2021-2022 Scholarship Applications

Scholarship Guidelines and Checklist

Transcript Request Form (pdf) (high school students only)

Contact scholarships@northwestcf.org with any questions.

Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation Scholarships

Graduating seniors and current college students: apply for scholarships through the Community Foundation Scholarship Application. Scholarship parameters are established by donors. You may qualify for scholarships based on your residence in a specific town, attendance at a specific high school, your career focus, and/or many other parameters. Many—but not all—scholarships consider academic excellence and financial need.

Apply for a Northwest CT Community Foundation Scholarship

Application deadline: April 1, 2021

Cornwall Conservation Trust

Graduating seniors of Regional District #1 High School or college students who are residents of Region 1 who possess a profound concern for the environment as demonstrated by participation in ecological, forestry, FFA or biological activities. Preference will be given to Cornwall residents.

Apply online through the Cornwall Conservation Trust

Deadline: May 1, 2021

Friends of John Ponte Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is available for graduating seniors from Lewis S. Mills High School and Torrington High School who exemplify, through their participation in athletics, the qualities and interests of the late John Ponte, including leadership skills and exemplary character.

Torrington High School applicants must demonstrate participation in baseball and/or football. This scholarship is not need‐based and does not require a FAFSA or SAR.

Friends of John Ponte Memorial Scholarship Application (Lewis S. Mills High School)

Friends of John Ponte Memorial Scholarship Application (Torrington High School)

Deadline: April 1, 2021

Torrington UNICO Scholarship Application

There are multiple scholarships available for high school seniors and students currently attending college who reside in Litchfield County. Scholarship descriptions are listed on the UNICO scholarship application.

Torrington UNICO Scholarship Application

Deadline: April 1, 2021

*Barkhamsted, Bethlehem, Canaan (Falls Village), Colebrook, Cornwall, Goshen, Hartland, Harwinton, Kent, Litchfield, Morris, New Hartford, Norfolk, North Canaan, Salisbury, Sharon, Torrington, Warren, Washington, and Winsted.

Contact your Community Foundation staff at: (860) 626-1245 to discuss your charitable giving options and goals.