Consuelo W. Gosnell Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$4,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

March 1

Sunday
Awarded By:

National Association for Social Workers (NASW)

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Up to Ten scholarships are awarded.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Must have a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 or above.
  2. Must be a member of NASW.
  3. Must be enrolled in a Master of Social Work (MSW) program for more than one year.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: The Consuelo W. Gosnell Memorial Scholarship is awarded to master's degree candidates in social work who have demonstrated a commitment to working with, or who have a special affinity with, American Indian/Alaska Native and Hispanic/Latino populations. Candidates who have demonstrated a commitment to working with public or voluntary nonprofit agencies or with local grassroots groups in the United States are also eligible.

Application requirements for the Consuelo W. Gosnell Scholarship are:

  • Essay
  • Recommendation letter
  • Application form
  • Personal statement
  • Official Transcript
  • Must be a member of NASW.
Additional Information: The National Association for Social Workers (NASW) is a 501(c)(3) Organization. Each year they offer fellowships. The Consuelo W. Gosnell Scholarship is one, and it honors its namesake. Consuelo W. Gosnell was a champion of civil and human rights. She worked diligently to improve conditions for critically under-served American Indians and Latinos in the Southwest. Consuelo practiced for many years in federal agencies, including the U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare and the Bureau of Indian Affairs. To apply, students must be a member of NASW 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). In addition, students must have the potential for completing an MSW program and have a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 or above. Students enrolled in a Master of Social Work (MSW) program for more than one year may reapply to the Foundation for part or all of a second year.

Award Amount: The grant value is up to $4,000.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $4,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, March 1

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, March 1

Application must be submitted electronically on provider website and are accepted mid-January to early March.
Contact: Consuelo W. Gosnell Scholarship
Address: 750 First Street, N.E. Suite 800 Washington, District of Columbia 20002

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