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Offered by Connecticut Community Foundation
The Dr. Susie Beris Scholarship is open to college-bound high school seniors graduating from Pomperaug High or Nonnewaug High in Connecticut who have participated in at least three years of Cross Country and/or Track & Field. While Pomperaug students must have a cumulative unweighted GPA of 4.0 or higher, Nonnewaug students must have a cumulative weighted GPA of 107 or higher. Integrity, community service, and financial need are also important factors when it comes to choosing winner(s).
If you’re a high school senior graduating from Pomperaug High or Nonnewaug High who meets the above criteria, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.
The Connecticut Community Foundation, established in 1923, was created by and for the people of Greater Waterbury and the Litchfield Hills. The Foundation works to address the community's critical issues, funds programs benefiting local residents, supports efforts to improve systems to foster more equitable outcomes for residents, strengthens local organizations through learning and outreach, and works with individuals, families and corporations to steward charitable and scholarship funds.
In addition to meeting the below eligibility criteria, applicants must be graduating from Pomperaug High or Nonnewaug High in Connecticut. Pomperaug students must have a cumulative unweighted GPA of 4.0 or higher and Nonnewaug students must have a cumulative weighted GPA of 107 or higher.
High School Senior
Low Income, Athletic
Applicants must have participated in at least 3 years of Cross Country or Track & Field
To apply for this scholarship, submit the below application materials before the deadline.
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