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Additional Scholarships

Please note the following sources are outside of the School of Nursing Scholarship office. For additional information, contact the programs at the appropriate phone number or address which accompanies each description.


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 additional 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

For additional information, please visit the Alabama Board of Nursing website.


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 additional information, contact the UAB Army ROTC website or contact Daryl Long at 205.582.7766 or longd@uab.edu.


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.

For more information, contact Brookwood Medical Center at 205.877.1897.


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 additional information, visit the UAB National Alumni Society website.