• FAIRFIELD COUNTY TAX COLLECTORS’ ASSOCIATION

    100 HILL ROAD

    REDDING, CT 06896

     

    FROM:  KATHY LARKINS, CCMC, TOWN OF DARIEN         

                FAIRFIELD COUNTY TAX COLLECTORS’ ASSOCIATION

     

    RE:       TWO ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIPS

     

    THE FAIRFIELD COUNTY TAX COLLECTORS’ ASSOCIATION IS AWARDING TWO SCHOLARSHIPS IN THE AMOUNT OF $250.00 (TWO HUNDRED AND FIFTY DOLLARS) EACH.

     

    IN ORDER TO QUALIFY FOR CONSIDERATION, AN APPLICANT MUST BE A RESIDENT OF FAIRFIELD COUNTY, CONNECTICUT; A SENIOR IN HIGH SCHOOL; IN GOOD STANDING IN SCHOOL (NOT UNDER SUSPENSION OR PROBATION FOR ACADEMIC OR DISCIPLINARY REASONS); PLANNING TO CONTINUE HIS OR HER EDUCATION (UNIVERSITY, COLLEGE, TRADE SCHOOL OR OTHER); AND CURRENT IN HIS OR HER TAX OBLIGATIONS, IF ANY, TO THE TOWN OR CITY OF RESIDENCE.  APPLICANTS MUST WRITE A ONE-PAGE ESSAY ON THE TOPIC OF, “HOW STATE AND LOCAL TAXES CAN AFFECT MY EDUCATION”.  THE ESSAY MUST BE SUBMITTED ALONG WITH THE APPLICATION FORM.

     

    AWARD OF THE SCHOLARSHIPS WILL BE BASED UPON THE ESSAY.  ESSAYS WILL BE JUDGED BY A PANEL OF TAX COLLECTORS FROM THE FAIRFIELD COUNTY TAX COLLECTORS’ ASSOCIATION.  ONLY TWO SCHOLARSHIPS WILL BE AWARDED.  THE DECISION OF THE JUDGES WILL BE FINAL.  THE COUNTY PRESIDENT WILL NOTIFY THE SCHOOLS OF THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS.  PLEASE NOTE THAT APPLICANTS ARE REQUESTED TO LIST A CONTACT PERSON AT THEIR SCHOOL FOR PURPOSES OF THIS NOTIFICATION.  WE WOULD VERY MUCH APPRECIATE THE OPPORTUNITY TO PRESENT THE SCHOLARSHIP TO THE STUDENT AT A TIME AND PLACE TO BE SPECIFIED BY THE ASSOCIATION.

     

    THE DEADLINE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS IS APRIL 15, 2017.  APPLICATIONS MAY BE EMAILED TO KLARKINS@DARIENCT.GOV OR MAILED.  APPLICATIONS AND ACCOMPANYING ESSAYS SHOULD BE SUBMITTED TO:

     

    KATHLEEN LARKINS, CCMC, TOWN OF DARIEN

    2 RENSHAW ROAD, DARIEN, CT 06820

     

    PLEASE CALL ME DIRECTLY WITH ANY QUESTIONS, (203) 656-7315

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