BBNA Scholarship Opportunities

(The number of available awards is determined by the Scholarship Committee)

BBNA is committed to fostering the professional and personal growth of future nurses through its scholarship and mentoring program. The BBNA mentoring program provides activities that enable growth and empowerment of nursing students for future service in nursing. BBNA awards an annual scholarship to a nursing student enrolled in a pre-licensure nursing program in the state of Alabama. The BBNA scholarship is awarded in the Fall of each year at our Annual Scholarship Reception.

BBNA Presidents’ Leadership Scholarship
The scholarship is provided by the current and past presidents of BBNA to support a graduate student in the development of leadership skills in nursing. The Scholarship is $1,000.

BBNA Chapter Scholarship
This scholarship is provided by BBNA for unlicensed nursing students pursuing an associate or baccalaureate degree in nursing. This scholarship is $1,000.

BBNA Lifetime Members’ Community Service Scholarship
The scholarship is provided by the members of BBNA to support a pre-licensure student or a nurse pursuing an associate or baccalaureate degree in nursing. The scholarship is awarded on the basis of evidence of ongoing and sustained community service activities. The scholarship is $1,000.


Applications are accepted:
through July 30, 2021

Brenda’s Brown Bosom Buddies Scholarship Assistance Award
This award is provided by Brenda’s Brown Bosom Buddies (BBBB), a 501(c) (3) organization that supports women/men of color who are either breast cancer survivors or have been directly affected by the disease. The organization also educates and facilitates activities and programs to empower its target audience. Ms. Brenda J. Phillips Hong is the founding executive director of BBBB. The award is for an undergraduate or graduate nursing student pursuing a degree who demonstrates an interest in breast cancer education. The award recipient must participate in a minimum of one breast cancer awareness community forum sponsored by Brenda’s Brown Bosom Buddies. The award is $500.