Scholarships at Kent School 2022 - 2023

Scholarships

The University of Louisville offers a wide range of scholarships, grants, loans and work-study opportunities to help you pay for your education. More than 75 percent of undergraduates receive some form of financial aid tailored to their particular needs. We want to help you invest in your future! Kent School scholarship opportunities are listed below. Click here for Scholarships and Aid information available through the UofL Financial Aid office.

The University of Louisville Kent School of Social Work and Family Science does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, color, national origin, ethnicity, creed, religion, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy, or disability of an otherwise qualified individual in educational programs and activities.  Accordingly, while a program or activity may be focused on the needs or issues of a particular group, they are intended to be inclusive of all and any participant may benefit from attendance or participation in these programs and activities.

*Account numbers listed are for internal use only

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Social Work Student Scholarship not affiliated with a specific program

*Account Name Description Eligibility/Requirements Due Date Application
30058 (2022) Kent School Scholars

June 1st - October 31st

March 31st                  

MSSW Scholarship Application
E061 (2022) Maude Ainslie Bequest for Kent School To be used for financial aid for students. 2-page essay addressing personal and educational goals is required for consideration for this scholarship.

 

MSSW Scholarship Application
E1498 (2022)

Robert Silva Scholarship Fund Provide scholarship or scholarships for a worthy or deserving student or students, who matriculate in or undertake studies leading to a career in social work. Applicant must complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA) with UofL’s Financial Aid Office.

June 1st - October 31st

March 31st
MSSW Scholarship Application
E1541 (2022) Gail Huecker Scholarship Scholarship awards to Kent students interested in serving Hispanic or Latina populations, women, children, or those in adult corrections. Applicant must complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA) with UofL’s Financial Aid Office

June 1st - October 31st

March 31st
MSSW Scholarship Application
E1676 (2022) E. "Camp" Edwards Scholarship Placement in a year long macro practicum experience in the Presbyterian Community Center with the provision that the Community Center will provide a supervisor with a master degree in social work to focus on such areas as capacity building for the organization, community development activities for Smoketown area, and provide a report annually of activities involved in the placement Final approval of criteria and selection of the Scholarship recipient rest with the Dean, subject to the policies of the University of Louisville Office of Financial Aid. A Student must be enrolled in the MSSW program and in the advanced year of practicum

June 1st - October 31st

March 31st
MSSW Scholarship Application
E1744 (2022) Estate of Ruth Malcolm Scholarships for students in the Kent School of Social Work Applicant must complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA) with UofL’s Financial Aid Office. https://louisville.edu/kent/PhDFunding
E1776 (2022) Mary Martin Scholarship Fund To be used to assist graduate students attending the Kent School of Social Work. Applicant must complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA) with UofL’s Financial Aid Office.

June 1st - October 31st

March 31st
MSSW Scholarship Application
E1834 (2022) Lynn Car Scholarship Fund Preference to applicants interested in rural social work. Distributions from the Fund Will be used for scholarships in support of a student seeking a Masters Degree In Social Work. The scholarship will be awarded based on need and/or merit in accordance with the policies of the University of Louisville then in effect. Once selected, a student may continue to receive the scholarship until graduation so long as the Dean of the School of Social Work determines that the student Is making satisfactory progress toward a master's degree. The recipient of the scholarship will be selected by the Dean of the School of Social Work. The selection will be subject to the approval of the University's Director of Financial Aid.

June 1st - October 31st

March 31st
MSSW Scholarship Application
E1882 (2022) NIA Endowed Award This scholarship is designed for the advancement of African American students but is open to all eligible students regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age. The Award recipient will be a person who is a current student in good academic standing with the Kent School of Social Work & Family Science. Demonstrates significant financial need; and is selected by a Kent School selection panel to best represent the spirit of the NIA award which Is a Swahili Word Meaning "Purpose."

June 1st - October 31st

March 31st
MSSW Scholarship Application
E1917 (2022) Kent School of Social Work Provide support for students of the Ph.D., MSSW and/or BSW program related to Oncology Social Work, at the Raymond A. Kent School of Social Work, University of Louisville. Applicant must complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA) with UofL’s Financial Aid Office.
E1935 (2022) JoAnn Harrison Memorial Scholarship Fund

Distributions from the Fund will be used for scholarships in support of students seeking a Master's degree in Social Work from the Raymond A. Kent School of Social Work. The recipient(s) of the scholarship will be selected by the scholarship selection committee of the Student Financial Aid Office and/or the Office of Admissions, subject to the approval of the Director of Financial Aid, in consultation with the Dean of the Raymond A. Kent School of Social Work. Once selected, a student may continue to receive the scholarship until graduation so long as the student meets the renewal requirements as established by the University's Director of Financial Aid.

