Scholarships open to area students
Following are some of the scholarship funds currently accepting applications from students in the Greater New Milford area this year.
NMYBB/SB scholarships: Deadline: April 25. One-time scholarship open to graduating seniors who have played at least three years within the NMYBB/SB league. Given to one boy and one girl. Applications available at www.nmybbsb.com under the "Handouts" section and may be mailed to NMYBB/SB, Attention Kim Cianciolo, P.O. Box 21, New Milford, CT 06776.
Gaylordsville Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary scholarship: Deadline: April 28. Open to graduating high school seniors who reside in the Gaylordsville fire district. Applications available at high school at by calling Candy Hogan at 860-355-9390.
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 www.kcssf.org. Interviews will be held May 19-21. For more information, email Katie Moore at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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. Applicants must be a graduate of the Kent Center School or whose family are Kent residents. Applications available at local high schools.
The Alan S. Farnham Memorial Scholarship: Deadline: May 2. Offered by Gaylordsville Historical Society. Open to any graduating high school senior living in the Gaylordsville fire district. Applications available at NMHS, Nonnewaug and Henry Abbott Tech. Award given based on academic standing and community. Two letters of recommendation from non-relatives and a handwritten essay required. Applications must be postmarked by May 2 and mailed to Gaylordsville Historical Society, P.O. Box 25, Gaylordsville, CT 06755.
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.
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 it to email@example.com.