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Capitol Scholarship If you ranked in the top 20% of your class or had SAT scores of at least 1,200, you may be eligible for the Capitol Scholarship. The award is up to $2000 per academic year at Connecticut colleges or in states who have a reciprocal agreement with Connecticut. Applications must be filed through your high school guidance offices by February 15.

Bohdan "Bo" Kolinsky Memorial Journalism Scholarship The Connecticut Sports Writers' Alliance is awarding a $1,000 scholarship in remembrance of Bo Kolinsky, scholastic sports editor of the Hartford Courant, who passed away in 2003. Application can be found at In addition, applicants must submit a resume, a one-page essay stating why the student wishes to pursue a career in print journalism, a one-page letter of recommendation from a teacher, a faculty adviser or a print journalist who supervises the student and three samples of their writing published since Sept. 1, 2004. Deadline for application is February 1. More information can be found at the Connecticut Sportswriter's website.

Hartford Foundation College Scholarship Program The Hartford Foundation's scholarships are open to graduates of the Greater Hartford area who will be attending college full time in the fall. Applicants should have been in the top third of their class and have been involved as a volunteer in school, community, or other extracurricular activities as well as have financial need. More details and an application can be found at .

Northrop Grumman Engineering Scholars Program - Northrop Grumman is sponsoring scholarships of $10,000 each to two qualified graduating high school seniors from Fairfield County, Connecticut. Candidates must plan to study full time in an approved engineering program at an accredited college or university. Tuition, books, lodging and meals are all approved uses of the funds. The application deadline is March 31. For more information and applications for this scholarship, please visit

CT Aid for Public College Students Connecticut residents attending an eligible Connecticut 2 or 4 year public college or university may be eligible for aid up to the amount of unmet need. Submit your FAFSA and contact your financial aid office.

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