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Kevin M. Eidt Memorial Scholarship Fund

Kevin Michael Eidt

June 17, 1978 Ė January 23, 1997

ďThere are many things in life that will catch your eye, but only a few will catch your heart.Ē

The Kevin M. Eidt Memorial Scholarship Fund, a 501(c)(3) publicly supported charitable organization, was established in honor of the exemplary achievements of Kevin, who died from cardiac arrest during his freshman year at Boston College. The Fund recognizes outstanding achievement in academics, athletics, arts, and community and religious commitment.

Kevinís Legacy

Norwalk High School class of 1996

  • Co-valedictorian of the Class of 1996
  • Co-captain of the Tennis Team
  • Member of the Marching Band
  • Member of the Jazz Ensemble
  • NHS Honor Society Chapter named in Kevinís memory

Boston College class of 2000

  • Posthumously received the Nicholas H. Woods award for initiative, motivation, and student leadership.
  • The Liturgy Arts Group dedicated their I Want to Praise Your Name CD to Kevin.
  • The men's and women's intramural basketball trophy is memorialized in Kevin's name.
  • Eagle EMS, BC student organized group created in response to Kevinís death, excellence award named in Kevinís memory.


  • American Heart Association volunteer
  • Save the Children Foundation volunteer
  • Norwalk Soup Kitchen volunteer
  • St. Jerome Youth Group Program leader
  • St. Jerome Youth Room dedicated in Kevin's name
  • Posthumously recognized by The Hour in October 2001 as one of a hundred Norwalk area leaders as part of Norwalk's 350th Anniversary
  • From Roberta Flack to Boy George: Last Fantastic Albums Ever Made written by J.J. Briggs dedicated to Kevin February 2003
  • Elegy for Trumpet and Harp dedicated to Kevin February 2005

Kevin's Fund Video - Parts I and II

Latest News

Kevin Eidt Memorial Emerging Leader Award

Congratulations to Alec Ellis, BC '17, who was named the recipient of Kevin Eidt Memorial Emerging Leaders Program (ELP) Scholarship at Boston College on April 1, 2014. ELP is one of the great programs for BC freshman and the Fund is honored to be associated with it's highest participant award.

2014 Scholarship Presentation

The 15th annual Benefit Dinner Dance and Scholarship Presentation will be held Saturday April 5, 2014 at the Shore and Country Club in Norwalk, CT. Read the Invitation and visit the Event Page for Tickets, Auction, and Sponsorship opportunities.

2014 Scholarships Announced

Kevin's Fund Board of Directors have announced that in 2014 Kevin's Fund will be supporting nine scholarships valued at $122,000. This brings the total amount of scholarships awarded since the Find's inception to over $1.5 million. Please visit the Scholarship Page for details.

Fall 2014 Update Letter

Click HERE to read Fundís fall update letter to current supporters.

2013 Kevin's Fund Golf Tournament

Congratulations to Derek Hayden, Dave Hayden, Chris Mensoian, and Richard Schad winners of the 15th Annual Kevin's Fund Golf Tournament, held on Sunday, September 29th at Wayland Country Club in Wayland, Massachusetts. Visit our Golf Tournament pages for pictures and full tournament recap.

Scholarship Fund Accomplishments as of June 30, 2013
Funding as % of Contributions99.4%