $10, 000 renewable up to 5 years
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

Consistent with the SVNA’s mission to provide the best home health, hospice and preventative care, this scholarship supports health care professionals pursuing continued education in a health care field, except Pre Med, who reside in Canaan, Cornwall,
Goshen, Kent, Norfolk, North Canaan, Salisbury, Sharon or Warren. $10,000 per year for up to 4 years

ALBERT C. AND ROSE TURRI SCHOLARSHIP

Academic Focus: Students pursuing a 2- or 4-year degree in electronics or electrical engineering
Award: Two $1,000 scholarships
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

Established in memory of Albert C. and Rose Turri, this scholarship is awarded to students residing (or with permanent residency) in the Foundation’s *20-town service area who are pursuing a two- or four-year degree in electrical engineering or electronics.

WILLIAM AND SALLY VAUN SCHOLARSHIP

Academic Focus: Students pursuing a degree in medicine, both human and veterinary, or environmental studies, with an emphasis on ecology and conservation sciences
Award Average: $1,5000
Application: NCCF Scholarship Application

This scholarship is awarded to students who live in the NCCF's *20-town service area and are pursuing a degree in medicine, both human or veterinary, or environmental studies, with an emphasis on ecology and conservation sciences.

JAMES P. AND MILDRED GREGG ZUCCO SCHOLARSHIP

Academic Focus: Eligible applicants include college students who received the scholarship as a high school senior.
Award: $750
Application: College students who are reapplying should submit an NCCF Scholarship Application

Selection is based on financial need and merit, with special emphasis on contributions to school, church and/or community

The following scholarships have separate applications and differing requirements:

CORNWALL CONSERVATION TRUST SCHOLARSHIP

Academic Focus: Ecology, environmental studies, forestry, FFA, and/or biology
Preference: Cornwall residents
Award: Up to $4,000 may be awarded annually with a maximum grant of $1,000 per student
Application: www.cornwallconservationtrust.org

For graduating seniors of Regional District #1 High School or college students who are residents of Region 1. Preference will be given to Cornwall residents. To be considered, candidates must possess a profound concern for the environment as demonstrated by participation in ecological, forestry, FFA or biological activities.

TORRINGTON UNICO SCHOLARSHIPS

Academic Focus: various, see application
Application: Torrington UNICO Scholarship Application

Multiple scholarships with varying eligibility criteria are available for graduating seniors and college-level students who reside in Northwest Connecticut.

*Barkhamsted, Bethlehem, Canaan (Falls Village), Colebrook, Cornwall, Goshen, Hartland, Harwinton, Kent, Litchfield, Morris, New Hartford, Norfolk, North Canaan, Salisbury, Sharon, Torrington, Warren, Washington, and Winsted.

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The majority of our scholarships are awarded to students of public high schools in the NCCF's 20-town service area. In some cases, students who live in NCCF's service area, but attended a private high school, home school or public school elsewhere may also qualify.

View all 2024-2025 Scholarship Descriptions for more information.