Saint Mary’s Hospital Foundation, Inc., Trinity Health



Annually, the Saint Mary’s Hospital Foundation awards several scholarships in advance of the Fall Semester.  Colleagues, family of colleagues and those with close association to Saint Mary's Hospital are encouraged to apply.

If you are interested in applying for any of the Saint Mary's Hospital Foundation scholarships, click the apply now button for the application and send all documents to:

Ann Ferraro
Saint Mary's Hospital
56 Franklin Street
Waterbury, CT  06706
or via email,

Please note, the scholarship is for the fall semester only, and all funds awarded are directly paid to the school. Scholarships cannot exceed balance due. Any excess will be refunded to the SMH Foundation.

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Application submission deadline: May 5, 2023 at 4:00 pm

Colleague Scholarship Program

SMH Colleague Scholarship Fund – This scholarship program is open to all Saint Mary’s Hospital Colleagues who are pursuing a degree (bachelors, masters, or doctorate) in a field that will enable them to expand upon their education and experience for continued opportunities in their career choice. 

Nursing & Allied Health Related Funds

Desmarais Fund – This fund is restricted to nursing scholarships for graduate education purposes.

Auxiliary Nursing Fund – This fund is restricted to students who are interested in pursuing an education in the nursing and/or allied health field.

Margaret Murphy O’Leary Nursing Fund – This fund is restricted to students or professionals interested in pursuing a degree in nursing or continuing their education if the field of nursing.

School of Nursing Alumni Fund

This fund is made up of various memorial funds that are to be used for Saint Mary’s Hospital School of Nursing Alumni or family members that are continuing education leading to a Bachelors, Masters or Doctorate degree in Nursing.