Full Tuition from the Grad Student Scholarship from Alabama Board of Nursing – 2021

Published Date: April 23, 2021

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

    Nursing
  • Country of the Scholarship

    United States
  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

    2022
  • Type of scholarship

    All
  • Scholarship amount given

    9000 - 12000
  • Type of scholarship administrator

    University
  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

    All
  • Applier's country

    United States
  • Expenses covered

    Tuition fees
  • Scholarship Contact Details

    1-800-656-5318 1-334-293-5201 www.abn.alabama.gov

The scholarship monies are allocated to the Board from the Alabama Education Trust Fund on a fiscal year basis (October 1 through September 30). Due to changes in the law relating to nursing scholarships, we will not know the exact number of awards and the amount of each for the Fiscal Year until all applications are received.

If you are interested and are able to meet the requirements for a graduate nursing scholarship, we encourage you to proceed with the application. Completed applications must be received in the Board office on or before the due date to be considered.

 

Eligible plus Requirements

  • Have been a resident of Alabama for a period of at least one (1) year preceding application. Two (2) proofs of residency are required and must include your name, a physical Alabama address (post office boxes are not acceptable).
  • Have an active, unencumbered Alabama Registered Nurse (RN) license.
  • Be a person of good character.
  • Submit a complete electronic application on or before the deadline date. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure all of the required information is received by the deadline.
  • Have been admitted to an accredited graduate program within the state of Alabama seeking a graduate degree.
  • During the year of funding (Fall, Spring, Summer), recipient must attend school for at least six (6) hours each semester (8 hours per quarter) for no fewer than two (2) consecutive semesters.
  • Prior to October 17 of the year of study, recipient must submit a signed promissory note and an agreement to fulfill obligations.
  • Recipient must keep the Board informed of the status of the above conditions and must immediately inform the Board in the event of failure to comply with the conditions.
  • Applicants must agree to teach nursing full-time at an Alabama college or university or practice in a nursing position in Alabama for at least two (2) years immediately following graduation.
  • The Board, at its discretion and for just cause shown, may modify or extend the conditions on an individual basis.

How to Apply

  1. The application is completely electronic this year. To login to the application, you must enter your license number and password.
  2. You must read the requirements checklist and select each box signifying your consent/signature. Then you may select SAVE AND CONTINUE TO APPLICATION.
  3. Scholarship Application tab: Contact information will be prepopulated.
    • You may EDIT the prepopulated information if needed.
    • Enter all education information and answer the questions listed.

    Select SAVE to return to the application later or SAVE AND NEXT to continue with the application.

  4. Questions tab: You must submit responses for the following:
    • Five (5) brief essay questions which must be a minimum of 50 characters. Select SAVE AND NEXT after each section.
    • Employment history for the last five years. Select SAVE AND NEXT after each section.
    • Post high school education history, and any academic or professional honors or awards.
      • To add a new record, select NEW.
      • If you do not have any academic or professional honors or awards to add, select NEW and type “N/A” into the field.

    Select SAVE to return to the application later or SAVE AND NEXT to continue with the application.

  5. Documents tab: Electronically upload required supporting documentation:
    • Two (2) proofs of residency.
    • Go to the enrollment form.

    Select SAVE to return to the application later or SAVE AND NEXT to continue with the application.

  6. Ready to Send tab: Displays each section that is completed with a check box and each section that is not complete.
    • All sections must be complete before you can submit your application.
    • Once your application has all sections marked as complete (all boxes are checked), select SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION.

 

Amount Given from Scholarship

The Board decides the number of Graduate Nursing Scholarship recipients and the amount of each scholarship at its September Board meeting.

 

Deadline

Before 11:59pm on September 2, 2021.

 

      


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