Category: College

David Westphal, Trustee

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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All New College-to-Career Roadmap for 2022!

The ABF Career Alliance has tapped into its expansive community to bring students valuable career advice in the new College-to-Career Roadmap. Entirely updated for 2022, ABF gleaned wisdom from dozens of interviews with entrepreneurs, executives, hiring managers, and other inspired professionals. Students can use the roadmap as a tool to help target a career path, prepare the […]

Paige Lesko

Invest in the education of young Christian Scientists who share the leaven of Truth

Dear Friends of The Albert Baker Fund,Look at what we have accomplished together this year! More than 540 young Christian Scientists received an Albert Baker scholarship to attend college or train as a Christian Science nurse. And today educating young Christian Scientists is more important than ever. By investing in their education, you are preparing them […]

Diana Nakawombe, 2019 Albert Baker Fund (ABF) Law School Graduate

ABF Grad Helps Uganda Church Gain Legal Status

“My legal education and understanding of Christian Science enabled me… to have our church recognized as a legitimate religious organization.” – Diana Nakawombe Dear Friends, It’s an hour before the Sunday-morning church service at the Christian Science Society in Kampala, Uganda, and no fewer than 15 members have arrived early to set up church on the […]

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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.”              […]

Vanessa Ramirez Jasso

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 […]