About the Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded by the organization 'Connecticut Board of Regents for Higher Education'. This scholarship gives assistance for the tuition fees, board, rooms and books for those eligible students who are in an undergraduate teacher preparation program and must plan to teach in a Connecticut public school after graduation.

How to apply for the scholarship?

  • Applications are available on the official website Connecticut Board of Regents for Higher Education and all the applicants must access the online application in order to apply for this scholarship.

  • There are 2 sections of applications. One is A and another is B.
  • Section A application should be filled by the applicant and the second one that is section B application should be filled by the Dean of Education at the applicant's school.
  • Applicant must have to submit FAFSA application.
  • A student must submit the Official scorecards of ACT/SAT to demonstrate the completion of the graduation semester as well as academic performance.

  • A student must also submit two reference letters.

  • In addition to that applicant must write and submit and a two-page essay on a topic listed in the scholarship application.

  • All the official transcripts and documents should be submitted before the deadline.

    The awarded amount for the scholarship:

    The amount awarded for this scholarship is $5,000 per year and is non-renewable. The number of awards given to the eligible candidates varies depends on the number of eligible applied candidates and the availability of fund amount.

    Deadline for the scholarship:

    The deadline for this scholarship is the 15th of October.

Eligibility Criteria


The applicant has enrolled in a college of junior or senior.

He/she must be a full-time student.

He/she must be a resident of Connecticut.

He/she must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.

The candidate enrolled at one of the following Connecticut postsecondary institutions: Albertus Magnus College, Central Connecticut State University, Connecticut College, Eastern Connecticut State University, Fairfield University, Quinnipiac University, Sacred Heart University, Southern Connecticut State University, University of Connecticut, University of Hartford, University of Saint Joseph, Western Connecticut State University.

Must be enrolled in an undergraduate teacher preparation program and must plan to teach in a Connecticut public school after graduation.

Must be of African American, Hispanic/Latino, Asian American, or Native American heritage.

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