UAB School of Nursing Scholarships

The School of Nursing at UAB has an excellent scholarship program that provides financial support to Alabama's best and brightest nursing students. Currently, the School's scholarship portfolio consists of 63 endowed scholarships. Of these scholarships, 23 have been established by or contributed to by the School's Board of Visitors, made up of community leaders and volunteers that provide support and advocacy to enhance the School's visibility, reputation and financial success. The school currently has a $12.7-million endowed fund that supports nursing scholarships annually. During the 2012-13 academic school year, 175 UAB School of Nursing students received over $350,000 in scholarship monies.

A scholarship committee composed of faculty members and scholarship donors reviews each application, essay, referrals (and program of study, if required). Scholarships are awarded twice a year—spring and fall semesters.The following is a listing of scholarships at the UAB School of Nursing. See Scholarship Applications  for details on how to apply. Also visit Traineeship, Fellowship and Loan Programs to learn about additional oppurtunities.

 

Alice L. McCallum Endowed Nursing Scholarship - Established by family and friends of Dr. Charles A. McCallum, Jr., and the late Alice L. McCallum. Criteria: admission to or current full-time enrollment in the School of Nursing, a cumulative grade point average of at least a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, and must demonstrate financial need as determined by the UAB Office of Student Financial Aid. Preference will be given to first year students enrolled in the undergraduate or graduate pre-licensure programs.

Alma B. McMahon Endowed Nursing Scholarship – Established with funds received from dear friends of Alma McMahon, a member of the School of Nursing Board of Visitors. Mrs. McMahon received her nursing degree later in life and worked for 13 years as a Registered Nurse at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Birmingham, with 12 of those years caring for heart patients after they left the intensive care unit. Criteria: admission to or current full-time enrollment in study leading to a degree at the School of Nursing, a cumulative grade point average of at least a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, and must demonstrate financial need as determined by the UAB Office of Student Financial Aid.

Barbara and Emmet O’Neal Endowed Nursing Scholarship – Established with gifts from friends of Barbara O’Neal and the late Emmet O’Neal. Mr. O’Neal left a legacy as a generous benefactor and supporter of the people of Birmingham, and Mrs. O’Neal is a member of the School of Nursing’s Board of Visitors. Criteria: admission to or current full-time enrollment in study leading to a degree at the School of Nursing, a cumulative grade point average of at least a 3.2 on a 4.0 scale, and must demonstrate financial need as determined by the UAB Office of Student Financial Aid.   Preference will be given to students who have a desire to pursue a career in community-based nursing.

Benjamin and Roberta Russell Nursing Scholarship - Established with funds received from the Benjamin and Roberta Russell Foundation. Criteria: admission to or current full-time enrollment in study leading to a degree in nursing at the University of Alabama School of Nursing at UAB, cumulative grade point average of at least a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, and must demonstrate financial need as determined by the UAB Office of Student Financial Aid. Preference will be given to those who are residents of Alabama or who express a desire to live and work in an underserved area of the state following graduation. 

Board of Visitors Endowed Scholarship - Established with funds generated by the members of the Board of Visitors of the School of Nursing. Criteria: admission to or current full-time enrollment in study leading to a degree in the School of Nursing at UAB, and a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Preference will be given to those who are residents of Alabama, and who express a desire to live and work in Alabama following graduation.

Board of Visitors Endowed Veterans Nursing Care Scholarship - Established with funds donated by members of the UAB School of Nursing Board of Visitors and attendees of the Board’s MASH 2009 fund-raising event. Criteria: admission to or current full-time enrollment in study leading to a degree in the School of Nursing at UAB, a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, and applicants must demonstrate financial need as determined by the UAB Office of Financial Aid.  First preference will be given to students who demonstrate an interest in and commitment to providing nursing care for veterans and their families.

The Brock Family Endowed Nursing Scholarship – The Harry B. and Jane H. Brock Foundation has made generous gifts to create an endowed scholarship for the School of Nursing, in recognition of the nursing career of their daughter, Barrett Brock MacKay (MSN 1979), who is a member of the School’s Board of Visitors. Criteria: admission to or current full-time enrollment in a degree-seeking program in the School of Nursing. Applicants must have at least an overall 2.8 grade point average on a 4.0 scale at the time of the scholarship application. Preference will be given to applicants that demonstrate financial need as determined by the UAB Office of Financial Aid.

