Bill Anderson New Social Work Student Scholarship

Who is eligible:

  • Declared social work major or newly admitted to the BSSW program.
  • BSSW student with a minimum cumulative high school GPA or transfer GPA of 3.0, and who maintains a cumulative MSU,M GPA of 3.0 and have completed SOWK 180 or 215 and 212 (or transfer equivalent).

A complete application includes: Uploading a formal letter which addresses all required elements (as listed below in the supplemental questions), an unofficial transcript, and a resume.

“The scholarship application process is competitive. Please be detailed in addressing the criteria. Reviewers evaluate both the content and quality of your written submission.”

Donor
Dr. William Anderson
Award
$1,500
Scopes
College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Deadline
02/28/2019
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please upload a copy of your unoffical transcript.
  2. Upload your resume
  3. Upload a formal letter (not more than two pages in length), that addresses all of the following areas: a description of your academic abilities and achievements, including GPA, academic honors, and achievements in social work or related courses; a description of your social service, community service, and other service activities, including leadership responsibilities. Activities could include paid work, volunteer service, organizational involvement, or internships that highlight skills, knowledge, and/or values of the social work profession; a statement of your financial need and current financial support (e.g., federal financial aid, university assistantships, or other scholarships; and a statement of your status in the BSSW program; 1) confirm that you are a current student in or have been admitted to the BSSW major