Scholarship Information

The Hudson River State Hospital Nurse Alumni Association annually presents a scholarship to one student attending Dutchess Community College.

The scholarship is given annually at the College’s Convocation Ceremony.  It is awarded for payment of tuition, books or fees at Dutchess Community College.  The applicant must be a resident of Dutchess or Putnam county,  current student at DCC who has acquired 20 or more academic credits in the nursing curriculum at DCC.  The applicant must be a full-time matriculated student.  The applicant must display a keen interest in the field of nursing and exhibit potential for succeeding in the nursing curriculum at DCC.  The applicant must have a minimum of 2.5 GPA.  The applicant must have applied for financial aid.  The candidate must complete a general scholarship application form which may  be obtained from the administration office at the college.  The recipient will be selected by a committee consisting of the Chair of the college’s nursing department.  Completed applications must be returned to the College’s nursing department. or the DCC foundation office.