Carolyn Farrior Boone Endowed Nursing Scholarship – Established with gifts from Mr. and Mrs. James B. Boone, Jr., of Tuscaloosa, Alabama.  Mr. Boone is the chairman of Boone Newspapers, Inc., and Mrs. Boone is a registered nurse and a member of the School of Nursing’s Board of Visitors. Criteria:  admission to or current full-time enrollment in the School of Nursing.  Applicants must demonstrate financial need as determined by the UAB Office of Financial Aid.

Catherine S. and Lee J. Styslinger, Jr., Endowed Nursing Scholarship – Established by Catherine S. and Lee J. Styslinger, Jr., well known residents of Birmingham and throughout the state of Alabama for their leadership and generous philanthropic support.  Criteria: admission to or current full-time enrollment in study leading to a degree at the School of Nursing, and a cumulative grade point average of at least a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, and must demonstrate financial need as determined by the UAB Office of Student Financial Aid.  Preference will be given to students enrolled in the undergraduate and/or graduate pre-licensure programs.

Charles E. Flowers, Jr., Endowed Scholarship in Nursing – Established with funds from Dr. Juanzetta S. Flowers and family, colleagues and friends of Dr. Charles E. Flowers, this scholarship was created to assist deserving students who are enrolled in the University of Alabama School of Nursing at UAB. Criteria: admission to or current full-time enrollment in a degree-seeking program in the School of Nursing. Applicants should demonstrate solid academic promise and have earned a cumulative 2.8 (on a 4.0 scale) grade point average in coursework prior to the time of application.

Comer Nursing Scholarship - Established with funds received from the Comer Foundation. Criteria: must show financial need as defined by the UAB Financial Aid Office, be a resident of the State of Alabama, have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or above, intend to practice nursing in the State of Alabama, and be enrolled full-time in study leading to the BSN degree at the University of Alabama School of Nursing at UAB.

Dean’s Scholarship - Four scholarships are available per year to undergraduate students. Three of these scholarships are two-year renewable scholarships and one is for one year only. The amount of the scholarship is $1,000 per year. Criteria: a “B” (3.0) average on all collegiate pre-nursing work attempted. For renewal of a two-year scholarship, a student must maintain a 2.5 grade point average on nursing courses. All applicants for admission to study leading to the BSN degree at the School of Nursing are automatically considered for the Dean’s Scholarship. A separate application is not required.

Delia and John Robert Endowed Nursing Scholarship - Established with funds from the Delia and John Robert Trust to support students seeking a professional nursing career. Criteria: current full-time enrollment in study leading to a degree in nursing at the University of Alabama School of Nursing at UAB and a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0. Preference will be given to those for whom the decision to return to school is a second life choice; or who may have pursued a degree in nursing earlier in life and been forced by circumstances to stop that education; or who are returning to school in order to seek an advanced degree in nursing.

Dorothy Sterne Nursing Scholarship - Established with funds received from the Dorothy Sterne estate through the provisions of her will.  Criteria: admission to or current enrollment in full-time study at the University of Alabama School of Nursing at UAB, cumulative grade point average of at least a 2.0 on a 4.0 scale, and must demonstrate financial need as determined by the UAB Office of Student Financial Aid.  Preference will be given to residents of Calhoun County.

Dr. Paul W. Scokel III and Mary Lou Scokel and William A. Honeycutt and Christine R. Honeycutt Endowed  Scholarship – Established by Mr. and Mrs. Paul S. Scokel in honor and memory of their parents Dr. Paul W. Scokel III and Mary Lou Scokel and William A. Honeycutt and Christine R. Honeycutt.  Criteria: admission to or current full-time enrollment in a degree-seeking program  at the University of Alabama School of Nursing at UAB, demonstrate financial need as determined by the UAB Office of Student Financial Aid, and earned at least an overall 3.0 grade point average.

