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: June 1, 2021
Due date: September 3, 2021

Robert T. Kenney Scholars entering your Sophomore, Junior or Senior year, and have not received the scholarship for four years, are eligible to reapply through the simplified Undergraduate Renewal Application.  If you have received this scholarship for four years, regardless of your class standing, please see below for instructions about the renewal application for 5th Year Seniors. ​​​​​​ 

Renewal applications for the 2021-2022 academic year will be reviewed on a rolling basis after we have received and reviewed the required documents though our new online portal. All material must be received by September 3, 2021. 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 2022 semester must complete both the Undergraduate Renewal Application and the Graduate School Application (see below for more details). 

Required Documents:  

  • 2021-2022 Student Aid Report from FAFSA 
  • 2021-2022 Financial Aid Award 
  • Transcript, including Spring 2021 grades, which shows your cumulative GPA 
  • Fall Schedule 

Click below to re-apply! This is a new online portal so all students will need to create a new account. 

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

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5th Year Renewal Application

Dates & Deadlines

Application Opens: April 2, 2021
Due date: June 15, 2021

Scholars applying for a fifth year of undergraduate support must use the online 5th Year Undergraduate Renewal Application to apply. Your renewal application must be submitted by June 15 to be considered. Renewals are not automatic.  

The following documents are required. 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 hhokunson@asfdn.org.  

  • 2021-2022 Student Aid Report from FAFSA 
  • 2021-2022 Financial Aid Award 
  • Transcript, including Spring 2021 grades, which shows your cumulative GPA 
  • Fall schedule 
  • 1 Letter of recommendation 

Begin your 5th Year Undergraduate Renewal Application through the link below. This is a new online portal so all students will need to create a new account. 

 APPLY HERE 

Graduate School Scholarships

Dates & Deadlines

Application Opens: April 2, 2021
Due date: June 15, 2021

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 hhokunson@asfdn.org.  

  • 2021-2022 Student Aid Report from FAFSA 
  • 2021-2022 Financial Aid Award 
  • Transcript, including Spring 2021 grades, which shows your cumulative GPA 
  • 1 Letter of recommendation 

Begin your Graduate School Application through the link below. This is a new online portal so all students will need to create a new account. 

APPLY HERE

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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. 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.

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