Alabama WMU
Saturday, April 20, 2019

Norma Underwood Scholarship

The Alabama BNF Norma Underwood Scholarship fund was created by donations from Alabama Baptist Nursing Fellowship members to help members participate in mission trips or ministry projects.  Applications and awards are approved on the bases of the criteria listed below.

If you would like to contribute to this fund, mail your donation to: Alabama WMU, ABNF Norma Underwood Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 11870, Montgomery, AL 36111-0870.    
The Scholarship 

Up to $500 annually may be awarded to a member(s) depending on funds available for their participation in a ministry project, mission trip, or to a nursing student(s) for assistance with books and/or tuition.

Applicant Criteria: 

Applicants must be actively involved as an Alabama BNF member for a minimum of one year prior to application.

Applicants should submit the following to the office of Alabama WMU for review by the Alabama BNF Team:

-  Name, address, cell number, current employer and/or school of nursing  

-  Description of BNF involvement and any pertinent information, including major accomplishments, awards, community and/or church service.

-  Personal testimony that includes the reason why they have chosen the nursing profession.

-  Students must include a letter from their college or school of nursing indicating they are actively enrolled as a nursing student of good standing.

-  Letters of recommendation, from two of the following: pastor, campus ministry leader, faculty member from the school of nursing (if student) or supervisor  

Applicant agrees to submit a written report of the mission trip or ministry project to Alabama BNF within 30 days of completion of trip or project. Applicant agrees for this report to be included in the Alabama BNF communication, Alabama WMU communication and/or National BNF reporting.