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West Hartford, CT Area Scholarships

West Hartford is a town in Hartford County, Connecticut, United States, 5 miles (8.0 km) west of downtown Hartford. The population was 63,268 at the 2010 census.

The town's popular downtown area is colloquially known as "West Hartford Center," or simply "The Center," and is centered on Farmington Avenue and South/North Main Street. West Hartford Center has been the community's main hub since the late 17th century. In 2008, Blue Back Square opened as a new addition to the central area, which includes a bookstore, a movie theater, two parking garages, various physician and medical offices, and several restaurants.

Incorporated as a town in 1854, West Hartford was previously a parish of Hartford, founded in 1672. Among the southernmost of the communities in the Hartford-Springfield Knowledge Corridor metropolitan region, West Hartford is home to University of Hartford and the University of Saint Joseph.

In 2010, Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine listed West Hartford as one of the nation's "10 Great Cities for Raising Families" and ranked it #9 on its "10 Best Cities for the Next Decade" list. Also in 2010, CNN Money ranked West Hartford the 55th best small city in America and Travelandleisure.com called it one of 10 "coolest" suburbs in the nation, and the West Hartford Reservoir off Farmington Avenue "West Hartford's version of Central Park," noting the town's "vacation-worthy hot spots, with cutting-edge restaurants, great shopping, and plenty of parking."

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West Hartford, CT Area Scholarships

name award deadline

Robert T. Kenney Scholarship

American Savings Foundation

Up to $3,500 March 31, 2019 See Details

Robert T. Kenney Scholarship

American Savings Foundation

award

Up to $3,500

deadline

March 31, 2019
See Details

Schools in and around West Hartford, CT

University of Hartford
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $36,088 average out-state tuition; $36,088 average in-state tuition
University of Saint Joseph
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $36,273 average out-state tuition; $36,273 average in-state tuition
American Institute-West Hartford
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private for profit