Undergraduate Catalog 2009-2011

Scholarships

Honors Scholarships

The Honors Program has a limited number of full and half merit scholarships covering all or part of in-state tuition and student fees. These scholarships may be held for up to eight terms, with awards and renewals based on academic excellence.

For more information on the Honors Program, refer to the Special Programs section of this catalog. For information on scholarships, please contact Dr. Paul Petterson, director of the Honors Program, DiLoreto Hall, Central Connecticut State University, 1615 Stanley Street, New Britain, CT 06050.

CCSU Foundation Scholarships

The following scholarships are administered by the CCSU Foundation, Inc., and are available to CCSU students only. Inquiries should be made to scholarships@ccsu.edu. In order to apply for these scholarships, an applicant must be a matriculated student or accepted for admission as a matriculated student at CCSU. A CCSU ID# is required to complete the application. The application period is November 1 through February 1, and the online application is available during this time only.

Carmine J. Abate Scholarship-awarded to an incoming first-year student who is a graduate of New Britain High School and who participated in varsity football. Preference given to applicants who enroll in the Construction Management or Civil Engineering Technology majors

Alpha Phi Omega National Service Fraternity Scholarship-awarded to an undergraduate student who demonstrates a record of service to his or her community and school

Pauline M. Alt Teacher Education Scholarship-awarded to full-time undergraduates with grade point averages of 3.25 or better, with preference given to elementary education or international education majors

Pauline M. Alt Women's Re-entry Scholarship-awarded to matriculated undergraduates, with preference given to women who have returned to higher education following an absence of three or more years

J. D. Arute Endowed Scholarship-support for an active member of the varsity football program

Jack Arute, Sr., Scholarship-awarded annually to an outstanding graduate from a New Britain-area high school who is enrolled in civil engineering or construction technology

Justus Beach Scholarship-awarded to assist students from economically and educationally disadvantaged backgrounds who are enrolled in one of CCSU's teacher preparation programs

Milton Bellin Scholarship-awarded to an art major

Joseph Bellomo Scholarship Fund-awarded annually to varsity athletes on the softball team

Karen Beyard Scholarship-provides support for a full-time employee at CCSU in a bargaining unit that does not provide tuition waivers

Adeline Bianchi Scholarship - awarded annually to members of the varsity women's golf team

Anthony & Helen G. Bichum Scholarship - awarded to full-time undergraduate and graduate students in the School of Engineering and Technology at the University on the basis of academic performance and financial need

Blake Scholarship Fund-awarded annually to members of varsity men's track or cross-country teams

Stanislaus A. Blejwas Memorial Scholarship-provides support for a full-time student who demonstrates an interest in Polish issues

Ruthe Boyea Scholarship-awarded, by the Committee on the Concerns of Women, to a recipient showing promise of outstanding academic and career potential and support for the enhancement of women

Merrill & Gertrude Bridge Scholarship - support for an undergraduate student majoring in History with a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher

Anna Bubser-Judd Trust Scholarship-support for students from Hartford or West Hartford with evidence of academic achievement, community involvement, demonstrated leadership, and commitment to diversity

Stephen & Marie Burg & Family Scholarship-awarded annually to a junior- or senior-level student in the School of Technology with outstanding academic and career potential

Frank D. Cannata Scholarship Fund-awarded to seniors with the highest cumulative grade point averages in accounting

Rodney Card Scholarship-provides support for a full-time student majoring in art or art education

CBA Construction Law Scholarship-awarded to incoming and continuing students in Construction Management or Civil Engineering Technology

CCSU Alumni Association Scholarship-provides support for the children and grandchildren of CCSU graduates

CCSU New Britain Chapter NAACP/Clifford J. Willis, Sr., Scholarship-awarded to an incoming first-year student from Connecticut who is a member of the NAACP

William Chatfield Scholarship-awarded annually to a junior or senior majoring in Technology Education with a minimum grade point average of 2.50

Adolfo Chavarro/Latin American Association Scholarship-support for students in the Connecticut College Access Success (ConnCAS) program

Mong Koo Chung/Hyundai Motor Company Scholarship - supports high-achieving students engaged in full-time study at the Central Connecticut State University (CCSU) as well as students from CCSU studying at Korean universities and students from Korean universities studying at CCSU

