The Advocates Nellie Hurley Scholarship

Nellie Hurley was a nurse at Syracuse General Hospital. She became Director of Nursing there- continuing in that position after the 1964 merger with Community Hospital. The scholarships, named in her honor, offer opportunities for Upstate employees and volunteers to pursue undergraduate studies.

The Advocates offer Undergraduate Scholarships for Tuition & Related Expenses for:

  • Upstate Medical University (all campuses)
  • Active Employees and Active Volunteers

2019-20 Applications will be open Spring 2019. For more information, please contact Jonathan Adler at or 315-464-5610.

The Advocates for UMU undergraduate scholarships for tuition and related expenses assistance are awarded to active employees and active adult volunteers in good standing who are pursuing undergraduate studies in an accredited institution in any health-related field. For 2019-20, scholarships will be awarded in the Summer for FALL SEMESTER 2019 ONLY.

Our 2018-19 Nellie Hurley Scholarship Recipients

Debra Abbot Pamela Brown
Linda Curry Lee Ann Gallardo
Brandi Harris Isabella Jamer
Naomi Krebs Tori Lansing
Anne Lenox Nicole Nilillo
Angie Minikhiem Sharon Parsons
Kellie Redmond Todd Schuler
Shannon Snyder Kimberly Testa
Zaccariah Vanetti