Nursing - Scholarships

Department of Nursing


Contact Information

Copernicus Hall, Room 225

Dr. Catherine Thomas
Department Chair

Nancy Bracket
Department Secretary

Office Hours

Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.



Nursing students have access to the CCSU Foundation Scholarships which require application in December. Please visit the CCSU Foundation page at to review and identify scholarships that are a match. 

There are 3 dedicated nursing scholarships: 

1. By direct application to Department in Fall semester for following spring funding: Paul L. Jones Foundation Scholarship. Students will be notified via CCSU email when application opens. Requires GPA of 3.0 + and be a resident of state of CT. 

By application to CCSU Foundation system:

2. Keith & Rose S. Bernhardt Nursing Scholarship 

3. Vivian Ellerbee Kahrmann Memorial Nursing Scholarship. Requires that a student must be a junior or senior in good academic standing. 

Many of CCSU Nursing Programs Practice Based Clinical Partners share scholarships with us throughout the year - those notifications will be shared with students via email.