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Scholarship

The History:
The Sons of Portugal Scholarship was established in 1965 with the primary objective of recognizing and rewarding academic excellence among students of Portuguese descent. Scholarship awards ranging from $1,000.00 to $3,000.00 are given to High School Seniors and College students seeking a bachelors degree in an approved undergraduate program of study.

     
Some of our 2017 Winners 

Navigator Winner 2017

Our 2017 Navigator Award Winner

Scholarship Awards Dinner:

June 16, 2017

Scholarship awards:

 High School College
 1st place 
$3,000.00
 1st place
$3,000.00
 2nd place 
$2,500.00
 2nd place 
$2,500.00
 3rd place 
$2,000.00
 3rd place 
$2,000.00
 4th place
$1,500.00
 4th place
$1,500.00
 5th place
$1,000.00
 5th place
$1,000.00

Applications:
Applications may be obtained at the Guidance Department Offices or Career Centers at all area high schools and trade schools in the greater Danbury area, printing them from below or can be found on our Facebook page. Please not that applications are due by MAY 6, 2017.

Sons of Portugal Scholarship Facebook Page

Send all completed applications and supplemental materials:

S.O.P. Scholarship
P.O. Box 3588
Danbury, CT
06813-3588


Navigator Award:
This award, established in honor of our 50th anniversary, is presented to an individual who is a positive inspiration and consistently demonstrates an exceptional loyalty to the Portuguese community.  They give of themselves selflessly to others and exemplify perseverance and leadership in their everyday lives.  This person’s long-term commitment of outstanding service influences others to pursue knowledge, discipline and generosity.

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Ventura-Santana Award

We have the great pleasure of offering Undergraduate and Graduate college students an opportunity to participate in the Ventura-Santana Award.  This award is funded by the family to a student(s) who fully completes the attached requirements. 

 

Requirements are different than that of the SOP Scholarship - please submit the correct application


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Donate:

You can assist these talented young men and women currently studying by financially supporting our local scholarships. Please donate below to ensure educational opportunities for future Portuguese Americans from the greater Danbury Area. With your financial help we can ensure these students are able to receive outstanding educational opportunities.

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