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    Granby-Simsbury Chamber of Commerce Scholarship

    The Chamber Memorial Award honors the lives of esteemed Chamber members who have passed. The honorees have dedicated time and energy to the Chamber over years and leave our Community in a better place from their invaluable contributions. With the memories of both these members in mind, we look to award a student who personifies their love of life, community and local involvement.
    Robert (Bob) Thompson 1941 – 2023
    Bob served on many Boards and committees and was passionate about supporting local businesses and organizations that served to make Simsbury an amazing place to live and work.
    Tim Pusch 1952 – 2020
    Tim served on the Chamber Board of Directors and was such a  positive influence on the community. Tim was especially supportive of youth athletics and volunteerism. 

    Apply for Our Scholarship!



    • Applicant must have a relationship to the Granby or Simsbury communities or the Granby-Simsbury Chamber of Commerce.
    • Applicant must be completing high school education in 2023.
    • Applicant must be planning to attend a two or four-year college or university, or other institute of higher learning no later than Fall 2024.


      Application Link and Required Documents

    • Follow this link to open the application.
    • Download the templates below. Complete the templates and upload them to the corresponding section in the application.
    • Extracurricular Activities template
    • Work History template
    • Volunteer Activities template  
    • Essay Response (250-500 words) Subject: How has your life been impacted by your interaction with your local community?
    • Provide a letter of recommendation from someone that can speak to your involvement with the Granby/Simsbury community.

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  •     Selection

    The Granby-Simsbury Chamber of Commerce Education Committee selects recipients based on community involvement and service, extracurricular activities, and volunteer activities. The deadline for applications is April 9, 2023. Recipients will be notified via phone/email towards the end of April and the Scholarships will be awarded at the Annual Meeting on April 27, 2023 at The Simsbury Inn.
    The Granby-Simsbury Chamber of Commerce reserves the right to publicize the names and images of scholarship recipients through our website, social media, print publications and local media.
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    2022 Scholarship Winner!