Stamford Dollars for Scholars
Third Annual Scholarship Ceremony


Pictured From left to right: Jim McClafferty, Co-President of Stamford Dollars for Scholars, Dr. Robert Goldman presenting the Goldman Orthodontics Scholarship for Science to Julia Schaffer, and Tony D'Amelio, Co-President of Stamford Dollars for Scholars. Julia is one of the 21 Class of 2014 graduates receiving scholarship awards from Stamford Dollars for Scholars. She is a 2014 graduate of Westhill High School who will attend Cornell University with a major in Chemistry/Physics. 

Monday, June 9th was a night of celebration for 21 local high school graduates from the class of 2014.  A night devoted to celebrating their accomplishments at the third annual Stamford Dollars for Scholars awards ceremony where these graduates received scholarships to pursue education beyond high school.

This year's scholarship recipients included high school seniors from Westhill, Stamford and Trinity Catholic, AITE, Stamford Academy, and a Stamford graduate from Regis HS in New York.  The following students (listed alphabetically) received scholarships: Joseph Aunce, Bridget Collier, James Croft, Asia Currie, Hannah Dougherty, Sean Epp, Charlie Gorski, Michael Hoherchak, Claire Howlett, Christopher Marcario, Wendy Marroquin, Shackeria Mckenzie, Timothy McMullen, Samuel Michelson, Joselyn Ordonez, Matthew Pascale, Jonathan Rich, Linda Rivera, Nicholas Robinson, Julia Schaffer, and Jessica Stietzel. (more)

Click here to Register

Tee It Up for Scholars is our largest event for raising funds for scholarships each year. Through the generous support of event sponsors, donors and participants we are able to provide impactful scholarships to local high school graduates to pursue their dream of a higher education. 

You can register online by visiting  We have great sponsorship opportunities with unique benefits including some which include a scholarship in the name of your business (click the "Sponsor Pkgs" button below for more information).  To learn more about the Tee It Up for Scholars event, please contact Gary Freeman at  

If you prefer, you can print out an order form by clicking the Order Form button , or a donor gift form by clicking the Donor Gift Form button..




Stamford Dollars for Scholars® Adds New Board Member

Stamford Dollars for Scholars, a local organization providing scholarships for students who live or attend high school in Stamford, announced that Bruce T. Moore, Sr. CCLP, President/CEO of Eastern Land Management has joined its board of directors.

"Bruce is a great addition to the board. He has been a strong supporter of our work from the moment we were formed and has sponsored scholarships since 2012. His business and leadership experience will be invaluable to Stamford Dollars for Scholars," said Tony D'Amelio, Co-President and founder of the organization. (more)

There are many ways to support Stamford Dollars for Scholars - volunteer your time, make a donation, create a scholarship for you company, organization or loved one.

                                      Join our Mailing List         

Click to join our mailing list             Make a Donation


To learn more about Stamford Dollars for Scholars and how you can participate as a donor, a volunteer, or a potential award recipient, contact us at

Our mailing address is P.O. Box 3559 Stamford, CT 06905.