Pursue your studies in the United States. There’s good news! The Milton Fisher Scholarship is now open. We will go through the details of this scholarship, its perks, and the application process step by step in this article.
Milton Fisher Scholarship 2022 is a fully-fledged undergraduate scholarship available to students in the United States. This scholarship provides up to $5000 per year in tuition and related extra educational expenditures.
The Milton Fisher Scholarship isn’t your typical scholarship that rewards academic excellence and financial need. Its specific purpose is to reward and encourage innovative and creative problem-solving by recognising and rewarding students who excel as creative problem-solvers and assisting them in achieving their further education goals.
The Milton Fisher Scholarship is a four-year renewable scholarship for outstanding high school juniors and seniors, as well as first-year college freshman.
More About Milton Fisher Scholarship
Milton Fisher was an American lawyer, investment banker, author, instructor, and matchmaker who lived from 1917 to 2001. In 2003, the Community Foundation for Greater New Haven established the Milton Fisher Scholarship for Innovation and Creativity in Fisher’s honour. Fisher is the father of Shelley Fisher Fishkin, a professor and author. In 1978, he married Carol Plaine, his first wife. His marriage to Renée Breger, his undergraduate love, terminated in 1976 when she died.
Milton Fisher practised law in New York after graduating from Brooklyn College in 1938 and Fordham Law School in 1942. He also formed A.D. Gilhart, an investment banking firm. For decades, he taught an enormously popular Adult Education programme in Westport, Connecticut called “Applied Creativity.” His hobby was matchmaking, and he was known for introducing scores of couples to each other.
He served as Chairman of the Bedford District Health Center, President of the Men’s Club of Union Temple, Chairman of the Association for a Brooklyn Ice Rink, and President of the Board of the Eastern Parkway-Crown Heights Division of the Brooklyn Jewish Community Council before moving to Connecticut in 1960. He commuted daily between Westport, Connecticut, and Manhattan from 1960 until his death in 2001, and was known on Conrail/Metro-North as the founder of “Dream Wednesday,” a weekly dream discussion club on the train that lasted for years.
- Level of Study: Undergraduate
- Institution(s): Any Accredited College in USA
- Study in: USA
- Deadline: May 3, 2022
Milton Fisher Scholarship provides the recipient with:
- The amount of awards, ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 per year, renewable for four years, will be determined by the financial need of the recipient.
Eligibility Criteria for Milton Fisher Scholarship
To qualify for Milton Fisher Scholarship, candidate must fulfill all of the following requirements below:
- Required Language: English
- Eligible Countries: US citizen or Permanent Resident
- Currently a high school junior or senior, or
- Currently a first-time college student in the first year of an undergraduate degree program
- Anyone else planning to start the first year of an undergraduate degree in the next fall or spring semester after the scholarship deadline
- a student who has solved an artistic, scientific, or technical problem in a new or unusual way, or
- a student who has come up with a distinctive solution to problems faced by your school, community or family.
- A Connecticut or New York City metro area resident who plans to attend, or is attending an institution of higher education anywhere in the United States, or
- A resident of any part of the U.S. who plans to attend, or is attending an institution of higher education in Connecticut or the New York City metro area.