Henry S. Coleman Endowed Scholarship

In Honor of Henry (Harry) Coleman, Founder of the New Canaan High School Scholarship Fund

Henry S.  Coleman was a former Dean of Financial Aide, Director of Admissions and Dean of Students at Columbia University. He lived in New Canaan for over 50 years, chaired the Board of Education and was one of the founders of the NCHS Scholarship Fund. He served on the Grant and Aide Committee until his death in 2006.  

His lifelong passion was to ensure that every student had access to a good education. The Henry S. Coleman Endowed Award was set up in honor of his memory and is given to the student or students who have demonstrated a sustained commitment to helping others and possess the character and skills of leadership that make them role models among their peers.

© 2016 New Canaan High School Scholarship Foundation

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Student Applications and Financial Deadlines

Seniors:  May 7, 2021

Post Grads: May 28, 2021

Notification of 2021 NCSF Scholarship Awards

June 2021  (by mail)


2020-21 Annual Fund Donors

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11 Farm Road

New Canaan, CT 06840


NCHS Scholarship Foundation is a 501(c)(3) Federal Tax ID#


New Canaan High School

11 Farm Road

New Canaan, CT 06840