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From time to time this Scholarship Fund has received grants through the generosity of anonymous donors. These grants have enabled the Fund to recognize outstanding young men and women, who in the simple conduct of their life, demonstrated care for others similar to the way Kevin lived his life. Past recipients of this scholarship are:

  • Brian Cohen ~ Franklin Lakes, NJ
  • Justin Kanive ~ Washington, IL
  • Julie Merigliano ~ Norwalk, CT

On occassion Kevin’s Fund recognizes outstanding achievements of Norwalk High School students. Past recipients of these scholarships are:

1999

  • Jennifer Rentas - Harvard University

2007

  • Timothy Fabian - Hofstra University
  • Karen Shiers - University of Miami (FL)
  • Mitchell Ulman - University of Florida
  • Samuel Werner - University of Notre Dame

2008

  • Shannon Gombos - Providence College
  • Julianne Rogan - Villanova University
  • Jessica Taggart - Johns Hopkins University

2009

  • Laura Hatchman - University of Connecticut
  • Samantha Lusniak - University of Rhode Island
  • Elizabeth McLean - Vassar College

2010

  • Daniel Faugno-Fusci – Boston College
  • Jakub Nowicki – Boston College

On occassion Kevin’s Fund awards Achievement Scholarships for Outstanding Community Service. Past recipients of these scholarships are:

2011

  • Kristen Benitez - Susquehanna University
  • Maggie Mellott - Loyola University - Maryland

2013

  • Nicholas Lampman - Fordham University
  • Maggie Mellott - Loyola University - Maryland

2014

  • Nathaniel Cutting - Gettysburg College

2017 - Alexandra Sandor Commmunity Service Award

  • Ryan Williams - Merrimack College

Latest News

2018 Scholarship Recipient Announced

Congratulations to Katerina Karaiskos, the 2018 recipient of $100,000 Kevin M. Eidt Memorial Scholarship for the most outstanding senior at Norwalk High School. She was recognized at the annual Dinner Dance benefit held in Norwalk on Saturday April 7, 2018. Katerina will be attending Cornell University in the fall.


Katerina Karaiskos


Connecticut State General Assembly Citation

Kevin's Fund was a recipient of an official citation from the state of Connecticut in recognition of 22 years of public charitable support and service to the Norwalk community, a lifetime achievement of $2M in scholarship awardsm and for having the largest individual merit based award worth $100,000.


Kevin Eidt Emerging Leaders Awards

Congratulations to Fatou Sall BC '21, who was named the recipient of Kevin Eidt Memorial Emerging Leaders Program (ELP) Scholarship at Boston College on April 10, 2018 and to Noella D'Souza BC '20 who received a special ELP program 30th anniversity facilitator award at the reunion event on April 14, 2018.


Alyxie Harrick Joins Selection Committee

The Board of Directors is pleased to announce Alyxie Harrick, 2008 recipient of Kevin's Norwalk High scholarship, has joined the Scholarship Selection Committee beginning with the 2018 award. Alyxie is a 2012 graduate of Georgetown University, and currently a Senior Consultant, Corporate Strategy with Deloitte in New York City.


2018 Scholarships Awards

The Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Kevin's Fund will be offering $129,000 in scholarships for 2018, bringing the total value of scholarships awarded to $2M since the Fund's inception in 1997. Please read our Thanksgiving update letter for more details.


2017 Annual Report Letter

Read The Fund's annual update letter reviewing a remarkable year of success and support.



Scholarship Fund Accomplishments as of June 30, 2017
Recipients142
Awards$1,871,000
Funding as % of Contributions99.4%