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Milford Chamber of Commerce Trust Announces 2015 Scholarships

From: Milford Chamber of Commerce

23 Different Scholarships to be Awarded

Milford, CT - As part of their mission to foster education, the Milford Chamber of Commerce Trust is offering area students twenty-three scholarships in 2015. The criteria vary for each award, with some need based and some academically based.  There are also scholarships for all fields of study, some specifically for business, medical related fields, science, engineering and culinary.

Two new scholarships this year are the Milford Arts Council Trust Scholarship, and the Connecticut Property Appraisers Scholarship, in Memory of Maren Sanchez. 

“We are delighted to announce this scholarship, which supports students looking to further their education in the Arts,” says Diana G. Nytko, President of Connecticut Property Appraisers, “Providing this opportunity in memory of Maren Sanchez is a befitting way to honor her memory.”

“Offering this new scholarship helps us to inspire the best young minds around Milford to dream big,” said Nancy Smith of the Milford Arts Council.

Applicants may visit the Milford Chamber of Commerce’s website under “What’s New” for complete descriptions and criteria for all scholarships, as well as a printable application form. Students must submit applications to their school guidance offices no later than April 1, 2015.  The twenty-three scholarships offered by the Milford Chamber Trust in 2015 are:

1.      Edmund Meinket Memorial Scholarship - $1,000

2.      Berchem, Moses & Devlin Scholarship - $1,000

3.      Frederick A. DeLuca/SUBWAY Scholarship (1 of 2) - $1,000

4.      Frederick A. DeLuca/SUBWAY Scholarship (2 of 2) - $1,000

5.      Kingdom Life Christian Church Scholarship - $1,000

6.      Jon Lorensen's Acura of Milford Scholarship - $1,000

7.      The University of Bridgeport Scholarship - $1,000

8.      The McInnis Companies Scholarship #1 - $500

9.      The McInnis Companies Scholarship #2 - $500

10.  R. J. Reuter Business Success Scholarship - $500

11.  Milford Lions Club Scholarship - $500

12.  Milford Chamber of Commerce Health & Wellness Council Scholarship - $1,000

13.  The Milford Arts Council Trust Scholarship - $500

14.  Connecticut Property Appraisers Scholarship in Memory of Maren Sanchez - $500

15.  Daniel Meisenheimer, Jr. Memorial Scholarship - $2,500

16.  The Marcel Bich Memorial Scholarship - $1,000

17.  Stonebridge Restaurant Scholarship - $1,000

18.  Golden Hands Scholarship - (1 of 2) - $500

19.  Golden Hands Scholarship - (2 of 2) - $500

20.  Humanitarian Scholarship - $500

21.  Bruce Eagelson Memorial Scholarship sponsored by Westfield - $1,000

22.  Napoli Nissan Scholarship - $1,000

23.  Napoli Indoor Auto Outlet Scholarship - $1,000

The Milford Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Committee looks forward to reviewing applications and wishes all students the best in their future endeavors.

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