Stamford Dollars for Scholars
Awards 36 Scholarships

Stamford Dollars for Scholars held its 2019 Scholarship Awards Ceremony on June 5, 2019 at 6:30 PM in the Gen Re Auditorium at the University of Connecticut-Stamford. Thirty-six out from over 300 applicants received 36 scholarships, totaling a record value of $121,500. The 36 recipients are graduates from The Academy of Information Technology and Engineering, JM Wright Technical School, Stamford High School, Westhill High School and Trinity Catholic High School.
Twenty-eight scholarships are sponsored by members of the community in the name of a company, organization or an individual. Criteria, scholarship amount and the term of the scholarship is set by the donor. In total these scholarships are valued at $56,500.
The organizations and professionals sponsoring 2019 scholarships through Stamford Dollars for Scholars are: Mayor David Martin, 5 Squares, Callari Auto Group, CGS Health, Daniela Romano Scholarship (through Stamford Public Education Foundation), Eastern Land Management/Moore Family, Exchange Club of Stamford, Global Organization for People of Indian Origin-CT, Dr. Robert B. Goldman, Family of John and Betty Burkhardt, Heron Family, Interactive Brokers, Nestlè Waters North America, Tony and Joanna D'Amelio, Omnicom Capital Inc., Friends of Karina Tinajero, Family of Michael Rabuazzo, Family of Remus M. Brice, Jr, Shantz Mantione Group, Stamford Business Network, Stamford Federal Credit Union, The Tarzia Group, UBS Volunteers, UCONN/Connecticut Information Technology Institute and The Whittingham Family Foundation.
In addition, eight Stamford Dollars for Scholars scholarships were awarded with a value of $65,000. These scholarships are made possible by the many generous donations from those in the Stamford community as well as fundraising activities throughout the year.