The Connecticut Community Foundation gives out the award for the Donald and Ruth Agnes Kaplan Memorial Fund. This scholarship program was founded to give financial aid to the female senior high school students who are citizens of the United States. Among the qualification for the Donald and Ruth Agnes Kaplan Memorial Fund is that the interested candidate must be a resident of any of the following Connecticut cities for a period of at least 4 years. These cities are Cheshire, Naugatuck, Prospect, Waterbury, Watertown or Woodbury.
In order to qualify for this scholarship program, the candidate is also required to be enrolled in a recognized college or university in the state of New York, New England states or Israel. The Donald and Ruth Agnes Kaplan Memorial Fund also requires its candidates to be pursuing a health related field.
The amount of financial support that this scholarship grant offers to its recipients is worth $1,000 up to $2,000 that is non- renewable, but recipients are welcome to reapply if the recipient is able to sustain a grade point average of C+ or higher. The number of awards given by Donald and Ruth Agnes Kaplan Memorial Fund vary each year.
Senior high school students who are qualified to make an application for this scholarship program may obtain the application from the Connecticut Community Foundation website. Apart from the completed application, other requirements are needed to be submitted as well such as transcript of records, SAT information, a list of all the candidate’s involvement in school, community and individual activities, and also work experience, among others.