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.
Scholarship Awards Dinner:
June 16, 2017
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.
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.
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
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.