Friends of the Southbury Public Library Annual Scholarship

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The Friends of the Southbury Public Library are awarding scholarship(s) up to $2,000! These scholarship(s) will be awarded to residents of the town of Southbury who are graduating high school seniors planning to continue their education in the 2024/25 academic school year.

The Friends of the Southbury Public Library raise funds through direct donations, book sales and membership fees to support the Southbury Public Library and its programs and to foster its relations with the Southbury Community.

With a heavy emphasis on your involvement with library activities and library volunteering, there are three other points of consideration: 

  • Academics
  • Extracurricular Activities
  • Written Essay

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Southbury Resident
  • 2024 Graduating High School Senior
  • Planning to continue your education in the 2024-2025 Academic Year

How to apply?

Get an Application Form and Addendum Page from the Reference Desk at the Southbury Public Library or linked here.

In addition to the pages above, your application will also consist of an essay; transcripts are not required.

Applications are due by 5:30pm on Monday, March 25, 2024. A hard copy of your application (including the Application Form, Addendum Page, and your essay) is due Monday, March 25, 2024 by 5:30pm to the Reference Desk. If you need to print your essay, you can do so from any library computer for $0.10 a page. Please note that computers shut off a half hour before library closing times.