Eileen Marie Mahan Endowed Nursing Scholarship - Established in memory of Eileen Marie Mahan (MSN 1980), who died in an automobile accident. This memorial scholarship is to enable deserving graduate students in the School of Nursing. Criteria: admission to or current full-time enrollment in a degree-seeking graduate program in the University of Alabama School of Nursing at UAB, a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 out of 4.0, and must demonstrate financial need as determined by the UAB Office of Financial Aid.

Elizabeth Jane Harper Memorial Scholarship - Established by family members as a memorial to Elizabeth Jane Harper, who was a student at the University of Alabama School of Nursing at UAB. Criteria: must be currently enrolled as a full-time student in study leading to the BSN degree at the University of Alabama School of Nursing at UAB, be in good standing, and show financial need as defined by the UAB Financial Aid Office.

Elwynn “Chick” Hale Endowed Nursing Scholarship - The family and friends of the late Dr. Elwynn “Chick” Hale have contributed funds to establish a memorial scholarship in Dr. Hale’s memory to assist deserving nursing students in the University of Alabama School of Nursing at UAB. Criteria: admission to or current full-time enrollment in a degree-seeking program in the School of Nursing, and a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Preference given to students who are citizens of Alabama or who express a desire to work in Alabama following graduation.

Emmet and Mary Anne O’Neal Endowed Nursing Scholarship – Established with gifts from family and friends of the late Emmet and Mary Anne O’Neal, who, during their lifetime, set an example of grace and benevolence for their family and for the Birmingham community. Criteria: admission to or current full-time enrollment in study leading to a degree in nursing at the University of Alabama School of Nursing at UAB, cumulative grade point average of at least a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, and a demonstrated financial need as determined by the UAB Office of Student Financial Aid.

Ethel M. and Jesse D. Smith Nursing and Allied Health Scholarship - Established by Dr. Bettye Jane Smith as a memorial to her parents, Ethel McCarty Smith and Jesse Doswell Smith. Criteria: admission to or current enrollment in full-time study leading to the BSN degree at the University of Alabama School of Nursing at UAB, cumulative grade point average of at least a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, resident of the State of Alabama, and must demonstrate financial need as determined by the UAB Office of Student Financial Aid.

Fay Belt Ireland Endowed Nursing Scholarship - Established with funds received from Mrs. William R. Ireland, Sr., to support Alabama students pursuing a bachelor’s degree in nursing at the University of Alabama School of Nursing at UAB. Fay Ireland is a member of the School of Nursing Board of Visitors.  Criteria: applicants must demonstrate financial need as determined by the UAB Office of Financial Aid.

Florence A. Hixson Nursing Scholarship - Established by family, friends and associates in honor of Dr. Florence Alberta Hixson, the first dean of the University of Alabama School of Nursing. Criteria: current full-time enrollment in study leading to an advanced degree at the University of Alabama School of Nursing at UAB and a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0on a 4.0 scale.

Francis S. Falkenburg Endowed Nursing Scholarship - Established with funds from the family of Francis S. Falkenburg, former member of the State Legislature of Alabama and lobbyist for UAB and the Alabama State Nurses Association. Criteria:  student must be admitted to or currently enrolled  as a full-time student in the undergraduate program in the School of Nursing and demonstrate financial need as determined by the UAB Office of Financial Aid.  

Gladys Farmer Colvin Memorial Scholarship - Established with funds from the family of Gladys Farmer Colvin, who was a nurse for many years at the Jefferson County Department of Public Health. Criteria: admission to or current full-time enrollment in the PhD program in the University of Alabama School of Nursing at UAB and have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale.

Governors Lurleen B. and George C. Wallace Memorial Fund – Established by Mr. and Mrs. James T. Parsons to honor Mrs. Parsons’ parents, Governor Lurleen Burns Wallace and Governor George Corley Wallace. Gov. Lurleen Wallace respected and admired the work of nurses, and Gov. George Wallace was a strong supporter of UAB and provided significant support through funding and legislation. This fund is used for scholarships and many other worthy purposes within the University of Alabama School of Nursing at UAB. Criteria: to be reviewed and established on a yearly basis.

