Other Scholarships * *
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The following are awarded at the discretion of the University of New Haven and, unless otherwise noted, require no special application other than a complete financial aid application.
Alumni Association Scholarships: These merit-based scholarships are for full-time day students with exemplary academic records.
Amity Charitable Trust Fund:
This annual award is given to a worthy, needy student from the income of a fund made possible through the generosity of the Amity Club. Preference is given to students from the greater New Haven area.
Anthem/Blue Cross & Blue Shield - Joseph F. Duplinsky Scholarship:
Preference is given to students who are Anthem associates or children of associates. Otherwise, the scholarship is available to students in the School of Business who demonstrate academic merit and financial need.
Edmund Autuori Scholarship:
This is an endowed scholarship for accounting majors who demonstrate both financial need and scholastic ability.
The Barn Sale Scholarship:
A scholarship is available each year for a deserving, disabled upperclassman. The award is made possible by an endowment established by the Barn Sale, Inc.
Carmel Benevento Memorial Scholarship:
This award is made annually to a woman entering UNH as a freshman. The award was established in memory of Carmel Benevento and is based on financial need and academic and creative ability.
Roland & Margaret Bixler Scholarship:
Established by Mr. Bixler, a member of the UNH Emeritus Board, and his wife, co-founder of Friends of the UNH Library, this endowed scholarship is awarded annually.
Norman Botwinik Fund for Academic Excellence:
This endowed scholarship is awarded annually to an undergraduate from Connecticut who, over a period of four years, has demonstrated marked academic achievement and financial need. Mr. Botwinik is the former Chairman of the UNH Board of Governors.
Bozzuto Charity Sports Classic Scholarship:
Income from this endowment provides for an annual award to a needy student.
Clarice L. Buckman Scholarship Fund for Chemistry and Chemical Engineering:
An annual award is presented to a junior majoring in chemical engineering or chemistry in recognition of his or her demonstration of incentive and achievement.
Established by the Coca-Cola Foundation, an award is made annually to an incoming freshman who attended the Connecticut Pre-Engineering Program (CPEP) at any established Connecticut college or university for at least two years. The scholarship is renewable over a five-year period.
C. Cowles & Co. Scholarship:
This award is made annually to a Connecticut resident demonstrating financial need and aspiring to a career in the manufacturing industry.
Aldo DeDominicis Foundation:
Scholarships are awarded annually, based on financial need and academic achievement, to students majoring in the field of communications.
William DeSenti Scholarship:
An annual award is given to a needy student in the School of Engineering and Applied Science.
Robert B. Dodds Scholarship:
This endowed scholarship is awarded annually to an engineering student. The fund was established by Mr. Dodds as his gift to the Fund for Engineering.
Many scholarship awards are available each year through the generosity of business firms, charitable organizations, and friends of the university. Scholarship funds are awarded from annual sponsor gifts and income from the university's endowments.
Clarence Dunham Scholarship:
A merit-based award is made each year to a deserving student majoring in civil engineering. Faculty of the Civil Engineering Department select the scholarship recipient.
Echlin Family Scholarships:
Several annual awards of $2000 are made to needy business or engineering students. The awards are made possible through an endowment established through the generosity of John and Beryl Echlin.
Eder Brothers Scholarships:
Annual awards are made to hotel/restaurant management students. The awards are made possible by Eder Brothers, Inc., of West Haven, Connecticut.
Ernst & Young Scholarship:
Each year an award from this endowment is made to a student majoring in accounting.
James Jacob Gerowin Memorial Scholarship:
This award is made to a needy engineering student showing academic promise and is given in memory of James Gerowin, Class of 1985.
James Gesso Memorial Scholarship:
A memorial award is made annually to an aviation major demonstrating academic/extracurricular achievement.
Anthony Giusto Scholarship:
Given annually to a Connecticut resident studying Criminal Justice, this award is based on academic merit and financial need.
William Randolph Hearst Scholarship:
This endowed scholarship is made possible through the generosity of the William Randolph Hearst Foundation and is awarded annually to first-generation or minority students.
This endowed scholarship is available to students residing in the Naugatuck Valley and is funded through the generosity of the Paul H. Hershey Foundation and Mildred and John Frey.
Paul Kane Memorial Scholarship:
An award is available each year to an active scholar-athlete, with preference given to a Hamden, Connecticut, resident. The award is made in memory of Paul Kane, a university alumnus who was killed in the service of his country.
Peggy Leuzzi Memorial Scholarship:
Awarded annually in memory of Mrs. Leuzzi, a former employee of the university, a scholarship is provided to an incoming freshman woman and is made possible through the generosity of Joseph Macionus.
Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial Scholarship:
An annual award in honor of Dr. King is made to a deserving, needy student. Preference is given to minority students.
Ahmed Mandour Memorial Scholarship:
An award is available each year to a junior or senior majoring in economics and enrolled as a part-time/evening student. The award is made in memory of Dr. Mandour, a former dean of the university.
Arnold Markle Scholarship:
An annual award is made to a criminal justice major in memory of Arnold Markle, former State's Attorney for the Judicial District of New Haven.
Nathanial Kaplan Memorial Scholarship:
An award in memory of Nathanial Kaplan, a former English professor, is made each year to a student who demonstrates need and has been enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences for at least two years.
Parents Association Scholarship:
This is an endowed scholarship funded by the UNH Parents Association.
Virginia M. Parker Scholarship:
Each year Chi Kappa Rho sorority makes an award from this endowed scholarship to an undergraduate woman.
H. Pearce Family and Friends Scholarship:
This endowed scholarship was made possible through the Pearce Family, longtime friends and supporters of the university. It is awarded to a resident of the State of Connecticut who demonstrates financial need and academic ability.
Marvin K. Peterson - Evening Student Council Scholarship:
This scholarship was established in 1969 by the Evening Student Council of the University of New Haven to honor past President Marvin K. Peterson (1953-1973). The scholarship, awarded to undergraduate part-time/evening students, is entirely funded by the Evening Student Council.
This fund was established in memory of Eugene Rosazza, an alumnus of the university, and is made annually to a needy student with an exemplary academic record.
New Haven Wives of Rotarians:
An award from this endowment is made annually to a female from the Greater New Haven area on the basis of academic achievement and financial need.
Douglas D. Schumann Scholarship:
This endowed scholarship is awarded annually, on the basis of personal and academic integrity, to an engineering student who has completed his/her freshman year.
Donald R. Scott Scholarship:
This scholarship is given in memory of Donald R. Scott, former Chief of Campus Police at UNH, and is awarded jointly by the University of New Haven and the West Haven Black Coalition.
Miscellaneous State Scholarships:
Students from other states may be eligible to apply for state scholarships which can be brought to Connecticut for attendance at the University of New Haven. Students should contact their state scholarship agencies for information.
Annual awards are made to minority engineering students who demonstrate financial need.
Dany J. Washington Scholarship:
This scholarship is in memory of Dany Washington, former Dean of Continuing Education at UNH, and is awarded to non-traditional adult students based on scholarship and leadership displayed in the university or community environment.
Robert Wilson Scholarship:
Given annually to a freshman and renewable for up to three years providing a 3.0 GPA is maintained, this award is based on the following criteria: an African-American from New Haven County demonstrating financial need and high achievement in academics and other activities.