About the Scholarship

The Alabama Board of Nursing Scholarship Program is organized by the Alabama Board of Nursing, an overseeing body of the Nursing program in Alabama. The board also inspects the elements related to the licensing practices.

The Alabama Board of Nursing Scholarship Program requires the student to either to continue in the college/university of Alabama just after their program completion as a full-time nursing teacher or to exercise nursing in Alabama itself.


How to Apply?

The requirements to be considered for the Alabama Board of Nursing Scholarship Program are:

  • The student's completed copy of the application, which can be found online on the official website of the Alabama Board of Nursing
  • The letter of acceptance from a nursing school
  • The contact details of 2 individuals to be used as referrals for the student
  • The student's self-written answers to the 6 questions mentioned in the application
  • 2 acceptable proof documents for the student's Alabama residency

The applications and other necessary documents are expected on or before the deadline date.


Scholarship Amount

The Alabama Board of Nursing Scholarship program provides 55 monetary rewards which are as follows:

  • 15 awards for post-baccalaureate nursing students amounting to $3800 each
  • 40 awards for nursing education students amounting to $5000 each

In order to renew the scholarship, the student must reapply each year.


Deadline Information

The applications and other necessary documents are expected before the deadline date of September 2, 2020.


Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility requirements to apply for the Alabama Board of Nursing Scholarship Program are:

  • The student must attend an accredited school of nursing in Alabama.
  • The student must attend school for six or more hours each semester during two consecutive semesters during the year of funding.
  • The student must be a U.S. citizen.
  • The student must have an active unencumbered Alabama registered nurse license.
  • The student must have been a resident of Alabama for a period of one year or more immediately preceding the application.
  • The student must have been admitted to a graduate program seeking a master's or doctorate degree in nursing or nurse anesthesia OR be seeking an advanced degree with the goal of teaching nursing in an Alabama college or university.
  • The student must hold a baccalaureate degree in nursing from an accredited school of nursing. If applying for the nursing educators program, the student does not have to hold a baccalaureate degree in nursing but must have substantially met the requirements for such a degree.
  • The student must be a U.S. student.

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