Search & Apply for a Scholarship

Funding a college education is a serious financial challenge, but it shouldn’t be an insurmountable obstacle. BTCF manages more than 50 scholarship funds established by donors who care about making higher education available to everyone. Search them below.

To search for scholarships by school district, click here.

To search and apply for grants, click here.

Most scholarship deadlines are April 1 and accept our Common Application, with the exception of the Margaret Derwin "Blue Sky" Scholarship Fund, Tabor Foundation Fund and Violet Simmons Scholarship Fund, which require separate applications. Scholarships that require a separate application are indicated by an *.

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Scholarship NameCountyDeadline 
Margaret Derwin Scholarship Fund
$105,000 scholarship for a Housatonic Valley Regional High School, Conn., student awarded in his/her junior year of high school.*
Northwest Litchfield01/09/18Apply
Alice and Richard Henriquez Memorial Fund
Provides grants to young people ages 14-22 engaged in international community service projects.
Entire Region02/01/18Apply
Harvard Business School Strategic Perspectives in Nonprofit Management (SPNM) Program
Strategic Perspectives in Nonprofit Management (SPNM) is a flagship executive education leadership program. Two scholarships for executive directors/CEO's are offered annually.
Entire Region03/01/18Apply
George H. and Lucille E. Buterbaugh Scholarship Fund
Scholarship for Salisbury, Conn., high school seniors of Housatonic Valley Regional High School.
Northwest Litchfield03/15/18Apply
Teddy Lee Drumm Memorial Scholarship Fund
Scholarships for residents of Sharon, Conn.
Northwest Litchfield03/15/18Apply
Moe England '53/England Scott Family Scholarship Fund
Scholarship for Berkshire Taconic Region high school seniors planning to attend Colgate University.
Entire Region03/15/18Apply
The Ferris Burtis Scholarship Fund
Scholarships for students going on to study classical music.
Entire Region03/15/18Apply
Simple Gifts Fund
Scholarships for Berkshire Taconic region young people for cultural or creative summer enrichment programs.
Entire Region03/15/18Apply
Andrea Wagner Women in Science Scholarship Fund
Scholarship fund for female residents of the Berkshire Taconic region who are enrolled in a four-year college program majoring in natural or physical sciences or engineering and who are freshmen, sophomores or juniors at the time of the application
Entire Region03/15/18Apply
Arts Fund for Region One
Promotes educational opportunities in the arts for students residing in Canaan (Falls Village), Cornwall, Kent, North Canaan, Salisbury or Sharon, Conn.
Northwest Litchfield05/01/18Apply
Harvard Business School - Governing for Nonprofit Excellence (GNE) Scholarship
One scholarship for nonprofit board chairs or vice chairs who are not serving in full-time employment roles for the nonprofit organizations they are applying to represent. The nonprofit must be located in Berkshire Taconic’s catchment area.
Entire Region05/15/17Apply