Scholarships


SCHOLARSHIPS!

UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED, MS. BERARDINELLI WILL SUPPLY SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS UPON REQUEST.

Students should be aware that if a scholarship application requires a transcript, Ms. Berardinelli will automatically add it to the completed application.


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BIG Y SCHOLARSHIPS
Over 300 scholarships are being offered to Class of 2017 graduating high school students.
Big Y scholarships recognize academic merit and achievement and are awarded to the
most academically outstanding students.
All Big Y employees and customers are eligible.
Interested students should request an application from Ms. Berardinelli.
COMPLETED APPLICATIONS DUE TO MS. BERARDINELLI BY 1/20/2017

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BRONC CALLAHAN COMMUNITY FUND, INC
This scholarship is in memory of Pete Salwocki, a long-time Harwinton resident and a founding father of the Bronc Callahan Community Fund, Inc. Mr. Salwocki, along with Bronc Callahan, exemplified the spirit of community service and volunteerism.

Criteria:

* The student must be a resident of Harwinton.
* The student will attend an accredited institution of higher education. It is understood that if for any reason the student should not attend, the funds will be returned to the Community Fund so that they can be issued to another applicant.
* The student had been active in community, school, and/or religious functions and has demonstrated the characteristics of good citizenship and volunteerism.
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the student has demonstrated financial need and can provide FAFSA forms or comparable financial verification. You must provide this information or you will be disqualified.
* The student has demonstrated academic achievement.
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The student can provide a letter or letters of recommendation from a non-family member.
* Previous applicants and/or current college students are encouraged to apply.

Interested students may request an application from Ms. Berardinelli.

COMPLETED APPLICATIONS DUE TO MS. BERARDINELLI BY 3/6/2017
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HARTFORD COUNTY RETIRED TEACHERS ASSOCIATION

THE HARTFORD COUNTY RETIRED TEACHERS ASSOCIATION IS OFFERING A $1500 SCHOLARSHIP TO A QUALIFIED SENIOR RESIDING IN HARTFORD COUNTY (BURLINGTON resident) WHO IS PLANNIN TO PURSUE A CAREER IN TEACHING.

Award will be based upon:

  *Scholarship record
  * Involvement in school, community, work activities
  * Character
  * Leadership
  * Financial need
Interested students may request an application from Ms. Berardinelli

COMPLETED APPLICATIONS DUE TO MS. BERARDINELLI BY 3/3/2017
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CHARLOTTE HUNGERFORD HOSPITAL AUXILIARY HEALTHCARE SCHOLARSHIP

Twelve (12) scholarships of  $1000 each will be awarded to graduating seniors who:

* Are planning to pursue education in a healthcare field
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Have attained at least a "B" average scholastically 
* Are accepted at a college/university of high education OR are working
    toward a degree or certification in a healthcare field and are planning a
    career in the healthcare field

Interested students may request an application from Ms. Berardinelli
COMPLETED APPLICATIONS DUE TO MS. BERARDINELLI BY 3/6/17
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G.E.- REAGAN FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship acknowledges and rewards America’s foremost young leaders who demonstrate leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship.

 Eligibility:

  • Demonstrate at school, at the workplace, and within the community the attributes of leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship

  • Demonstrates strong academic performance (minimum 3.0 GPA)

  • Demonstrate financial need as determined by Scholarship Management Services

  • Be citizens of the United State of America

  • Be high school seniors attending high school in the U.S. or any of the U.S territories and commonwealths, and graduating in the spring 2017.  Applicants living on a U.S Armed Forces base attending high school outside the U.S are eligible. Home-schooled students are also eligible.

  • Plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study toward a bachelor’s degree at an 4-year college or university in the U.S. for the entire 2017-2018 academic year

Interested students must apply online and ask Ms. Berardinelli for information.

 MUST APPLY ONLINE BY 1/8/2017

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R.E.A.D #10 SCHOLARSHIP
Several scholarships are offered to graduating LSMHS seniors to help with the costs of furthering their education. Theses scholarships are funded by the employees and families of Regional School District #10.

Consideration:
             * Financial Need
             * Academic achievement
             * Citizenship

Interested students may request an application from Ms. Berardinelli
                         COMPLETED APPLICATIONS DUE TO MS. BERARDINELLI BY 3/1/2017
                                                                                                                                           

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 KAREN E. DUCOTEY MEMORIAL AWARD
A scholarship award is being offered in memory and in honor of Karen E. Ducotey, a former Lewis S. Mills High School student and lake Garda Elementary School teacher.

