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Scholarship Opportunities

The Danbury Garden Club offers two, $2,000 scholarships each year to qualified students from either Western Connecticut State University (WCSU) or Naugatuck Community College (NCC).


Requirements for Scholarship Applicants:

  • A resident of the State of Connecticut

  • WCSU or NCC full time student in good standing, in need of financial aid

  • Majoring in plant biology, ecology, conservation, or related field


Requirements for St. James Juniors Applicants: One time per person award up to $1,000

  • Minimum of three years participation in the club's St. James Jrs. after school program. One year must have been served during middle school

  • Plan to attend a 2 year or 4 year college program

  • Recommendation from a former or current Danbury Garden Club St. James Jrs. Chairperson


To Apply, Please Include:

  • Completed application form to address listed below (download pdf by clicking here)

  • A copy of your school transcript

  • Help us get to know you by including a personal letter, no more than 2 pages, telling us about your background, career goals, commitment to your chosen field of study, and comments about how the scholarship will be helpful to you

  • A list of extracurricular activities and/or honors received

  • One letter of recommendation, one page, discussing applicant’s scholastic ability, character, and work-related experience


Send all of the above, in one packet, by certified mail, to be received by January 31, 2024, to:


Mrs. Brigid Guertin
Danbury Garden Club Scholarship Chairman
114 E. Pembroke Road
Danbury, CT 06811


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