Scholarship Information

The Hudson River State Hospital Nurse Alumni Association annually presents a $500.00 scholarship to one student attending Dutchess Community College.

The scholarship is $500 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.