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Gerald P. Turner Department of Nursing

Our scholarships for nurses recognize the exceptional commitment they demonstrate in their practice area and expertise. Nurses interested in pursuing these honors must meet the strict criteria set out by each fund or scholarship. 
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Wolf and Esther Goldstein Fund

The Wolf and Esther Goldstein Fund was a gift to Mount Sinai Hospital's Department of Nursing by the Wolf Goldstein Estate. Established in 2000, it recognizes the contributions of outstanding registered nurses who are pursuing formal continuing education at the undergraduate level.

This scholarship is awarded to those who demonstrate a commitment to lifelong learning and an interest in meeting the clinical educational needs of themselves, their peers, patients and families.  
 

Rose Torno Nursing Scholarship

Rose Torno was the founding president of the Mount Sinai Hospital Auxiliary. She was very supportive of the Nursing Department and wished to encourage an interest in research and continuing education. 

Established in 2000, the Rose Torno Nursing Scholarship is awarded to those who have the ability to work well with others, a commitment to lifelong learning, and a demonstrated interest in meeting the clinical educational needs of themselves, their peers, patients and families.
 

Morris Gross Nursing Clinical Practice Scholarship

Morris Gross was a member of the Mount Sinai Hospital Board for 10 years. As Chairman of the Patient Care and Quality Assurance Committee, Mr. Gross appreciated the special role of nursing and the significance of lifelong learning and education. 

The Morris Gross Nursing Clinical Practice Scholarship, established in 1991, recognizes the contributions of an outstanding registered nurse who is pursuing formal education towards the enhancement of expert clinical practice.

This scholarship is awarded to those who work well with others, have a commitment to lifelong learning, and a demonstrated interest in meeting the clinical educational needs of themselves, their peers, and their patients and families. They should also have an interest in initiatives designed to improve clinical nursing practice and patient care delivery, in recognition of Mr. Gross’s work with the Patient Care and Quality Assurance Committee.
 

Helen Evans Nursing Education Scholarship

Helen Evans was Mount Sinai Hospital’s first Vice-President of Nursing and was also a previous President of the Canadian Nurses’ Association. Her mission was to enhance the professionalism of nursing practice and to ensure it was based upon a sound scientific foundation.

The Helen Evans Nursing Education Scholarship, established in 1987, recognizes the contributions of an outstanding registered nurse who is pursuing formal continuing education.

This scholarship is awarded to those who work well with others, a commitment to lifelong learning, and a demonstrated interest in meeting the educational needs of themselves, their peers, their patients and families. They should also have obtained CNA specialty certification or formal certification through other educational avenues in recognition of Ms. Evans’ work with the Canadian Nurses’ Association.
 

Debra Hodgins Nursing Education Scholarship

Debra Hodgins was a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Palliative Care and Oncology at Mount Sinai Hospital for many years. She exemplified the concept of a life long learner. Debra completed both a Baccalaureate and a Master’s degree in nursing during her career. She believed in achieving the best and was motivated by her passion for excellent patient care.

The Debra Hodgins Nursing Education Scholarship, established in 2006, recognizes the contributions of an outstanding registered nurse who is pursuing formal education at the baccalaureate or graduate level.

This scholarship is awarded to those who work well with others, demonstrate a commitment to life long learning, and a demonstrated interest in meeting the clinical educational needs of themselves, their peers, and their patients and families.  In recognition of Debra’s contribution to nursing, preference is given to nurses who have an interest in palliative and/or oncology nursing.