New Britain foundation offers over $220,000 in scholarships

Published on Wednesday, 13 March 2019 21:25
Written by Chris Fazio

Special to The Herald

NEW BRITAIN - Over $200,000 in scholarships are available to local students through the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain.

The application deadline for most of these scholarships are March 31 and students and their parents are encouraged to apply promptly.

Scholarships are available to high school seniors in New Britain, Berlin, Plainville and Southington. Select scholarships are available to students in Farmington, Newington and Wethersfield.

Certain scholarships are also available to local students already enrolled in higher education.

Last year, the Community Foundation awarded 74 scholarships from over 40 separate donor-established funds, totaling approximately $224,000.

“In 2018 we awarded the largest amount of scholarship dollars in our history,” said foundation President David Obedzinski, “and we are on track to break that record in 2019 due to great applicants and generous donors who have established scholarships with us.”

Guidance counselors in schools in the cities and town mentioned above have information the available scholarships, process, and deadlines. Students should consult their counselors for information on applying for scholarships.

Students enrolled in private, parochial, charter, or magnet high schools should visit the scholarships section of the Community Foundation’s website, , for scholarship application information.

For further information on CFGNB scholarships, contact Candice Tabone, office manager and scholarship associate, by email at

Posted in New Britain Herald, General News, New Britain on Wednesday, 13 March 2019 21:25. Updated: Wednesday, 13 March 2019 21:28.