BSW Scholarships

BSW School of Social Work Scholarships

Below are the student scholarships available for current BSW students. The recipients of each scholarship will be determined by the Financial Awards Committee based on a review of applications submitted by students. The deadline for applying for each scholarship is Saturday, February 1, 2020 by 5:00 PM.  Following is a brief description of the scholarships, their requirements and amount, and the procedures for applying.

Make sure to double check that your application includes all the necessary components. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.

Students may apply for more than one scholarship. 

BSW Award Description and Requirements

ScholarshipRequirementsAmountApplications
Esther and Marvin Steinberg Memorial ScholarshipAwarded to either a BSW or MSW student who has had experience being homeless or has experience working with homelessness and hunger issues. Second preference given to a student who can demonstrate their plans to work with homeless populations after graduation. 1,000Apply Now
Gary Shaffer BSW Memorial ScholarshipAwarded to a BSW student committed to social work. Preference may be given to students with an interest in school social work or public child welfare.2,000Apply Now
Jennifer Lynn Fry Memorial BSW Scholarship
Awarded to a BSW student who has a demonstrated commitment in working with people who are survivors of sexual crimes by means of advocacy, leadership, experience, research, or career plans.1,000Apply Now
John K. Gibson Scholarship in Social Work
Awarded to a BSW student who has demonstrated commitment to any of the following: social justice, restorative justice, civil rights, and/or experience working with marginalized persons.
**this award requires a letter of support from a person familiar with your interests and experience including, but not limited to, faculty and staff of the School, and social work professionals
500Apply Now
Susan & Michael Haney Social Work Scholarship
Awarded to a BSW student who will be entering their junior or senior year who meets the following criteria: academic achievement, financial need, volunteer service, leadership, work history, and passion for social justice. 3,000Apply Now
Yvonne Gilmore Scholarship in Social WorkAwarded to a full-time undergraduate student with a minimum of a 2.5 GPA and must promote diversity within the unit. 5,000Apply Now