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Apply Now ! THE QVCC FOUNDATION

More than $90,000 will be awarded on May 4, 2011! Application Deadline: March 25, 2011

QUINEBAUG VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE www.qvcc.commnet.edu/financialaid/scholarships.htm


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he QVCC Foundation is pleased to offer the following scholarships for the 2011-2012 academic year.

Who Can Apply • • • •

Most scholarships are available to new (incoming) students and returning students. There are a few scholarships available for June 2011 QVCC graduates. Specific criteria are listed with the individual scholarship descriptions. Unless stated in the scholarship description, applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0.

How to Apply The scholarship application consists of: • Application • Personal statement • Transcript • Two letters of recommendation by someone other than a family member (one academic and one character) In order for your application to be considered, all materials must be submitted together.

Where to Get an Application Applications are available in the Learning & Student Development Office, at the Willimantic Center front desk, and on the College’s web site: www.qvcc.commnet.edu/financialaid/scholarships.html

When to Apply Scholarship applications must be received by the Financial Aid Office by Friday, March 25, 2011

How Scholarships Are Awarded Scholarship applicants are screened by an impartial committee from the QVCC Foundation based on the criteria of the scholarship. Scholarship awards are presented at the QVCC Foundation Scholarship Night on Wednesday, May 4, at 500 pm pm. Recipients are notified in advance of the ceremony and are required to attend to receive their awards.

For More Information: Call the Financial Aid Office at (860) 412-7210. Note: Violation of the College’s Code of Conduct policy may result in loss of scholarship. Applications must be received by March 25, 2011. 1


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ALTRUSA International of Northeastern Connecticut Scholarship ($1,000) 1. Applicant must be a female residing in northeastern Connecticut. 2. Must have a record of community service. 3. Must have financial need. 4. GPA: no restriction

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MARIA ANGELOS & GEORGE LAKATZIS Scholarship ($500) Applicants must be pursuing a degree in early childhood education.

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ARCHAMBAULT-BEAUCHAMP Scholarship ($1,000) Preference will be given to students studying in business or medical related fields.

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RICHARD C. BERRY MEMORIAL Scholarship (1/$1,000) 1. Applicant must be a returning, transferring, or graduating student with at least 30 credits earned at QVCC. 2. Must be enrolled in a degree program at QVCC with the goal of a four-year degree in engineering or math. 3. Preference will be given to a student enrolled in the College of Technology.

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JENS AND TOMINA BRAATEN – SERGEANT OSCAR THOMPSON Memorial Scholarships (2/$500) 1. Must be a veteran who has served in Iraq or Afghanistan. 2. Applicant must provide proof of military service. 3. GPA: no restriction

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DAVID T. BRITLAND Memorial Scholarship ($500) 1. Awarded to a special needs student overcoming obstacles to attend college or a student worker in the Maintenance Department. 2. Must have financial need.

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BURKE Memorial Scholarship ($1,000) Preference will be given to students studying in the fields of health care or criminal justice.

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RHODA L. & DAVID T. CHASE Scholarship & Education Fund Award 1 - Academic Achievement (2/$500) 1. Must have financial need. 2. Must currently be a full-time student or be an incoming student planning to enroll on a full-time basis.

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RHODA L. & DAVID T. CHASE Scholarship & Education Fund Award 2 - Motivation ($500) 1. Applicant must have attended QVCC for at least 2 semesters and have earned at least 12 credits. 2. Must be a recent high school graduate. 3. Must be highly motivated and must plan to attend on a full-time basis. 4. Must have financial need. 5. GPA: no restriction

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CITIZENS NATIONAL BANK Scholarships (11/$1,000) 1. Applicant must have completed at least 6 credits at QVCC and plan to register for 6 or more credits in both the upcoming fall and spring semesters. 2. Must have financial need. 3. Must reside in a town served by a Citizens National Bank branch. These townships are currently defined as: Brooklyn, Eastford, Hampton, Killingly, Pomfret, Putnam, Thompson and Woodstock.

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CITIZENS NATIONAL BANK Scholarship ($1,000) 1. Applicant must be a returning or graduating student with at least 30 credits earned at QVCC. 2. Must have financial need. 3. Must reside in a town served by a Citizens National Bank branch. These townships are currently defined as: Brooklyn, Eastford, Hampton, Killingly, Pomfret, Putnam, Thompson and Woodstock.

