The University of Connecticut’s Women’s Center is pleased to announce the granting of the 100 Years of Women Scholarship Award for the sixteenth year. The 100 Years of Women Scholarship Fund was established in 1992 to honor a current UCONN undergraduate or graduate student (who will be enrolled for the Fall 2010 semester) who has demonstrated a commitment to women’s issues through service to their community or school. The scholarship award ranges from $250 to $1,000.
Click here to access the application and recommendation forms. These forms are also available at the UCONN Women's Center and the Office of Student Financial Aid Services.
The following eligibility criteria have been established as guidelines in the selection process. The applicant must:
1. demonstrate a commitment to women’s issues through service to their community or school;
2. be a current UConn undergraduate or graduate student who will be enrolled for the Fall 2010 semester;
3. be in need of financial assistance; and
4. demonstrate high academic performance.
To apply, the applicant must:
a) complete all items in the application form;
b) enclose two letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on their commitment and service to women’s issues; and
c) enclose an unofficial transcript.
These documents must be turned in or forwarded to the UCONN Women's Center, 2110 Hillside Road, Unit 3118, Storrs, CT 06269-3118 by February 26, 2010. Previous recipients are eligible to apply.
For more information, please call the Women’s Center at (860) 486-4738, or the Office of Student Financial Aid Services at (860) 486-2819.