Esther M. Clarke/Mildred L. Clarke Scholarship-given to a junior enrolled in the School of Education and Professional Studies' elementary education teacher preparation program

Class of 1940 Scholarship-awarded annually to a junior or senior in any teacher preparation program

Class of 1953 Scholarship Fund-awarded to junior-level students in education with minimum grade point averages of 3.00 and demonstrated records of community service

Class of 1954 Scholarship-support for an undergraduate student preparing for a career in teaching education with an overall GPA of 3.00 at the end of their sophomore year of study

Mary T. Corcoran Scholarship - awarded to full-time undergraduate psychology students who have shown considerable promise in beginning the pursuit of life-long learning and service within the field of psychology

Sidney L. & Beatrice Kovner Cramer Scholarship - awarded to undergraduate students enrolled in any of the University's academic programs leading to public school teacher certification

Grace Hirst Creed/Dr. Harold J. Bingham Scholarship-support for students with at least 30 credits in residence at the University who demonstrate financial need and who have made efforts to finance the cost of higher education by working

CSEA-Chapter 31-awarded to children of CCSU faculty

CSI Scholarship, Hartford Chapter-support for incoming first-year students whose academic and career interests are in construction management or civil engineering technology

Michael J. D'Amato Scholarship-awarded to a student majoring in construction management or civil engineering technology

Michael D'Amico/Class of 1998 Scholarship Fund-for full-time matriculated CCSU students with leadership in student activities

M. DeLott Garber Scholarship Fund-available to juniors in the School of Education and Professional Studies

Ann C. Denault Scholarship-provides support for graduates from Crosby High School who have been accepted to the Professional Program for early childhood education

David DeNuccio Graduate Scholarship-provides support for graduate students in the Department of Biology

William Detrick Basketball Scholarship-awarded to members of the men's or women's varsity basketball teams

Duffy Family Fund-support for a student in the School of Technology who shows evidence of outstanding academic and career potential

Educational Support Services Scholarship Fund-recipients must be enrolled in any University program aimed at providing educational access and opportunity to economically disadvantaged or educationally underprivileged students

Alexander J. Federowicz Scholarship-support for a Polish born, full-time, matriculated undergraduate student at CCSU

Foundation Scholars-support for selected incoming first-year students who rank in the top 25% of their graduating class and have achieved a minimum of 1100 on the SAT.

Friends of New Britain High School Football Scholarship-awarded to first-year students who have participated in varsity football at New Britain High School

Dr. Helen Garabedian Scholarship-support for a student of Armenian decent in good academic standing

Geary Memorial Fund-awarded to junior-level students majoring in elementary education, special education, or engineering technology

Norman Gerber Scholarship-awarded to an active member of the men's or women's intercollegiate golf team

Gianaris Family Scholarship - awarded to students who demonstrate promise in entrepreneurial careers in business and industry, new venture creation, or managing family-owned or other small business enterprises

Graduate Student Association Scholarship-awarded to matriculated graduate students who have completed at least 15 credits and earned a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.50 or higher and who demonstrate exemplary involvement in University and/or community service activities

Martin & Sophie Grzyb Memorial Fund-awarded to a student of American birth who excels in Polish Studies at Central Connecticut State University

Doris Honig Guenter & Raymond Guenter Scholarship - support for full-time or part-time, matriculated undergraduate students with a minimum of 30 credits earned at CCSU who have financial need as determined by the University's Financial Aid Office

The Cynthia Guertin Memorial Scholarship Fund-provides support for a full- or part-time student who has used her or her gifts and talents in the service of others

Jay Thomas Gugerty Scholarship-awarded annually to Industrial Technology or Engineering Technology majors, with preference to students majoring in electrical systems or power transmission

Dr. Patricia Hall Scholarship-awarded to a finance major

Harper & Whitfield Scholarship-awarded to a full-time accounting major

June Baker Higgins Scholarship - support for a matriculated junior undergraduate student with a major or minor in Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies, who exhibits academic excellence and outstanding potential

Paul Hochstim German Scholar Exchange-support for scholarly exchanges between German universities and Central Connecticut State University

F. & L. Holland Scholarship-awarded to music or music education majors, or musicians identified by the faculty as students who will significantly contribute to the ensembles in the Music Department

