2014 NBNA Scholarship Program
ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIPS AWARDED
NBNA is committed to excellence in education and conducts continuing education programs for nurses and allied health professionals throughout the year. The association provides annual scholarships for students.
Scholarships provide funding for continuing education. This funding enables nurses to grow and better contribute their talents to the health and healthcare of our communities. Please review the Scholarship Application form carefully, remember, to submit ALL required documents with your application.
Scholarships and Certifications
The National Black Nurses Association, Inc. offers various scholarships each year including:
- Dr. Lauranne Sams Scholarship
- NBNA Board of Directors Scholarship
- Lynne Edwards Research Scholarship
- Dr. Hilda Richards Scholarship
- Margaret Pemberton Scholarship
- Rita E. Miller Scholarship
- Maria Dudley Advanced Scholarship
- Martha R. Dudley Scholarship
- Dr. Martha A. Dawson Genesis Scholarship
- Reverend Pauline L. Cole Scholarship
- Sheila Haley Scholarship
- United Health Foundation Scholarship
- Esther Colliflower/VITAS Innovative Hospice Care Scholarship
- Della Raney Nursing Scholarship
- Children’s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics Scholarship
These scholarships will range from $1,000-$5,000
- Must be a member of NBNA and a member of a local chapter (if one exists in your area).
- Candidate must be currently enrolled in a nursing program (B.S.N., A.D., Diploma or L.P.N./ L.V.N.) and in good scholastic standing at the time of application.
- Applicant must have at least one full year of school remaining.
- Official Transcript(s) from an accredited School of Nursing.
- Two (2) page Written Essay (click HERE for more information).
- Two (2) letters of recommendation (one from applicant's school of nursing and one from the local chapter, or a nurse in the area if a local chapter does not exist). Letters of recommendation and essay must be attached to the application.
- A clean/clear professional head.
- Additional items to accompany the application in support of the candidate's eligibility and desirability may include documented evidence of:
a. participation in student nurse activities and
b. involvement in the African American Community, i.e., letters, news clippings, awards, certificates, etc.
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1. What you Need to complete the scholarship package
2. 2014 Scholarship Application
3. 2014 Membership Application and Dues Increase Schedule
4. 2014 NBNA Membership Honor Pledge
5. Scholarship Essay Requirements
NATIONAL BLACK NURSES ASSOCIATION
Scholarship Committee/Estella A. Lazenby
8630 Fenton Street, Suite 330
Silver Spring, MD 20910