June 1st - October 31st

March 31st
MSSW Scholarship Application
E1977 (2022) Denny-Matamoros Scholarship Preference to applicants in gerontology concentration. Student(s) must be entering the final year of coursework. Preference will be given to student( s) who are placed in gerontology services. Preference will be given to students who specialize in coursework related to gerontology and have a desire to focus on the areas of advance care planning, long term care navigation for families and quality of life issues. The recipient(s) of the scholarship will be selected by the scholarship selection committee of the Student Financial Aid Office and/or the Office of Admissions, subject to the approval of the Director of Financial Aid, in consultation with the Dean of the Raymond Kent School of Social Work & Family Science. Once selected, a student may continue to receive the scholarship until graduation so long as the student meets the renewal requirements as established by the University's Director of Financial Aid.

June 1st - October 31st

March 31st
MSSW Scholarship Application
E2153 (2022)

Russell Louden Scholarship Fund The award is determined by student academic merit and financial need. The scholarship recipient(s) must be enrolled in the MSSW program at the Kent School of Social Work and be in good academic standing. The funds will be awarded based on academic merit (minimum GPA of 3.5) and demonstrated financial need in accordance with the policies of the University of Louisville then in effect. If any of the aforementioned criteria cannot be met, then the scholarship will be awarded to a student who most closely meets the required conditions.The scholarship may be renewed for each year that the student(s) are enrolled in Kent School's MSSW program in accordance with the scholarship renewal policy then in effect, provided the student(s) maintain status as a student in good academic standing. Applicant must complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA) with UofL’s Financial Aid Office.

June 1st - October 31st

March 31st
MSSW Scholarship Application
E2177 (2022) Endowed Trans* Champion Award $500 scholarship award. Student will identify as Transgender, nonbinary, Gender Queer or Gender NonConforming.  They will exemplify the attributes necessary to be an advocate for Trans rights within the field of Social Work.  Consideration for the award will also be given to students who are advocates of the Trans Community if the initial preference is not identified 1–2-page essay is required describing how you are an advocate for the trans* community and why you should be considered for the award. https://louisville.edu/kent/PhDFunding
E2197 (2022)

I am the Change Schloarship $500 scholarship award. To provide scholarships open and available for both BSW and MSSW Students pursuing the promotion of social work practice. Scholarships are awarded to those able to do academic work at the university level and who are actively engaged in social justice and social change initiatives on their campus and/or in the community. Applicant must maintain a 3.5 minimum GPA. A 2-page essay in the form of a recommendation letter to yourself for a ""dream job"" in the social work field is required. The letter must speak on the impact your hope to have after you accomplish at your time at the Kent School. Additionally, it must include what impact have you had, or do you hope to have at your practicum site, in your classes, and within your community.

June 1st - October 31st

March 31st
MSSW Scholarship Application
E2203 (2022) E Wunsch Endowed Scholars Fund The Award Is Determined By Student Financial Need And Academic Merit.  
Applicant must be committed to work in gerontology social work as demonstrated by practicum placement and in the gerontology concentration and maintain a 3.0 GPA. 1–2-page essay is required describing your plans for working in gerontology social work and why you feel you are deserving of the award. A resume is also required.

June 1st - October 31st

March 31st
MSSW Scholarship Application
E2259 (2022) Kent School - Financial Aid  An award will be made each year to a student pursuing their MSSW at the Kent School. The award may be used for books, tuition, or any other educational expense directly related to the pursuit of a degree.  It is the Donor's preference that the recipient be a single mother who values education and is from a historically underrepresented background. However, the Scholarship is open to all eligible students regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age.
E2305 (2022) Kent Masters Scholarship-Quasi To be used for scholarships for students obtaining Masters degree in Kent School. Applicant must complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA) with UofL’s Financial Aid Office.

June 1st - October 31st

March 31st
MSSW Scholarship Application
E2306 (2022) HBCU Cardinal Express-Quasi To award to a MSSW student that is a graduate from a historically black college or university accepted into an advanced standing MSSW program.  
Applicant must have a bachelor's degree from a historically Black college or university (HBCU). 500-word (max) essay is required describing how you will integrate the core values and educational experiences from your HBCU to excel in the MSSW program and in your future roles as a professional social worker.

