HCC Foundation Scholarships

The Housatonic Community College Foundation is committed to the education of all its students. To this end, financial assistance is available for tuition and fees for academic achievement or financial aid as determined by the Scholarship Committee of the Foundation Board of Directors. The HCC Foundation Scholarship Office is located in Beacon Hall, room 281.


The deadline for the Winter application is on Wednesday, 10/27/2021 before 10:00:00 AM – No Exceptions


The deadline for the Spring application is on Wednesday, 11/30/2021 before 10:00:00 AM – No Exceptions


Fall 2021/22 Scholarship Closed 7/8/2021 – Applicants will be notified before classes start


More Scholarships For HCC Students

The A & J Generator Scholarship

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The A & J Generator Scholarship is a highly selective scholarship for outstanding Connecticut Trade School students who are engaged in receiving a degree in the electrical or mechanical engineering field. Each year, the scholarship is awarded to one individual that is in the respective engineering fields.

Scholars will receive funding for books, courses, or equipment up to $500.

Submit a 500+ word letter of interest below by 12/1/2021. (Awarded 12/31/2021)

Basic Eligibility:
Applicants must be:

  • A student actively attending a CT Trade School
  • Write a letter to A & J Generator about your studies and what interests you about your respective field

Ideal Candidate:
An ideal candidate will have:

  • Outstanding academic record
  • Mechanical or Electrical field Student
  • Demonstrated strong interest in pursuing a career in the energy field.
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CHESLA Scholarship

The 2021-22 CHESLA Scholarship has officially opened for Healthcare or Manufacturing Certificate Programs! It is available on the scholarship section of our website,

Applicants must be a resident of the state of CT. Applicants must be attending an eligible CT state or non-profit institution of higher education.


*The application is an open application available on a first come, first serve basis until funds run out.Non-credit certificate programs qualify for this scholarship.

You can find all the scholarship information on the scholarship tab of our website. We also still have funds available for students attending healthcare or manufacturing certificate programs.

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Bridgeport CT Branch Inc. of AAUW Scholarships

This scholarship is for female college students of all ages who will have 30 college-level credits by the end of the spring 2021 semester and who are residents of Bridgeport, Easton, Fairfield Monroe, Newtown, Shelton, Stratford, or Trumbull. The deadline for applications has passed. Please check back for further updates.

CWCSEO Scholarship Opportunities For African American and Hispanic High School Seniors

If you are/know a high school senior attending school and residing in the state, the CWCSEO – one of our legislative commissions – is offering 6 scholarships of $1000 each – the "Young Civic Leaders Scholarship" to 3 African Americans, and the "Latino & PR Scholarship" to 3 Hispanic high school seniors.

The deadline for applications has now passed. Please check back for further information.

PWC Connecticut Chapter Scholarships

2021 Scholarship Award Program for Undergraduate & Graduate Students planning to study/work in the construction related industry (roadways, buildings and related structures).

On behalf of PWC – CT Chapter, I am pleased to announce a scholarship to be awarded to any student (male or female) enrolled in a study leading to an undergraduate degree or graduate degree in Construction, Construction Management, Interior Design, Architecture, Landscape Design or Civil, Mechanical, Structural, and Electrical Engineering.

The deadline for applications has now passed. Please check back for further information.

Lockheed Martin Scholarships

As part of Lockheed Martin’s continued commitment to supporting the academic endeavors of students across the nation, and a strengthened focus on students and learners of two-year institutions, we are pleased to announce the launching of the next round of Lockheed Martin's Vocational Scholarship program.

Lockheed Martin’s Vocational Scholarship Program is the first of its kind within the aerospace and defense industry and awards up to $6,600 to as many as 150 recipients each year. This program targets high school seniors and current undergraduate students pursuing associate degrees, credit-bearing certificates, or industry-recognized credentials in technology and advanced manufacturing disciplines that do not require a bachelor’s or advanced degree. Through this scholarship, Lockheed Martin hopes to encourage students to consider a rewarding career in this important industry.