James Coleman Lee, Sr., Endowed Nursing Scholarship - Established by Mr. and Mrs. James. C. Lee, Jr., through the Buffalo Rock Company to honor the memory of Mr. Lee’s father, James Coleman Lee, Sr., this scholarship was created to encourage students to enter the nursing profession and to make it possible for many future nurses to focus on their studies without the burden of financial pressure. Criteria: admission to or current full-time enrollment in a degree-seeking program in the School of Nursing and applicants should demonstrate solid academic promise and have earned at least a cumulative 2.8 grade point average on a 4.0 scale in coursework prior to the time of application. Preference will be given to applicants who are deserving of financial assistance as determined by the UAB Office of Financial Aid.

Jarman F. Lowder Endowed Scholarship in Nursing – Established by Mr. and Mrs. Thomas H. Lowder to encourage students to enter the nursing profession and to make it possible for many future students in the School of Nursing to focus on their studies without the burden of financial pressures. Mrs. Lowder (BSN 1973) serves on the Board of Visitors for the School of Nursing. Criteria: must be admitted to or enrolled in a full-time degree-seeking program at the School of Nursing, have a cumulative 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale in coursework at the time of application. Applicants will demonstrate high moral character and preference will be given to applicants who are deserving of financial assistance as determined by the UAB Office of Financial Aid.  

Jean Riley Tomlinson Endowed Nursing Scholarship - Established by Mrs. Tomlinson, longtime member and former chair of the School of Nursing Board of Visitors. This scholarship pays tribute to the nurses and physicians specializing in cardiovascular illnesses who provided excellent care to her husband, Jack O. Tomlinson, Sr., in past years. The Tomlinson’s intend for this scholarship to make a significant difference for students in need of financial assistance for higher education. Criteria: admission to or current full-time enrollment in study leading to a degree at the School of Nursing, a cumulative grade point average of at least a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, and must demonstrate financial need as determined by the UAB Office of Financial Aid. Preference will be given to those who have demonstrated an interest in cardiovascular nursing.

Jernigan Nursing Scholarship - Established with funds received from Mr. and Mrs. Thomas E. Jernigan, Sr. Criteria: must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and be eligible to enroll full-time in a junior level clinical nursing course at the University of Alabama School of Nursing at UAB. Preference will be given to those who demonstrate leadership potential or ability through participation in extracurricular activities or similar experiences.

Jo Ann Barnett Endowed Nursing Scholarship - Established with funds from friends, colleagues and family of the late Jo Ann Barnett (BSN 1987, MSN 1990), this scholarship was created to honor Ms. Barnett’s memory and to benefit students in the School of Nursing. Criteria: admission to or current full-time enrollment in the School of Nursing MSN program, with preference given to those students pursuing a career in neonatal nursing or oncology nursing.  Applicants must demonstrate financial need as determined by the UAB Office of Financial Aid.

John Wilson Rodgers Memorial Scholarship - Established by Dr. Marguerite Rodgers Kinney (DIPL 1961), a former faculty member at the University of Alabama School of Nursing at UAB, as a memorial to her father. Criteria: good academic standing, current full-time enrollment in study leading to the MSN degree. Preference will be given to applicants who are pursuing, or their program of study shows that they plan to pursue, advanced study in cardiovascular nursing and demonstrated financial need as determined by the UAB Office of Student Financial Aid.

Jean Riley Tomlinson Endowed Nursing Scholarship - Established by Mrs. Tomlinson, longtime member and former chair of the School of Nursing Board of Visitors. This scholarship pays tribute to the nurses and physicians specializing in cardiovascular illnesses who provided excellent care to her husband, Jack O. Tomlinson, Sr., in past years. The Tomlinson’s intend for this scholarship to make a significant difference for students in need of financial assistance for higher education. Criteria: admission to or current full-time enrollment in study leading to a degree at the School of Nursing, a cumulative grade point average of at least a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, and must demonstrate financial need as determined by the UAB Office of Financial Aid. Preference will be given to those who have demonstrated an interest in cardiovascular nursing.

