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Nursing Program Scholarships


Nursing Scholarships

Dyson Foundation Scholarship in Nursing

To be awarded to first year nursing students with financial need residing in Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Orange, Putnam and Ulster Counties.  Award will be made to the same student each year for three years as long as they remain academically successful.

The Hohenhaus Family Nursing Scholarship

Established in 2007 by Susan Hohenhaus, an Empire State College alumna who received her Bachelor’s degree in 2003 and her Master’s degree in 2005.  This scholarship will be awarded each fall to a deserving student with financial need enrolled in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program

New York Community Bank Foundation Scholarship in Nursing

New York Community Bank Foundation Nursing Scholars will be selected on the basis of financial need, representation of the diversity of the area, and academic promise.  A student who makes satisfactory progress may receive multi-year awards until she or he completes the program. Students must reside on Long Island.

Stat Staff Professionals Nursing Scholarship

The scholarship will be awarded to undergraduate students enrolled in the School of Nursing. Preference is given to students living and working in the Capital Region of New York. Multi-year awards are preferred. The Stat Staff Professional Nursing Scholarship will help defray educational expenses for students who meet the established Foundation Scholarship eligibility criteria - including matriculation, appropriate GPA, and successful academic progress.

T. Urling and Mabel Walker Endowed Scholarship in Nursing

Established in 2009 by Empire State College alumna and former diploma nurse, Mabel Walker and her husband T. Urling Walker. The T. Urling and Mabel Walker Endowed Scholarship in Nursing will be awarded to a student or students from Watertown pursuing a degree through Empire State College’s Nursing Program.  Students will be selected based on geographic location, academic promise and financial need.  If there are no students from Watertown the scholarship will go to a student from the greater North Country area.

Julia O. Wells Memorial Education Foundation Scholarship

Established by the Julia O. Wells Memorial Education Foundation, this scholarship supports students pursuing a degree in professional nursing. Fifty percent of the total allotment must be awarded to Memorial Hospital School of Nursing alumni. The other fifty percent may be awarded to non-Memorial alumni.

Fred and Floy Willmott Foundation Scholarship in Nursing

The Willmott Scholarship is awarded to nursing students in Rochester.  Award will be made to same student for 3 years, as long as they are successfully progressing in the program.

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Phil Catchings
Foundation Board

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