June 1st - October 31st

March 31st
MSSW Scholarship Application
G0362 (2022)


Irving M. Lipetz Scholarship in Social Work $750 scholarship award Applicant must be in their advanced practicum year, must be in a placement with a focus of gerontology social work, policy, or legislative focus. will select the annual recipient of the Scholarship in accordance with the academic standards established by the Kent School of Social Work and the University of Louisville.

June 1st - October 31st

March 31st
MSSW Scholarship Application
G1059 (2022) Kent Masters Scholarship Fund To be used for scholarships for students obtaining Masters degree in Kent School
G2450 - 2022 Bradley Lott Scholarship This scholarship is open to all eligible social work students regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age to use for  (books, school supplies, tuition or any educational expense) Enrolled full-time that represents a financial need
G2846 (2022) Russell Louden Scholarship The award is determined by student academic merit and financial need. The scholarship recipient(s) must be enrolled in the MSSW program at the Kent School of Social Work and be in good academic standing. The funds will be awarded based on academic merit (minimum GPA of 3.5) and demonstrated financial need in accordance with the policies of the University of Louisville then in effect. If any of the aforementioned criteria cannot be met, then the scholarship will be awarded to a student who most closely meets the required conditions.The scholarship may be renewed for each year that the student(s) are enrolled in Kent School's MSSW program in accordance with the scholarship renewal policy then in effect, provided the student(s) maintain status as a student in good academic standing. Applicant must complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA) with UofL’s Financial Aid Office.

June 1st - October 31st

March 31st
MSSW Scholarship Application
G2847 (2022) The Trans* Champion Award $500 scholarship award. Student will identify as Transgender, nonbinary, Gender Queer or Gender NonConforming.  They will exemplify the attributes necessary to be an advocate for Trans rights within the field of Social Work.  Consideration for the award will also be given to students who are advocates of the Trans Community if the initial preference is not identified 1–2-page essay is required describing how you are an advocate for the trans* community and why you should be considered for the award.
G2901 (2022)

Nia Award This scholarship is designed for the advancement of African American students but is open to all eligible students regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or ag The Award recipient will be a person who is a current student in good academic standing with the Kent School of Social Work & Family Science. Demonstrates significant financial need; and is selected by a Kent School selection panel to best represent the spirit of the NIA award which Is a Swahili Word Meaning "Purpose."

June 1st - October 31st

March 31st
MSSW Scholarship Application

G2913

(2022)

VOA Mid-States Scholarship Scholarship will be awarded to a BSW Senior or MSSW student, with first preference for the BSW student. Students must have an interest in specializing in behavioral health, alcohol and drug counseling, or family therapy. The $7,500 will be distributed annually to three students ($2,500 each) who are placed in their practicum at Volunteers of America Mid-States   Selected students are eligible for a second year of funding if requirements of the scholarship are maintained. In order to be eligible for the scholarship, students must have a 3.0 GPA and exhibit proof of community engagement either prior to or during their time at the Kent School of Social Work. Eligible students must complete a 500 word essay regarding why they want to work in their desired field, specifically at Volunteers of America. The essay should include why the scholarship is important to them, what they hope to achieve with their job placement, and their career aspirations. Selections will be made by the Kent School of Social Work Scholarship Committee, as approved by the Dean.
G2915 (2022) Centerstone Scholars Program Scholarships will be awarded to BSW Seniors who intend to enroll in the MSSW program. The $7,500 will be distributed annually to three students ($2,500 each) beginning who are placed in their practicum at Centerstone.  Selected students are eligible for a second year of funding if requirements of the scholarship are maintained. In order to be eligible for the scholarship, students must have a 3.0 GPA and exhibit proof of community engagement either prior to or during their time at the Kent School of Social Work. Eligible students must complete at 500-word essay regarding why they want to work in their desired field, specifically for Centerstone. The essay should include why the scholarship is important to them, what they hope to achieve with their job placement, and their career aspirations. Selections will be made by the Kent School of Social Work Scholarship Committee, as approved by the Dean.
G2927 (2022) Terry & Nancy Singer Scholarship Provide support for students of the Ph.D., MSSW and/or BSW program related to Oncology Social Work Applicants must be interested in oncology social work, preferably in psychosocial oncology concentration
G2930 (2022)

Elaine C Payne Scholarship The student must demonstrate (through professional or voluntary experience) their concern for humanity and helping others.      
This scholarship aims to provide an opportunity for single mothers from a historically underrepresented minority background and demonstrate financial need with a FASFA on file. However, this scholarship is open to all eligible students regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age.  2-page essay is required discussing how you have and will continue to demonstrate through voluntary or professional experiences, your concern for humanity and helping others.

