CHET Dream Big Scholarship Competition

Scholarship Value: $5,000
Awards Available: 80

When it comes to saving money for education, there are 2 important rules of thumb. First, it's never too early to start. Second, you should look for help every place you can find it. That's where the 2021 CHET Dream Big! Competition comes in (formerly known as CHET Advance Scholarship for High School Seniors).

We'll award 80 prizes to Connecticut students graduating from high school in 2022 with a GPA of at least 2.0-5 winners will receive $5,000, with another 75 winners receiving $1,000.

Submit a written or video essay about your future goals or any leadership role you play in your community.

Your entry will be judged on this essay, as well as your academic record and extracurricular and community participation.

Who is eligible to apply?

To be eligible for this award, you must:

A) Be a legal resident of the state of Connecticut

B) Be a high school senior in the 2021-22 academic year, scheduled to graduate as part of the Class of 2022

C) Be enrolled in a public, private, parochial, charter, or home-based high school as of September 22, 2021

D) Have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 or better through the end of 11th grade

E) Intend to begin a higher education program (undergraduate degree, vocational/technical program, etc.) no later than September 30, 2023

Multiple entries on behalf of the same Eligible Student are not permitted. In the event more than one entry is received for an Eligible Student, the first completed Application processed will be considered the only valid entry received. Each Eligible Student is eligible to win only one (1) award in this Competition.

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