2022 Colleen Sullivan Memorial Nursing Vocation Scholarship
$4,000.00 ($1,000 x 4 years)
member, child, grandchild or spouse of a local union member or employees of its
affiliated Taft-Hartley Trust Fund, whose local union and its affiliated
Taft-Hartley Trust Funds are dues paying members of the Massachusetts Coalition
of Taft-Hartley Trust Funds (MCTHTF), and who is enrolled in or accepted as an
undergraduate student by an accredited nursing program is eligible to apply. The MCTHTF also sponsors the Lou Sarno
Memorial Scholarship for undergraduate studies. Applicants
may only apply for one of the two Coalition-sponsored scholarships.
applicant must provide an official copy of their current school transcript along with a 500-word (or
more) essay: What is your view of
the Saint Vincent Hospital nurses’ strike? Under what circumstances would you
support a nurses’ strike?
All applications must be
received by Monday, March 7, 2022. Email is the preferred method. Email to Office@macoalthtf.org. If sent via regular mail, must be postmarked
by March 7, 2022.
Selection of the Scholarship Recipient
Executive Board of the MCTHTF shall designate a scholarship selection committee
of three or more people to review and select the scholarship recipient. All applicants are reviewed anonymously.
The Committee will complete its review and selection on or before March 31, 2022 and make announcement of the selected recipient by April 1, 2022.
Scholarship Award Payment
$1,000.00 scholarship will be awarded annually to the recipient up until
completion of their undergraduate nursing degree but no more than four (4)
consecutive years, and no more than $4,000.00. The scholarship recipient must provide the
MCTHTF with a copy of the current and next semester tuition bill and official transcript
as certification of eligibility. To
continue to be eligible for the ongoing scholarship, recipient must be a
student in good academic standing and maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5. If it is established that this award will
adversely affect the financial aid of the recipient, the Executive Board may, at
its discretion, allow the scholarship proceeds to defray non-tuition, education