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MICHAEL F. DAVIS Memorial Scholarship ($1,000) Applicant must be working toward a degree in Technology Studies, with preference given to those in either Computer Aided Design or Construction Technology.

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RYAN S. DOYLE Memorial Scholarship ($1,000) Applicant must be studying business or liberal arts and sciences with a goal of a career in sales.

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MARY ESPINOLA Memorial Scholarship ($250) 1. Must be a Connecticut resident with financial need. 2. Must be pursuing or planning to pursue a business program.

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Exchange Club of Northeast Connecticut’s Norman Corriveau Scholarship ($1,000) 1. Preference will be given to an individual who excels in community service. 2. Must be a resident of northeast Connecticut.

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JOAN F. GOLRICK memorial Scholarship ($500) Preference will be given to a single parent with demonstrated financial need studying early childhood education.

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BETTY & NEWELL HALE Scholarships (2/$1,000) Applicant must have financial need.

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KEITH JOHN KIPPER Memorial Scholarship (2/$500) 1. Preference will be given to adults returning to school (not straight out of high school). 2. Must have financial need. 3. Must be enrolled in the human services degree program. 4. Applicant may be a continuing or graduating student.

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GEORGE & DEMETER LAKATZIS Scholarship ($500) 1. Applicant must be a resident of Killingly, CT. 2. Must be a graduate of either Ellis Tech or Killingly High School.

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LAKE ROAD GENERATING Scholarships (2/$1,000) 1. Must have financial need. 2. Must be a full-time returning student. 3. Must be studying science or engineering.

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ROSE BOVE LA ROSE & NORMAN O. LA ROSE Scholarship ($500) Standard college criteria

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HANS LANGHAMMER FAMILY Scholarship ($500) 1. Applicant must be a student with disabilities as documented by a recognized and credentialed professional. 2. Must be pursuing an associate in fine arts degree.

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LEARNING IN RETIREMENT Scholarship (2/$500) 1. Must be a resident of northeastern Connecticut. 2. Student must take majority of his/her courses at the Danielson campus.

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LIBERTY BANK Scholarships (5/$1,000) 1. Student must take classes primarily at the Willimantic Center. 2. Student must have financial need.

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MAY & FRANK MESSINGER Memorial Scholarship ($500) 1. Must be a single parent. 2. Must have completed 12 credits at QVCC.

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EMIL & ALICE MILLER Memorial Scholarship ($500) 1. Must be an area high school graduate entering QVCC. 2. Must have financial need.

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ROBERT E. & SYLVIA M. MILLER Scholarship ($500) Preference will be given to students who have outstanding involvement in community service.

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VIRGINIA ATSALES MOUMOURIS Memorial Scholarship ($500) Preference will be given to an adult female.

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NORTHEASTERN CONNECTICUT ARTS COUNCIL Scholarships (2/$500) 1. Must be enrolled in the fine arts program. 2. Must have completed at least one semester at QVCC. 3. Must be recommended by a faculty member with first hand knowledge of his/her artistic talent and promise. 4. GPA: no restriction

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NORTHEASTERN CONNECTICUT CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Scholarship (3/$500) Applicant must be a resident of one of the towns served by the Chamber: Brooklyn, Canterbury, Eastford, Killingly, Plainfield, Pomfret, Putnam, Sterling, Thompson or Woodstock.

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NORTHEASTERN CONNECTICUT HUMAN RESOURCES ASSOCIATION Scholarship ($1,000) 1. Applicant must be studying in the field of management or other business programs. 2. Applicant must live in northeastern Connecticut. 5


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ALICE & LIONEL ROMNEY Memorial Scholarship ($500) 1. Must have financial need. 2. Cannot be eligible for Federal or State financial aid. 3. Preference will be given to students in one of the following categories: non-native English speakers and native English speakers from developing countries. 4. GPA: no restriction

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ROTARACT MAL SCHUMANN Memorial Scholarship ($500) 1. Must have financial need. 2. Must be studying business administration or management.

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KATHLEEN A. RUSSELL Memorial Scholarship ($500) Preference will be given to female applicants who are enrolled in any medical degree or medical certificate program at QVCC.

