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News from Granville Tolland Dollars for Scholars


On behalf of the Granville Tolland Dollars for Scholars® Executive Board, we would like to thank you for your generous donations for the 2016 Annual Appeal. The mission of the Granville-Tolland Dollars for Scholars is to promote scholarship, community involvement, and leadership among the undergraduate college students of Granville and Tolland through financial support for their education. We are so grateful for your continued support!


If you are a high school student, parent of a high school student or a full time college student, please remember the deadline for the Granville-Tolland Granville Dollars for Scholarship online application is Sunday, May 1st, 2016. To speak with the online application coordinator, please feel free to contact Sarajane Adams at 357-6327 or If you are a first time applicant, you will need to begin early as the profile portion of the application takes some time to complete. Our instructions are on the website, on the Student and Parent tab, Section I. Our scholarship is a merit-based scholarship, no financial information is required.

To be eligible, you must be a resident of Granville or Tolland, have a high school diploma, GED or equivalent if you were home-schooled and plan to become a full time college student. Up to five scholarships (5 years full-time undergrad) may be awarded. This scholarship is based on scholastic performance, a 300 word essay, activities, work experience and community service.

In addition, your selected/current college or university may be a member of Collegiate Partners. A Collegiate Partner school may match a portion of your Granville-Tolland Dollars for Scholarship and does not negatively impact institutional financial aid. Please check out the Scholarship America® site in red to the right of each website page under Collegiate Partners. Financial information may be required.


Currently the Granville-Tolland Dollars for Scholars® is in need of volunteers who are interested in making a difference in higher education for our students in Granville and Tolland. We have lost some wonderful volunteers as they have transitioned into retirement and/or have moved away.

Do you value education? Are you looking for an opportunity to make a difference in our community? We are seeking volunteers willing to bring their experience and energy in fundraising, investment, business and education. All ideas and backgrounds are welcome. If you are interested, please contact Sarajane Adams at 357-6327 or email at

Please take a moment to view our up-to-date website, We are a 501(c)(3) corporation and our Federal Tax Identification is 46-5057848 and we are a designated chapter of Scholarship America®.