Scholarship Program

2020 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:
  • NBNA 2020 Scholarship Program
  • Dr. Lauranne Sams Scholarship
  • NBNA Board of Directors Scholarship
  • Lynne Edwards Research Scholarship
  • Margaret Pemberton Scholarship
  • Rita E. Miller Scholarship
  • VITAS Healthcare/Esther Colliflower Scholarship
  • Children’s Mercy Kansas City Scholarship
  • George McGuire Memorial Scholarship
  • Dr. Martha A. Dawson Genesis Scholarship
  • Martha Dudley LPN/LVN Scholarship
  • Lola Denise Jefferson Scholarship
  • Dr. Birthale Archie – Jerry Allyn Moore Scholarship
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These scholarships will range from $1,000-$6,000

NBNA's scholarships are presented each year to the Awardees at the Annual Institute & Conference. 
 
LAST DAY TO SEND: POST OFFICE MARKED BY APRIL 15, 2020
If sending by EMAIL: BY CLOSE OF BUSINESS AT 5:00 pm (EST)

2020 Scholarships close April 15, 2020.

Scholarship Requirements:
  1. Must be a member of NBNA and a member of a local chapter (if one exists in your area). If a chapter does not exist within a 50-radius of your location you can join NBNA as a Direct Member. 
  2. Candidate must be currently enrolled in a nursing program (B.S.N., A.D., Diploma or L.P.N./ L.V.N. Masters , and Doctoral) and in good scholastic standing at the time of application.
  3. Applicant must have at least one full year of school remaining.
Must Provide:
  1. Official Transcript(s) from an accredited School of Nursing.
  2. Two (2) page Written Essay
  3. 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.
  4. A clean/clear professional headshot.
  5. Additional items to accompany the application in support of the candidate's eligibility and desirability may include documented evidence of:
    •  participation in student nurse activities, and
    •  involvement in the African American Community, i.e., letters, news clippings, awards, certificates
Scholarship Application

Before downloading the Scholarship Application please click here to download & install the FREE Adobe Reader if computer devise does not have a PDF reader.

1. Documents related to completing the scholarship application
2. 2020 Scholarship Application
3. 2020 Membership Application (before completing the application, please review the Chapter Directory located under the Membership tab to locate your State and a chapter in your area).
4. 2020 NBNA Membership Honor Pledge
5. Scholarship Essay Requirements

Send completed application and all supporting documentations by Monday, April 15, 2020 to admin@nbna.org.

Mailing address ONLY for OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT:
NATIONAL BLACK NURSES ASSOCIATION
Attn:  Scholarship Committee
8630 Fenton Street, Suite 910
Silver Spring, MD 20910

NOTE:  SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED BY MAIL