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Our Mission Statement: Through the granting of scholarships and awards, we inspire, encourage and support Stamford students in their pursuit of college, graduate and vocational education.

The Joseph W. Nunn Scholarship Foundation was formed in Stamford, Connecticut in 2005 by his parents, Joseph and Myrtle Nunn. The Nunn’s recognize the importance of education and wanted to let others know how they can join in and improve the lives of others in the Stamford community by providing financial support to families and individuals seeking educational and training opportunities. It has been proven that people with college degrees and vocational training are more likely to be gainfully employed and offered career opportunities than those with lesser education. You can help this foundation bridge the gap between family income and college costs.

Join us June 23rd to congratulate our 2016 Recipients!

Category I: Stamford High School Scholar Athlete Award, in the amount of $5,000
↳Christopher Taylor, who will be attending Lehigh University

Category II: Academic High School Scholarship, each receiving $2,000
Tariq Crumbley from A.I.T.E., who will be attending the Western Connecticut State University
↳Cassandra Herrera from Westhill High School, who will be attending the University of Bridgeport
↳Khamara Murray from Stamford High School, who will be attending Norwalk Community College

Category IV: Community Initiatives Grant, each receiving $1,000
↳Joannie Merrell on behalf of Creative Learning/ Music Program in the After School Program at First Presbyterian Church
↳Valerie Monaghan on behalf of NAMI Southwest CT Family to Family Instructor for 12 week education program for family members and caregivers.