If you are interested in scholarship and have an active, unencumbered Alabama Registered Nurse (RN) license, Alabama Board of Nursing Scholarship can be the perfect choice for you. The ANRC will offer Graduate Nursing Students a venue to share the latest educational information and develop school projects into CE offerings. The ANRC works with students to develop and disseminate educational information to nurses throughout the state. Up to 10,000 scholarship award will be given to the winning candidates.
The Alabama Board of Nursing strives to promote and safeguard the health of the public through regulatory excellence.
Awards are distributed as follows: post-baccalaureate nursing students will receive $3,800; and nursing education students will receive $5,000. All awards are offered annually and are non-renewable. Students can reapply each year. The amount can vary based on funding each year.
Awards are distributed as follows: 15 will be given to students pursuing post-baccalaureate nursing education, and approximately 40 will be given to students who plan to teach nursing.
In addition to all other eligibility criteria, the student must be a person of good character. The student must agree to either teach nursing full-time in an Alabama college or university for at least one year immediately after graduation (if receiving the Scholarship to Educate Nursing Instructors) or practice professional nursing in Alabama for at least one year immediately after graduation (if receiving the Scholarship for Post-Baccalaureate Nursing Education). Prior to Oct. 1 of the year of study, the recipient must submit a signed promissory note and an agreement to fulfill obligations to repay funds. Funds must be repaid if the recipient fails to continue full-time study, complete his/her program of study, or teach/practice nursing in Alabama for one year after graduation. The announcement of scholarship recipients will be released after the September 2015 Alabama Board of Nursing meeting.
Applications are available on the Alabama Board of Nursing website. In addition to the completed application, the student must submit the following: a certification of admission to graduate study sig