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WILLIAM & DOROTHY ST. ONGE Memorial Scholarship (2/$500) 1. Must be a full-time student. 2. Must have earned at least 27 credits at QVCC. 3. Must have been on the dean’s list for spring or fall 2008.

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SAVINGS INSTITUTE Scholarship ($500) Preference will be given to students studying business.

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NORMA & DAVID SENGER FAMILY Scholarship ($500) Preference will be given to students with an immediate family member serving in the military.

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A.L. SIMONDS Memorial Scholarships (2/$1,000) Preference will be given to Linemaster Switch Corporation employees and their families.

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SPIROL INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION Scholarships (2/$1,500) Preference will be given to students enrolled in the A.S. degree in technology studies (not plastics).

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STUDENT GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION Scholarships (2/$500) Standard scholarship criteria

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THOMPSON LIONS CLUB Scholarship ($500) Student must be a Thompson resident.

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STEVEN & MARJOLAINE TOWNSEND ART Scholarships (7/$1,500) 1. Preference will be given to students studying fine arts. 2. Must be enrolled for a minimum of two courses for the following semester at QVCC. 3. Must submit three pieces of art to a panel of professional artists for judging.

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STEVEN & MARJOLAINE TOWNSEND BUSINESS Scholarships (7/$1,500) 1. Preference will be given to students studying business or accounting. 2. Must be enrolled for a minimum of two courses for the following semester at QVCC.

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STEVEN & MARJOLAINE TOWNSEND LIBERAL ARTS & SCIENCES Scholarships (6/$1,500) 1. Preference will be given to students studying liberal arts and sciences. 2. Must be enrolled for a minimum of two courses for the following semester at QVCC.

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UNITED NATURAL FOODS Scholarships (3/$750) 1. Must be either a full-time student, or, if part-time, must be taking a minimum of 6 credits. 2. Must have financial need. 3. Must be enrolled in a degree program. 4. Must provide evidence of community involvement through letters, certificates, etc. 5. If applicant is a continuing student, he/she must have a minimum GPA of 3.2. 6. Preference will be given to United Natural Foods, Inc. employees and members of their immediate families.

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ZIEGLER AWARD (2/$500) 1. Applicant must be a student graduating from QVCC. 2. Applicant must have provided service to the college or to the community.

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SPECIAL NOTE The information contained in this booklet is accurate as of February 7, 2011. For the most up-to-date information on all scholarships, please go to:

www.qvcc.commnet.edu/financialaid/scholarships.html

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The mission of the QVCC Foundation is to raise funds so that all residents of northeastern Connecticut are provided the opportunity to attend QVCC regardless of income, and to support educational excellence, technological advancement, and professional development at the College.

THE 2010-2011 QVCC FOU FOUNDATION, NDATION, IN INC. C. Sean B. Doyle ‘98, ‘02, President Karen Osbrey, 1st Vice President Thomas Harney, 2nd Vice President Diane Rasicot, Secretary Steven Townsend, Treasurer Monique Wolanin, Director of College Development Anne Abry Joseph Adiletta William Anderson Marc Archambault Katalin Borner Jeff Bousquet Ronald Braaten Murray Buttner Mary Jane Burke Joy Chartier ‘78 Peter Deary Donna Grant ‘02 Judy Haines Laurence Hale George Lakatzis Donna Lefevre ‘74, ‘91

John P. Miller Sandra Mitchell Rene J. Morin ‘74 Jeff Paul Paul Pikora Charlie Pious Stephanie Pious Barbara Presson Diane Rasicot Jeffrey Rawson Rich Rose Gail Rooke-Norman Christian Sarantopoulos Cindy Sebrell Dr. Ross Tomlin

Ambassadors/Volunteers/Emeritus Dr. Louise Berry Pamela Bonneville Dunn Katharine Grunigen Rep. Shawn Johnston ‘80 Dr. Robert E. Miller Dianne E. Williams 9


For more information call the Financial Aid Office at (860) 412-7210.

QUINEBAUG VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE 742 Upper Maple Street • Danielson, CT 06239 729 Main Street • Willimantic, CT 06226

www.qvcc.commnet.edu

2011QVCC Foundation Scholarship Guide  

$90,000 of scholarships presented on May 4,2011

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