C. J. Huang Endowment-to support exchange of faculty and students with Ouyang Yu Middle School in Hunan Province, Peoples Republic of China

John Huntington Athletic Training Scholarship-awarded to a senior completing requirements for athletic training certification

James-Hauser International Exchange-support faculty and student exchange opportunities  in Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East that are included in the strategic goals of the Center for International Education

Kerzner Family Fund - support for undergraduate students from Connecticut who have documented efforts to finance higher education costs through full- or part-time employment and who have demonstrated qualities of service, leadership and academic achievement

G. Wesley Ketcham Scholarship Fund-given to a full-time junior or senior in technology education

Arthur & Catherine Kevorkian Scholarship-awarded to a matriculated, full-time student in the Professional Program preparing for a career in teaching at the elementary or secondary level

Ki Hoon Kim Scholarship Fund-support for Korean and Japanese students attending Central Connecticut State University and for University faculty and students to study or do research in Korea

Charles "Chick" Klett Golf Scholarship-support for a member of the men's or women's varsity golf teams

Kwang Lim & Hesung Chun Koh Scholarship Fund-support for students accepted for study in the Republic of Korea and for Korean students accepted for study at CCSU

Ruth Schlichting Kossyta Scholarship-awarded to undergraduate students accepted to the Professional Program who are preparing for careers in elementary or secondary school teaching

Abraham F. Kotkin Scholarship-awarded to an upper-level student from New Britain who presents evidence of civic involvement and community service

Carl Krein Scholarship-awarded to students in athletic training

Lester Levine Scholarship Fund-awarded annually to a junior or senior majoring in education

Frances E. Librera Scholarship - awarded to full-time, matriculated undergraduate students majoring in Physical Education and Human Performance with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0

Florence Widger Lohse Scholarship Fund-awarded to an education major

James A. & Mary Hayes Lord Scholarship-support for a full-time junior or senior in either the School of Education and Professional Studies or the School of Technology

Robert Lord Trust-awarded to students who have demonstrated exemplary involvement in campus and community service activities which enhance student life

Henry W. Majlinger Endowed Scholarship Fund-awarded to members of varsity football or baseball teams

Frank Marietta Scholarship-support for an active member of a varsity athletic team

Raymond D. & Ellen N. Martinsen Scholarship-awarded to a technology major in good academic standing

Thomas F. Martucci Scholarship Fund-awarded to an incoming first-year student with a demonstrated record of participation and leadership in extra-curricular activities who has graduated from Newington or Plainville High Schools

William McInerney/Class of '38 Scholarship-for junior- or senior-level student enrolled in any School of Education and Professional Studies teacher preparation program

Miano Memorial Fund-awarded to a junior-level student chosen alternately from science or mathematics majors and arts or humanities majors

Middlesex Mutual Assurance Company Scholarship-awarded to a junior finance major expressing a commitment to a career in the insurance field

Modern Languages Scholarship - support for students majoring in modern languages

Lincoln Mongillo Scholarship-awarded to junior or senior students in construction management or civil/construction engineering technology

Hughson Mooney Scholarship-awarded to a full-time student majoring in history

George R. Muirhead Scholarship-assists students with academic exchanges in the United Kingdom

Yoko Niibo Scholarship-benefits the exchange of students between Central Connecticut State University and Japanese or Korean universities

Northrop-Grumman Scholarship (formerly Litton Industries Scholarship)-awarded to junior or senior students in the School of Technology

Brian M. O'Connell Scholarship - support for full-time undergraduate students with at least 60 credits in residence at CCSU who demonstrate qualities of service, leadership, and academic excellence

OKAY Industries Scholarship-awarded annually to a junior- or senior-level student in the mechanical engineering program with a cumulative grade point average of 3.00 or higher

Ted Owen Track & Field Scholarship-awarded to an active member of the men's or women's cross country or track teams

W. Terry Owens/Ann Murtha Fund-awarded to a graduating senior from an accredited high school in New Britain, Berlin, or Kensington who has been accepted as a full-time, matriculated, undergraduate student at CCSU

Anastasios Papathanasis Scholarship - support for students majoring in Economics who have demonstrated interest in Economics by contributing to either the University and/or community

