Varies
Avg. Amount Awarded
240
Days
March 15 2025
Application Deadline
N/A
Renewable
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What you'll need:
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  • Checkmark Application Form
  • Checkmark Community Service
  • Checkmark Essay
  • Checkmark Financial Need Analysis
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Dr. Lauranne Sams Scholarship

Description

The Dr. Lauranne Sams Scholarship is awarded to a qualified NBNA member who is in pursuit of a baccalaureate or other advanced nursing degree. Applicants 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. Applicants must have at least one full year of school remaining. Applicants 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-mile radius of the applicant's location, they may join NBNA as a Direct Member. Two letters of recommendation are required, the first letter must be from the Dean or Faculty Member from the applicant's school of nursing and the second letter must be from the NBNA Chapter President or Vice President. The following items may accompany the application in support of the candidate's eligibility and desirability. It may include documented evidence of: participation in student nurse activities, and involvement in the African American community, proven by letters, news clippings, awards, certificates. Please visit the scholarship's website or contact the National Black Nurses Association Inc. for more information.

Amount Details

$1,000
Low Amount Awarded

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student or a graduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university or a four-year college
  • CheckmarkRestricted by race for Black students
  • CheckmarkMust not be attending high school currently
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying Nursing
  • CheckmarkMust be affiliated with National Black Nurses' Association
  • CheckmarkRestricted by ethnic heritage: African

How to Apply

What you'll need:

  • Checkmark Other - Letter from the Registrar verifying enrollment and expected graduation date; Signed Honor Agreement
  • Checkmark Application Form
  • Checkmark Community Service
  • Checkmark Essay
  • Checkmark Financial Need Analysis
  • Checkmark Personal Photograph
  • Checkmark Recommendations Or References
  • Checkmark Resume
  • Checkmark Transcript
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