WILTON GO GREEN SCHOLARSHIP AWARD - Their mission is to help Wilton become the most sustainable town in Connecticut by engaging and educating the community in initiatives that advance and support a culture of sustainable practices in all areas of our lives. Application and information on Naviance Student Scholarship page. Deadline April 10, 2023
WILTON VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT JOHN J. CAHILL AWARD - Based on community service in and out of school. Application and information on Naviance Student Scholarship page. Deadline April 3, 2023
WILTON WOMAN'S CLUB ELIZABETH STERNAD SCHOLARSHIP - Criteria are outstanding and on-going service, leadership and character. GPA is not a determining factor. Application on Naviance Student Scholarship page. Females only. Deadline April 17, 2023
MELISSA MCFADDEN SCHOLARSHIP - This scholarship, celebrating the life and achievements of Melissa McFadden, is given to a graduating senior that has demonstrated an interest and desire to improve the lives of individuals with intellectual and physical challenges in the town of Wilton. Application on Naviance Scholarship page. Email to Christina Rikhoff Foley at email@example.com by Friday, April 7, 2023.
WILTON LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS NONPARTISANSHIP AWARD – This scholarship honors the decades of service that Tina Gardner has given to the Wilton community in multiple roles. First as a Wilton registrar of voters, and thereafter as a polling place moderator for our municipal and statewide elections, she ensured free and fair elections. In addition, Tina has volunteered countless hours for the Wilton Library, Wilton Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), her church, and the League of Women Voters. In all her work on behalf of our town, Tina has exemplified the ideal of community service within a non-partisan context.
In 500 words or less, discuss what “non-partisan service” means to you. Include what differentiates non-partisan service from other ways of contributing to the well-being of our community. Finally, discuss what you see as the value of non-partisanship within the current moment in our history, as your generation seeks to work toward progress rather than division.
Essay submissions are due by 8:00 am on April 17, 2023; and should be sent directly to the Wilton League of Women Voters at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please put "WHS Scholarship" in the subject line.
WILTON REPUBLICAN TOWN COMMITTEE BUD BOUCHER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP – Established to honor the memory of Bud Boucher, a longtime resident of Wilton, who loved America, was intensely interested in the political process, and was committed to participating as an engaged, informed citizen. Application and information on Naviance Student Scholarship page. Deadline April 25, 2023.