The Myrtle Anderson Scholarship Application Procedures and Requirements are as follows:
Who can Apply
All scholarship recipients must be a resident of Connecticut.
The scholarship recipient will provide a photo with their release for publicity purposes.
- New Applicants/ High School Students
Applicants entering college for the first time must provide a high school transcript showing or establishing the date of graduation. The applicant is required to submit a letter of acceptance and registration from an accredited college/or university noting that the student will be enrolled on a full-time basis.
- Continuing College Student
- Applicant must be in good standing, as a full-time or part-time student, by making satisfactory progress towards the completion of a degree. The student must maintain a 2.5 grade point average or higher, and attending a 2- or 4-year accredited college/university or a specialized trade/technical school
If the student has a G.P.A. of less than 2.5, their application will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.
For a student who requires a fifth year, an exception for financial assistance will be considered under limited circumstances (these include majors such as engineering, pharmacy, or nursing, or if the student was involved in a cooperative learning or internship program).
All recipients must submit an official transcript which includes their name, mailing address and grades for each semester from their respective college or university.
- Application Due Dates
Persons seeking financial assistance for the fall semester must submit a completed application on or before July 1st. Applications must meet the criteria noted above. No other method is accepted and may lead to disqualification of the applicant.
Spring semester applicants are required to submit materials in accordance with numbers I and II as noted in this document based on the status of a new or continuing/returning student. First semester grades must be submitted to the Myrtle Anderson Scholarship Committee on or before the second Sunday in January.
- Documentation Requirements
All applicants are responsible for contacting the Myrtle Anderson Scholarship regarding home and school address changes. All recipients, parents and or guardians must sign the completed application stating that they understand the Myrtle Anderson Scholarship Procedures and Requirements. A copy shall be given to the applicant, parent or guardian and one will be maintained by the Myrtle Anderson Scholarship Committee.
If, for any reason, the student is unable to attend school as indicated above, student or the parent must return monies to the Myrtle Anderson Scholarship Committee.
- The following person(s) do not qualify for the scholarships.
- Graduates seeking a master’s or Doctoral degree