Scholarships in Fairfield

Northrop Grumman Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: February 28

Applicant must be a female full-time student at the University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Engineering. Focus on one of the following disciplines is required: civil and materials, electrical and computer, computer science, or mechanical engineering. Applicant must show evidence of above average academic performance (minimum GPA 3.0/4.0). Women of color (African American, Latina, Native American) are encouraged to apply. Application coversheet, biographical statement, current resume or CV (list your education and employment history), UIC transcript, proof of financial aid eligibility, proof of U.S. citizenship (copy of birth certificate or passport), and two letters of recommendation (include at least one from a UIC instructor) required.

Natalie Rutherford Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 15

Applicant must be a high school senior whose home residence is in Fairfield County, CT or Westchester County, NY, and is planning to further their study of vocal or choral music. Audition required.

Regional Alumni Scholarship

Award: $8,000, Deadline: December 15

Applicant must attend school in one of the following regions: Fairfield County, CT; Plymouth and Quincy County, MA; Lowell, Concord, and Wellesley, MA; Hilton, Lexington, and Waltham, MA; Portland and Southern Maine; Southern New Jersey; Northern and Central New Jersey; Capital District (greater Albany area), NY; Southern Tier East (Binghamton), NY; Westchester County, NY; Long Island, NY; Manhattan, NY; and the greater Philadelphia, PA area. Interview before December 15 is required.

HSF/Citi Fellow Scholarship Program

Award: $5,000, Deadline: July 31

Applicant must be a United States citizen or legal permanent resident with a permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 who is of Hispanic. Applicant must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and be a current sophomore enrolled as a full-time student pursuing a degree in Business Administration, Economics, or Finance at a four-year accredited college or university in the United States; selected recipient must be enrolled as a junior during the following academic year. Program will be open as of fall 2009.

Rose Londa Heyman Scholarship

Award: $750, Deadline: None

Dunkin' Donuts Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 15

Applicant must be a high school senior who plans to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two-year of four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school in the fall. Some requirements vary by county.