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To be considered for a scholarship award, a student must be new or returning and taking courses at the Middlesex campus of CT State Community College in the fall semester of the upcoming academic year. This includes Middlesex college courses taken in Meriden at Platt High School. Note: Some scholarships are designated for students who will graduate from CT State Middlesex in May or who will be a summer completer. Graduating students who plan to transfer to a four-year higher education institution in the fall semester of the upcoming academic year are eligible to apply. Annually, the application process begins in December and culminates with the announcement of scholarship recipients near the end of the spring semester.


  • A completed online application form.
  • Two online recommendation forms:
    • Current CT State Middlesex students – one must be completed by a Middlesex faculty or staff member.
    • Other acceptable sources for recommendations are a high school teacher or guidance counselor, employer, volunteer supervisor, a clergy member from a religious organization from which you are member, etc. Recommendations from friends or relatives will not be considered.
    • Click here to access the online recommendation form. You may copy and paste the link into an email to those you are seeking a recommendation.
  • A copy of your CT State transcript (a copy from Banner Self-Service is sufficient) or high school transcript if still attending high school. If this is your first semester at CT State Middlesex, please email the link to the electronic mid-term grade report to your professors and ask them to complete it. Click here for the mid-term grade report.
  • Scholarship recipients are expected to attend the Scholarship Awards Night near the end of the spring semester at a date to be determined.
  • Scholarship application deadline: March 1, 2024

Past Scholarships

In 2023, 87 scholarships totaling $88,900 were awarded to eligible students. This program depends upon donations from generous individuals, businesses, civic organizations, alumni, and charitable foundations, along with annual fundraising events such as the Red Moon Fest and the Grad Dash 5K/10K. Recipients are selected by the Foundation’s Scholarship Committee. For more information about the scholarship process, please contact Corey Ruggieri at