June 1st - October 31st

March 31st
MSSW Scholarship Application
G2949 (2022)

S Stevens Scholarship Gerontolagy
SW
G2963 (2022)
L Milanof Appalachian Scholarship
G2968 (2022) Denny Matomoros Scholarship Preference to applicants in gerontology concentration. Student(s) must be entering the final year of coursework. Preference will be given to student( s) who are placed in gerontology services. Preference will be given to students who specialize in coursework related to gerontology and have a desire to focus on the areas of advance care planning, long term care navigation for families and quality of life issues. The recipient(s) of the scholarship will be selected by the scholarship selection committee of the Student Financial Aid Office and/or the Office of Admissions, subject to the approval of the Director of Financial Aid, in consultation with the Dean of the Raymond Kent School of Social Work & Family Science. Once selected, a student may continue to receive the scholarship until graduation so long as the student meets the renewal requirements as established by the University's Director of Financial Aid.

June 1st - October 31st

March 31st
MSSW Scholarship Application
G2985 (2022) E. Wunsch Scholarship The Award Is Determined By Student Financial Need And Academic Merit.  
 Applicant must be committed to work in gerontology social work as demonstrated by practicum placement and in the gerontology concentration and maintain a 3.0 GPA. 1–2-page essay is required describing your plans for working in gerontology social work and why you feel you are deserving of the award. A resume is also required.

June 1st - October 31st

March 31st
MSSW Scholarship Application
G3135 (2022) I am the Change $500 scholarship award. To provide scholarships open and available for both BSW and MSSW Students pursuing the promotion of social work practice. Scholarships are awarded to those able to do academic work at the university level and who are actively engaged in social justice and social change initiatives on their campus and/or in the community. Applicant must maintain a 3.5 minimum GPA. A 2-page essay in the form of a recommendation letter to yourself for a ""dream job"" in the social work field is required. The letter must speak on the impact your hope to have after you accomplish at your time at the Kent School. Additionally, it must include what impact have you had, or do you hope to have at your practicum site, in your classes, and within your community.

June 1st - October 31st

March 31st
MSSW Scholarship Application
G3159 (2022) KNT - I am the Change
G3213 (2022) Cardinal Express To award to a MSSW student that is a graduate from a historically black college or university accepted into an advanced standing MSSW program.   Applicant must have a bachelor's degree from a historically Black college or university (HBCU). 500-word (max) essay is required describing how you will integrate the core values and educational experiences from your HBCU to excel in the MSSW program and in your future roles as a professional social worker.

