Connecticut Office of Higher Education/Governor's Scholarship Program--Need/Merit Scholarship

This program provides scholarships to eligible Connecticut residents attending eligible institutions of higher education in Connecticut. Eligibility is based on a minimum SAT score of 1800, or a minimum ACT score of 27 and/or top 20% ranking in the students junior year high school class. Applications must be filed through the students high school counseling office. In addition, all students must file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and, as a result, have an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) equal to or less than the annual allowable maximum EFC. Both the application and FAFSA must be processed by February 15th.


Award Amount $900 - $5,000
Number of Awards 2,404
Application Deadline February 15
Available to Class Level Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors
Renewability Renewable


Minimum GPA Required 3.5
Ethnicity/Heritage None specified
Residency Connecticut
Gender None specified
Religious Affiliation None specified
Location of College Connecticut
Area of Study None specified
Financial Need Financial need analysis is required


Organization Student Financial Aid Consultant
Connecticut Office of Higher Education
Address 39 Woodland Street
City, State, Zip Hartford, CT 06105
Telephone (860) 947-1855
Web Site Web site
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