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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 2021-22 Nellie Hurley Scholarships for Tuition & Related Expenses for Upstate Medical University active employees and volunteers on all campuses have been awarded to be used for FALL SEMESTER 2020.  See below guidelines eligibility:

  • Applicants must have been employed by or volunteered at UMU for a minimum of six months prior to the application deadline
  • Applicants must have been accepted at an accredited institution in undergraduate studies directed toward any health-related field. Students already with a Bachelor's degree in a health-related field are not eligible
  • Applicants must have a GPA of 3.2 or better and have a minimum of 12 credit hours of college directed towards a health-related field completed as of the application deadline
  • Applicants may be considered for aid in a subsequent year so long as they maintain a GPA of 3.2 or higher and meet other qualifications as detailed above
  • Applicants signed and fully completed applications must be received in The Advocates office by 12:00 noon on the deadline date, June 25, 2021.

Please use the fillable application form. For more information, please contact Jonathan Adler at advocates@upstate.edu or 315-464-5610.


Congratulations to our 2020-21 Nellie Hurley Scholarship Recipients

Samantha Clark

Shannon Noce

Coralee Everett

Angela Sagneri

Jessica Gorman

Gerald Sawyer

Mary Locastro

Emily Spadaro

Karen MacVittie

Kevin Stalder

Anjali Malhotra

Zaccariah Vanetti

Cara Miller

Elizabeth Young

Angie Minikhiem