June 1st - October 31st

March 31st
MSSW Scholarship Application
E1880 (2022) Ruth Huber PhD Scholarship Funds Will Be Used To Support Scholarships For Doctoral Students In Kent School Who Are Involved With Research About Lgbt Issues. Students in the Kent School Ph.D. program in Social Work can request support to cover expenses related to th.e conducting, presenting or publishing Ph.D. research from the Fund at any time. The Director of the Social Work Ph.D. program will select and allocate awards from the Fund with oversight from the offices of the Dean of the Kent School and Unit Business Manager. Requests for support must be submitted in writing from the Ph.D. student in need to the Director of the Social Work Ph.D. program, accompanied by a letter of support from the student's primary faculty mentor or the chair of his/her dissertation committee. N/A
E2222 (2022) Jenkins-Carter To award a scholarship in support of one student that has been accepted into the doctoral program at the Kent School of Social Work The recipient will be selected by the Program Director of the PH.D. program based on factors that may include, but not limited to, financial need, proven academic and/or professional merit and/or achieving a more diverse student population. This scholarship is open to all eligible social work students regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age N/A Please contact PhD Program Coordinator for additional information. 
E2268 (2022) Kayser Endowed To provide a two-year scholarship for one student accepted into doctoral program as a psychosocial oncology student at the Kent School of Social Work Please refer to the Charitable Gift Agreement for additional important details. (Not based on financial need.) N/A Please contact PhD Program Coordinator for additional information. 
E2307 (2022) Kent PhD Scholarship To award scholarships to Kent School doctoral students. N/A
G1810 (2022) R. Huber fund Funds Will Be Used To Support Scholarships For Doctoral Students In Kent School Who Are Involved With Research About Lgbt Issues. Students in the Kent School Ph.D. program in Social Work can request support to cover expenses related to th.e conducting, presenting or publishing Ph.D. research from the Fund at any time. The Director of the Social Work Ph.D. program will select and allocate awards from the Fund with oversight from the offices of the Dean of the Kent School and Unit Business Manager. Requests for support must be submitted in writing from the Ph.D. student in need to the Director of the Social Work Ph.D. program, accompanied by a letter of support from the student's primary faculty mentor or the chair of his/her dissertation committee. N/A
G2894 (2022) Ruth Huber PhD Scholarship To provide support for students of the PHD program who need assistance for conducting, presenting and publishing PHD research. Students in the Kent School Ph.D. program in Social Work can request support to cover expenses related to th.e conducting, presenting or publishing Ph.D. research from the Fund at any time. Requests for support must be submitted in writing from the Ph.D. student in need to the Director of the Social Work Ph.D. program, accompanied by a letter of support from the student's primary faculty mentor or the chair of his/her dissertation committee. The Director of the Social Work Ph.D. program will select and allocate awards from the Fund with oversight from the offices of the Dean of the Kent School and Unit Business Manager. N/A
G3099 (2022) Kent PhD Scholar
G3271 (20022) Kuebler Family Foundation To award an assistantship in support of one student that has been accepted into the doctoral program at the Kent School of Social Work whose research focus is on a child welfare topic including, but not limited to residential care, foster care, adoption, etc. The award will be used to cover academic expenses, in part or in full, such as tuition, health insurance, and a monthly stipend for ten months during each academic year The Fund will be divided and awarded across three consecutive academic years so long as the student remains a student in good standing. Award amounts may vary between academic years as the funds are dispersed. The recipient of the scholarship will be selected by the Program Director of the Ph. D. Program at the Kent School of Social Work, in consultation with the Dean. The first award will be made in Fall 2020 N/A Please contact PhD Program Coordinator for additional information.
G3308 (2022) Frey, Andy John To award scholarships to doctorial students whose research is related to a topic of anti-racism Selection of one student that has been accepted into the doctoral program at the Kent School of Social Work whose research focus is related to a topic of anti-racism. N/A Please contact PhD Program Coordinator for additional information. 
E0014 (2022) Frank, Anne Fund
E0064 (2022) Nance - Streng
E2000 (2022) Joe & Carolyn Brown
E2187 (2022) Lawson International Scholarship Supports a travel award for senior BSW or MSSW students who travel with the Social Work Exchange Program. The award is determined by student academic merit as well as a completed essay.  Preference is given to student with financial need.
E2198 (2022) KNT Dreamers & S
E2223 (2022) Family empower
G1066 (2022) Lawson International Student
G1910 (2022) Kent School BSW Scholarship
G2450 (2022) Bradley Lott Scholarship This scholarship aims to provide an opportunity for African American social work students but  is open to all eligible social work students regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age to use for  (books, school supplies, tuition or any educational expense)     Enrolled full-time that represents a financial need
G2471 (2022) Bridge to Opportunity Fund scholarship via Financial Aid Office for BSW student. This scholarship aims to provide an opportunity for   students from West Louisville Neighborhood (Portland, Shawnee or Russell) but is open to all staff regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age.       SFAO Scholarship Application
G2946 (2022) Lawson-International Scholarship Supports a travel award for senior BSW or MSSW students who travel with the Social Work Exchange Program. The award is determined by student academic merit as well as a completed essay.  Preference is given to student with financial need.
G3105 (2022) KNT - Northstar The Northstar Scholarship offers one-time financial assistance ($1500) for an incoming or returning CFT student. Non KY residents and minority students are encouraged to apply. This scholarship is open to all eligible students regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age. Students must have a minimum undergraduate 3.0 GPA and submit a 2-3 page essay addressing how your academic achievements, community service activities, examples of leadership and personal characteristics have prepared you to become a professional in this field. What would you bring to the practice that would be unique or different than other therapists you have experienced and how would this positively impact the field of marriage and family therapy? March 15th
G3156 (2022) Compassionate Scholars Award $500 scholarship award.  Preference will be given to an underrepresented BSW male student from a culturally and/or linguistically diverse background including but not limited to race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, or recovery from mental health or addiction. The scholarship will be renewable for each year that the student is enrolled in the Kent School in accordance with the scholarship renewal policy then in effect, provided that the student maintains status as a student in good academic standing, and completes all necessary criteria to re-apply for the scholarship each academic year. Eligible students must maintain a 3.0 GPA and submit a 2-3 page essay in response to the prompt, “How do you anticipate your diverse background as an underrepresented person will contribute to or impact your field of interest? What does compassion mean to you and how do you do you show compassion to others?” Applicants should address how his/her academic achievements, community service activities, leadership and personal characteristics have prepared him/her to become a professional in this field.
G3294 (2022) Kroger Scholars This scholarship is designed for the advancement of low-income, under-represented minorities and others that will help advance Kroger's Zero Hunger | Zero Waste social and environmental impact plan.  The Kroger Scholarship is open to all eligible students regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age. This scholarship is designed for the advancement of low-income, under-represented minorities and others that will help advance Kroger's Zero Hunger | Zero Waste social and environmental impact plan.  The Kroger Scholarship is open to all eligible students regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age. 1-JAN SFAO Scholarship Application

