Community Foundation of Greater New Britain Presents Anna Sielawko Engineering Scholarship Fund
November 3, 2020 (New Britain, Conn.) – A new scholarship fund has been established at the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain. The Anna Sielawko Engineering Scholarship Fund is the latest to be added to the Foundation’s growing number of scholarships.
Anna Sielawko immigrated to the United States from Poland when she was a teenager and attended New Britain Public Schools. She went on to earn her Bachelor of Science in Engineering from the University of Hartford and a Master of Science in Engineering and Finance from Rensselear Polytechnic Institute.
Anna began her career as an engineer with ABB Combustion Engineering and worked for 17 years in various project management and engineering positions that included Nuclear Power plants, Nuclear Submarines, Titan Rockets, and Space Shuttle Vehicles. After achieving her personal dream of traveling the world, Anna joined Merrill Lynch in its Global Wealth Management Group in Hartford and became a Financial Advisor in order to help individuals, families, and small businesses plan and manage their finances and investments.
Anna decided to establish a scholarship fund at the Community Foundation in order to give back to the community where she grew up.
“I attended New Britain Schools and have always had a passion for engineering. I hope this scholarship will assist students with the same passion to further their education,” said Anna.
The Anna Sielawko Engineering Scholarship Fund will be available to graduating seniors or previous graduates of New Britain High School who are pursuing a Bachelor’s degree at an accredited college or university in the field of engineering. Students must have an average of C+ or better and display financial need.
If you are interested in applying for the scholarship, please contact the New Britain High School guidance department in the Spring for more information.
If you would like to give a gift to the Anna Siewlako Scholarship Fund, please visit www.cfgnb.org/anna-sielawko-engineering-scholarship-fund/ and click the “Give Now” button.
Established in 1941, the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain is “Where Good Begins” in Berlin, New Britain, Plainville and Southington. The Foundation works to inspire philanthropy, responsibly manage permanent charitable assets, and partner to address key community issues through strategic leadership. For more information, visit www.cfgnb.org.