In memory of their mother, Lillian Lynch, her family wants to honor her strength, tenacity and dedication. After raising three children as a single mother, Mrs. Lynch returned to college at the age of 50 and completed an undergraduate degree and a masters degree in social work.
This $1,500 award is available to a UMBC social work student who is entering field placement in the fall of 2017. An eligible candidate is:
- A student studying Social Work as a second career
- A single parent
- Entering their field placement in the fall of 2017
Submit a resume and a personal essay (maximum of 2 pages)
offering insight into your personal / professional journey that led you to the field of social work as a second career. Please highlight areas of strength and commitment to the field of social work and how being a single parent has impacted you.
Please return your resume and essay to:
Dr. Carolyn Tice
Baccalaureate Social Work Program
1000 Hilltop Circle, Sherman Hall-B-322
Baltimore, MD 21250