Applications for scholarship now available

Following are some of the scholarship funds currently accepting applications from students in Greater New Milford this year.

Harris Family Scholarship at Connecticut Community Foundation: Deadline: March 15. Open to seniors or current or returning college students who are New Milford residents and pursuing agricultural studies. Scholarship was established by the Harris children and the New Milford Farmland and Forest Preservation Committee from donations given in memory of Vivian and George G. Harris, long-time New Milford farmers and proponents of agriculture. For more information or to apply, visit

Roxbury scholarships: Deadline: April 22. Open to those who are Roxbury 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 SVS and online at For more information, email Applications must be returned to Roxbury Scholarship Foundation, P.O. Box 106, 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 860-350-6794; or email