Students can begin to apply for these $1,000 scholarships

College scholarships from the Greater Bridgeport Retired Teachers Association (GBRTA) in the amount of $1,000 each are available to local high school graduating seniors who demonstrate scholarship, citizenship and community service and who plan to pursue careers in education.

Graduating seniors attending public high schools in Bridgeport, Easton, Fairfield, Milford, Monroe, Shelton, Stratford and Trumbull are eligible. Interested students should check for deadline dates and apply through their high school Guidance Departments.