Employee Scholarship Available

Applications for the Stephen C. and Marie F. Cenedella Nursing Scholarship will be accepted between April 1 and April 30, 2021.  Scholarship decisions are made in May.  Awards are for coursework beginning in the summer or fall of the same year.

This scholarship was established to offset the cost of education intended to advance the scholarship recipient’s skills or qualifications as a member of the Hospital’s nursing staff.  Recipients will exemplify excellence in clinical practice, professional development and should be both self-directed and independent in the practice of his/her profession.

  • Eligibility – Applicants must be employed at UPMC Northwest and enrolled in a program leading to licensure as a Registered Nurse or an advanced nursing degree.
  • Awards – Payment will be made directly to the academic institution.  If the balance due on the tuition bill is less than the amount awarded, the award will be reduced to the balance due.
  • Selection – Criteria for selection include processional contributions, goals and achievements, current progress in a nursing program, and financial need.
    *Additional information may be requested and interviews may be conducted to determine the recipients.

PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR SCANNED APPLICATION AND REQUIRED DOCUMENTS AS ONE FILE AND E-MAIL TO edderta2@upmc.edu.

Cenedella Scholarship Application ONLINE