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Hamden High School

2040 Dixwell Avenue
(203) 407-2040
(203) 407-2041 fax  

Nadine GannonPrincipal

HHS House Information

Sleeping Giant House
Assistant Principal
All Freshman

Whitney House
Assistant Principal
Last Names A - K (10-12)

Washburn House
Assistant Principal
Last Names L - Z (10 -12)
Assistant Principal


Local Scholarships - Class of 2020

DEADLINE: April 21 at 5:00 PM!


Step 1: Read the Instructional Letter to Parents and Students!

Step 2: Review the attached 2020 Scholarship List (complete with descriptions of each scholarship and the necessary application criteria) offered to the Class of 2020.

Step 3: Use the Local Scholarship Checklist to identify which scholarships you are applying to - The checklist MUST BE completed, downloaded as a PDF and emailed with your completed applications.

Step 4: Local Scholarship Common Application - For most scholarships this application is used, so complete the basic information and then go to File > Make a Copy. Make as many copies as scholarships you are applying for.  Add your last name to the title of each copy. Then fill out the sections asking for the specific scholarship information. Download each common application as a PDF before submission via email. 

Some scholarships require a separate special application as indicated in the Criteria; special applications can be obtained below:


Some scholarships require a special essay as indicated in the link - 2020 Scholarship List. These special essays should be typed on the last page of the common application. 

  • If your TRANSCRIPT is required with the application, it will be provided directly by the Counseling Office. *No Need to Request

Scholarship Application Procedure


Please follow the submission process and guidelines as outlined below in Step 5!!!

Step 5: Submissions/Deadline

TIP 1: Make sure each of your applications include the following items in the title of your Google DOCS: Last name, first initial - Name of Scholarship

TIP 2: Once your Google DOC title is correct and your application is complete - Download it as a PDF (Therefore, the title of your PDF will include your last name, first initial and the scholarship to which you are applying!
TIP 3: Send ONE bulk email which includes the following items:
1) PDF of your Scholarship Checklist
2) PDFs of your scholarship applications
ALL completed applications and the Scholarship Checklist (saved as PDF files) must be submitted via email to For applications to be accepted, you MUST submit A) completed applications and B) Scholarship Checklist.
If either A) or B) is missing, the submissions will not be accepted.

PLEASE NOTE - The email box will no longer accept submissions after 5:00 PM on Tuesday, April 21 2020.