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United Nations Association of Connecticut Scholarship


Scholarship to encourage and support students with a demonstrated interest in promoting world peace through work in international relations and diplomatic service to cultivate an understanding of and support for the work of the UN in the United States. At least one award of $1000 will be made in the Spring of each year to assist the selected student with his or her college expenses. Applicants must be graduating seniors of a public high school in Connecticut. The scholarship is based on demonstrated academic excellence, evidence of engagement in international issues, progress in developing proficiency in a foreign language, commitment to social advancement as documented through community service or related activities, and participation in a Model UN or similar intercultural program. The e-mail application (postmarked not later than March 31) must be sent to UNACT.studentfund@gmail.com.

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  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university, a four-year college or two-year college
  • CheckmarkMust currently be a high school student
  • CheckmarkMust study full-time
  • CheckmarkRestricted to residents of Connecticut
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying Asian Studies, Foreign Language, Health and Medical Sciences, International Migration, International Studies, Natural Sciences, Near and Middle East Studies, Nuclear Science, Peace and Conflict Studies, Political Science, Women's Studies

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Contact Ms. Barbara A. Bacewicz

Tel: 860-9274333 Address 58 Appalachian Rd
Kent, CT 06757