Connecticut Scholarships

ISO New England Scholarship

The Society of Women Engineer's ISO New England Scholarship provides financial assistance to Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Graduate women majoring in electrical computer engineering, power engineering, or electrical engineering.

New England FEMARA Scholarship

Funded by the ARRL Foundation, the New England FEMARA Scholarship provides financial assistance to international and US licensed radio amateurs residing in the New England States to help them pay for their education.

Byron Blanchard, N1EKV Memorial Scholarship

Funded by the ARRL Foundation, the Byron Blanchard, N1EKV Memorial Scholarship provides financial assistance to international and U.S. licensed radio amateurs radio amateurs residing in ARRL New England Division to help them pay for their education.

Androscoggin Amateur Radio Club Scholarship

The ARRL Foundation's Androscoggin Amateur Radio Club Scholarship provides financial assistance to radio amateurs in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, or Connecticut who'll be studying computer science, TV/radio electronics, or electrical engineering to help them pay for their education.

Mahindra USA Women in Ag Scholarship

This scholarship is provided by the National Future Farmers of American Organization for females wishing to pursue an academic career in agriculture. In a field where there are statistically less women than men, the FFA organization wishes to help women to succeed in this field.

Kent Nutrition Group, Inc. Scholarship

This scholarship was sponsored by the maker of Kent and Blue Seal feeds—Kent Nutrition Group Inc., through the National FFA Foundation to provide financial assistance to students who wish to attend college and pursue a four-year degree in animal nutrition, animal /dairy / poultry or equine/equestrian science, general agriculture or agricultural science, agricultural business management, economics, finance or sales & marketing.

NACE Eastern Area Scholarship

This scholarship is sponsored by National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE), an international foundation which committed to resolving the corrosion epidemic by investing in scholarships, training, and workforce development.

Dr. James L. Lawson Memorial Scholarship

The ARRL foundation's Dr. James L. Lawson Memorial Scholarship provides financial assistance to radio amateurs in New England States and New York who are pursuing higher education in electronics, communications, or related fields but is financially unstable.

Carlozzi Family Scholarship

New York Women in Communications' Carlozzi Family Scholarship is created to provide financial assistance to women who want to pursue an advanced degree in a communications-related field at an accredited college/university in the U.S. Communications-related fields and demonstrated a talent for writing.

Hertz Fellowship

This scholarship is provided by the Hertz Foundation for recipients that want to understand and solve human concern through knowledge of physical and engineering sciences.

The Susan Fund, Inc. Scholarship

The Susan Fund, Inc. provides financial assistance and emotional support to individuals facing difficulty with skyrocketing medical costs associated with cancer treatment in addition to the cost of pursuing a college degree.

The Richard E. Taber Citizenship Award

Are you a good citizen? The Richard E. Taber Citizenship Award is available for high school seniors living in the lower Fairfield County area of Connecticut (Stamford, Greenwich, Norwalk, Darien, New Canaan, or Westport).

Naugatuck Valley Medical Scholarship Fund

The Naugatuck Valley Scholarship is available for residents of Naugatuck Valley (Ansonia, Derby, Seymour, Shelton, Oxford, or Beacon Falls), Connecticut. Applicants of this scholarship must also plan to enroll in a medical or medical science oriented program at an accredited institution in the United States.

Remember Your End Goal:

The career you’re seeking can determine what scholarships you may qualify for and the likelihood of securing a job after graduating. To help you understand what opportunities are out there we have done the research to find exactly what field is hiring, and how much they are willing to pay in order to fill that position.

 

Unique To Connecticut

Top Three Positions Based Off Of Hiring

Job Title: Teacher assistants Middle school teachers, except special and vocational education Computer systems analysts
Salary: $23870 $55988 $71643
# of Open Positions: 22880 10260 9800
Competition*: 1.7 1.7 1.6

 


Top Six Positions Based Off Of Salary

Job Title: Surgeons Obstetricians and gynecologists Psychiatrists
Salary: $170538 $147885 $146306
# of Open Positions: 780 390 330
Competition*: 2 2.9 2.4
Job Title: Internists, general Securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents Computer and information systems managers
Salary: $134023 $115038 $104171
# of Open Positions: 900 5590 240
Competition*: 2.6 1.9 1.5

*Competition: = This row tells us which jobs are more common in Arizona, relative to the state population, compared to their popularity in every other US states. A Local Popularity Index of 1.0 matches the average across all US states; higher and lower percentages indicate the job is proportionally more or less popular here.

Connecticut Nationwide Stats

Top Three Positions Based Off Of Hiring

Job Title: Retail salespersons Cashiers Office clerks, general
Salary: $26438 $19351 $27796
# of Open Positions: 47110 45040 30890
Competition*: 0.9 1.1 0.9

 

Top Six Positions Based Off Of Salary

Job Title: Securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents General and operations managers Sales managers
Salary: $115038 $114981 $111383
# of Open Positions: 5590 18760 4430
Competition*: 1.9 1 1.1
Job Title: Lawyers Computer and information systems managers Financial managers
Salary: $105431 $104171 $100908
# of Open Positions: 7450 4870 9480
Competition*: 1.1 1.5 1.6

*Competition: = Unlike the Unique To Connecticut table above, which shows where jobs in Connecticut are unusually common compared to other states, the Connecticut Nationwide Stats table lists jobs which are the most common in raw numbers in the state.