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National Black Nurses Association Scholarship Program

Scholarship Sponsored by National Black Nurses Association

Value: $15,000
Awards Available: 14
Deadline : Apr 15, 2023

The National Black Nurses Association provides scholarships to students at all levels (LPN to Doctorate).

The National Black Nurses Association offers various scholarships each year including:

  • Dr. Lauranne Sams Scholarship
  • NBNA Board of Directors Scholarship
  • Mrs. Ola Lofton Scholarship
  • BAND AID BRAND Black Healthcare Heroes in Nursing Scholarship
  • Margaret Pemberton Scholarship
  • Scholarship
  • VITAS Healthcare / Esther Colliflower Scholarship
  • Maria R. Dudley Advanced Practice Nurse Scholarship
  • George E. McGuire Memorial Scholarship
  • Dr. Martha A. Dawson Genesis Scholarship
  • Dr. Lola Denise Jefferson Scholarship
  • Dr. Daisy Harmon-Allen Scholarship
  • Dr. Millicent Gorham Scholarship
  • Dr. Eric J. Williams Scholarship
  • JAYHAL Foundation Scholarship
  • NBNA Social Justice Scholarship
  • Dr. Kenya Williams Health Policy Leadership Scholarship
  • NBNA Ebi Porbeni Memorial Scholarship by Be The Match
  • Aya Healthcare Nurses of Tomorrow Scholarship
  • Abbott Scholarship Fund
  • Arizona College of Nursing Scholarship


  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 (LPN/LVN, ADN, RN-BSN, Generic BSN, Masters, Doctorate) and in good scholastic standing at the time of application.
  3. Applicant must have at least one full year of school remaining.

Must Provide:

  • Official Transcript(s) from an accredited School of Nursing
  • Two-page / 500-word maximum Personal Statement / Essay
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation (first from Dean/Faculty member, second from Chapter President/Vice President)
  • Resume or CV (5-page maximum)
  • Letter from the Registrar verifying enrollment and expected graduation date
  • A clean/clear professional headshot.

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