Scholarship offered to area students
Following are various scholarship funds currently accepting applications from students in the Greater New Milford area for this year.
The Greater New Milford Chamber of Commerce Frederick J. Wynne Scholarship: Deadline: June 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 himself/herself by a business who is a member of the Chamber, and who has demonstrated community service and a need for financial assistance. Applications available at local high schools at the Chamber office, 11 Railroad St. For more information, call the Chamber office at 860-354-6080.
Kent Chamber of Commerce scholarships: Deadline: June 15. Applicants must be a member of the Chamber of Commerce, an employee of a Chamber business or an immediate family member of either. Each scholarship is $1,250 and must be used for post-secondary school education. These are one-time grants; recipients cannot apply again. A check will be mailed directly to each winners' school for the students' second semester. Applications available www.kentct.com to download the application. Applications must be sent to Kent Chamber of Commerce, Attention Laura McLaughlin, P.O. Box 124, Kent, CT 06757.
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 Ms. Rose at 860-350-6794; or e-mail it to firstname.lastname@example.org.