Each year Connecticut Children’s Medical Center awards thousands of dollars in scholarships to outstanding students who are connected to the Medical Center. Scholarship information and application forms are available below.

For the 2016-2017 school year, Connecticut Children’s awarded $42,500 to students pursuing secondary education.


Isidore Wise Scholarship Program

Five scholarships in the amount of $7,500 each will be awarded to individuals attending an accredited post-secondary undergraduate institution in the fall. The scholarships will be awarded to eligible high school students completing their senior year in 2018 who are past or present patients of the Medical Center or are current or former students of the CCMC School.

Application deadline:
Friday, March 9, 2018

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Dr. Eileen Gillan Honorary Scholarship

One scholarship in the amount of $2,500 will be awarded at the Pediatric Cancer Survivorship Celebration to a deserving high school senior who is a current or former oncology patient of the Division of Hematology and Oncology at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. Additionally, two one-time $500 scholarships will be awarded to two recipients. This award is presented in honor of Dr. Eileen Gillan to recognize her dedication to creating a pediatric cancer survivorship program.

Application Deadline:
Monday, April 16, 2018

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Friends Scholarship for Children of Employees

The Connecticut Children’s Medical Center Friends will award three scholarships of $5,000 to three (3) graduating high school seniors who will be attending an institution of higher learning in the fall of 2018. Candidates must be a child of an active employee (who has been on the payroll as of January 1, 2018).

Application Deadline:
Friday, April 7, 2018

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