The Carla Squatrito Scholarship is named in honor of business leader Carla Squatrito of Carla’s Pasta. An immigrant in 1968, and a stellar entrepreneur of today, Carla has built an extraordinary company in Connecticut through hard work, leadership and her entrepreneurial spirit. She and her family are supporters of Connecticut Public and recognize the important place public media has in our world. In honor of her life and accomplishments, the Carla Squatrito Scholarship in the amount of $5,000 will be awarded to a young woman planning on studying business, business administration, culinary arts, entrepreneurship or a related area at a four-year college or university in the Fall of 2019.
1. Complete the application found here.
2. Provide an essay (250-500 words). We all have stories to tell. In 500 words or less, describe an experience or accomplishment or share a viewpoint that captures the unique story of you.
3. Provide one Letter of Recommendation from an adult who knows you well (not a parent or relative).
4. Submit to Penny Sigal at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please Include Carla Squatrito Scholarship in subject line. Or, if mailing or dropping off, ensure the application is received at Connecticut Public, 1049 Asylum Avenue, Hartford, CT 06105 Attention: Penny Sigal, Carla Squatrito Scholarship.