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 in the fall of the year the scholarship is awarded 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 118 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, 2018. Award winner will be announced by March 31, 2018. Award recipient is asked to attend the CWHF 25th Annual Induction Ceremony in November 2018, in Hartford, CT.

Award Information

Award Amount
Number of Awards
Application Deadline
February 15
Available to Class Level
None specified
Not renewable

Eligibility Requirements

Minimum GPA Required
None specified
None specified
Religious Affiliation
None specified
Location of College
None specified
Area of Study
None specified
Financial Need
Financial need analysis is not required

Scholarship Sponsor

Programs Coordinator
Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame
Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame 320 Fitch Street
City, State, Zip
New Haven, CT , 06515
(203) 392-9008

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