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2019 Haddam-Killingworth Area Scholarships Available

Editorial Staff.

The following are scholarships that are available to students in the Haddam Killingworth area; some are only for Haddam Killingworth High School students specifically. Criteria and links are provided, as well as deadlines. In the past few years, some of these scholarships have gone unawarded because no one has applied for these scholarships. All of these scholarships (except Shoreline Arts and Haddam Neck Fair Association) are listed in Naviance, which is what Haddam Killingworth High School uses for college applications. See your guidance counselor for more information. If you are home schooled and live in these two towns, see links and websites for more information. Good luck!

The amounts shown after each scholarship are the maximum amount based on Naviance, the HKHS Guidance online system.

Big Sun Scholarship ($500) Deadline: 6/19/19  Student athletes  website:

Dr. Kate Mead Award (HSF) ($1000)  Deadline: 4/12/19  Study in health related field; must be from Haddam, Higganum, Haddam Neck. For more information, see this LINK.

Ed Staskelunas IV Memorial Scholarship ($500-750)  Deadline: 4/5/19  Study in computer or art related major; ranked in middle of class.

Evergreen Garden Club of Killingworth  Deadline: 5/1/19  Study in horticulture, botany, forestry, landscape design, ecology, environmental science; must be resident of Killingworth.

Glenn Moon Scholarship Fund ($1500-2000) Deadline: 3/30/19   Majoring in education  website:

Haddam Civic League ($1000)     Deadline: 4/15/19     For more information, see this LINK

Haddam Club 60 ($750)   Deadline: 3/29/19   For more information, see this LINK

Haddam Garden Club ($500)   Deadline: 4/1/19    Study in environmental science, landscape design, agriculture; must be resident of Haddam, Higganum, Haddam Neck.

Haddam Historical Society ($500)  Deadline: 4/5/19    Interested in history; must be resident of Haddam, Higganum, Haddam Neck.   For more information, see this LINK

Haddam Junior Women’s Club  Deadline: 4/12/19   Based on financial need, motivation and attitude, service to school and community; must be resident of Haddam, Higganum, or Haddam Neck.

Haddam Neck Fair Association ($500) Deadline: 5/1/19 . Student must have volunteered at the Haddam Neck Fair. For more information, see this LINK.

Haddam Scholarship Fund ($6000 available in scholarships) Deadline: 4/12/19  Open to Haddam, Higganum, and Haddam Neck residents. For more information, see this LINK

Harry H. S. Phillips Jr. Scholarship ($5000) Deadline: 3/29/19  Award is based on need. A student who although is not top ranked academically, but is highly motivated, has a positive attitude toward learning, ranked high enough academically that acceptance in post secondary school is assured, has been involved in community service and has indicated the objectives and purpose of seeking additional schooling is eligible.

Henry Hollister Robinson Memorial Scholarship Deadline: 4/5/19. Must be a resident of Haddam.

HK Hall of Fame ($500) Deadline: 4/1/19. Applicants should have exemplary community service. For more information, see this LINK

Isidore Wise Scholarship Program ($7500) Deadline:3/15/19. For patients and former patients of Connecticut Children’s Medical Center and Newington Children’s Hospital, and current and former students of the CCMC School, who will have completed high school by spring 2019 and will be attending college in fall 2019. For more information, see this LINK.

James S. Larkin Memorial Scholarship ($2000) Deadline: 4/30/19 The James S. Larkin Memorial Scholarship was created to honor the memory of a beloved teacher and coach at Haddam Killingworth High School. Coach Larkin was a Physical Education and Health teacher who connected and built relationships with students of all talents and interests. Additionally, he coached the boys soccer team and girls golf team. The family has chosen to create a scholarship in his memory to enable students to pursue their post high school dreams. James was a supporter of the underdog and often saw promise in students that they themselves had yet to see. Requirements: Applicants must be a member of the senior class. Applicants must be accepted in an accredited undergraduate program or technical school.

Jason Lantieri Memorial Scholarship Deadline: 4/5/19. Open to any HKHS graduating student needing financial assistance. The individual does not need to have chosen any specific area of study. The student should exhibit compassion and positive energy in all facets of life. Special consideration will be given to those who have overcome diversity or an obstacle in their life.

