The NBMA Nonkululeko Tyehemba Scholarship honors Queen Mother Nonkululeko Tyehemba who was a master midwife, mother, community activist, and co-founder of the Harlem Birth Action Committee and who left an incredible impact on the communities she served and worked with.
The Nonkululeko Tyehemba Midwifery Scholarship awards $5,000 scholarships to Black student midwives whose community service is commendable. The scholarship will support recipients with midwifery training or education expenses or to obtain skills or support that would help them further their community service work. For 2022-2023, the NBMA will award two of these scholarships.
Be prepared to submit the following additional items by the deadline:
- Transcript from your school (if you are enrolled at a school). You will be asked to upload your transcript.
- Form from your preceptor (if you are currently working with a preceptor). The link to a Preceptor Form is provided in the relevant section of the application.
- A reference letter from an individual/organization/group/institution that you have done community service with. The link to a Reference Letter Upload Form where references can upload their letters is provided in the relevant section of the application. (If you are a creator or founder of the community project/organization, the letter will need to be written by someone with detailed knowledge of your work).
- More details about all items requested are provided in the body of the application.