Students to have the ability to apply for eight scholarships from HSC

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (Jan. 21, 2015) – Hospital for Special Care (HSC) welcomes scholarship applications for 2015. We are delighted to add three additional scholarships to the five we have presented in previous years. Newly established, The Florence Timura Medical Student Scholarship, named after Mike Timura’s late wife Florence, will provide financial assistance to a fourth-year medical student at one of Connecticut’s medical schools. Mr. Timura is a long-time friend, business associate and benefactor of the Hospital. He has funded one additional nursing scholarship in memory of his son Michael, The Dr. Michael Timura, III Nursing Scholarship. In total, Mr. Timura has funded seven of the eight scholarships offered at HSC.

Applications for the scholarship must be postmarked by Friday, February 27, 2015. Applications postmarked after this date will not be considered. The amount for each scholarship is specified on the application. 

The eights scholarships that Hospital for Special Care offers students includes:

1. The Florence Timura Medical Student Scholarship
2. The Rona Botwinick and The Florence Timura Nursing Scholarship
3. The Rona Botwinick Nursing Scholarship
4. The Florence Timura Nursing Scholarship
5. The Paul Sutula Nursing Scholarship
6. The Dr. Michael Timura, III Nursing Scholarship
7. The Elizabeth Timura Gold Star Mother Healthcare Professions Scholarship
8. The John Timura Management of Information Systems/Computer Science Scholarship

Applications will be sent via e-mail to various schools in the Greater New Britain area that include the following towns: New Britain, Berlin, Farmington, Plainville, Newington and Southington. Applications are available on our website at