The Bridges Healthcare Board of Directors is looking to award three (3) scholarships, $1,500 for each recipient, to further our mission to promote individual and community health, wellness, and recovery through integrated behavioral services.


  • Must be a Bridges employee, or spouse, child, or grandchild of a Bridges employee, OR a resident of Ansonia, Bethany, Derby, Milford, Orange, Seymour, Shelton, Stratford, West Haven, or Woodbridge Connecticut.
  • Must be pursuing a graduate or undergraduate degree in Human Services.

Two scholarship opportunities are available for the Barry Kasdan Scholarship for the pursuit of a graduate or undergraduate degree in Human Services, and one scholarship opportunity is available for the Stella Cretella Scholarship for those in pursuit of higher education through graduate or undergraduate degrees focusing on advocacy and policy reform in mental health services. Applicants must pursue a graduate or undergraduate degree in human services or mental health advocacy/public policy to apply.

The deadline for applications is April 12, 2024. For more details, including eligibility criteria and the origin of these scholarships, please click the document below.

Applications can be submitted online using the Bridges Healthcare Board Scholarship Application.

Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact