The KWO will award a scholarship (the “Scholarship”) to a young woman (the “Applicant”) who meets the following criteria:

  • resides in Killingworth, CT
  • will graduate from public or private high school in the spring of 2024
  • intends to attend college/university in the fall of 2024

The KWO reserves the right to award more than one scholarship if there are several outstanding Applicants.


The Scholarship(s) will be awarded at the sole discretion of the KWO Scholarship Committee (the “Scholarship Committee”) based on the following criteria:

  • Community Service
  • Content of essay
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Scholastic Achievement (GPA)
  • TYPED application and essay

Letters of recommendations should be mailed to 
PO Box 952
Killingworth CT 06419


The recipient of the Scholarship will be notified in June 2024. A presentation will be made to the recipient of the scholarship at the senior awards ceremony held at the high school. The amount of the award shall be applied to the applicant’s second semester of tuition.

Application Instructions

Please have the following items submitted to the application form on this page:

  • Completed Application
  • Essay
  • A copy of your official high school transcript
  • Two letters of recommendation for this scholarship

Deadline & Submission

The application (together with the transcript, letters of recommendation, and essay) must be received NO LATER THAN March 29, 2024.

If you have any questions about the Scholarship Guidelines and Application, please contact the KWO Scholarship Chairperson by email at

You will need all components of your application when submitting below.