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Kevin’s Fund Scholarship Commitments

The Kevin M. Eidt Memorial Scholarship Fund currently supports ten annual scholarships specifically related to achievements in the areas in which Kevin excelled: six to Norwalk High School, three to Boston College, and one to the St. Jerome Youth Group.

The 2018 Scholarships for Norwalk High School are:

  1. $100,000 to a graduating senior, in the Kevin M. Eidt Chapter of the National Honor Society, in good standing and in the top 10% of their class with demonstrated achievements across the spectrum of academics, athletics, arts and community and religious service. The scholarship recipient is determined by the scholarship selection committee based on a submitted application and personal interview process. The presentation of this scholarship will be made at our annual Benefit Dinner Dance on April 7, 2018.
  2. $1,000 to the four year member of the Norwalk High School Marching Band, in good standing, with the highest cumulative grade point average, similar to Kevin's achievement. The recipient is determined by the Principal of Norwalk High School, or a designated representative, based on the standard grade point average formula used in the determination of official class ranking.
  3. $1,000 to a graduating senior in good standing at Norwalk High School who has made an outstanding contribution to the Jazz program.
  4. $1,000 to a graduating senior in good standing at Norwalk High School who has made an outstanding contribution to the Orchestra program.
  5. $1,000 to the Norwalk High School scholar-athlete who has made an outstanding contribution to the school both as a scholar and an athlete.

The 2018 Scholarships for Boston College are:

  1. The Boston College Carroll School of Management Honors Program scholarship is awarded to a junior who has demonstrated the unique combination of academic achievement, character, leadership, and school spirit similar to Kevin’s. The award is the sum of the Fund's $13,000 contribution and other third party contibutions. The total of the most recent award was $18,000. The recipient is selected by the faculty and administrators of the Honors Program.
  2. $3,000 to a Boston College freshman who has made an outstanding contribution to the Emerging Leader Program.
  3. $3,000 to a Boston College sohpomore who has made an outstanding contribution to the Emerging Leader Program as a student facilitator.

The $4,000 St. Jerome Youth Group scholarship is awarded to an individual with demonstrated commitment to community and religious service similar to Kevin's. The adult ministry team selects the recipient of this scholarship.

Beginning in 2015, to further the connection between Norwalk High School and Boston College Kevin’s Fund will offer a one-time $2,000 scholarship, (Kevin was in the BC Class of 2000), to each Norwalk High School senior who matriculates at Boston College.

2017 Scholarship Recipients

  • Norwalk High School Scholarship – Grace Bradley, Furman University
  • Norwalk High School Marching Band – Hailey Agostino, McGill University
  • Norwalk High School Jazz – Giovan Pesce, University of Connecticut
  • Norwalk High School Orchestra – Isabel Nees, Penn State University
  • Norwalk High School Scholar-Athlete – Juliane Alfen, UCLA
  • Boston College CSOM – Hannah Say ('18), Burlingame, CA
  • Boston College ELP – Joan Kennedy ('20), San Antonio, TX
  • St. Jerome Youth Group – Ryan Williams, Merrimack College
  • Alexandra Sandor Community Service Award – Ryan Williams, Merrimack College
Link to Kevin's Fund Page on the Boston College CSOM website
Link to Kevin's Fund Page on the Boston College ELP website

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
Funding as % of Contributions99.4%