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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.

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  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university, a four-year college or two-year college
  • CheckmarkMinimum 3.0 GPA
  • CheckmarkCitizenship requirements: US
  • CheckmarkRestricted to female students
  • CheckmarkMust currently be a high school student
  • CheckmarkBoth full-time and part-time students
  • CheckmarkRestricted to residents of Connecticut

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Contact Ms. Tina B. Carlson
Programs Coordinator
Tel: 203-392-9008 Address 320 Fitch Street
New Haven, CT 06515