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Waterbury, CT Area Scholarships

Waterbury (nicknamed "The Brass City") is a city in the U.S. state of Connecticut on the Naugatuck River, 33 miles southwest of Hartford and 77 miles northeast of New York City. Waterbury is the second-largest city in New Haven County, Connecticut. As of the 2010 census, Waterbury had a population of 110,366, making it the 10th largest city in the New York Metropolitan Area, 9th largest city in New England and the 5th largest city in Connecticut.

Throughout the first half of the 20th century, Waterbury had large industrial interests and was the leading center in the United States for the manufacture of brassware (including castings and finishings), as reflected in the nickname the "Brass City" and the city's motto Quid Aere Perennius? ("What Is More Lasting Than Brass?"). It was also noted for the manufacture of watches and clocks.

The city is along Interstate 84 (Yankee Expressway) and Route 8 and has a Metro-North railroad station with connections to Grand Central Terminal. Waterbury is also home to Post University and the regional campuses of the University of Connecticut, University of Bridgeport, Western Connecticut State University as well as Naugatuck Valley Community College.

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Waterbury, CT Area Scholarships

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Dominic J. and Tina Minicucci Memorial Scholarship

Providence College

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Dominic J. and Tina Minicucci Memorial Scholarship

Providence College

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Schools in and around Waterbury, CT

Naugatuck Valley Community College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $11,448 average out-state tuition; $3,816 average in-state tuition
University of Connecticut-Waterbury Campus
Four or more years; Public; $34,066 average out-state tuition; $11,998 average in-state tuition
Post University
Four or more years; Private for profit; $15,258 average out-state tuition; $15,258 average in-state tuition
Stone Academy-Waterbury
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
W F Kaynor Technical High School
Less than 2 years (below associate); Public
Industrial Management Training Institute
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
Ace Cosmetology and Barber Training Center
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit