The Thomas Munson Foundation Scholarship Fund (TMFSF) Program currently offers four types of academic scholarships:
- $2,500/annual two-year U.S. Community or Junior College Renewable (This includes accredited U.S. Community and Junior colleges and accredited trade and vocational schools
- $5,000/annual four-year Undergraduate U.S. College or University Renewable
- $5,000/annual U.S. Graduate Program non-renewable
- $500 – $2,000/annual Honorable Mention non-renewable
Detailed descriptions, eligibility requirements, and performance metrics for each type of scholarship are given within the application forms.
There is no fee to apply for a TMFSF Scholarship.
To apply, you must be a citizen of the United States and must be able to trace your ancestry to Thomas¹ Munson or another original settler/signatory of the colony at New Haven, Connecticut, in 1639. Information about documenting your descent lineage is provided in the application form. A complete list of the settlers is provided.
As an applicant, you are solely responsible for ensuring all applications materials are complete and submitted through the online portal by the deadline of 11:59pm March 1. The application portal will be open from November 15 to end of day March 1. It will close at 12:00am March 2.
As an applicant, you must ensure that all required academic institution documents, transcripts, and recommendation letters are submitted online by the deadline 11:59pm March 1. Be vigilant and insistent, and make timely and courteous inquires with school(s) and individuals from whom you request documents and letters so that they send the materials by the deadline.
Decisions of the Scholarship Awards Committee are final.
Applicants may address questions about the application instructions to the Scholarship Awards Chairperson, Mr. David Weaver at email@example.com
Decisions for Scholarship awardees are made during March to May. Notifications are made during June. If you are awarded a scholarship, our TMFSF Treasurer will send you a data document to complete and return. Data required include your contact information and that of your chosen academic institution. Upon receipt of the data document, the treasurer will verify your enrollment for the upcoming academic year, and then send the scholarship funds directly to the institution. The funds will be credited to your account there.
We welcome your application and will consider it carefully. Please click the link below to get started on your application now.