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



Local Senior Scholarships

DEADLINE: March 28, 2024 at 5:00 p.m.!


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

Step 2: Review the attached list of available 2024 Local Scholarships (complete with descriptions of each scholarship and the necessary application criteria) offered to the Class of 2024.

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:

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 - 2024 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

Local 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!)
FasuloL- 2024 Bear Path Alumni Common Application

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 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 28, 2024.