Applicant must:
          *Have attended Lake Garda Elementary School and Har-Bur Middle and a current senior at
             Lewis S. Mills High School
           * Be involved in sports
           * Be seeking a career in the field of education
           * Be accepted to an accredited school of higher education
Financial need and class rank ar NOT factors in the choosing ot the recipient.
Interested students may request an application from Ms. Berardinelli.
                         COMPLETED APPLICATIONS DUE TO MS. BERARDINELLI BY 2/5/17
                                                                                                                                                
POSTED 1/3/17
  
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HIGH SCHOOL COMMON APPLICATION

An in-house Scholarship Committee annually awards a number of unpublished scholarships to LSM graduating seniors. These scholarships are offered by community members and/or community organizations, and the criteria differ per scholarship. These scholarships are distinct and different from any others appearing on the school bulletin boards or on the LSM Counseling website.

To become eligible form consideration, please ask Ms. Berardinelli for a Common Application. Any graduating seniors seeking education after high school (4-year college, 2-year college, technical school) are encouraged to apply.
            ​               COMPLETED APPLICATIONS DUE TO MS. BERARDINELLI BY 2/9/17
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KEVIN POLLACK MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

The Kevin Pollack Memorial Scholarship is being offered to graduating Lewis S. Mills senior who are going on to further their education.
Recipient selection will be determined by an essay and by academic success in high school.

Interested students may request an application from Ms. Berardinelli.
                   COMPLETED APPLIACTIONS DUE TO MS. BERARDINELLI BY 3/1/17
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CONNECTICUT WATER COMPANY SCHOLARSHIPS

 The CT Water Company is offering two scholarships to graduating students who will pursue education in specific environmental-related majors. 

1 - CT Water Works Association Scholarship – Criteria:

  • Applicants will be graduating high school seniors in CT
  • Preference will be given to applicants who are actively pursuing an approved course of study at an accredited higher education institution directly related to environmental science, water resources, public health, or the water industry
  • A high school academic GPA of 3.0 is mandatory, and relevance and rigor of courses taken in high school shall be considered

**Website: http://cwwa.org/portals/14/pdf/CWWAScholarshipApp2016.pdf**

DEADLINE MARCH 15, 2017

 

2 – New England Chapter, National Association of Water Companies – Criteria:

  • Applicants will be graduating high school seniors in CT, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, or Rhode Island
  • Preference will be given to applicants who are actively pursuing an approved course of study at an accredited higher education institution directly related to drinking water, water engineering, environmental studies, or waste water
  • A high school academic GPA of 3.0 is mandatory, and relevance and rigor of courses taken in high school shall be considered

**Website: http://www.ctwater.com/media/1380/nenawc-documentation-and-apllication.pdf **

DEADLINE MARCH 1, 2017

 Students interested in either of these scholarships MUST APPLY ONLINE.

Posted 1/3/2017

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HARWINTON AMBULANCE ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP

 The Harwinton Ambulance Association is offering scholarships to Lewis S. Mills graduating seniors who:

 Reside in Harwinton

  • Will continue their education in the field of MEDICINE   (paramedic, respiratory therapy, RN, MD, etc.)

 Interested students may request an application from Ms. Berardinelli.

 COMPLETED APPLICATIONS DUE TO MS. BERARDINELLI BY 3/4/17

Posted 1/3/17

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 LIONS CLUB OF HARWINTON SCHOLARSHIP

The Lions Club of Harwinton is offering scholarships to graduating seniors who:

Reside in Harwinton

  • Have been accepted to a 2-year or 4-year college/university, or to a technical school

  • Demonstrate financial need

  • Have achieved at least a “B” average academically

Interested students may request an application from Ms. Berardinelli.

COMPLETED APPLICATIONS DUE TO MS. BERARDINELLI BY 3/11/17

Posted 1/3/17
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BURLINGTON MEN’S CLUB SCHOLARSHIP

 Three (3) scholarship of $1000 each will be offered by the Burlington Men’s Club to graduating students (Burlington or Harwinton) who demonstrate active interest and participation in athletics and/or community service.

 Interested students may request an application from Ms. Berardinelli.

 COMPLETED APPLICATIONS DUE TO MS. BERARDINELLI BY 3/4/17

Posted 1/3/17

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CLIFFORD and PHYLLIS ANDERSON SCHOLARSHIP

 This scholarship will be awarded to a Harwinton student who:

 Will enter a 2-year or 4-year college or technical school

  • Will pursue a degree in Homeland Security, Emergency Management, Fire Service, Public Safety, or RELATED FIELDS

  • Must demonstrate interest in civic service

  • Must demonstrate good character

  • Must maintain a grade average of at least a “B”

 Interested students may request an application from Ms. Berardinelli.

 COMPLETED APPLICATIONS DUE TO MS. BERARDINELLI BY 3/4/17

Posted 1/3/17

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HARWINTON YOUTH SPORTS ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP

The Harwinton Youth Sports Association (HYSA) is offering two scholarships of $500 each.

 The applicant must:

  • Be a graduating senior from Lewis S. Mills High School

  • Reside in Harwinton OR have played in HYSA sports

  • Have been active in high school sports

  • Be continuing his/her education after high school

 Interested students may request an application from Ms. Berardinelli.

