Scholarship Detail

Consuelo W. Gosnell Memorial MSW Scholarship

Program Information

Deadline Month: March
Application Deadline Dates: TBA
Award Amount: up to $4,000
The National Association of Social Workers Gosnell Fund supports Master of Social Work (MSW) candidates interested in working with American Indian, Alaskan Native, and/or Latino populations or in public and voluntary nonprofit agency settings. Scholarships are awarded annually to deserving, qualified students who demonstrate a commitment to serving these communities.
Type: Graduate Study
Application Available: Organization Website, Organization Address or Phone

Eligibility Requirements

Class Level: Senior, Graduate Student
Area of Study: Public Service, Social and Behavioral Sciences
Application Form: Yes
Descriptors: Minority
Citizenship: U.S. Citizen, Permanent Resident, International Students
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Other Requirements:
Students must be an NASW member and have applied to or have been accepted into an accredited MSW program (payment of the award will be contingent on the full admission of the candidate into the program).

Submission Requirements

Application Form: Yes
Transcripts: Yes
Transcript Description: Current College
Letters of Rec: Yes
Letters of Rec Detail: 2
Letters of Rec Notes: Continuing graduate students must also provide a letter from an academic advisor.
Resume: No
Personal Essay: Yes
Personal Essay Notes: 2 pages addressing career goals/interests; relevant work; volunteer and school/field experience; statement of merit and need for award
Project Proposal: No
Financial Aid: Yes
Financial Aid Notes: Documentation demonstrating financial need.
Institutional Endorsement: No
Other Submission Requirements: Yes
Other Submission Requirements Notes: Submit four copies of the complete application package; If the applicant is not currently enrolled in an accredited MSW program, provide the letter of acceptance from the program, or a copy of the application, with expected date of notification of acceptance.

Further Information

National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Foundation Executive Office
750 First Street, NE, Suite 700
(202) 408-8600