COMO Financial Aid Scholarships

The COMO understands that sometimes families need help. As a nonprofit we strive to keep our costs as low as possible and rely on the generosity of our donors to support scholarship expenses. 

If you are requesting financial assistance for COMO financial aid, you will need to fill out an application and submit to the COMO with required documents detailed below. All information will be kept strictly confidential and decisions will be made utilizing Federal Poverty Guidelines with a review of the submitted personal financial documents.

Documents required include: 

- Application form available at the COMO, inquire about getting a copy sent to you by calling (860) 535-2476

- Most recent tax return

- Most recent four pay stubs for all adult family members

- Most recent month's bank statement

Applicants for childcare programs must first apply for the Connecticut Care for Kids program. Care for Kids information and forms can be obtained at These forms are also available at the COMO for your convenience. Staff are also available to assist you through this process. Please be sure to submit your application in a timely manner with all required documents. Incomplete applications may result in a delay in scholarship decision.

Applicants will be notified of award availability and eligibility in a timely manner to ensure access to desired programming.

Contact the COMO for applications and more information by calling 860.535.2476.