 COMPLETED APPLICATIONS DUE TO MS. BERARDINELLI BY 3/4/17

Posted 1/3/17

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PETER MONAHAN SCHOLARSHIP FUND

 Graduating seniors are encouraged to apply for this scholarship that is sponsored by the Monahan family.  The applicant must meet the following criteria:

 Be a senior who will graduate from LSMHS in June of 2017

  • Reside in a household maintained and supported by a single parent, whether by reason of divorce or death of the other parent

  • Demonstrate outstanding character traits

  • Have a strong aptitude and desire for higher education

 Interested student may request an application from Ms. Berardinelli.

 COMPLETED APPLICATIONS DUE TO MS. BERARDINELLI BY 3/18/17

Posted 1/3/17

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K. C. BALDWIN SCHOLARSHIP FUND

 A scholarship will be awarded by the K. C. Baldwin Scholarship Fund Committee, based upon the following:

 Applicants should be pursuing a career in Special Education or related fields (such as physical therapy, occupational therapy, respiratory therapy).  Handicapped students are encouraged to apply.

  • Applicants will be required to complete an essay.

 Interested students may obtain an application from Ms. Berardinelli .

 COMPLETED APPLICATIONS DUE TO MS. BERARDINELLI BY 3/18/17

Posted 1/3/17

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TORRINGTON WINSTED AREA ROTARY CLUB SCHOLARSHIP

A scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior who will pursue an undergraduate degree after high school graduation.

 

Applicants must:

  • Be accepted to an accredited institution of higher education and plan to attend

  • Be residents of Harwinton, Torrington, Goshen, Winsted, New Hartford, Barkhamsted, Colebrook, or Norfolk

  • Demonstrate financial need

  • Demonstrate academic achievement

  • Demonstrate the characteristics of good citizenship

  • Attend/attended Lewis S. Mills H.S., Torrington H.S., Gilbert School, Oliver Wolcott Technical School, Wamogo H.S., or Northwestern Regional #7 H.S.

 

Copies of the FAFSA and the college Financial Aid Package are required.

 

Interested students may request an application from Ms. Berardinelli.

 

COMPLETED APPLICATIONS DUE TO MS. BERARDINELLI BY 3/20/17

Posted 12/19/16

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RUBY HOHBEIN DANIELS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

 A scholarship ($2000) will be awarded to a graduating LSMHS senior who will major in Elementary Education.  The recipient must be accepted to an accredited 4-year school and must be a full-time student in the fall of 2017.  Demonstrated financial need will be considered.

 Interested students may request an application from Ms. Berardinelli.

 COMPLETED APPLICATIONS DUE TO MS. BERARDINELLI BY 3/18/17

Posted 1/4/17

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LEWIS S. MILLS ATHLETIC BOOSTER CLUB SCHOLARSHIP 2016

 Five scholarships ($500 each) will be awarded to deserving LSM graduating senior athletic team members.  See Ms. Berardinelli for an application.

 Of consideration:

  • Academics

  • Completed essay

  • Resume

  • Coach’s statement

 

COMPLETED APPLICATIONS DUE TO MS. BERARDINELLI BY 4/1/17

Posted 1/4/17

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NANCY H. WHIPPLE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

 The Nancy H. Whipple Memorial Scholarship has been established in honor Nancy H. Whipple as a permanent remembrance of her.  Nancy devoted 23 years of support to the children of Lake Garda Elementary School, focusing her energy on the success of all students.  Nancy’s cooperative attitude, positive personality, and enthusiasm continue to be an inspiration to all who knew her.  In her role, Nancy became a beloved friend to the entire Lake Garda community.

 The applicant must:

  • Be a resident of Burlington

  • Have attended Lake Garda Elementary School

  • Be graduating from LSMHS in June 2017

  • Be interested in pursuing a career in the field of either Education or Health Services

  • Demonstrate financial need

 Interested students may request an application from Ms. Berardinelli.

 COMPLETED APPLICATIONS DUE TO MS. BERARDINELLI BY 3/11/17

Posted 1/5/17

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BURLINGTON VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT SCHOLARSHIP

 The Burlington Volunteer Fire Department will award scholarships to graduating seniors from LSMHS.  To qualify, an applicant must:

 Be a Burlington resident

  • Have excellent traits of mind and character

  • Have been/will be accepted to an accredited degree-granting college/university

 Interested students may request an application from Ms. Berardinelli.