Junior Board of Visitors Endowed Award in Nursing - Established by members of the UAB School of Nursing Junior Board of Visitors and the 2007 and 2009 Junior Board’s No-Show Ball fund-raising events.  Criteria: admission to or current full-time enrollment in a degree-seeking program in the School of Nursing,  have earned a cumulative 3.0  grade point average on a 4.0 scale , and deserving of financial assistance as determined by the UAB Office of Financial Aid.  First preference will be given to students demonstrating an interest and commitment to providing pediatric nursing care.

Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation Scholarship - Several nursing scholarships are provided to undergraduate students each year through funds provided by this foundation. Financial need is the primary prerequisite. Contact the UAB Financial Aid Office for information concerning these scholarships.

Lois Drolet Luckie Nursing Scholarship - Established in memory of Mrs. Luckie by her husband, Robert Luckie, Jr., and awarded in honor of Holli Kemper (BSN 1985), one of Mrs. Luckie’s oncology nurses. According to Mr. Luckie, Ms. Kemper constantly “went the extra mile” during Mrs. Luckie’s terminal illness, carrying out her duties with great professionalism, cheerfulness and sympathetic skill. Criteria: must be admitted to or enrolled full-time in the School of Nursing, a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Preference will be given to applicants who express an interest in oncology nursing.

Mable E. Lamb Nursing Scholarship - Established with funds from a planned gift to honor Dr. Lamb’s commitment to educating the nurses of the future.  Criteria:  must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.8 on a 4.0 scale, and must demonstrate financial need as determined by the UAB Office of Financial Aid. 

Margaret and Bradford Kidd Endowed Nursing Scholarship - Established by Margaret and William Bradford Kidd.  Margaret Kidd is a member of the School of Nursing Board of Visitors. Criteria: admission to or current full-time enrollment in a degree-seeking program in the School of Nursing, must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, and applicants must demonstrate financial need as determined by the UAB Office of Financial Aid.

Margaret Parks Kendrick Nursing Scholarship - Established by Dr. Marvin Hayne Kendrick as a memorial to his mother, Margaret Parks Kendrick. Criteria: must show financial need as defined by the UAB Financial Aid Office, be admitted to or enrolled in full-time study leading to the BSN degree at the University of Alabama School of Nursing at UAB, and have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Preference will be given to residents of Crenshaw County, Alabama.

Marie Carter Bonner Scholarship - Established by friends and associates, this scholarship is a memorial to Mrs. Bonner, who worked as a nurse at UAB Hospital for more than 20 years and served as Director of Psychiatric Nursing. Criteria: admission to or current full-time enrollment in study leading to a degree in the School of Nursing at UAB, and a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0. Preference will be given to applicants who express an interest in psychiatric-mental health nursing.

Marie L. O’Koren School of Nursing Alumni Association Endowed Scholarship - Established with funds received from Dr. Marie L. O’Koren and members of the alumni association of the University of Alabama School of Nursing at UAB, in honor of Dr. O’Koren’s many years of service as dean of the School. Criteria: admission to or current full-time enrollment in study leading to a degree in nursing at the University of Alabama School of Nursing at UAB, cumulative grade point average of at least a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, and a demonstrated financial need as determined by the UAB Office of Student Financial Aid.

Marie S. Ingalls Endowed Nursing Scholarship – Established by funds from the estate of Marie S. Ingalls, a noted civic leader and philanthropist, who was a member of the School of Nursing’s Board of Visitors. Criteria: admission to or current full-time enrollment in a degree-seeking program in the School of Nursing. Applicants must have at least an overall 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale at the time of the scholarship application.

Dr. Margaret Millsap Memorial Endowed Award in Nursing – Established by family members, friends, former students, and colleagues of Dr. Millsap, alumni of the School of Nursing at The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB)), and members of the Nu Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursing.  Criteria: admission to or current enrollment in a degree-granting program in the School of Nursing at UAB.  Both full-time and part-time students are eligible for the award.  Applicants should have earned at least an overall 3.0 grade point average.

