Graduate Nursing Scholarships

The scholarship monies are allocated to the Board from the Alabama Education Trust Fund on a fiscal year basis (October 1 through September 30).

If you are interested and are able to meet the requirements for a graduate nursing scholarship, we encourage you to proceed with the application. Completed applications must be received in the Board office on or before the due date to be considered.

For more information, see Chapter 610-X-11, Graduate Nursing Scholarships

Graduate Nursing Scholarship Application

A complete application includes:

  • Completed electronic application, which includes five (5) short-answer questions
  • Two proofs of Alabama residency for at least one year prior to application
  • Active, unencumbered Alabama RN license
  • Proof of graduate program admittance

Enrollment Verification Form.
Check Application Status after you have submitted an application.

Important Dates

July 1: Application Open

August 31: Application Deadline
All applications must be completed and all documents must be deemed received and accepted by 11:59pm Central time.

Scholarship Recipient Employment Verification

In order to satisfy the conditions of the Graduate Nursing Scholarship Program, recipients must verify employment in Alabama as a professional nurse or nursing instructor for two (2) years following completion of the graduate degree. Recipients must have their employer complete a Post-Graduate Employment Verification form no later than six (6) months following their graduation to start their service term for the program. Recipients must also submit a Semi-Annual Employment Verification form every six (6) months for a period of two (2) years.

Completed employment verifications must be submitted to the ABN by employers only. Forms may be submitted via mail to the address noted on the form, or via email to

Alabama Board of Nursing Scholarship Program Post-Graduate Employment Verification

Alabama Board of Nursing Scholarship Program Semi-Annual Employment Verification