United Nations Association of Connecticut/United Nations Association of Connecticut Scholarship

At least one award of $1000 will be made in the spring of each year to assist the selected student with his or her college expenses. Applicants must be graduating seniors of a public high school in Connecticut. The scholarship is based on demonstrated academic excellence; evidence of engagement in international issues; progress in developing proficiency in a foreign language; commitment to social advancement as documented through community service or related activities; and participation in a Model UN or similar intercultural program. The Scholarship Committee of the United Nations Association distributes this application information to public schools in Connecticut. Committee members may offer to make presentations on the UN to appropriate classes. The e-mail application (postmarked not later than March 31) must be sent to UNACT.studentfund@gmail.com. The application must include student name, date of birth, address and phone number; e-mail address; names of parents/guardians (address and phone number if different) and current school; a scanned certified transcript of high school grades; three letters of recommendation: a) from a recent teacher b) from a counselor or employer c) from a community leader; a two-page maximum essay, which includes a brief autobiographical sketch, pertinent highlights of the applicants educational background, and a description of career goals; and a synopsis of high school awards and activities.

Award Information

Award Amount
Number of Awards
1 - 3
Application Deadline
March 31
Available to Class Level
None specified
Not renewable

Eligibility Requirements

Minimum GPA Required
None specified
None specified
None specified
Religious Affiliation
None specified
Location of College
None specified
Area of Study
Asian Studies, Foreign Language, Health and Medical Sciences, International Migration, International Studies, Natural Sciences, Near and Middle East Studies, Nuclear Science, Peace and Conflict Studies, Political Science, Women's Studies
Financial Need
Financial need analysis is not required

Scholarship Sponsor


United Nations Association of Connecticut
58 Appalachian Rd
City, State, Zip
Kent, CT , 06757
(860) 9274333

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