Scholarships available for engineering and medical students

Trumbull students who are studying engineering or medicine may now apply for scholarships being offered by The Orazio DiMauro Foundation.

For the 33rd year of the foundation’s scholarship program, the following awards will be made: A maximum of $2,500 each will be awarded to engineering students and a maximum of $3,500 each will be awarded to medical students.

To be eligible for an engineering scholarship, a student must be graduating from high school or currently a full-time student in an engineering major at a four-year college. To be eligible for a medical scholarship, the student must be attending medical school or graduated from a four-year college and planning to attend medical school. All scholarships are based on academic achievement and financial need.

All scholarship recipients must be residents of Stratford, Bridgeport, Fairfield, Easton, Monroe, Milford, and Trumbull, and the Valley towns of Ansonia, Derby, Seymour, Oxford and Shelton.

Applications for the DiMauro scholarships can be secured from the Orazio DiMauro Foundation web site, or 11 Greenacres Lane, Trumbull, CT 06611 or e-mail

The deadline for all applications is March 31, 2015, and the deadline for supporting materials is May 15, 2015.

Announcements and notification of scholarship awards will be made in July.