Scholarship Opportunity for High School Seniors

Posted on April 10, 2018 by admin


The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut is now accepting applications for a $1,250 scholarship for local high school seniors.


  • Applicant must be a graduating high school senior planning to further his or her educational or career goals by attending a two- or four-year college or technical, vocational, or apprenticeship program.
  • Applicant must demonstrate academic persistence and dedicated service to his or her local community.
  • Applicant must reside or attend high school within the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut service area.
  • No officer, director, manager or trustee of the Foundation or Chamber, nor any substantial contributor, along with each of their family members are eligible for the scholarship grants.

Applicants will be required to provide a copy of their transcript, a 2016 1040 tax return, a resume of community service activities and answer the following essay prompt: Please describe your career interests and your aspirations for pursuing your career in Eastern Connecticut.

The deadline to apply is April 30, 2018.

Click Here to Begin your Application

The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT Foundation Board of Directors will select four scholarship recipients based on a variety of criteria, including academic persistence, community involvement and service, career interest, and financial need.

All applicants will be notified in writing of the final decision and the scholarship checks will be sent directly to the recipient’s college or vocational program. The recipients will be responsible for providing the relevant contact information for their school.

If you have any questions regarding this scholarship or application process, please call the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT at (860) 701-9113.