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 Information

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

Eligibility Requirements

Minimum GPA Required
0
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

Scholarship Sponsor

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
E-mail
scholarships@cwhf.org
Website
Website

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