The NBNA Scholarships was established by the National Black Nurses Association, Inc. that comes with a range of monetary values from five-hundred U.S. dollars and two-thousand U.S. dollars. These awards are given every year.
There are some requirements that the student applicant must fulfill. The applicant must be a member of the NBNA as well as the area chapter. The second requirement is that the applicant must be currently taking up Associate Degree, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Diploma or Licensed Practical Nurse, Licensed Vocational Nurse and must show good scholastic records. There should be one more school year left for the applicant.
The student applicant must be able to provide the supporting documents. These include a copy of the transcript provided by a school accredited by the NBNA; a detailed written essay with at least two pages; 2 recommendation letters (1 from the school where the applicant is enrolled, and one coming from the area NBNA chapter, OR if the there is no area chapter a letter from a nurse in the same area will do).
The essay and recommendation letters should clipped to the application form. Additional supporting documents like proof of service as student nurses and participation of the student applicant and participation in the African American Community like awards, certifications, news items and more may be submitted.
All applications and supporting documents must be marked the 15th of April per year. All these should be sent to Scholarship Committee, 8630 Fenton Street, Suite 330, Silver Spring, MD 20910.