Current Scholars

Over the years the American Savings Foundation has awarded over $13.4 million in scholarships to help more than 2,500 students achieve the dream of a college education. We hope that even after you graduate, you will continue to keep in touch with us.

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Undergraduate Renewals

Dates & Deadlines

Application Opens: April 1, 2023
Priority Processing Deadline: June 30
Due date: October 31

Robert T. Kenney Scholars entering their Sophomore, Junior or Senior year are eligible to reapply through the Undergraduate Renewal Application for up to five academic years. 

Renewal applications for the 2023-2024 academic year will be reviewed on a rolling basis after we have received and reviewed the required documents though our online portal. Most of our scholars receive this scholarship for all four years of undergraduate study. However, renewals are not automatic.  

Seniors who plan to graduate after the fall semester and begin Graduate school in the spring 2024 semester must complete both the Undergraduate Renewal Application and the Graduate School Application (see below for more details). 

Required Documents:  

  • 2023-2024 Student Aid Report (SAR) from FAFSA 
  • 2023-2024 Financial Aid Award from your college or university
  • Transcript, including Spring 2023 grades, which shows your cumulative GPA 
  • Fall 2023 Schedule 

If you faced academic challenges this semester and your cumulative GPA has fallen below the 2.5 threshold for this award, please submit your renewal application and reach out directly to Heather Hokunson to discuss your progress. 

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Graduate School Scholarships

Dates & Deadlines

Application Opens: April 1, 2023
Due date: June 15, 2023

A small number of graduate school scholarships are awarded only to past Robert T. Kenney Scholars through a competitive application process. Priority is given to students pursuing a master's degree in education or social service, and who are attending graduate school within the state of Connecticut. 

Scholars applying for a graduate school scholarship must use the online Graduate School Application to apply. Your graduate school application must be submitted June 15 to be considered. 

The following documents are required as part of your graduate school application. They should be attached directly to your application online. If you will have a delay with one of the documents listed, contact Heather Hokunson at  

  • 2023-2024 Student Aid Report (SAR) from FAFSA 
  • 2023-2024 Financial Aid Award from your college or university
  • Transcript, including Spring 2023 grades, which shows your cumulative GPA 
  • 1 Letter of recommendation 

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Payment Information

Most scholarships are paid out in two installments, half in the fall and half in the spring. It is your responsibility to supply the necessary documents to receive your payments.

All required documents must be uploaded through our online Scholarship Portal. You will receive an email with instructions on how to submit the required information for each semester. Printouts or screenshots from your school website, or unofficial transcripts, are accepted.

Please refer to the guidelines below on what documents are required to receive your semester payments.  

Fall Semester Payments

  1. Signed Scholarship Agreement and 
  2. All documents listed on Appendix A of your agreement.

Spring Semester Payments

  1. Your fall grade report and
  2. Your course schedule for the spring.

If you have any questions about your GPA or enrollment please call Heather Hokunson at (860) 612-4291. If the Foundation does not receive confirmation of your continued enrollment by March 1, the second installment of your scholarship may be withdrawn.

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Have questions?

American Savings Foundation strives to be accessible to anyone seeking information about grants, scholarships, or with general questions. Check out our frequently asked questions, or contact us today to get the assistance you need.