The University of Connecticut is now helping academically talented students acquire higher education through its Day of Pride Scholarship. To participate in this funding programme, students must be Connecticut residents graduating from a Connecticut secondary school.
This scholarship will benefit those students who show academic ability as well as genuine financial hardship. It will support to financially disadvantaged students to overcome significant financial barriers to gain top-class education at the university level. Apart from financial support, this scholarship will boost their confidence by providing them with recognization for their academic achievements.
With over 32,000 students, the University of Connecticut is working as a national leader among the research universities. It was opened as an agricultural school in 1881 by brothers Charles and Augustus Storrs. It offers its students a curriculum that lets them integrate their interests into a meaningful educational pathway. The institution includes 14 schools and colleges that offer over 100-degree programmes in a variety of disciplines.
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Who May Be Eligible?
Students who stand on the following norms will be eligible for nomination:
- Recipients of the scholarship should be Connecticut residents graduating from a Connecticut secondary school;
- Entrants must be planning to enrol in an undergraduate course at the University of Connecticut;
- Applicants should demonstrate academic ability and genuine financial hardship.
How to Apply
There is no additional application process for this scholarship as all the applicants will automatically be selected upon taking admission to an undergraduate programme by the deadline. Information provided in the application for admission must be valid and complete which is mandatory.
This scholarship will provide students with the educational fund to pay expenses such as books and supplies, transportation, tuition, etc. This financial support will make the University of Connecticut education accessible for more students.
Applications are open until November 1, 2020.