Governor’s Scholarship Program–Need/Merit Scholarship

🏆 Available: 1967
💰 $5,250
⏳ 02/15

Last year this scholarship received 4,000 applicant(s). $5,250 was awarded to 1967 applicant(s).

Scholarship Description

This program provides scholarships to eligible Connecticut residents attending eligible institutions of higher education in Connecticut. Eligibility is based on a minimum SAT score of 1800, or a minimum ACT score of 27 and/or top 20% ranking in the students junior year high school class. Applications must be filed through the students high school counseling office. In addition, all students must file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and, as a result, have an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) equal to or less than the annual allowable maximum EFC. Both the application and FAFSA must be processed by February 15th.

Eligibility Requirements

  • 3.5 Minimum GPA
  • For residents of the following states: Connecticut
  • Type of institution award is open to: two-year college
  • Type of institution award is open to: four-year college

Application Requirements

  • Application form required
  • Financial need analysis required

How To Apply

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Donor: Connecticut Office of Higher Education

The Office of Higher Education is the state agency that administers state student financial aid programs, licenses and accredits independent colleges and universities, and oversees private occupational schools. With federal funds, the agency serves as the State Approving Agency for programs enrolling veterans, and administers AmeriCorps and the Teacher Quality Partnership Grant Program.