Scholarships

CHESLA scholarships have helped over 4,400 students achieve their educational goals. CHESLA is excited to continue to award scholarships to eligible students in pursuit of higher education in the State of Connecticut.

The 2019 CHESLA Scholarship is officially closed and is no longer accepting applications.

We reviewed over 400 applications and announced 177 scholarship award
recipients for the 2019 CHESLA Scholarship Program.  Thank you to all our applicants!

We will be accepting applications for the 2020-2021 academic year in early 2020!

Eligible Connecticut Institutions

  • Albertus Magnus College
  • Asnuntuck Community College
  • Capital Community College
  • Central Connecticut State University
  • Charter Oak State College
  • Connecticut College
  • CT ARC (CT Office of Higher Education)
  • Eastern Connecticut State University
  • Fairfield University
  • Gateway Community College
  • Goodwin College
  • Hartford Seminary
  • Holy Apostles College
  • Housatonic Community College
  • Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts
  • Manchester Community College
  • Middlesex Community College
  • Mitchell College
  • Naugatuck Valley Community College
  • Northwestern Community College
  • Norwalk Community College
  • Quinebaug Valley Community College
  • Quinnipiac University
  • Quinnipiac University School of Law
  • Rensselaer at Hartford
  • Sacred Heart University
  • Saint Vincent's College
  • Southern Connecticut State University
  • The Graduate Institute
  • Three Rivers Community College
  • Trinity College
  • Tunxis Community College
  • University of Bridgeport
  • University of Connecticut
  • University of Hartford
  • University of New Haven
  • University of Saint Joseph CT
  • Wesleyan University
  • Western Connecticut State University
  • Yale University