Charles Petitjean Scholarship-awarded to a senior-level student enrolled in any School of Education and Professional Studies teacher preparation program

Pettinico Family Scholarship-awarded to a graduating senior from Wolcott High School in Wolcott, CT

Scott Pioli Scholarship - awarded to a student who has been assisted by participation in programs of College For Every Student (formerly the Foundation for Excellent Schools)

Emily Pirog Scholarship-awarded annually to an undergraduate student in athletic training

Polish Invitational Golf Committee Scholarship-support for a Polish-born, full-time, matriculated undergraduate student at CCSU

Polish Summer School Scholarship-awarded to full-time, matriculated, undergraduate students at CCSU who are interested in participating in a summer study abroad program in Poland

Brenda A. Reilly Scholarship-support for an active member of the women's basketball or softball teams

Timothy J. Rickard Scholarship - provide scholarships to junior undergraduate geography majors who shows the greatest promise as a professional geographer, or to graduate and undergraduate geography majors to participate in regional, national and international scholarly conferences in geography

Francis J. Rio Scholarship-awarded to undergraduate students studying for a degree leading to public school teacher certification in the natural sciences

Paul K. Rogers Scholarship-provides support for incoming first-year students pursuing majors in business or industrial technology

Graciette Maria Simao Rosa Scholarship - support for students enrolled in any of the University's teacher preparation programs

David Ross Scholarship-awarded to the undergraduate student(s) named as the Outstanding Volunteer of the Year at the Student Organizations Recognition Program

The David T. Rybczyk Scholarship-support for a graduate of Plainville High School, who participated in varsity athletics, accepted at CCSU as a first-year, full-time student

A. Todd Sagraves Scholarship-awarded to State Certified Marketing Education Teacher Coordinators and Distributive Education Clubs of America ("DECA") Advisors who are graduates of Central Connecticut State University

Matthew W. Schall Scholarship - support for a student majoring in Construction Management with 26 or more credits hours and evidence of financial need

Timothy D. Shine Scholarship-support for a student majoring in chemistry

SGA Scholarship-awarded to full-time matriculated undergraduate students who have demonstrated exemplary involvement and leadership in the University community and who have earned a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50 or higher

Paul J. Sorbo, Jr. Scholarship - awarded to an incoming first-year students who has been accepted for admission to the University in the fall semester following their graduation from Windsor High School

Jack Suydam Scholarship-awarded to active members of the men's or women's varsity swimming teams

William & Josephine (Bertino) Tansey Scholarship-awarded to a student majoring in mathematics education (mathematics teacher preparation)

Thaddeus Torp Scholarship-awarded to students who have made an outstanding contribution to the Department of Theatre

Estelle Jones Triarhos Scholarship-awarded to a dance major

Unity Lodge/New Britain Freemasons-support for a full-time matriculated undergraduate student who has earned 30 credits and a minimum GPA of 2.80 and who is dedicated to the development of high moral character and good citizenship

Veterans Excellence Scholarship - awarded to the student recipient of the Veteran of the Year award

Virginia Wicks Vidich Scholarship-supports students who have the underlying character and ability to be successful but whose personal, economic, or social circumstances have put them at risk

Jerome Vigdor Memorial Fund-awarded to a graduating senior majoring in economics who has been accepted for graduate studies at an accredited college or university

Paul Vouras Award-presented to the graduating senior with the highest cumulative grade point average of a student majoring in social science, geography, sociology, political science, economics, or history

Elizabeth Walden Scholarship-awarded to active participants in a University select choral ensemble

H. G. Peter Wallach Scholarship-awarded to an undergraduate with 30 or more credits who has demonstrated an understanding of current issues in civil liberties and constitutional law, or who will be engaging in study in Germany

Michael J. Witty Scholarship Fund-awarded to students in the School of Business majoring in accounting, with preference given to a student who demonstrates special ability and interest in taxation

WKND Scholarship Initiative-support to first-time, first-year, full-time undergraduates from an accredited high school in Hartford, East Hartford, Bloomfield, and Windsor

Alvin B. Wood Scholarship Fund-support for educationally disadvantaged students, particularly students admitted through the Educational Opportunity Program or similar collegiate access programs

John Zubretsky Scholarship-awarded to students who have been accepted to the Professional Program and who are preparing for careers in science education

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