Jennifer Hawke-Petit Pediatric Scholarship

Jennifer Hawke-Petit Pediatric Scholarship

The Jennifer Hawke-Petit Pediatric Scholarship is funded by the Petit Family Foundation. The Petit Family Foundation honors the memories of Jennifer Hawke-Petit, RN, Hayley Elizabeth Petit and Michaela Rose Petit by continuing the kindness, idealism and activism that defined their lives. This scholarship is given in memory of Jennifer Hawke-Petit’s career as a registered nurse and her love of pediatric, adolescent and oncology nursing.


Criteria for Jennifer Hawke-Petit Pediatric Scholarship:

  • Student in a Connecticut school of nursing
  • Nursing student with a focus in or an intention of practicing pediatric or adolescent nursing or who is currently practicing in pediatric nursing in a hospital and school nursing setting OR who currently practices in, has an interest in, or who is pursuing research in Multiple Sclerosis
  • A student in an RN, BSN, FNP, DNP or PhD program pursuing specialty or practice in pediatrics or Multiple Sclerosis nursing or research
  • Excluded are relatives of and Trustees of the Connecticut Nurses’ Foundation, Inc.

Scholarship Application

Scholarship Application Reference Form

Process for Scholarship Application

All applications must include:

  • Application form
  • Submission of an official academic transcript from current academic institution
  • Reference form completed by professor, teacher, supervisor or other academic or professional contact

All applications and letters of recommendation must typed and be via email by June 15th to the Connecticut Nurses’ Foundation at

Official transcripts should be mailed directly to CNF Scholarships 1224 Mill St, Bldg B, Suite 223, East Berlin, CT 06023.

CNF accepts donations and contributions to the scholarship fund. All Contributions that are made to the Connecticut Nurses’ Foundation are tax deductible and may be sent to the CNF offices at 1224 Mill St, Bldg B, Suite 223, East Berlin, CT 06023.

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