Programs and Services

Youth Awards and Scholarships

Jane Purtill Fuller Scholarship
To recognize the many contributions of our past employee and long-time supporter of the Emergency Aid Association, the Board of Directors dedicates an annual needs-based scholarship in memory of Jane Purtill Fuller. It is awarded to a graduating Suffield high-school senior pursuing a nursing or social service field of study. Applicants wishing to apply are encouraged to fill out the common application at the Suffield High School or call the EAA. The deadline for applications is mid-May of each year.


"I would like to extend my greatest appreciation for the scholarship. It will be a big help with college expenses." Scholarship Recipient


James F. Coggins, Jr. Community Service Award
In memory of our late volunteer and Board Member, James F. Coggins, Jr., the EAA offers an annual $1,000 award to a graduating Suffield or West Suffield senior who demonstrates selflessness, generosity and concern for the community through their volunteer activities. Applicants are asked to send a 500-word essay supporting their selection to the EAA at 450 South Street, Suffield, CT 06078. The deadline is mid-May of each year.