Scholarship Opportunities

Asaph D. Schwapp Scholarship Award

Asaph Schwapp touched many lives. He grew up in a poverty stricken environment, but his life was symbolic to a rose growing from the concrete. Although he grew up in a very dangerous community, he was able to overcome those conditions as evidenced by his Supreme academic and athletic accomplishments.

Asaph attended what most considered the worst public schools in Hartford, CT and was able to earn and maintain a 3.5gpa in the classroom, and be recognized as one of the best Football players in the Country.

Asaph dominated high school sports and earned a full scholarship to the Univ. of Norte Dame. During his Undergrad years at Norte Dame, he continued to keep his grades high as he maintained a 3.0gpa. Asaph ended his courageous battle with cancer at the age of 26 on Wednesday, May 8, 2013. This scholarship embodies Asaph’s self-discipline, ambition, personal accountability, and love toward all human beings. Scholarship award $500 - $2,000. (Available Feb to April 2017 School year)

Eligibility:

  • Male/Female
  • Hartford Resident
  • Demonstrate academic achievement (minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale)
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Athletic achievement (All-State) in respective sport

Supreme Being Inc. Scholarship Award

Supreme Being represents the highest manifestation of a human being. To be Supreme, one must focus a great deal on the highest achievement in a specific area. Students who demonstrate high moral character through their community service will be strongly considered. Students serving the community while being active in leadership roles represents a Supreme Being. Students must demonstrate community service in the areas of mentoring, tutoring, assisting the homeless and elderly. Grant amount $500 - $2,500.

Eligibility:

  • Male/Female
  • Connecticut Resident
  • Proof of minimum 200 community service hours
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Athletic achievement (All-State) in respective sport
  • Demonstrate academic achievement (minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale)
  • 2 Recommendation letters (not to be from family members)