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Chamber Scholarships

by | Mar 27, 2019 |

The Hamden Regional Chamber of Commerce is pleased to offer several scholarships to graduating Hamden high school seniors. Our scholarships are awarded at the end of the school year in June, based on the following criteria. Students that are interested should apply directly through the high school.
The Craig B. Henrici Scholarship Fund
The Dolores Giannini Art Scholarship Fund
Women In Business Scholarship

The Craig B. Henrici Scholarship Fund was established in February, 2019 in memory of Craig and his love for Hamden and hockey. Craig graduated from Hamden High in 1971, he was a member of the Hamden High hockey team that won state championship that year. He was Hamden’s former Mayor who also served as Chairman of the Chamber’s Board of Directors. The scholarship criteria includes:

  • Graduating Hamden High School Student
  • GPA Average of 3.3 or higher
  • Consideration for those in the National Honor Society
  • Demonstrates excellence in service and leadership
  • Participant in Hamden Athletics – Boys Ice Hockey / Girls Ice Hockey

 

The Dolores Giannini Art Scholarship Fund was established in November, 2016 in memory of the Chamber’s first female Chairman, business and civic leader, entrepreneur, talented interior designer and animal rights advocate. The scholarship criteria includes:

  • Graduating senior from Hamden High School
  • Shows excellence in the creative arts
  • Female or male, who will be going on to study in the art field as part of that student’s post-secondary education

The Chamber’s Women in Business Committee Scholarship Fund. The scholarship criteria includes: 

  • A graduating high school senior, female, from Hamden Public Schools
  • Shows excellence in leadership and community involvement
  • Continuing their education towards a business degree

Donations are raised through monthly Women in Business Committee meetings as well as raffles at special business after hours events.

To donate to any of these funds, please make checks payable to Hamden Regional Chamber of Commerce – Mail: 3074 Whitney Ave, Building 1, Hamden, CT 06518
The Hamden Regional Chamber of Commerce is a 501C6 – Non-Profit organization. We are not a designated 501C3 foundation.