WHS Awards

WHS Awards Ceremony Scholarships May 2018 at 9:00am

Applications, if required, are available in the Senior College Counseling office (Counselor's hallway) or on your Naviance Scholarship page . If the award states "TBA", the application is NOT available at this time. Please check this site at a later date. Questions? Call 203-762-0381 ext 6208

The Captain Sam Polis Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is sponsored by James B. Whipple American Legion Post 86. $500.00 to a senior at Wilton High School who plans to pursue studies in a trade or as a first responder (law enforcement; firefighter, EMT). Must be a senior in good standing, complete the information on the application and return application to Mrs. Mangan. Deadline: April 18, 2018. Application posted on Naviance Scholarship page.

John J. Cahill Scholarship Wilton Volunteer Fire Department
Scholarship to a Senior with outstanding, demonstrated community service involvement and pursuing a program in higher education. Transcript, resume and interview required. Application, along with resume and supporting documents, must be submitted to Mrs. Mangan by April 18, 2018 @ 3:00p.m. Application posted on Naviance Scholarship page.

Melissa McFadden Scholarship :The Wilton Family YMCA
This scholarship is given to celebrate the life and achievements of Melissa McFadden. The scholarship is given annually to a graduating senior that has demonstrated and interest and desire to improve the lives of individuals with intellectual and physical challenges in the town of Wilton.
Application and a minimum of 2 recommendations from either a teacher or supervisor of relevant extracurricular activity in which you participate required. Email application and letters of recommendation to Kim Murphy, Senior Director of Child Care & Day Camp Programs, Riverbrook YMCA, Wilton Branch @ Deadline: April 18, 2018. Application posted on Naviance Scholarship page.

Nicholas Zinicola, Class of 1998, Memorial Scholarship $1000 scholarship will be awarded in memory of Nick Zinicola ’98. Nick was an outgoing, hardworking, involved and athletic young man who died in a car accident in April 2010. The following criteria will be used in selecting the scholarship recipient: The student must be enrolling in college for the 2018-19 school year AND The student must complete a short essay -- “When you pass on, how do you hope people will remember you? What impact would you hope you left on the world, and the people in your life?” Deadline: Essays should be received by Nisia Todd, Nick’s sister, no later than Wednesday, April 18, 2018. You can either send them by mail to Nisia Todd, 62 Kent Hills Lane, Wilton, CT 06897 or email them to Nisia at For further information, contact Senior College Counseling Office. Deadline: April 18, 2018

Wilton Rotary Club Scholarship
Two $1,000.00 scholarships to graduating WHS Seniors with at least a 3.0 GPA. Application, brief essay and extracurricular information required. . Application must be returned to Senior College Counseling Office. Deadline: April 18, 2018. Application posted on Naviance Scholarship page.

Wilton Woman's Club: Elizabeth Sternad Scholarship The Club is seeking female applicants for the Elizabeth Sternad Scholarship honoring the Club's founder and long-time Wilton resident, Betty Sternad. Criteria: Outstanding and on-going Service, Leadership, Character. GPA is NOT a determining factor. Interested high school senior girls should submit a resume and an essay tailored specifically to this award, highlighting her on-going service and outlining why she is deserving of consideration. Essays should not exceed 500 words and must be sent to: Stacey Savas, 110 Vista Road, Wilton, CT 06897. There is NO application. Received by Deadline: April 18, 2018