The Leary Family Scholarship

This Scholarship is sponsored by Bob and Carol Leary, long- time members of Windham Area Dollars for Scholars, to support the education and empowerment of a female graduate who is planning to attend either Eastern Connecticut State University or another state community college or university.  They state, "valuing education is a cherished tradition in the Leary Family and they are delighted to support the Windham Area Dollars for Scholars goal of expanding access to higher education for our local students.  Students able and willing to continue their studies can receive a variety of benefits: stretching their minds, developing the skills and perseverance to think for themselves, dealing intelligently with complexity, diversity, and change, as well as creating greater opportunity and freedom to succeed in a range of careers. "




Windham, Ct.

Bob Leary is a long-time board member of Windham Area Dollars for Scholars and his family has been involved in annual activities since its foundation.  For the last few years, in retirement, Bob has taken classes at ECSU and enjoys his time there.  In June 2013,  Bob was honored for his many years of service to Windham Area Dollars for Scholars with a proclamation from the state legislature.