West Haven Breast Cancer Awareness Committee is accepting applications for a scholarship fund it founded in memory of a third grade Savin Rock Community School teacher who died of breast cancer.The 18th annual Susan A. Ruickoldt Scholarship Fund will award $2,000 to a female high school senior from West Haven who plans to continue her education.
Candidates must submit an application form, a 250-word essay on achievements and goals, and a 250-word essay on the importance of breast cancer screening and education.Applicants must also submit a letter of acceptance from a post-secondary school and a letter of intent to attend the school. Download an application at http://cityofwesthaven.com/DocumentCenter/ View/2390/Susan-A-Ruickoldt-Breast-Cancer-Awareness-Scholarship-Application-DOCX. Applications are due by 5 p.m. May 27 to the City of West Haven, Department of Personnel, 355 Main St., West Haven 06516. Applications can also be inserted into the drop box at the Main Street entrance of City Hall.