Martha F. Tilt Endowed Nursing Scholarship - Established with funds from her three sons, family, and friends with the intent that students will be given a helping hand into a profession through the scholarship and memory of at least one inspirational role model who lived and defined the profession, a lady who gained her rewards in life through befriending, comforting and caring for others. She had the heart of a nurse and shared it freely with everyone she met.  Criteria:  admission to or current full-time enrollment at the School of Nursing, and a cumulative grade point average of at least a 2.5 on a 4.0 scale. First preference will be given to mature, non-traditional, first-year nursing undergraduate students, as defined by the university, and to those applicants who plan to practice nursing either in a clinical or a hospital setting upon graduation.  Preference will be given to applicants who are deserving of financial assistance as determined by the UAB Office of Student Financial Aid. 

Mary G. Nash Endowed Nursing Scholarship – Established by colleagues and friends to pay tribute to Dr. Mary G. Nash and her service to the School of Nursing, University Hospital, and UAB.  Criteria: admission to or current full-time enrollment in study leading to a degree at the School of Nursing,  Preference will be given to applicants who plan to work in Alabama upon graduation. 

Mary Josephine Harwell Nursing Scholarship - Established with funds received from the estate of Mary Josephine Harwell through the provisions of her will. Criteria: must be admitted to or currently enrolled full-time in study leading to the BSN degree at the University of Alabama School of Nursing at UAB, and have a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or higher. Preference will be given to residents of Elmore County, Alabama, and neighboring counties, and those who show financial need as defined by the UAB Financial Aid Office.

Nancy Eastman Harp Oncology Nursing Scholarship - Established as a memorial to Mrs. Harp (BSN 1972), an oncology nurse and a graduate of the University of Alabama School of Nursing at UAB who was killed in a tragic automobile accident, through a generous gift from Dr. J. Patrick Daugherty and her family and friends. Criteria: current full-time enrollment in the oncology concentration of the MSN degree, a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0, and evidence of marked achievement or potential for marked achievement in oncology nursing.

Peggy Spain McDonald Endowed Nursing Scholarship - Established with funds received from Peggy Spain McDonald, a longtime community leader in Birmingham. Criteria: admission to or current full-time enrollment in study leading to a degree at the School of Nursing, a cumulative grade point average of at least a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, and must demonstrate financial need as determined by the UAB Office of Student Financial Aid. Preference will be given to those who have demonstrated an interest in geriatric nursing.

Rachel Z. Booth Endowed Nursing Scholarship – Established with funds received from the School of Nursing Board of Visitor’s 2005 “MASH: Make Another Scholarship Happen” fundraising event.  Dr. Booth served as the School of Nursing’s third dean from 1987-2005.  Criteria:  students must be currently enrolled full-time in, or admitted to, a doctoral program in the School of Nursing at UAB, a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.2 on a 4.0 scale, and applicants must demonstrate financial need as determined by the UAB Office of Financial Aid. 

The Reese Phifer, Jr. Nursing Scholarship – Established by the Reese Phifer, Jr., Memorial Foundation to support Alabama students pursuing degrees in nursing and to honor the late Mr. Phifer. The scholarship assists Alabama residents who are currently enrolled in, or have been admitted to a degree-seeking program within the University of Alabama School of Nursing at UAB. Criteria: admission to or current full-time enrollment in study leading to a degree in the School of Nursing, a grade point average of at least a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, and must be a resident of the state of Alabama.

The Robert Luckie Family Endowed Nursing Scholarship - Established with funds received from Robert Luckie, Jr., to enable deserving nursing students attending the University of Alabama School of Nursing at UAB realize their dream of receiving a quality education. Criteria: admission to or current full-time enrollment in a degree-seeking program in the University of Alabama School of Nursing at UAB, a cumulative grade point average of 2.8 on a 4.0 scale. Preference will be given to students who are citizens of Alabama or who express a desire to work in Alabama following graduation and demonstrate financial need as determined by the UAB Office of Financial Aid.

Rylee/Casper Endowed Nursing Scholarship - Established by a charitable gift from Mrs. Gladys Muriel Rylee Casper who was a 1947 diplomat of the School of Nursing who served for more than two decades as a nurse in the armed forces.  Criteria: admission to or current full-time enrollment in a degree-seeking program  at the University of Alabama School of Nursing at UAB, demonstrate financial need as determined by the UAB Office of Student Financial Aid, and  applicants must be residents of the State of Alabama.  Preference will be given to applicants from Bibb, Chilton, or Perry Counties.