BSW

BSW Program

*Account Name Description Eligibility and Document Requirement Due Date
Application
G2450 - 2022 Bradley Lott Scholarship This scholarship aims to provide an opportunity for African American social work students but  is open to all eligible social work students regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age to use for  (books, school supplies, tuition or any educational expense)    

Enrolled full-time that represents a financial need.
G2471 - 2022 Bridge to Opportunity Fund scholarship via Financial Aid Office for BSW student. This scholarship aims to provide an opportunity for   students from West Louisville Neighborhood (Portland, Shawnee or Russell) but is open to all staff regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age.      

SFAO Scholarship Application
G2915 (2022) Centerstone Scholars Program Scholarships will be awarded to BSW Seniors who intend to enroll in the MSSW program. The $7,500 will be distributed annually to three students ($2,500 each) beginning who are placed in their practicum at Centerstone.    

Selected students are eligible for a second year of funding if requirements of the scholarship are maintained. In order to be eligible for the scholarship, students must have a 3.0 GPA and exhibit proof of community engagement either prior to or during their time at the Kent School of Social Work. Eligible students must complete at 500-word essay regarding why they want to work in their desired field, specifically for Centerstone. The essay should include why the scholarship is important to them, what they hope to achieve with their job placement, and their career aspirations. Selections will be made by the Kent School of Social Work Scholarship Committee, as approved by the Dean.
G3156 (2022) Compassionate Scholars $500 scholarship award.  Preference will be given to an underrepresented BSW male student from a culturally and/or linguistically diverse background including but not limited to race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, or recovery from mental health or addiction. The scholarship will be renewable for each year that the student is enrolled in the Kent School in accordance with the scholarship renewal policy then in effect, provided that the student maintains status as a student in good academic standing, and completes all necessary criteria to re-apply for the scholarship each academic year. Eligible students must maintain a 3.0 GPA and submit a 2-3 page essay in response to the prompt, “How do you anticipate your diverse background as an underrepresented person will contribute to or impact your field of interest? What does compassion mean to you and how do you do you show compassion to others?” Applicants should address how his/her academic achievements, community service activities, leadership and personal characteristics have prepared him/her to become a professional in this field.

G3135 (2022)

G3159 (2022)

I am the Change $500 scholarship award. To provide scholarships open and available for both BSW and MSSW Students pursuing the promotion of social work practice.

Scholarships are awarded to those able to do academic work at the university level and who are actively engaged in social justice and social change initiatives on their campus and/or in the community. Applicant must maintain a 3.5 minimum GPA. A 2-page essay in the form of a recommendation letter to yourself for a ""dream job"" in the social work field is required. The letter must speak on the impact your hope to have after you accomplish at your time at the Kent School. Additionally, it must include what impact have you had, or do you hope to have at your practicum site, in your classes, and within your community.


E1917 (2022) Kent School Scholarship Provide support for students of the Ph.D., MSSW and/or BSW program related to Oncology Social Work, at the Raymond A. Kent School of Social Work, University of Louisville.


Applicant must complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA) with UofL’s Financial Aid Office.

G1910 (2022) Kent School BSW Scholarship To fund scholarships for Kent School Bachelor of Social Work Students
SFAO Scholarship Application
G3294 (2022) Kroger Scholarship This scholarship is designed for the advancement of low-income, under-represented minorities and others that will help advance Kroger's Zero Hunger | Zero Waste social and environmental impact plan.  The Kroger Scholarship is open to all eligible students regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age.

 This scholarship is designed for the advancement of low-income, under-represented minorities and others that will help advance Kroger's Zero Hunger | Zero Waste social and environmental impact plan.  The Kroger Scholarship is open to all eligible students regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age.

