Hamden High School

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

Mr. Eric JacksonPrincipal

HHS House Information

 

Quinnipiac House
Assistant Principal
Grade 9 Students

Whitney House
Assistant Principal
Last Names A - F

Sleeping Giant House
Assistant Principal
Last Names G - M

Washburn House
Assistant Principal
Last Names N - Z

 

Location

Local Senior Scholarships

DEADLINE: April 14, 2023 at 11:59 p.m.!

 

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

Step 2: Review the attached 2023 Scholarship List (complete with descriptions of each scholarship and the necessary application criteria) offered to the Class of 2023.

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:

Attention - Per Superintendent Highsmith's request, the deadline for the Hamden Superintendent and B.O.E. Scholarships will be extended to 11:59 p.m. on Friday, April 28, 2023. This deadline extension ONLY applies to the scholarships bulleted below.

 

Tip - *Download the special applications (listed above) to your computer and then upload them into your Google Drive. When opened through Google Drive, options will appear at the top that will enable you to edit the PDF: Kami, DocHub...etc. 

Some scholarships require a special essay as indicated in the link - 2023 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 view the how-to video for the proper application procedure.

 

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

Step 5: Submissions/Deadline

TIP 1: Make sure the student email you record on each application is a PERSONAL EMAIL ADDRESS and NOT your Hamden Google account.

TIP 2: 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 3: 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!)
Proper PDF Heading

TIP 4: Send ONE bulk email FROM YOUR PERSONAL EMAIL ADDRESS 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 hhsscholarship@hamden.org. 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 11:59 p.m. on Friday, April 14, 2023. ONLY the Superintendent & B.O.E. Scholarships will be accepted after midnight on April 14, 2023. The new deadline for the Superintendent & B.O.E. Scholarships is 11:59 p.m. on Friday, April 28, 2023.