Student Services


Mentorship Program

The NBNA collaborative mentorship program is for the purpose of helping NBNA nurses/student nurses at various levels of their development. There are several levels of development in the nursing profession and every nurse can benefit from mentorship. In NBNA the three levels of mentoring are:

• New nurses/student nurses ((beginners or fundamental)
• Nurses transitioning into new nursing roles, (intermediate) and
• Nurses advancing into leadership roles (advanced).


Scholarship Program

The National Black Nurses Association provides scholarships to students at all levels (LPN to doctorate).

You MUST be an NBNA member to apply.



* Make nursing responsive to the health needs and demands of the consumer.
* Recruit African-Americans into schools of nursing and encourage advancement into leadership roles.