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  • Lynne Edwards Research Scholarship

    From Dr. Linda Burnes-Bolton

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    The scholarship is sponsored by Dr. Linda Burnes-Bolton, NBNA Past President and a trustee of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The Foundation contributes to the scholarship as part of the matching gift program. The scholarship is in honor of the mother of Dr. Burnes-Bolton, Mrs. Lynne Edwards.

    Requirements (not all-inclusive)

    • Candidate must be a nurse pursuing a PhD
    • Member of NBNA and a member of a local chapter; if a chapter does not exist within a 50-radius of your location you can join NBNA as a Direct Member
    • Enrolled in a nursing PhD program
    • Good scholastic standing at the time of application
    • One full year of school remaining
    • Official Transcript(s) from an accredited School of Nursing
    • Written Essay
    • Two letters of recommendation



    • State Nationwide
    • Deadline 04/15/2021
    • Amount $5,000
    • Requirements Undergraduate, Graduate, Doctoral, Essay, Membership, Headshot, Recommendations, Transcript
    • Contact National Black Nurses Association (NBNA)
      Scholarship Committee/Crystal Barney-Harold
      8630 Fenton Street, Suite 910
      Silver Spring, MD 20910
      application email: admin@nbna.org
    • Scholarship Application

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