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LPH Scholars $5,000 Giveaway

I am thrilled to announce the launch of Lauren Parr Homes Scholars Program, dedicated to supporting rising college students in our beloved Ridgefield, CT community.  Beginning this November, I will donate $5,000 annually in support of our students' pursuit of higher education.  Award can be used for any associated higher educational expense from campus visits, college applications and tuition to door room décor & travel back to Ridgefield to visit friends and family.


This initiative is both merit and need blind, inspired by the supportive spirit of our community, giving students equal opportunity to be recognized.  Please see below for eligibility and official rules.

Eligibility & Official Rules

To be eligible, entrants must be adults, 18 years old (parent, grandparent, or legal guardian) on behalf of a current high school Junior or Senior with primary residence in Ridgefield, CT and submit an entry form by 11:59 PM EST on Thursday, November 30, 2023.  For a complete copy of the official rules, see here.

Entry Form

Thank you for entering!


Entry Opens: 11/1/23, 10:00am EST

Entry Deadline:  11/30/23, 11:59pm EST

Winner Notification: 12/4/23

Helping Students Find Their First Homes

For many, college selection represents the first time a young adult chooses a place and space to call "home."  As any parent or student who has been through the process knows, the layers to the decision and costs associated with each and every step are many - often overwhelming.  This initiative was founded in the spirit of giving back to the community that gives so much to me, personally & professionally, in a simple and meaningful way to help lighten the load for Ridgefield students & their families.  No lengthy essays, merit requirements or intrusive personal questions - just what your student loves about our hometown, in 250 words or less.


Part of what drew me to Ridgefield were many shared qualities with Colgate University, my own alma mater – beauty, warmth, personal connection, and downright “good” people. I could not be more thankful to have found my forever home in this exceptional community and am pledging my commitment to help our students find theirs in higher education and beyond.

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