Scholarships for Students Entering Their Advanced Year Newly accepted students are NOT eligible for these awards. Only continuing students may apply for these funds.
DEADLINE to apply for all Advanced Year Scholarships: Monday, May 1, 2017
Award Range: $2,000 to $5,000
All questions should be directed to Sarah Wise at 410-706-0006 or SWISE@ssw.umaryland.edu.
PLEASE NOTE: Newly accepted students are NOT eligible for these awards. Only continuing students may apply for these funds. Additionally, all eligibility criteria, application requirements, and links to the application forms are located at www.ssw.umaryland.edu/students/scholarships/.
Alumni Association Scholarship (Awarded for Merit)
There are three scholarships of $2,000 each to be awarded from the Alumni Association’s Scholarship Fund. These scholarships are for continuing students (going into a second year or the advanced curriculum in the fall 2017 semester) who have completed at least 12 credits at the School.
Donna Leigh Bliss Scholarship for Addiction Studies
One $2,000 scholarship will be to a student with a commitment to furthering their career in addiction studies.
Bou Family International Scholarship
An annual scholarship of up to $5,000 is available to a second-year student with an interest in international affairs/service.
Richard W. Friedman Scholarship for Juvenile Justice or Criminal Justice
A $2,000 scholarship will be to a students who plan to pursue careers in juvenile justice or criminal justice.
Dr. Oliver C. Harris Scholarship for the Prevention of Intimate Partner Violence
A $3,000 scholarship will be awarded to a student with an abiding interest in the prevention of intimate partner violence through the practice of social work.
The Gwendolyn C. Lee Award for Innovative Practice by a Social Work Student
A $2,000 award will be given to a student who has carried out a successful piece of innovative practice at their field instruction site with an organization, community, or on behalf of individuals. Gwendolyn C. Lee, after whom the award is named was, until her death in 1978, a social worker who practiced in a variety of settings in the Baltimore area.
Julie and Erol Oktay Scholarship for Oncology Social Work
One $2,000 scholarship will be awarded to a student with a commitment to the field of oncology social work.
Linda S. Shapiro Scholarship
One $2,000 scholarship will be awarded to a student with a commitment to the clinical field of practice.
Camille Baudot Wheeler Scholarship for Policy Studies
A $2,000 scholarship will be awarded to a student with an abiding interest in policy studies.