Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Scholarship Opportunity for Connecticut Students

The American Savings Robert T. Kenney Scholar Program

This scholarship is primarily based on financial need, with consideration given to the applicant's academic performance, community involvement, and other indications of a strong desire to achieve goals through education. In order to apply, you should have a minimum 2.5 GPA on an unweighted 4.0 scale.

Current college students and nontraditional adult students working on no higher than a first bachelor's degree at an accredited two- or four-year college undergraduate program or technical/vocational program may apply. You must be a resident of one of the 64 Connecticut towns served by American Savings Foundation.
The online application is available at If you are unable to access the online application, a printed version is available by calling (860) 827-2556.

Scholarship awards range from $500 to $3,000 for the academic year, and applicants may reapply for up to a total of four academic years. Recipients will be notified in mid-June and awards will be sent directly to the school in September.

You will need your 2012-2013 Student Aid Report (SAR) to apply. You should fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as early as possible to be sure you have your SAR by the application deadline. The FAFSA can be filed at A copy of your SAR, two letters of recommendation, and your transcripts must be mailed to the Foundation in addition to submitting the online application.

All materials must be submitted/postmarked by March 31, 2012. If you have any questions, you can call the Foundation at (860) 827-2556.

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