As a point of contact at a Lockheed Martin priority institution, your support is critical to raise awareness of this scholarship to your student body and relevant students who meet the eligibility requirements. The Lockheed Martin Vocational Scholarship Flyer is attached to this email and a link with more information regarding the Vocational Scholarship can be found below. This link will also connect students to the scholarship applications, which are administered through an external partner, Scholarship America. The deadline for applications has now passed. Please check back for further information.

American Association of University Women - BRIDGEPORT CT BRANCH Inc. of AAUW

College scholarships are available for local women who have not received prior AAUW scholarship aid. Approximately $5000 in total funds will be awarded this year. Applicants must have at least 30 college credits and have been residents of any of the following towns for at least two years: Bridgeport, Easton, Fairfield, Monroe, Newtown, Shelton, Stratford, or Trumbull.

The scholarship application is now closed! Please check back for further information.

Big Y's Scholarship Program The application is available from Nov 1st – Feb 1st.

Big Y has awarded 4.9 million dollars to over 6,700 students since the beginning of the program.

Big Y® Foods, Inc. is one of the largest, locally owned supermarket chains in Southern New England. A family-owned and operated corporation, Big Y has represented excellence in the food industry since 1936.

In tribute to both its employees and its customers, Big Y offers an annual scholarship program. Established in 1981, the program includes a series of scholarships which honor Big Y's founders; the late Paul H. D'Amour and his brother, Gerald D'Amour. In addition, there is a scholarship series that was originally funded by Big Y employees to commemorate Big Y's 50th Anniversary, one recognizing the contributions of area law enforcement officers and firefighters and a category that acknowledges the tremendous sacrifice made by all Military Service members and their families.

All Big Y scholarships recognize academic merit and achievement. They are awarded to the most academically outstanding students in the Big Y market area. There are awards for both traditional and nontraditional students at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

The deadline for applications has now passed. Please check back for further information.

Main Street Community Foundation

Scholarships Available For Students Pursuing Skilled Trades

The deadline for applications has now passed. Please check back for further information.

Connecticut Association of Latinos in Higher Education, Inc. Scholarships Now Available!

CALAHE is delighted to be able to offer scholarship opportunities to Incoming freshmen students and college undergraduates. We hope that we will be able to assist you in defraying some of your college costs. Please review the scholarship criteria carefully to see if you qualify. Go to for further information.

The deadline for applications has now passed. Please check back for further information.

Fairfield County’s Community Foundation (FCCF) Scholarships

Fairfield County’s Community Foundation manages a large and exciting scholarship program for both graduating high school seniors and full-time students already enrolled in college. The 2020 scholarship program has closed. No late submissions will be accepted. Please check back when the next program begins.

We steward over 150 scholarship funds established by generous individuals, businesses, and nonprofit organizations that help students pursue their college education and strengthen the future of our communities. These funds cover many different areas of study and may have their own eligibility criteria.

There are three different types of scholarships offered in our program:

  1. Designated scholarships for specific high schools
  2. Competitive scholarships for graduating high school seniors
  3. Competitive scholarships for current college students

General Eligibility & Requirements

The deadline for applications has now passed. Please check back for further information.

CONNTAC, Inc. Scholarship Application 2020-2021

Application Due Date: June 15, 2021

Scholarship Purpose:
The Board of Directors of the Connecticut Talent Assistance Cooperative established the CONNTAC, Inc. Scholarship award to recognize participants who have overcome obstacles in order to pursue an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree. In order to accurately reflect the mission of CONNTAC, Inc. scholarships will be awarded ONLY to low-income individuals whose parents (mother or father) have NOT earned a Bachelor’s degree.


  1. Individual must NOT be a client of another TRIO program within Connecticut. This includes any Talent Search, Upward Bound, Student Support Services or Ronald McNair Post Baccalaureate programs.
  2. Must be a documented CONNTAC – E.O.C client for FY 2020-2021 (September 2020 – August 2021). Contact the Central Office at (203) 634-7669 for further information.
  3. Demonstrate that you are low-income and or have financial need.
  4. Neither your mother nor your father has earned a Bachelor’s degree.
  5. Show you are attending or will be attending a postsecondary institution for the semester in which the award is given.

CONNTAC Application:
CONNTAC office near you:

The deadline for applications has now passed. Please check back for further information.

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