Category: College & Graduate School News

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Dr. Libby Sheiern Joins ABF as Scholarships and Student Success Manager

We are delighted to announce that Dr. Libby Scheiern will be joining The Albert Baker Fund team as Scholarships and Student Success Manager beginning Monday, June 27. In this role, she will manage all of The Albert Baker Fund’s (ABF) scholarship programs in the US, Canada, Europe, and Africa.  Dr. Scheiern will work closely with […]

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David Westphal, ABF trustee and former recipient, shares why he funded a Pass Your Blessings Forward Scholarship

Dear Friends, I am writing to you today as a fellow Christian Scientist who, like you, values the work of The Albert Baker Fund (ABF) to support young Christian Scientists. In fact, I can still remember how I felt when I learned that ABF could help me pay for college. My first reaction was elation! […]

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What We Did on Our Summer Vacation!

Students across the country are settling back into their studies, so we’re taking this opportunity to share our own “What I Did on My Summer Vacation” progress report! We supported hundreds of students and career builders through virtual and in-person workshops, developed new scholarship opportunities and changed the way we financially support students in need. […]

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Our Application Portal Will Re-open June 2

Will you need financial assistance for your Spring 2021 classes? If so, please apply by March 21! Over the next few months, The Albert Baker Fund will be moving to a new location, and this will impact our ability to process spring applications under the usual timelines. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. […]

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Summer 2021 Internships at The Mother Church–Deadline Extended to February 8!

Applications are now being accepted for the 2021 Summer Internship program at The Mother Church. Internships run for 11 weeks, from June 1 to August 13, and will take place online. Internships are available in: project management and event planning, media, business and marketing, editorial and publishing, communications and outreach, and library science. You can find […]

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Support for Students and Alums–Responding to the Need!

We are here to support our students and our entire ABF community! In recent weeks, many of our students have been in touch with us to share stories of financial challenges due to  job loss or adverse circumstances in our economy. In response to this need, we’re offering the following special assistance, along with helpful […]

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Important Information About our New Application

We are happy to announce that we are launching a new and improved application experience for all ABF recipients on April 15, 2020. It is mobile-friendly, intelligent, easy, and fast! In the meantime, as we prepare to launch, please be aware of the following changes that may affect you. ABF will need to temporarily pause […]

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Summer 2020 Internships at The Mother Church–Apply by February 18!

“Being in Boston and connecting with other Christian Scientists my age has been an amazing experience.” “This internship is not just ‘going to work,’ it’s an all- around experience. There’s growth beyond just what we did here. We all grew in many ways outside of our summer work experience.”              […]

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Getting to Know Our 2019 Grads!

We’re happy to share with you that 64 Albert Baker Fund (ABF) recipients in the U.S. completed degree or certificate programs this year!

The ABF Class of 2013  includes 48 undergraduate students, 15 graduate students, and one student who earned a vocational certificate.

Apply Online by January 29 for Summer Internships at The Mother Church!

From a 2017 Summer Intern: “I love how much I felt The Mother Church investing in me–both my skills as a worker and in my growth as a Christian Scientist” ~2017 Summer Intern Applications are now being accepted for 22 summer 2018 internships in a variety of areas such as publishing, web design, legislation, marketing, media, […]