School of Nursing Dean’s Endowed Scholarship – Established with funds from alumni and friends, this scholarship was created to assist those students whose qualifications are meritorious in the School of Nursing. Criteria: admission to or current full-time enrollment in a degree-seeking program in the School of Nursing. Preference will be given to those that have demonstrated leadership ability and academic promise, by earning at least a 3.5 (on a 4.0 scale) grade point average in coursework prior to the time of application.

School of Nursing Faculty and Staff Endowed Scholarship – Established with funds from School of Nursing Faculty and Staff, this scholarship was established to benefit the training and education of deserving nursing students. Criteria: admission to or current full-time enrollment in a degree-seeking program in the School of Nursing at UAB and an overall 3.5 (on a 4.0 scale) grade point average in coursework completed prior to time of application.

SOS Foundation of Jefferson County Scholarship - Established with funds received from the Sabin Oral Sunday Foundation of Jefferson County.   Criteria: admission to or current enrollment in full-time study leading to the BSN degree at the University of Alabama School of Nursing at UAB,  resident of Jefferson County, Alabama, and must demonstrate financial need as determined by the UAB Office of Student Financial Aid.

Student/Alumni Endowed Nursing Scholarship – Established with funds raised from current and former students, this scholarship was developed by former students who wanted to make a difference in the lives of future students. Every year, former students contribute through the School of Nursing’s Annual Fund. Criteria: admission to or current full-time enrollment in study leading to a degree at the School of Nursing, and a cumulative grade point average of at least a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

Terri J. Broach Nursing Scholarship - Established by friends and family members as a memorial to the late Terri J. Broach, a student at the University of Alabama School of Nursing at UAB. Criteria: must be a resident of the State of Alabama, be admitted to or enrolled in full-time study leading to the BSN degree in nursing at UAB, and have a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or above. Preference will be given to students who have an active relationship with a church, synagogue, or other religious institution or order, and those who show financial need as defined by the UAB Financial Aid Office.

Thelma Walker Mitchell Endowed Nursing Scholarship – Established with funds from the estate of Thelma Walker Mitchell, who was a 1941 graduate of the Hillman Hospital School of Nursing at what is now UAB. She made maternal and child health nursing her life’s work, including many years as a nursing consultant to the Alabama State Department of Public Health Bureau of Maternal and Child Health in Montgomery. Criteria: admission to or current full-time enrollment in study leading to a degree at the School of Nursing and a cumulative grade point average of at least a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale

Thor-Louck Endowed Scholarship in Nursing - Established with funds from Isobel H. Thorp and Phyllis M. Loucks, beloved former faculty members of the School of Nursing. Criteria: admission to or current full-time enrollment in study leading to a degree at the School of Nursing, and a cumulative grade point average of at least a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

The Violet Terrell Clark Nursing Scholarship – Established by Mr. and Mrs. Steve M. Bates in memory of Jean Clark Bates’ mother, Violet Terrell Clark. Criteria: admission to or current full-time enrollment in study leading to a degree at the School of Nursing, and a cumulative grade point average of at least a 3.2 on a 4.0 scale. Preference will be given to applicants who plan to work with underprivileged patient populations upon graduation. 

William Groce Campbell Endowed Nursing Scholarship – Established by Myrtle Campbell Bell in memory of her brother, William Groce Campbell, this scholarship was created to benefit students in the University of Alabama School of Nursing at UAB. Criteria: admission to or current full-time enrollment in a degree-seeking program in the School of Nursing, and a minimum grade point average of a 2.8 on a 4.0 scale.

Worthington-Cargo Family Endowed Nursing Scholarship – Established by Allan and Nancy Worthington to pay tribute to their parents Allan and Shirley Worthington and Sam and Nannie Cargo.  Criteria:  admission to or current full-time enrollment in study leading to a degree at the School of Nursing, must show financial need as defined by the UAB Financial Aid Office,  earned at least an overall 3.0 grade point average,  and be currently enrolled in, or admitted to, the Doctor of Nursing Practice Program in UAB School of Nursing.  First preference will be given to applicants who plan to pursue an Advanced Clinical Specialization in Adult/Gerontology.