Category: News

Claire Mcleland

Claire McLeland Has Been Awarded ABF’s Helen and John Spangler Scholarship

We are happy to announce that Claire McLeland of Ann Arbor, Michigan, has been selected as the first recipient of the Helen and John Spangler Memorial Endowed Scholarship. The Spangler Scholarship recognizes an all-around outstanding graduate or undergraduate applicant to The Albert Baker Fund. Claire is entering her second year of study in the MBA […]

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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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Natasha Naik is the First Recipient of the Jean Burgdorff Memorial Music Scholarship

We are delighted to announce that Natasha Naik of Edmond, Oklahoma, has been selected as the first recipient of the Jean Burgdorff Memorial Endowed Music Scholarship. Congratulations, Natasha! Natasha is currently earning a Master of Music in Voice and Opera at the University of Cincinnati. The breadth of her work in her Master’s program, the depth […]

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 […]

Ipswich Church

Opportunity for Churches to Meet with ABF by Zoom

“Many thanks for your presentation to our meeting last night… you helped us ‘enlarge the place of our tent.’” (from a member of First Church of Christ, Scientist, Ipswich, MA) The Albert Baker Fund (ABF) is currently scheduling Zoom meetings with Christian Science churches that would like to learn what college students are facing today, […]

Net Effect - Career Conversations and Connections

Friday, August 13–Meet Trudy Palmer, Deputy Daily Editor for The Christian Science Monitor

Registration Details Every other week, ABF Career Alliance is bringing you conversations with valued members of our community. In each session, our guests share impactful events from their own education and careers, and how they are in turn making a positive impact in the world. Through Net Effect conversations our guests offer insights that you […]

The Albert Baker Fund 2020 Impact Report

The Albert Baker Fund 2020 Impact Report

Education transforms lives. It enables individuals to realize unlimited possibilities in their expression of God’s great goodness. It’s what drives The Albert Baker Fund (ABF) to help every Christian Scientist have the opportunity to gain a quality education.

Meet our Brotherly Love Students and Hear Their Stories - Replay

Webinar Replay – Meet our Brotherly Love Students and Hear Their Stories

Meet three students who were able to stay in school this year because of an Albert Baker Brotherly Love scholarship–Brittany Barthelmess, Josh Aleman, and Zach Schueller. Thank you to everyone who contributed to the fund– your gifts have truly made a difference for young Christian Scientists!

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Meet our Brotherly Love Students and Hear Their Stories-Webinar Invitation

Look what we have accomplished together! Gifts to the Albert Baker Brotherly Love Fund helped us double scholarships for nearly 60 students attending college in the US and Canada. These students received an average award of $7,600, which included a $3,100 Albert Baker Brother Love scholarship. We know that each of these students would like […]

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Introducing our New Processing Agent for ABF Programs in Africa!

Dear Friends, Greetings, gratitude, and best wishes to each of you in your respective countries! Our thoughts and prayers are with you as we all embrace the world at this time. I am writing to announce the change of ABF’s Africa Applications Processing Agent, (APA). You may know that our current APA, Mr. Jean Leonard […]