Will offer five scholarships to Greater New Britain area students pursuing degrees in nursing, healthcare and computer sciences

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (Mar. 3, 2014) – Hospital for Special Care (HSC) is accepting scholarship applications from students pursuing degrees in nursing, healthcare and computer sciences. Five scholarships will be awarded in 2014 to students enrolling or currently enrolled in an accredited college or university as full-time or part-time undergraduate students.

Applications for the scholarship must be postmarked by Friday, April 18, 2014. Any applications received postmarked after this date will not be considered. Students must show proof of concentration in the discipline for the scholarship that is being applied for. Annually HSC offers these five $2,500 scholarships to students pursuing initial degrees in nursing, healthcare professions and computer sciences.

The five scholarships are:

  • Ÿ  The Rona Botwinick Nursing Scholarship: Established by Mr. Allen Botwinick, in memory of his wife Rona Botwinick.
  • Ÿ  The Florence Timura Nursing Scholarship: Established by Michael Timura, in honor and celebration of his wife, Florence Timura. 
  • Ÿ  The Paul Sutula Nursing Scholarship: Established by Michael Timura, in memory of his wife’s father, Paul Sutula. 
  • Ÿ  The Gold Star Mother Elizabeth Timura Healthcare Professions Scholarship: Established by Michael Timura, in memory of his mother, Elizabeth Timura. 
  • Ÿ  The John Timura Management of Information Systems Scholarship: Established by Michael Timura in memory of his brother, Pvt. John Timura, U.S. Infantry, who was killed in action fighting for the freedom of our country during World War II.

Eligibility requirements:

  • Applicants must reside in the Greater New Britain area. (New Britain, Berlin, Farmington, Plainville, Newington and Southington)
  • ŸEligible applicants: students enrolling or enrolled in an associate degree or baccalaureate degree programs.
  • Applicants must have a minimum of a 2.75 grade-point average on a 4.0 scale.
  • ŸFormer HSC scholarship recipients may not re-apply for these scholarships.
  • ŸCompleted applications must be postmarked by April 18, 2014.
  • ŸApplications are available on our website at http://hfsc.org/careers/HSC-Scholarship-Program.

All scholarship winners will be notified in June. For further information qualified candidates may call either Kathleen Altieri, at 860.832.6257 at the Hospital for Special Care Foundation, or Maria Pietrantuono, Chair, Scholarship Committee, at 860.827.4731.