For many decades, the Association has given substantial amounts of scholarship money to alumni so that they could pursue higher education in nursing. An applicant need not attend Columbia in order to be eligible for funding.

Recently we have witnessed an increased number of Columbia students applying for scholarships. The competition is remarkable as all of the students are of exceptional merit. If you know of someone who is a graduate or will graduate soon from the School please suggest that they apply here and download the Scholarship Application

Alumni pursuing full time study for a degree in nursing from an accredited college or university may apply to the Association by calling our office at 914-481-5787

CUPHSONAA, Inc. also has a named scholarship in honor of Ada Mutch, a graduate and chief proponent for the School's relationship with Columbia University.

Columbia University – Presbyterian Hospital School of Nursing Alumni Association Inc./J. Margaret Ada Mutch Award

An endowed scholarship fund established when the Columbia University-Presbyterian Hospital School of Nursing Alumni Association, Inc. donated $50,000 for an NEF scholarship. Preference is given to a Columbia alumnus. This scholarship honored Ms. Margaret Ada J. Mutch's 100th birthday. Miss Mutch served in World War II as a member of the U.S. Army Nurse Corps, directing nursing in Army hospitals in the European Theater of Operations. With a master's degree, she earned the positions of assistant director of nursing and assistant professor of nursing at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York City. She was instrumental in helping to forge the bond between Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University starting back in the late 1930's. She had the vision to understand educational trends and the needs of nursing.

You may click on the link here to gain access and information about NEF's scholarship program.


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