Annual Scholarship Program

Visiting Nurses of the Lower Valley’s Annual Scholarship Program

In honor of the late Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Murtha of Essex, the Visiting Nurses of the Lower Valley will be awarding scholarships to residents of Essex, Chester, Deep River and Old Saybrook who are planning to pursue a career in health care. Priority will be given to those who are entering the nursing profession.

One or more scholarships will be awarded, with $3,000 being the total of all awards. Scholarships will be given on the basis of academic achievement, volunteerism and motivation.

Application forms are available at the Visiting Nurses’ office at 61 Main Street, Suite 5, Centerbrook, between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. The application deadline is April 20, 2018 and all required materials must be received by this date. For further information or to request an application call 860.767.0186, or email Susan Maxwell at

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