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Hospital for Special Care Offers Eight Scholarships to Greater New Britain Area Students

February 2, 2018

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (Feb. 2, 2018) – Hospital for Special Care (HFSC) once again welcomes scholarship applications for 2018. Eight scholarships will be offered in three healthcare disciplines: medicine, nursing and physical therapy. Applications must be postmarked by Friday, April 6, 2018. Applications postmarked after this date will not be considered. The amount for each scholarship is specified on the application.

The eight scholarships are:

  1. The Florence Timura Medical  Student Scholarship
  2. The Florence Timura Physical Therapy Scholarship (Students pursing a Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) program are not eligible to apply).
  3. The Rona Botwinick Nursing Scholarship
  4. The Florence Timura Nursing Scholarship
  5. The Dr. Michael Timura, III Nursing Scholarship
  6. The Paul Sutula Nursing Scholarship
  7. The Elizabeth Timura Gold Star Mother Nursing Scholarship
  8. The John Timura Nursing Scholarship

Applications for the nursing scholarships will be sent via e-mail to schools in the Greater New Britain area including the towns of: New Britain, Berlin, Farmington, Plainville, Newington and Southington. Applications for the medical student scholarship will be e-mailed to the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Quinnipiac University and Yale School of Medicine. Applications for the physical therapy scholarship will be e-mailed to the University of Connecticut, University of Hartford, Sacred Heart University, and Quinnipiac University.

All applications are available on our website at https://hfsc.org/careers/HSC-Scholarship-Program.

Scholarship winners will be notified in June. For further information qualified candidates may call Kathleen Altieri at 860.832.6257, or email [email protected], Hospital for Special Care Foundation. For more information, please visit www.hfsc.org.


About Hospital for Special Care

Hospital for Special Care (HFSC) is the fourth largest, free-standing long-term acute care hospital in the U.S. and the only one in the nation serving adults and children. HFSC is recognized for advanced care and rehabilitation in pulmonary care, acquired brain injury, medically-complex pediatrics, neuromuscular disorders including ALS research, spinal cord injury, comprehensive heart failure and comprehensive inpatient and outpatient treatment for children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder.

Located in New Britain and Hartford, CT, HFSC operates inpatient and outpatient facilities serving Southern New England and the Tri-State area on a not-for-profit basis. For the latest news and information, please visit www.hfsc.org , and follow us on Facebook @HospitalforSpecialCare.


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