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Gilbert Trust Scholarships

The W.L. Gilbert Trust Scholarships are administered by The Gilbert School and chaired by Principal Sue Sojka. All Gilbert graduating seniors and alumni are eligible to apply. Interested individuals may request an application from the school (860) 379-8521 or download the application (PDF).

In 2017, the Trust distributed more than $130,000 in scholarships to students planning to pursue post-secondary education. These scholarships, many in place since the early 1900s, are made possible by the generosity of The Gilbert School alumni and friends. We are grateful for their support and commitment to the continued education of our students!

THE DEADLINE for submission of applications is April 13, 2018.

Please mail the completed application and any required documentation to:

The Gilbert School Scholarship Committee
Attn: Ms. Sandra O'Connor
200 Williams Avenue
Winsted, CT 06098
 
or fax to (860) 379-6163
 

Questions? Please call (860) 379-8521 or email Ms. Sandra O'Connor: oconnors@gilbertschool.org

View a complete list of available scholarships (PDF). With the exception of the Locascio scholarship (essay required), you simply fill out the general scholarship application and provide the requested supporting materials. The Scholarship Committee decides the specific scholarship(s) for which you may be eligible. The committee reserves the right to withhold any scholarship for which a strong candidate is not found.

*FOR CONTINUING LOCASCIO RECIPIENTS ONLY: Please send a letter by April 9, 2018, that indicates you are continuing the same major at the same school in 2018–19. Then, as SOON as the following are available, please send:

1. Proof of full-time enrollment in the first year and proof of continued full-time enrollment each subsequent year

2. Copies of official transcripts at the end of each academic year, showing continued enrollment and maintenance of a grade point average of at least 3.0

In the event of transfer to another institution, reapplication for the Locascio scholarship by April 20, 2018, will be required in order for award continuance to be considered.