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High School Seniors: Family Support Services Scholarship Award Application

The Connecticut Funeral Directors Association is committed to excellence in funeral service education. CFDA annually awards eight (8) $500 scholarships (one in each Connecticut county) to students interested in pursuing careers in a profession that provides emotional or medical support to families.

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2018 Family Support Services Scholarship Recipients

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Mortuary Science Scholarship Award Application

The Connecticut Funeral Directors Association is committed to excellence in funeral service education. This Scholarship Award program has been established to support that commitment by providing $1,000 in scholarship funds to be awarded to qualified students whose plans are to complete their education in an accredited mortuary science school and serve the public in their chosen profession in the state of Connecticut.

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2017 Scholarship Winners
2017 Scholarship Winners

Left to Right:
Rebecca Voelkl, from Middletown, CT attends Lincoln College of New England;
CFDA Executive Director John Cascio; and
Andrea Russo from Wolcott, CT also attending Lincoln College of New England.

 

 

 

 

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CFDA Honors 2018 High School Seniors
With
Family Support Services Scholarship

Family Support Services Scholarship Recipients with CFDA Pres Sheehy and Exec Director Cascio

Aaliyah Vescera - Family Support Services Scholarship Recipient

Unable to attend
the reception

(at left)
Aaliyah Vescera
from Bantam, CT
in Litchfield County will attend Lincoln College of New England for Mortuary Science.

 

 

 

CFDA annually awards scholarships to Connecticut high school students interested in pursuing careers in funeral service and professions that provides emotional or medical support to families. Joining CFDA President Ed Sheehy and Executive Director John Cascio are:

 

 


Back Row:

  • Joelle Coté from Shelton, CT in Fairfield County will attend the University of Scranton for Occupational Therapy;
  • Carlie Dreyfus from Stafford Springs, CT in Tolland County will attend Eastern CT State University for Psychology.

Front Row:

  • Alyssa Richardson from Durham, CT in Middlesex County will attend the University of Tampa for Sociology;
  • Nicole Rizzo from Derby, CT in New Haven County will attend Southern CT State University for Neuro-Psychology;
  • Laura Cunningham from Farmington, CT in Hartford County will attend Stonehill College for Dentistry;
  • Gabriella Farinha from Preston, CT in New London County will attend University of Connecticut for Speech Pathology.
     

Congratulations to all of our graduating seniors!

The deadline to apply for the 2019 Family Support Services Scholarship is Friday, April 12, 2019. Please click here for more information.
 

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