 COMPLETED APPLICATIONS DUE TO MS. BERARDINELLI BY 3/4/17

Posted 1/9/17

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Please review the available scholarships below :

1. Washington Crossing Scholarship - January 15, 2017 (5 Awards - $5,000)

http://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_washington_crossing_foundation_scholarship_8963.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201701&utm_content=a5d333e3e05149575ceddb6487accde3

 

2. Len Assante Scholarship - January 15, 2017 (10 Awards - $5,000)

http://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_len_assante_scholarship_9049.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201701&utm_content=a5d333e3e05149575ceddb6487accde3

 

3. Happy New Year Scholarship - January 31, 2017 (1 Award - $1,000)

http://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_happy_new_year_scholarship_9051.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201701&utm_content=a5d333e3e05149575ceddb6487accde3

 

4. Spread Positivity in Your Community Scholarship - January 31, 2017 (1 Award - $3,000)

http://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_spread_positivity_in_your_community_scholarship_9050.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201701&utm_content=a5d333e3e05149575ceddb6487accde3

 

Featured Scholarships:

 

5. SP Scholarship - January 31, 2017 (10 Awards - $10,000)

http://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_sp_scholarships_8953.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201701&utm_content=a5d333e3e05149575ceddb6487accde3

 

6. VIP Scholarship - January 31, 2017 (1 Award - $5,000)

http://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_vip_scholarship_9000.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201701&utm_content=a5d333e3e05149575ceddb6487accde3

 

7. YDI Scholarship - January 29, 2017 (1 Award - $1,000)

http://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_ydi_scholarship_9015.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201701&utm_content=a5d333e3e05149575ceddb6487accde3

 

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COMMUNITY FOUNDATION OF NORTHWEST CONNECTICUT

The Community Foundation of Northwest CT is offering several scholarships to students who match the criteria.  Students wishing to pick up the scholarship information packet should see Ms. Berardinelli before March 24, 2017.

Posted 1/17/17

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BURLINGTON LIONS CHARITIES SCHOLARSHIP FUND

 The Burlington Lions Club is offering 3 scholarships at $1000 each.  The scholarships are offered to graduating BURLINGTON seniors who will attend 2-year or 4-year colleges/technical schools. 

 Of importance: 

  • community service

  • reasonable grades (not necessarily the top of the class)

  • possible special circumstances that contribute to financial need

  • student who may not receive assistance from other services

 Interested students may request the “Main Street packet of information” from Ms. Berardinelli. This scholarship is offered through the Main Street Community Foundation.

 Applications are online only at www.mscfscholarships.communityforce.com

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CT NURSERYMEN’S FOUNDATION, INC., SCHOLARSHIP

 The CT Nurserymen’s Foundation, Inc., will be offering an award ($5000 per year, renewable for up to 4 years).  This scholarship is valued at a total of $20,000 over four years.  Students may attend any school in CT or out-of-state after high school.

 Criteria:

  • Accepted into a course of study beneficial to the Horticulture Industry.  This includes, but is not limited to, Ornamental Horticulture, Landscape Design, Nursery management, or Greenhouse Management.

  • Be a resident of Connecticut

  • Be a high school senior graduating in Spring, 2017

 Selection will be based upon:

  • Academic achievement

  • Financial need

 To apply:

  • Applicants must download an on-line application at ctnursery@gmail.com and request that supporting materials (transcript, letters of recommendation) be sent by Ms. Berardinelli

  • The applicant must complete an application and email it to hoprivernursery@gmail.com

  • ALL applications and supporting materials must be received by the CT Nurserymen’s Foundation by 3/27/17

  • Applicants should request supporting materials from Ms. Berardinelli by 2/24/17 in order to ensure their arrival on time

 Interested students may ask Ms. Berardinelli for an information packet.
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ST. MARY’S WOMEN’S GUILD SCHOLARSHIP

 St. Mary’s Parish, Unionville, will present up to three $1000 scholarships to students who:

  • Are members of the Parish

  • Are high school seniors wishing to pursue education after high school

  • Demonstrate financial need

 Awards will be based upon:

  • Financial need

  • Scholastic achievement

  • Service to church/school/community

 An essay is required.

 Interested students may request an application from Ms. Berardinelli.

 COMPLETED APPLICATIONS DUE TO MS. BERARDINELLI BY 3/27/17
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KARL J. SCHWARTZ ROTARY AWARD

 The Bristol Rotary Scholarship Fund, Inc., has a scholarship program available to high school seniors residing in Bristol, BURLINGTON, Plainville, Plymouth, Southington, and Terryville.  The scholarship program was funded by the late Karl J. Schwartz, a former Rotarian and Bristol native.

 The scholarship program may award up to 8 scholarships, $6000 each, to high school seniors who are planning to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited 4-year college or university for the entire 2017-2018 academic year.

 The scholarships are renewable subject to the renewal conditions outlined in the program.

 In addition to academic and other requirements, Financial Need is a key consideration in awarding the scholarships.

 Interested students may request an application from Ms. Berardinelli.

 COMPLETED APPLICATIONS DUE TO MS. BERARDINELLI BY 2/20/17