The following scholarship opportunities can be found outside the School of Nursing’s Scholarship office. Please note websites, phone numbers and/or addresses following each opportunity.
Air Force ROTC Nurse Scholarship - Air Force ROTC two and three year nursing scholarships. These scholarships pay tuition, fees, textbook reimbursement, and a $100 monthly allowance. Active duty obligation is four years upon completion of program. For more information, contact the Air Force ROTC at (205) 836-4124 or (205) 870-2954. Written inquiries should be submitted to: AFROTC DET 12, Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama 35229.
Alabama Board of Nursing Scholarship - Please visit the Alabama Board of Nursing Website for more information.
Alabama State Nursing Scholarship - This $600 scholarship is available only to Alabama residents who have been admitted to and are currently attending clinical nursing courses with a 2.5 grade point average or higher in the School of Nursing undergraduate program. A student receiving these funds must plan to work within the state of Alabama for at least one year immediately after graduation. If the student does not work within the state, these funds become a loan and must be repaid. The UAB Financial Aid Office administers this scholarship.
Army ROTC Scholarship - Army ROTC nurse scholarships are offered for four, three, and two years on a competitive basis. Each scholarship pays full tuition and required educational fees up to $17,000 per year, $600 for textbooks, and a monthly stipend, currently $250 for every year the scholarship is in effect. All three and four year scholarships will also receive an incentive of $1,000 yearly for every year the scholarship is in effect. Special consideration for an Army ROTC scholarship is given to students pursuing degrees in nursing. For more information, contact the UAB Army ROTC Department at (205) 934-7215.
Brookwood Medical Center Scholarship - Brookwood offers undergraduate and graduate scholarships to nursing students enrolled in accredited nursing schools who meet the following criteria: overall “B” average (3.0 on 4.0 scale), a “B” in nursing courses, member of Association of Nursing Students preferred, and recommendation from faculty advisor and Financial Aid Office. A contract must be signed by the scholarship recipient, which obligates him/her to work full-time at Brookwood Medical Center immediately after graduation for one or two years depending on the length of time the recipient was supported by Brookwood Medical Center. Contact Brookwood Medical Center at (205) 877-1897 for additional information.
Sigma Theta Tau Scholarship - Up to a total amount of $1,500 each year is available for full-time undergraduate or graduate students who are in good standing. Preference will be given to active Sigma Theta Tau International members. However, membership in Sigma Theta Tau International is not a requirement. A cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 is required, and for graduate students, a GRE score of 1,000 (Quantitative and Verbal) if required for admission, is highly desired. Scholarship period is September 1 to August 31.
UAB National Alumni Society Scholarships - The UAB National Alumni Society provided $750,000 in scholarships, grants, and gifts to the university last year. The society is very proud to offer much-needed scholarship assistance to incoming freshman, transfer students, graduate students, upperclassmen and international students. For more information, click here.