PHD School of Social Work Awards
There are five Ph.D. student awards available for the 2017-2018 academic year. The recipients of each of these awards will be determined by the Ph.D. Committee based on a review of applications submitted by students. The deadline for applying for each of these awards is Friday, February 16, 2018 at 5:00pm. The Ph.D. Committee will then review all applications, and announcements of award winners will be made shortly thereafter.
Make sure to double check that your application includes all the necessary components. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.
|Award||Requirements||Amount||Proposal for Application|
|Ackerson Award for Excellence in Student Teaching||Awarded to a student who has demonstrated excellence in teaching.||TBA||Faculty, peer doctoral students, or students being taught by the nominee wishing to nominate a PHD student for this award should submit a 1-2 page letter identifying the student and justifying the nomination. ICES scores will be taken into consideration.|
|Cynthia J. Bell, PhD Memorial Scholarship||Awarded to female students. Focus must be in child welfare or law.||TBA|
|Ernie Gullerud Dissertation Award||Awarded to students working on their dissertation. Must have passed dissertation proposal hearing.||TBA|
|Daniel Sanders Fellowship in International Social Development||Awarded to students with a research focus on international social development.||TBA|
|International Studies Dissertation Award||Awarded to international students working on their dissertation. Must have passed dissertation proposal hearing. Focus must be: 1) social work or social development issues in a developing country (1st priority); or 2) international or domestic poverty issues (2nd priority).||TBA|
|John Poertner PhD Award in Child Welfare||Awarded to students specializing in child welfare.||$4,000|