John A. Bertolini Memorial Scholarship Fund ($1000) Deadline: 4/12/19 This scholarship is based on financial need, accomplishments of applicant, particularly in the area of community service beyond the requirements for graduation; open to Haddam and Killingworth residents.  For more information, see this LINK

Killingworth Ambulance Association Deadline: 4/19/19 Applicant needs to be a resident of Killingworth, majoring in the medical, emergency services (fire, police, etc.) or other allied fields, have community service, and have maintained at least a 3.0 GPA. For more information, see this LINK.

Killingworth Scholarship Association Deadline: 4/1/19 Applicant must be Killingworth resident. Scholarship based on a combination of academic achievement, character, leadership skills, community service and participation in school activities. Financial need is not a consideration. Last year KSA awarded more than $8,000 to 2018 graduating seniors.

Killingworth Women’s Association Deadline: 4/1/19 For a young woman who resides in Killingworth. Scholarship based on the following criteria: community service, content of essay, letters of recommendation, GPA & timely/complete application.

Kline Family Community Service Scholarship Deadline: 4/20/19. For a student who is attending UCONN next year and has demonstrated commitment to community service. For more information, see this LINK.

Lorraine C. McHugh Scholarship ($2000) Deadline: 3/29/19. This scholarship is awarded to a High School senior who will be attending one of the four CT State University System Schools (ECSU, CCSU, SCSU & WCSU, as well as UCONN). The criteria for selection is based on scholastic achievement, extra-curricular excellence and community service involvement. This individual should be highly motivated with a positive attitude toward learning.

Meggie Dawn Memorial Scholarship ($1000) Deadline: 5/1/19. This scholarship is for a senior planning on attending a 4-year college in Education, Social Sciences or Therapy Services. Selection will be based on academic achievement, leadership, contributions to school and Community service, and interest in assisting others to reach their full potential in living a productive life.

Middlesex County Dental Society ($2500) Deadline: 4/1/19. Students applying to a two or four year college, in any course of study, are encouraged to apply. Applicants must show superior academic standing, interest in community service, and involvement with extracurricular activities.

Middlesex County Farm Bureau Inc. Agricultural Scholarship ($500) Deadline: 5/1/19. For a student who will attend a two or four year college of agriculture.

Middlesex Hospital Vocal Chords ($2000) Deadline: 3/22/19. Qualified students must be planning a career in Nursing or Music and have been accepted at an accredited college or university with one of these majors. The review committee will consider academic record, extracurricular and community service activities, the student’s ability to articulate his/her career goals and the recommendations of the references.

Middletown Rotary Club (Deadline: 3/15/19) Students should have a solid record of demonstrated commitment to the concept of Service Above Self, have a 3.0 GPA and above, demonstrated financial need as evidenced by a total household family net income of $100,000 or less, the ability to communicate a positive attitude and sincere motivation.

Nathaniel B. Field Memorial Scholarship ($1000)  Deadline: 4/30/19.  Continuing their education in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) or mental health related studies.  For more information, see thise LINK

Patsy Kamercia Memorial Scholarship Deadline: 4/1/19. This award will be presented to a student who embodies Pasty Kamerica, has a pioneer spirit, commitment to excellence and dedication to HKHS. Open to all graduating seniors.

Purdy Family Technical Education/Engineering Scholarship ($1000) Deadline: 4/30/19. This scholarship was created for students who have found their niche in the Technology Education department at Haddam Killingworth High School. It was created by a family who credits these courses and especially the teachers in the department with providing an engaging experience, opportunities for non-traditional learners to do hands on work, and inspiring an interest in technology and/or engineering. Requirements: Applicants must be a senior at Haddam Killingworth High School. Applicants must be accepted in an accredited undergraduate program or technical school. Applicants must have taken several courses in the Technology Education department. Applicants should have an interest in pursuing a career in a field inspired by courses taken in the department.

Raymond E. Baldwin Scholarship ($2000) Deadline: 3/29/19. This scholarship is awarded in honor of the late Raymond E. Baldwin who served the State of CT as a Governor, US Senator and Supreme Court Justice. The criterion for selection of the recipient of this scholarship is Academic Achievement.

Ride 4 Justin Deadline: 4/1/19. For a firefighter (or spouse, (step) child or sibling of a firefighter). The scholarship is based totally on volunteerism.  For more information, see this LINK.

Shoreline Arts Scholarship ($1000) Deadline: 4/24/19 Open to residents of the 24 towns. For more information, see this LINK

Terrie Lusis Scholarship Deadline: 4/5/19. Arts major which may include performance (vocal or dance), stage and/or set design, lighting, theater or music education, theater or music business, etc.


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