Following are some of the scholarship funds accepting applications from students in Greater New Milford:

Washington Environmental Council Mary Anne Erichsen Memorial Scholarship: Deadline: April 11. Open to Washington, Bridgewater or Roxbury students in sound scholastic standing, provided the student attends or has attended high school in Washington. Residents of Washington will have preference, all other application factors being equal. Grants up to $2,000 to students interested in pursuing environmental studies in college. Applications available at

Washington Environmental Council Kent Williams Memorial Scholarship: Deadline: April 11. Grants of up to $1,000 to middle and high school or college students in sound scholastic standing who would like to attend environmentally oriented programs during the summer. Program available to students who live in Washington, Roxbury and Bridgewater, provided they attend or have attended school in Washington. Residents of Washington will have preference, all other application factors being equal. Applications available at

Roxbury Scholarships: Deadline: May 1. Interviews May 23-24. Open to Roxbury residents, who must be residents at time of award ceremony, and accepted into an undergraduate or graduate program at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or state-approved school for trade instruction or special occupational training that offers a degree or certification. Part-time students with extenuating circumstances will be considered. Applications available at town hall, Minor Memorial Library, the guidance office at SVHS and online at

Kent Center School Scholarship Fund: Deadline: May 1. Applicants must be graduates of Kent Center School and have attended seventh and eighth grades there. Available for four years with a new application made each year. May be used for full-time undergraduate or graduate studies, as well as vocational and technical training. Applications available by visiting Interviews are May 18-20. For more information, email

The George Laurence Nelson Art Scholarship: Deadline: May 1. Offered by the Kent Historical Society. Scholarship of $1,000 is open to any graduating senior who plans to further their education in studio art or art history. Open to a graduating senior or college student who is a graduate of Kent Center School or whose family resides in one of the towns of Region 1. For more information, email or call 860-927-4587.

The Greater New Milford Chamber of Commerce Frederick J. Wynne Scholarship: Deadline: May 1. Open to students who have a parent or guardian who works for a business that is a member of the Greater New Milford Chamber of Commerce or is employed by a business who is a member of the chamber, who has demonstrated community service, a need for financial assistance and school involvement. Applications available at local high schools, at the chamber office, 11 Railroad St., and at For more information, call the chamber office at 860-354-6080.

Roxbury-Bridgewater Garden Club Scholarship: Deadline: May 1. Awards of up to $1,000 to graduating Shepaug High School, college undergraduates and technical school or certificate program students who reside in Roxbury or Bridgewater and will major in conservation, horticulture, botany, agronomy, land management, landscape design, environmental studies and allied subjects. Must possess suitable GPA and be in financial need. Special attention will be given to students who have a history of environmentally related community service or employment history in related fields. Applications available at guidance office at SHS, at Roxbury Town Hall, Bridgewater Town Hall and by calling 860-354-1764 or 860-350-4059. Must be returned to Roxbury-Bridgewater Scholarship Committee, P.O. Box 130, Roxbury CT 06783.

To have a scholarship listed, mail or drop the information off to Deborah Rose at The Greater New Milford Spectrum, 45B Main St., New Milford CT 06776; fax it to Rose at 860-350-6794 or email it to