The Links, Incorporated
Middlesex County (MA) Chapter
2019 Anne Murray Bell $5,000 Healthcare Professions
April 30, 2019
11:59 P.M. EST
The Links, Incorporated is an international, not-for-profit corporation, established in 1946. The membership consists of 15,000 professional women of color in 285 chapters located in 42 states, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of the Bahamas and the United Kingdom. It is one of the nation’s oldest and largest volunteer service organizations of extraordinary women who are committed to enriching, sustaining and ensuring the culture and economic survival of African Americans and other persons of African ancestry.
The members of The Links, Incorporated are influential decision makers and opinion leaders. The Links, Inc. has attracted many distinguished women who are individual achievers and have made a difference in their communities and the world. They are business and civic leaders, role models, mentors, activists and volunteers who work towards a common vision by engaging like- minded organizations and individuals for partnership. Links members contribute more than 1 million documented hours of community service annually – strengthening their communities and enhancing the nation. The organization is the recipient of awards from the UN Association of New York and the Leon H. Sullivan Foundation for its premier programs.
The outstanding programming of The Links, Incorporated has five facets which include National Trends and Services, The Arts, Services to Youth, International Trends and Services and Health and Human Services. The programs are implemented through strategies such as public information and education, economic development, and public policy campaigns.
In 1976, Middlesex County became the 144th Chapter of The Links, Inc. The chapter organizers were Jean Challenger Hurd, Patricia Hardiman Long, J.D., Helen Boulware Moore, Maxine Pierce and Ida White and along with following 15 other women, chartered Middlesex County. Middlesex County Chapter members are linked by “friendship and service” and over the past 42 years have celebrated many chapter milestones.
The Anne Murray Bell Healthcare Professions Scholarship was established in 2000 by the Middlesex County Chapter of The Links, Inc. The scholarship was named in honor of Link Anne Murray Bell MD, an outstanding psychiatrist in Massachusetts and past president of the Middlesex County Chapter of The Links, Inc. She was active in the Milton Visiting Nurses Organization, on the Board of the Milton Hospital and Chairperson of the Psychiatry and Behavioral Health Section of the National Medical Association.
An applicant for the 2019 Anne Murray Bell Healthcare Professions Scholarship Award must be an African American male or female, and who is enrolled in an New England area accredited medical school.
Please email all applications and supporting documentation to:
firstname.lastname@example.org. Email must be received by 11:59 P.M. EST April 30, 2019.
Application materials must be received by April 30, 2019. Applications with incomplete or missing documentation will not be considered. Please list your name in the subject line.
REQUIRED SUPPORTING CREDENTIALS
The Scholarship Committee will notify applicants of a decision by May 31, 2019. If you are selected as an award recipient, you must provide evidence of enrollment in an accredited program of study and pledge to do at least 2 days of community service work each academic year.
Please email any questions regarding the Scholarship to:email@example.com
Applicants must submit one (1) letter of recommendation. Recommendations must be emailed by 11:59 P.M. EST on April 30, 2019 to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please describe your career goals and why you should become a Middlesex County (MA) Links Anne Bell Healthcare Professions Award recipient. (500 word limit)