Fund Details
Stanley P. Bitel Memorial Fund


This scholarship was established in 2015 through gifts from family and friends to honor the life of Stanley P. Bitel, the founder of Rowley Spring and Stamping Corporation in Bristol which was founded in 1954. He personified entrepreneurial spirit, continual learning and self achievement all characteristics that should be displayed by the recipient.

Application Information:

Eligibility Requirements:
  • Open to residents of the state of Connecticut who are a graduating high school senior, currently enrolled post secondary student or an adult learner seeking qualifying skilled training in the manufacturing trade
  • Past recipients of the scholarship are not eligible to reapply
  • Qualifying training includes apprenticeship programs, technical education/trade schools, workforce development programs or pursuit of a four year degree in business or engineering as it relates to a career in manufacturing
  • School, community and work history
  • Academic achievement, with a minimum of a B average (3.0 on a 4.0 scale)
Letter of Recommendation Requirement: One letter of recommendation, which must be from either a teacher or an employer that demonstrates that the applicant is a “go-getter”.
Essay requirement: The manufacturing industry has an abundance of career opportunities including engineering, sales, finance, management, precision machinist, distribution, quality control inspectors, tool & die maker, lean manufacturing, supply chain management, just to name just a few.
Write a one page essay introducing yourself and describing why you wish to pursue a career in the manufacturing field.

Search Filters:

City of Residence
  • Bristol
  • Burlington
  • Plainville
  • Plymouth
  • Southington
  • Wolcott
  • Other
    Current Academic Status
    • Graduating High School Senior
    • College Student
    • Adult Learner
      Major/Area of Study
      • Engineering
      • Technical Studies/Vocational Programs
        Begin Accepting Applications Date:
        Deadline Date (EST Time Zone):
        3/12/2021 11:59 PM