Ds Scholarship

AARP Connecticut Supporting Age 50+ Manufacturing Students

The manufacturing industry in Connecticut is thriving and opening doors to opportunity. AARP Connecticut, as part of a multifaceted, intergenerational approach to supporting ages 50 and over with an interest in continuing their education, Make a donation to The American Manufacturing Hall of Fame for Older Students Enrolled in the Manufacturing Program at Connecticut Community College.

Scholarships of up to $1,250 per student will be awarded through Connecticut College of Technology, while funds last. Eligibility for the scholarship is as follows:

  • A student age 50 and older who is enrolled or enrolled in any Connecticut Community College system fabrication program.
  • The student wishes to share their story and demographic information with AARP for potential publication via AARP’s communication channels, as well as willingness to sign relevant publications.

To apply or ask questions about the scholarship, contact the College of Technology and National Center for Next Generation Manufacturing Project Manager Wendy Robicheau by email (preferred) at wrobicheau@commnet.edu Or phone at 860-732-0075.

Whether it’s reinventing a career, further education, learning new skills, or being part of a regenerating manufacturing industry, AARP Connecticut has money-saving opportunities including enrollment in specific programs and classes at Albertus Magnus College and Goodwin University. visit www.aarp.org/CTDiscounts for details. In addition, AARP offers a variety of information and resources about careers and education at www.aarp.org/work.

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