Category: College

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Important Information for Spring 2021 Applicants

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 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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Dear Friends, we have a special story to share with you about one of our scholarship recipients…

…and her amazing journey of personal and professional growth–with Christian Science and a clear sense of purpose pointing the way forward. MAKE AN ONLINE GIFT TODAY! Triumphing over challenges Vanessa’s journey began when she moved to California from Mexico and her world seemed completely disrupted. Unfamiliar with a new culture, a new school, and a […]

Postcard #4: Inspired by our one universal family in Cameroon, Togo, and Ghana

Posted Wednesday, April 11 Jill Stucker writes from Dubai Airport  From Brazzaville, Alan departed Africa for meetings in the U.S. Lamech, our Africa Program Manager, and I traveled to our final countries in West Africa: Cameroon, Togo, and Ghana. Everywhere we visited, our fellow Christian Scientists greeted us with love, warmth, and so much gratitude […]

Postcard #3: Reflections from Kenya and Republic of Congo

Posted Tuesday, April 2 Alan Bashor writes from Brazzaville, Republic of Congo. As I get settled in Brazzaville, I’m still reflecting on our time in Kenya. Since we began our program in Africa in 2003, The Albert Baker Fund (ABF) has supported more students in Kenya than any other country. This week in meetings with […]

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, […]

Announcing ABF Career Alliance 2016 Update!

Whether you are a recent graduate, job seeker, career changer, or career ally, here’s some of what you’ll find in our updated ABF Career Alliance website and portal: …More ways to connect job seekers and career allies–from informational interviews to professional networking and career mentoring …Fully-engaged career allies waiting to connect to students, recent graduates, job seekers, career changers and […]