Scholarships

There are several funds at the Valley Community Foundation that distribute scholarships throughout the year.

Scholarship seekers should contact the Guidance Counselors at their school for application information. Applications are not handled by VCF directly. Recommendations for awards are made externally by school committees, organizations and designated parties. Deadlines and eligibility criteria vary.

Scholarships are also available through our partner The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven.

In 2015, scholarships from VCF funds were provided to students at:

  • Academy of Our Lady of Mercy, Lauralton Hall
  • Ansonia Public Schools
  • Ansonia Rotary Club
  • Assumption School
  • Boys & Girls Club of Lower Naugatuck Valley
  • Bunnell High School
  • Derby Public Schools
  • Emmett O’Brien Regional Technical School
  • Hamden High School
  • Oxford High School
  • Seymour High School
  • Shelton High School
  • St. Joseph Parish - Angel Fund
  • West Haven High School

Attention Guidance Counselors

Recipients of scholarships from VCF funds must be reported to VCF. Please use the online form below:

Remittance Form

Scholarship Funds at VCF

Pam Petro Pawlowski Scholarship Fund »

10.28.2019

Est. 2019 as a scholarship fund by John Pawlowski in memory of his wife, Pam, to benefit graduating female Shelton High School students.

Peter S. Goumas Presidential Scholarship Fund »

07.22.2019

Est. 2019 as a scholarship fund by brothers, Mark, Gregg, and Douglas, in memory of their brother, Peter, to benefit the senior class president of Ansonia High School.

Rosa Dell'Oso Memorial Scholarship Fund »

06.17.2019

Est. 2019 as a scholarship fund by family and friends in memory of Rosa to benefit graduating Oxford High School students.

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