Scholarship Opportunity

April 22, 2022
Submitted By: Elisabeth Negron

The Connecticut Association of Professional Financial Aid Administrators (CAPFAA) is pleased to announce the CAPFAA Scholarship for the 2022-2023 academic year. We are excited to be able to award six (6) non-renewable $1,000 scholarships to three (3) eligible undergraduate and three (3) eligible graduate students in pursuit of higher education in the State of Connecticut.

Eligibility Criteria:

In order to be an eligible applicant for this scholarship award, all candidates must be attending current CAPFAA member institutions (UHart meets this requirement) and meet the following requirements:

• For Undergraduate Students: be enrolled in a postsecondary institution as a full-time undergraduate student in a degree program OR in a certificate program of at least 900 clock hours, 24 semester hours, or 36 quarter hours.

• For Graduate Students: be enrolled in a postsecondary institution as a graduate or professional student in a degree or certificate program on at least a half-time basis.

• Have completed a minimum of one term or semester of full-time study or at least one half of a clock hour or non-term-based program.

• Must have a maximum Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of $6,000 or less, per the student’s most recent FAFSA submission in 2022-2023, and be eligible to receive federal financial aid.

• Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (or equivalent).

• Must have performed unpaid community service or volunteer activities in the past twenty-four (24) months, not related to educational credit. • Not be a prior CAPFAA Scholarship winner, CAPFAA member, or an immediate relative of a CAPFAA member.

Application and all required attachments must be received no later than May 20 at 5 p.m. by postal mail, or email to the CAPFAA Scholarship Committee Chair. 

Further details regarding this scholarship opportunity can be found on the scholarship application.