Quotation Mark

“In everyone there are all sorts of good ideas, ready like tinder. But much of this tinder catches fire only when it meets some flame or spark from outside, from some other person.” —Albert Schweitzer

Participating Universities

Alabama Schweitzer Fellows are competitively chosen from graduate students enrolled in a variety of academic fields at major universities in the state. Students from any university can apply. Alabama ASF has had Fellows from the following schools:

  • College of Health Sciences
  • College of Liberal Arts
  • Harrison School of Pharmacy
  • Ida Moffett School of Nursing
  • McWhorter School of Pharmacy
  • School of Public Health
  • School of Nursing & Allied Health
  • College of Arts & Sciences
  • Hugh F. Culverhouse Jr. School of Law
  • School of Social Work
  • School of Dentistry
  • School of Health Professions
  • School of Medicine
  • School of Nursing
  • School of Public Health
  • College of Education

Community Sites

Fellows identify and select a Community Site with which to partner with support from ASF Alabama. We’re here to guide you, learning what you’re passionate about then connecting you to agencies addressing community needs that align with your interests.

The following list includes agencies and organizations that have collaborated with Fellows in the past. It is not an exclusive list of possible Community Sites.

  • Sumiton Middle School
  • Access to Care Clinic (St. Vincent’s Hospital)
  • Alabama LifeStart (Children’s of Alabama)
  • Alabama Muscular Dystrophy Association
  • Bessemer Neighborhood Health Center
  • Bethesda Family Life Center
  • Birmingham AIDS Outreach
  • Birmingham Education Foundation
  • Cahaba Valley Health Care
  • Carver High School, Academy of Health Sciences
  • Children’s Aid Society
  • Christ Health Center
  • Community Food Bank of Central Alabama
  • Cooking Well
  • Crisis Center
  • East Glen Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation
  • East Thomas Neighborhood Association
  • Equal Access Birmingham
  • Girls on the Run- Birmingham
  • Glenwood, Inc.
  • Help Me Grow (United Way of Central Alabama)
  • House Calls Program (UAB Hospital)
  • Norwood Resource Center
  • Oak Tree Ministries
  • Pathways
  • PEER, Inc.
  • Psychiatric Intake Response Center (Children’s of Alabama)
  • Red Crescent Clinic of Alabama
  • South Highlands Outreach Project
  • Unless U
  • Village Creek Human & Environmental Justice Society, Inc.
  • YMCA (Downtown Birmingham)
  • Mercy Medical Clinic
  • Macon County Ministers’ Council
  • Tuskegee Youth Safe Haven
  • Lifelines Counseling Services
  • Alabama State University Prosthetics & Orthotics Clinic
  • Community of Hope Health Clinic
  • The DAY Program
  • PRIDE of Tuscaloosa
  • Tuscaloosa Spay & Neuter Incentive Program
  • University Medical Center

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