To be eligible to receive a scholarship, a person must:
(a) Have been a resident of Alabama for a period of at least ONE YEAR immediately preceding application. Two proofs of residency are required and must have YOUR name, a PHYSICAL Alabama address (post office boxes are not acceptable), and be dated July 16, 2011 or before.
(b) Have an ACTIVE unencumbered Alabama REGISTERED NURSE license.
(c) Be a person of good character.
(d) Submit a completed application ON OR BEFORE AUGUST 16, 2012, including official transcript or certification from the registrar, certification of admission to graduate study, and proofs of Alabama residency. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure all of the required information is received by the deadline.
Applicants should have been admitted to an accredited graduate program seeking a GRADUATE DEGREE.
Applicants must agree to teach nursing full-time in an Alabama college or university or practice in a nursing position in Alabama for at least two years immediately after graduation.
(a) Recipient must attend school FOR 6 HOURS EACH SEMESTER DURING TWO CONSECUTIVESEMESTERS DURING THE YEAR OF FUNDING (10/01/12 – 09/30/13).
(b) Prior to October 1 of the year of study, recipient must submit a signed promissory note and an agreement to fulfill obligations to repay funds.
(c) Recipient must KEEP THE BOARD INFORMED of the status of the above conditions and must immediately inform the Board of the failure to comply with the conditions.
(d) The Board, at its discretion and for just cause shown, may modify or extend the conditions on an individual basis.
It is your responsibility to submit a complete application packet. Your application packet must be received in the Board of Nursing office on or before August 16, 2012, and ALL of the following items MUST BE INCLUDED IN YOUR APPLICATION PACKET at the time of submission:
(a) A completed application;
(b) An official transcript (in sealed/unopened envelope from school) from your baccalaureate nursing program indicating the degree and date awarded. Student copies are not acceptable.
(c) Certification of admission to graduate study signed by the dean or associate dean; and
(d) Two documents evidencing Alabama residency for the year immediately preceding application (i.e., copy of drivers license, real estate mortgage, lease agreement, car insurance policy, homeowners insurance policy, voter registration card, Alabama income tax return, tag receipt, utility bill, etc.). The proofs of residency must be dated July 16, 2011 or before and must contain the applicant’s name and an Alabama physical address (Items with Post Office boxes for the address are NOT acceptable as proofs of residency).