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Three New Initiatives To Support Student Success

Announcing Three New Initiatives to Support Student Success (Video)

At a special Zoom presentation held on January 24th, ABF announced three new initiatives to help college students achieve success. These initiatives are one-on-one mentoring with an experienced mentor in their field of study, peer-to-peer student learning communities, and professional Career-Based ABF LinkedIn Groups. Watch the presentation replay below.  

Aly Mikesell

Embracing a new generation of healers by helping fund their college education

Dear Friends of The Albert Baker Fund, Have you thought about today’s young Christian Scientists as the new generation of healers? I realized this when reading their scholarship applications this summer. Each student shared how they use Christian Science in their daily life and how healings have brought them peace, guidance, and solutions to their […]

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ABF Trustees Award the Daniel Herbert Leadership Scholarship to Julia Stevermer

The Albert Baker Fund (ABF) Board of Trustees is delighted to announce the Daniel Herbert Leadership Scholarship to recognize his 18-years of inspired service to our Board and the ABF community. “This special scholarship in Dan’s name is a fitting tribute to his deep commitment to our students and ABF’s mission to serve Christian Scientists,” […]

Net Effect - Career Conversations and Connections

What will schools of the future look like? Net Effect returns Friday, September 23 with educator Dan LaBar

Registration Details Several times a year The Albert Baker Fund is bringing you conversations with valued members of our community. In each session, 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 […]

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Special ABF Scholarships Awarded to 3 Outstanding Students

Helen and John Spangler Memorial Endowed Scholarship–Wesley Mills Wesley Mills of Chicago, Illinois, is the recipient of this year’s Helen and John Spangler Memorial Endowed Scholarship. This fall Wes is beginning a one-year Master of Arts Program in the Humanities with a concentration in Cinema and Media Studies at the University of Chicago. Wes shared […]

Summer Newsletter 2022

The Albert Baker Fund Summer 2022 Newsletter

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.

Aly Mikesell

Special ABF Webinar June 14 Open to All–Meet Aly Mikesell, a Junior at Baylor University

Learn how ABF is investing in the education of young Christian Scientists! Who qualifies for a scholarship? How do they apply? What is the impact on their education? Plus…how one student’s college experience made spiritual growth a priority. Join us by zoom on Tuesday, June 14, 2022, 4:00-4:45 pm Pacific Time. (7 pm ET, 6 […]

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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 […]

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! […]

Net Effect - Career Conversations and Connections

Friday May 20: Meet Jill Hamilton, a leader in the clean tech industry and staunch supporter of climate justice

Registration Details Several times a year The Albert Baker Fund is bringing you conversations with valued members of our community. In each session, 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 […]