1-JAN
SFAO Scholarship Application

E218

(2022 )          

G2946

(2022)

Lawson-International Scholarship Supports a travel award for senior BSW or MSSW students who travel with the Social Work Exchange Program.

The award is determined by student academic merit as well as a completed essay.  Preference is given to student with financial need.

E1882 (2022)  

           G2901 (2022)   

Nia Scholarship    This scholarship is designed for the advancement of African American students but is open to all eligible students regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age.    


The Award recipient will be a person who is a current student in good academic standing with the Kent School of Social Work & Family Science. Demonstrates significant financial need; and is selected by a Kent School selection panel to best represent the spirit of the NIA award which Is a Swahili Word Meaning "Purpose."

Public Child Welfare Certification Program The goal of this program is to fill the ranks of Child Welfare Workers with the most competent and well-trained workers who can provide high quality services immediately following employment    

The Cabinet has partnered with the Universities to offer Bachelor Social Work juniors and seniors their academic program in conjunction with participating in the Cabinet's child welfare training curricula prior to graduation. These students are provided instate tuition, a stipend and must complete a two-year employment commitment with the Cabinet upon successful completion of the program.        

PCWCP Coordinator: Emily Watts
Dr. Sava M. and Emma Roberts Memorial Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to students seeking a degree in the College of Arts and Science, the Kent School of Social Work, or the School of Medicine at the University of Louisville based on need and/or academic merit.     

This scholarship is renewable if the student is making satisfactory progress towards a degree in their respective college or school        

Student Financial Aid Office
G2949 (2022) Sheela Stevens Scholarship $1000 scholarship award    Applicant must have a practicum placement at Elderserve, maintain a 3.0 GPA, and demonstrate financial need with a FASFA on file. 2–3-page essay is required that addresses your interest in gerontology and your career aspirations
G2927 (2022) Terry & Nancy Singer Scholarship Provide support for students of the Ph.D., MSSW and/or BSW program related to Oncology Social Work    Applicants must be interested in oncology social work, preferably in psychosocial oncology concentration

G2847 (2022)

E2177 (2022)

The Trans* Champion Award $500 scholarship award. This scholarship is  designed for the advancement of students who identify as Transgender, nonbinary, Gender Queer or Gender NonConforming.  They will exemplify the attributes necessary to be an advocate for Trans rights within the field of Social Work.  This award is open to all eligible students regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age 1–2-page essay is required describing how you are an advocate for the trans* community and why you should be considered for the award.

G2913 (2022 VOA Mid-States Scholarship Scholarship will be awarded to a BSW Senior or MSSW student, with first preference for the BSW student. Students must have an interest in specializing in behavioral health, alcohol and drug counseling, or family therapy. The $7,500 will be distributed annually to three students ($2,500 each) who are placed in their practicum at Volunteers of America Mid-States   Selected students are eligible for a second year of funding if requirements of the scholarship are maintained. In order to be eligible for the scholarship, students must have a 3.0 GPA and exhibit proof of community engagement either prior to or during their time at the Kent School of Social Work. Eligible students must complete a 500 word essay regarding why they want to work in their desired field, specifically at Volunteers of America. The essay should include why the scholarship is important to them, what they hope to achieve with their job placement, and their career aspirations. Selections will be made by the Kent School of Social Work Scholarship Committee, as approved by the Dean.



MSSW

MSSW Program

*Account Name Description Eligibility and Document Requirement
Due Date
Application

G2450

(2022)

Bradley Lott Scholarship This scholarship aims to provide an opportunity for African American social work students but  is open to all eligible social work students regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age to use for  (books, school supplies, tuition or any educational expense)    

Enrolled full-time that represents a financial need.        

G3156 

(2022)

Compassionate Scholars

$500 scholarship award.

The scholarship will be awarded to a BSW or MSSW student accepted to the Kent School of Social Work. Preference will be given to an underrepresented BSW male student from a culturally and/or linguistically diverse background including but not limited to race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, or recovery from mental health or addiction. The scholarship will be renewable for each year that the student is enrolled in the Kent School in accordance with the scholarship renewal policy then in effect, provided that the student maintains status as a student in good academic standing, and completes all necessary criteria to re-apply for the scholarship each academic year. 

Eligible students must maintain a 3.0 GPA and submit a 2-3 page essay in response to the prompt, “How do you anticipate your diverse background as an underrepresented person will contribute to or impact your field of interest? What does compassion mean to you and how do you do you show compassion to others?”

