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 are now closed.

  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.

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