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.