Connecticut PTA and Nutmeg Statewide PTA are pleased to announce scholarship opportunities for all 2024 graduating seniors from a PTA/PTSA high schools that have a minimum of 25 paid members.
Applications will be sent to all High School Presidents, Council Presidents,
Guidance Counselors and Career Centers January 2nd.
Each PTA is allowed to submit one nominee for each scholarship we have available.
As part of the criteria in applying for these scholarships, each high school is allowed to send in one application for each of the scholarships offered below:
Connecticut PTA Scholarship Award - $1,000. This award is in memory of Christa McAuliffe, the first teacher in space who was tragically killed in the Challenger in 1986. To be considered for this award a student must be attending a college or university to pursue a career in teaching.
Carol P. Duggan Nutmeg PTA Scholarship Award - $1,000. This award is presented to a high school student planning on attending post secondary education or training to pursue a career in service to children other than teaching. The applicant must submit a one (1) page essay beginning with the sentence “I expect to be serving children in ten years by. . .
The Janet E. Petkus Scholarship Award- $500. This award is given to the runner-up of the Carol P. Duggan Nutmeg PTA Scholarship.
Joseph G. Pearson Scholarship Award - $1,000. This award is presented in memory of a long time supporter of Nutmeg PTA, Joseph G. Pearson and is awarded to a high school student who has been identified with special needs, has an active 504 plan or IEP, and will be attending post secondary education or training. The applicant is required to write a one-page essay with the first sentence beginning “I expect to overcome challenges in the future by.
Further instructions and information will be shared January 2nd with all PTA Presidents of qualifying High Schools.
Winners of the above scholarships will be celebrated on
Thursday, June 6th at the CT PTA Annual Meeting located at 540 Washington Avenue, North Haven
Connectiut PTA AND & NUTMEG STATEWIDE PTA
2023 SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS!