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Lillian Lynch Scholarship

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 $1,200 award is available to a UMBC social work student who is entering field placement in the fall.  An eligible candidate is:

  • A student studying Social Work as a second career
  • A single parentflower
  • Entering their field placement in their next fall semester

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