Follow all instructions for preparation and submission of your application. The following is required for submission:
1. A completed JotForm application form.
2. Two letters of recommendation:
One letter from either your NBNA Chapter president (past or present), other chapter leader (past or present), or member (past or present), attesting to your membership and involvement at the chapter level.
If you are a DIRECT member you can submit a letter from any NBNA member who can attest to your involvement in NBNA-like activities or a letter from someone who can attest to your community volunteer and /or other activities.
The second letter can be from a teacher or work supervisor.
3. One official copy of your current school transcript (mailed directly to NBNA)
4. A copy of your current resume or CV (5 pages max)
5. Personal statement (500-word max)
6. Current high-resolution professional photo
Application Submission Instructions
Applications and supporting materials will ONLY be accepted electronically
Assemble the following materials and save as one pdf file (only pdf files will be accepted) with this file name FORMAT: (Your Last name – Scholarship Application), Ex: Jones - Scholarship Application
1. Completed application form
2. Two letters of recommendation
3. Resume or CV
4. Personal statement
Submit the pdf file via email using the same file name (Ex: Jones - Scholarship Application) in the Subject to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Submit your high-resolution head shot photo to the same email address.
Submission of Your Official School Transcript
Have your school mail your official transcript directly to:
NATIONAL BLACK NURSES ASSOCIATION
Attn: Scholarship Committee
8630 Fenton Street, Suite #910
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(Please contact your school in enough time to have the transcript post marked and received at the National Office before or by May 1, 2021)
RECEIPT OF APPLICATION AND ALL REQUIRED INFORMATION AS INDICATED ABOVE MUST BE RECEIVED VIA EMAIL BY CLOSE OF BUSINESS AT 5:00 PM (EST) ON OR BEFORE MAY 1, 2021.
TRANSCRIPT MUST ALSO BE RECEIVED AT THE NATIONAL OFFICE ON OR BEFORE MAY 1, 2021 BY COB.
Please direct all questions about the scholarship application process directly to Dr. Sheldon D. Fields, Chair of the NBNA Scholarship and Awards Committee via email at: Sheldon.Fields40@gmail.com.