Scholarship Program

The Alumnae Association of the Hartford Hospital School of Nursing has created a scholarship program for HHSN graduates and their families, as well as employees working at Hartford Hospital, The Institute of Living, and Jefferson House, who have been employed for at least 6 months.

Scholarship News:

2018 Scholarships awarded. The Alumnae Association of the Hartford Hospital School of Nursing distributed a total of $15,000 to three Nursing Scholarship recipients at the 2018 Annual Banquet.

Cheryl Mitchell, 2018 Scholarship RecipientCheryl Simon, 2018 Scholarship Recipient
Pictured above: Cheryl Mitchell and Cheryl Simon. Not pictured, Jean Boccaccio.

2019 Scholarships


  • Applicants must be a HHSN Graduate, family member of a HHSN Graduate, or an employee working at Hartford Hospital, The Institute of Living, or Jefferson House for a minimum of 6 months.
  • Applicants must be matriculated in an accredited nursing program (National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission or the American Association of Colleges for Nursing).
  • Applicants must be a student in good standing and meet the following criteria (see Application Process & Forms).

Application Process & Forms:

Note: Applications for the 2019 Scholarship Program will be accepted until April 1, 2019.

  1. Completion of the Nursing Scholarship Application Form
  2. Submission of the Student Status Verification Form signed by the dean/designee or bursar and notarized.
  3. Submission of two professional Letters of Reference, one from a faculty member and a second from a health professional.
  4. Submission of the completed application with attachments to the Scholarship Committee by April 1st of the year of application.
Form Download Links
Scholarship Requirements PDF format
Scholarship Application Form MS Word format | PDF format
Letter of Reference MS Word format | PDF format
Student Status Verification MS Word format | PDF format

Amount of Scholarship:

  • The amount of each scholarship will be based on funds available.


  • Preference will be given to applicants who are members of the Alumnae Association of HHSN, or their family.

Announcement of Award:

  • Each applicant will be notified of the Scholarship Committee's decision. The scholarship awards will be made to recipients at the annual HHSN Alumnae Banquet in June.

Payment of Scholarship:

  • The award check will be made payable to and sent directly to the nursing program in which the student is enrolled.


  • Financial support may be renewed annually to current recipients provided a 2.5 or equivalent academic standing is maintained. Submission of a letter requesting renewal by April 1st of the year of application and a new Verification of Student Status Form.


  • Arrangements will be made for group and individual photographs of the scholarship recipients for release with announcements to the appropriate media.

For more information:

Requests for information and questions or completed applications should be directed to:

  • Christine M. Johnson, RN,MS, Chairperson, Scholarship Committee
    Alumnae Association of the Hartford Hospital School of Nursing
    560 Hudson Street
    Hartford, Connecticut 06106

Hartford Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae