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October 2019


The Elks National Foundation (Milford’s BPO Elks Lodge #1589) -
Most Valuable Student Scholarship for Milford Residents

Most Valuable Student scholars are outstanding students who are at or near the top of their classes, active in their schools and communities, and recognized by their peers. Any high school senior who is a U.S. citizen may apply.  Application will be judged on: scholarship, leadership and financial need. Application deadline: November 5, 2019.  For more information and applications, visit

University of Connecticut Day of Pride Scholarship

Day of Pride Scholarships are awarded to outstanding Connecticut high school seniors who have proven academic ability as demonstrated through high school grades, test scores, class rank, and letters of recommendation. In addition, students should have documented financial need.

To be eligible, applicants must: be nominated by a school counselor; be a U.S. Citizen or a U.S. Permanent Resident Alien; be a Connecticut resident enrolled in and expected to graduate from a secondary school system in Connecticut and enroll at the University of Connecticut beginning the fall semester 2020; be involved in leadership activities through high school and/or community; have demonstrated a commitment to multicultural diversity programs and initiatives through leadership, special talents, and achievement in school and/or community.

Applicant should achieve a combined SAT Score of at least 1170 or an ACT composite score of 24; applicant should also achieve a GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale.

The deadline to submit all nominations is October 15, 2019.