Institutional Scholarships at Cochran

The Cochran School of Nursing administers a number of private scholarships provided by families in Yonkers, by the Hospital, and by various organizations who are supportive of the school, and student achievements. These scholarships vary in amount and are based on a variety of eligibility factors, including:

  • grade point average
  • qualities of caring
  • clinical competence
  • financial need
  • residency of the applicant

The scholarships and awards administered by Cochran School of Nursing include but are not limited to:

  • Patricia Aitcheson Memorial Nursing Award
  • The Pivari Akhtar Memorial Scholarship
  • The Sybil Cohen Dickoff Nursing Scholarship
  • Nora Dryer Scholarship
  • Kettenring-Howorth Scholarship
  • Mary Masi Scholarship
  • Walshin Scholarship
  • The Minerva W. Hermann Memorial Award
  • The Bundy Scholarship Awards
  • Columbus Day Awards
  • Switzer Awards
  • Rotary Awards
  • Hudson Valley Foundation Awards
  • St. John’s Riverside Hospital Auxiliary Award
  • Cobban Awards
  • Miscellaneous Scholarship Funds 

The graduation awards administered by Cochran School of Nursing include but are not limited to:

  • The Franco Schirippa Memorial Medical Staff Award
  • Andrus Pavilion Award
  • The Auxiliary of St. John’s Riverside Hospital Award
  • The Cochran School of Nursing Alumni Association Award
  • The Anthony M. DeAngelis Memorial Award
  • The Edward Bahna Scholarship Award
  • Caryl LeKashman Award
  • Chapman Award
  • Pearl Weinberger Dunlop Memorial Pin Award
  • Walshin Scholar Award
  • Special Pin Award
  • Helen A. Reed Memorial Scholarship
  • Carol Humphreys Scholarship
  • The Mary C. Pryor Award
  • The Lamberti-Belliveau Humanitarian Award
  • St. Vincent’s Hospital Award
Information regarding other scholarships, including applications, may be obtained by contacting the Financial Aid Officer (914) 964-4265