This $2,000 award is open to a graduating UMBC social work student who is entering a MSW program and pursuing a career working with people who have special needs. In order to apply, students must be admitted to an MSW program for the next academic year. Students are required to submit a résumé and an essay (maximum two pages) addressing the following topics:
- The personal, professional, and/or volunteer experiences you have had that demonstrate your interest in and commitment to people with special needs.
- What do you see yourself doing professionally in the area of social work practice with people with special needs?
Materials will be evaluated on the basis of thoughtfulness, clear and demonstrated interest in the special needs population, and writing quality. Recipient will be expected to attend the Social Work Graduation Celebration to personally accept the award.
Please return your resume and essay to:
Dr. Carolyn Tice
Baccalaureate Social Work Program
1000 Hilltop Circle, Sherman Hall-B, Room 322
Baltimore, MD 21250