New Scholarships in 2021-2022


The South Windsor Dollars for Scholars INC scholarship profile includes a number of individually titled scholarships, many of which distribute multiple awards.  Criteria and restrictions are noted in the scholarship profile available to applicants when the scholarship portal opens.  South Windsor Dollars for Scholars is appreciative of our many returning donors and the scholarships they support. 

We are pleased to welcome The Sergeant Matthew Mainieri Memorial Scholarship in honor of the late 20 year veteran of the South Windsor Police Department.  He served as Community Service Officer, in the Traffic Unit and Criminal Investigation Unit. as well as being a member of the Capitol Region Emergency Services Team, and the regional Special Weapons and Tactic teams.  He was instrumental in starting an Unmanned Aerial System program for SWPD.  His distinguished career contained many commendations and awards.  Matt's life was tragically cut short while off duty and on vacation in South Carolina in 2018.

Applicants have the opportunity to apply for several national, state and regional scholarships offered through the Dollars for Scholars® and Scholarship America® programs.  Students should enter the Student and Parent Log-In section to complete and submit the main section of the application.  The Scholarship America®  News and Resource area to the right side of the screen allows access to several national, state and regional scholarships.  Click on the "Student Opportunities" section and click on the "Browse Scholarships" tab.  Scholarships listed will provide you with information such as deadlines, specific criteria, and restrictions.  Students should check the website frequently throughout the school year for access to these wonderful scholarship offerings.  If selected, recipients will be contacted directly through Scholarship America®.


Don't forget, the South Windsor Dollars for Scholars INC scholarship portal opens on 21 January 2022 at 12:01 AM- CST and closes on 15 March 2022 at 11:59 PM- CST.