The Edna A. Lauterbach Scholarship Fund

Edna A. Lauterbach was a nurse and respected leader in the home care community who believed that skilled nurses are essential to home care. The Edna A. Lauterbach Scholarship Fund, created in her memory, is supported by the Community Health Care Services Foundation (CHC), and was designed to encourage New York nurses to further their education in home care to address and support the needs of aging New Yorkers who want to remain in their homes and community.

Applications are Now Being Accepted for the 2015 Edna A. Lauterbach Scholarship

Any New York State licensed practical nurses (LPN) or registered nurses (RN) currently holding a nursing license in New York State that wishes to pursue or further their careers in home and community-based care are eligible to apply for scholarships that can be used for tuition, books, specialty training and education, and other education-related expenses.

The deadline to apply is June 1, 2015.  The Scholarship will be awarded in August 2015 in time for the Fall 2015 semester and will be officially presented to the award winner(s) at the Annual Awards Luncheon at the 2015 HCP Annual Management Conference & Exhibition on October 22 at The Desmond Hotel in Albany, NY.

Applicants can click here to download the 2015 Scholarship application.

HCP member agencies and other home care providers - Click here to download the 2015 payroll stuffer to distribute to your agency LPNs and RNs and click here to download the 2015 poster to display in your agency.

Make a Donation to Support this Scholarship Fund

We count on the generosity of business leaders, agencies and corporations to fund this important nursing education scholarship fund. Please consider making a donation to the Edna A. Lauterbach Scholarship Fund to support the continued education and training of New York State nurses for a career in home care.

Click here to download a Scholarship Fund donation form.

If you have questions or need more information, contact Marissa Crary at crary@nyshcp.org.

Both the Fund and Scholarship are administered by the Community Foundation for the Capital Region (CFCR), an independent, non-profit, publicly supported, tax-exempt organization founded in 1968.

2014 Fund Committee

Aisha Lucas 
Fedcap Home Care Services 

Mary Winters
RegionCare Inc.

Mary Lorthioir
All Metro Health Care

Nancy Sarubbe

Anne-Marie Siudzinski

Christy Johnston 
New York State Association of Health Care Providers

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