Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame/Eileen Kraus Scholarship

The Eileen Kraus Scholarship honors Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame 2002 Inductee Eileen Kraus and recognizes an outstanding young Connecticut woman embarking on her first year of college or university. Applicants should be a female residing in Connecticut in their final year of high school or a recent high school graduate. She must be intending to enroll in her first year of college or university to obtain an Associate or Bachelor degree. Applicants should visit the scholarship website for an application form and instructions. A two-page essay is required answering the question, Among the 115 Inductees of the Hall, who do you find the most inspiring, and how do you see the legacy of this woman reflected in your own goals? Deadline for submission is February 15, 2017. Award winner will be announced March 31, 2017. Award recipient is asked to attend the CWHF 24th Annual Induction Ceremony on November 9, 2017, in Hartford, CT.


Award Amount $5,000
Number of Awards 1
Application Deadline February 15
Available to Class Level Freshmen
Renewability Not renewable


Minimum GPA Required None specified
Ethnicity/Heritage None specified
Residency Connecticut
Gender Female
Religious Affiliation None specified
Location of College None specified
Area of Study None specified
Financial Need Financial need analysis is not required


Organization Programs Coordinator
Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame
Address Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame 320 Fitch Street
City, State, Zip New Haven, CT 06515
Telephone (203) 3929008
Fax (203) 3929012
Web Site Web site
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