(Torrington, CT) It is never too early to think about funding college tuition for 2014. The Charlotte Hungerford Hospital (CHH) Auxiliary is offering ten $1,000 scholarships to local students pursuing an education in the heathcare field. Two additional scholarships, the Doctor Alfred Fabro Award and the Doctor Joseph Curi award will also be presented in the amount of $1,000 each.
Applicants must be planning to matriculate at a college or institution of higher education for a healthcare degree prior to applying and accepted before the scholarship is awarded; or be currently working toward a degree or certificate in healthcare and planning a healthcare career. Applicants must reside in a community served by Charlotte Hungerford Hospital. A person who has received the scholarship three times in previous years is not eligible to be a candidate.
Applications and instructions for completing the application may be obtained by e-mailing [email protected] Area colleges and high schools also have applications available on line through their Guidance Departments.
All completed applications must be printed out and sent by mail, postmarked no later than March 12, 2014. Send finalized applications to the attention of Elaine Schiavone, 6 Lake Shore Drive, Harwinton, CT, 06791. A letter will be sent to all applicants the first week of May notifying them of their status. Recipients of the scholarships are expected to be present at the award ceremony scheduled for May 13th, 2014 at 7 P.M.
For more information call (860) 567-4381.
The CHH Auxiliary has over four hundred volunteer members who assist in raising money for CHH and the community through dues, donations, volunteering at the gift shop, and assisting with a variety of events including an annual fashion show and holiday promotions and sales. The Charlotte Hungerford Hospital is a 109 bed, general acute care hospital located in Torrington, Connecticut, that serves as a regional health care resource for 100,000 residents of Litchfield County and Northwest Connecticut. Visit www.charlottehungerford.org.