100 Years of Women Scholarship

100 Years of Women
Women’s Center Director Kathleen Holgerson and 100 Years of Women Scholarship recipient Giorgina S. Paiella

The University of Connecticut’s Women’s Center is pleased to announce the granting of the 100 Years of Women Scholarship Award. The 100 Years of Women Scholarship Fund was established in 1992 to honor a high school senior planning to enroll in the University of Connecticut, or current UConn students who, as a role model or advocate, has advanced the role and contributions of women in society.

The scholarship award ranges from $750 – $1,000.

We would appreciate your sharing information about the award with students, high school guidance counselors, staff, and faculty members.


The following eligibility criteria have been established as guidelines in the selection process:

The applicant must:

  1. demonstrate a commitment to women’s issues through service to their community or school
  2. be a current UConn undergraduate or graduate student who will be enrolled at least half-time for the entire Fall 2023/Spring 2024 academic year, or be a high school senior planning to enroll at UConn
  3. be in need of financial assistance
  4. demonstrate high academic performance

To apply, the applicant must:

  1. complete all items in the application form
  2. enclose two letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on their commitment and service to women’s issues
  3. enclose a résumé
  4. enclose an unofficial transcript

The application period for this year’s scholarship are now closed. 

For more information, please contact us at womenscenter@uconn.edu.