E1676

(2022)

E. "Camp" Edwards Scholarship Placement in a year long macro practicum experience in the Presbyterian Community Center with the provision that the Community Center will provide a supervisor with a master degree in social work to focus on such areas as capacity building for the organization, community development activities for Smoketown area, and provide a report annually of activities involved in the placement.    

 Final approval of criteria and selection of the Scholarship recipient rest with the Dean, subject to the policies of the University of Louisville Office of Financial Aid. A Student must be enrolled in the MSSW program and in the advanced year of practicum.  

June 1st - October 31st

March 31st
 MSSW Scholarship Application

E2203

(2022)  

G2985

(2022)

E. Wunsch Endowed Scholars Fund The Award Is Determined By Student Financial Need And Academic Merit.     Applicant must be committed to work in gerontology social work as demonstrated by practicum placement and in the gerontology concentration and maintain a 3.0 GPA. 1–2-page essay is required describing your plans for working in gerontology social work and why you feel you are deserving of the award. A resume is also required.

June 1st - October 31st

March 31st
MSSW Scholarship Application

G2930

(2022)

Elaine C Payne Scholarship    The student must demonstrate (through professional or voluntary experience) their concern for humanity and helping others.       

This scholarship aims to provide an opportunity for single mothers from a historically underrepresented minority background and demonstrate financial need with a FASFA on file. However, this scholarship is open to all eligible students regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age.  2-page essay is required discussing how you have and will continue to demonstrate through voluntary or professional experiences, your concern for humanity and helping others.

June 1st - October 31st

March 31st
MSSW Scholarship Application

E1541

(2022)

Gail Huecker Scholarship Scholarship awards to Kent students interested in serving Hispanic or Latina populations, women, children, or those in adult corrections. Applicant must complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA) with UofL’s Financial Aid Office.

June 1st - October 31st

March 31st
MSSW Scholarship Application

G3213

(2022) 

E2306

(2022)

HBCU Cardinal Express to Success Scholars Scholarship To award to a MSSW student that is a graduate from a historically black college or university accepted into an advanced standing MSSW program.   

Applicant must have a bachelor's degree from a historically Black college or university (HBCU). 500-word (max) essay is required describing how you will integrate the core values and educational experiences from your HBCU to excel in the MSSW program and in your future roles as a professional social worker.

June 1st - October 31st

March 31st
MSSW Scholarship Application

G3135

(2022)                  

G3159

(2022)

I am the Change $500 scholarship award. To provide scholarships open and available for both BSW and MSSW Students pursuing the promotion of social work practice. Scholarships are awarded to those able to do academic work at the university level and who are actively engaged in social justice and social change initiatives on their campus and/or in the community. Applicant must maintain a 3.5 minimum GPA. A 2-page essay in the form of a recommendation letter to yourself for a ""dream job"" in the social work field is required. The letter must speak on the impact your hope to have after you accomplish at your time at the Kent School. Additionally, it must include what impact have you had, or do you hope to have at your practicum site, in your classes, and within your community.

June 1st - October 31st

March 31st
MSSW Scholarship Application

G0362

(2022)

Irving M. Lipetz Scholarship $750 scholarship award Applicant must be in their advanced practicum year, must be in a placement with a focus of gerontology social work, policy, or legislative focus. will select the annual recipient of the Scholarship in accordance with the academic standards established by the Kent School of Social Work and the University of Louisville.

June 1st - October 31st

March 31st
MSSW Scholarship Application

E1935

(2022)

JoAnn Harrison Memorial  Scholarship Distributions from the Fund will be used for scholarships in support of students seeking a Master's degree in Social Work from the Raymond A. Kent School of Social Work. The recipient(s) of the scholarship will be selected by the scholarship selection committee of the Student Financial Aid Office and/or the Office of Admissions, subject to the approval of the Director of Financial Aid, in consultation with the Dean of the Raymond A. Kent School of Social Work. Once selected, a student may continue to receive the scholarship until graduation so long as the student meets the renewal requirements as established by the University's Director of Financial Aid.

June 1st - October 31st

March 31st
MSSW Scholarship Application

E1917

(2022)

Kent School Scholarship    Provide support for students of the Ph.D., MSSW and/or BSW program related to Oncology Social Work, at the Raymond A. Kent School of Social Work, University of Louisville. Applicant must complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA) with UofL’s Financial Aid Office.

June 1st - October 31st

March 31st
MSSW Scholarship Application

E2259

(2022)

Kent School Scholarship  An award will be made each year to a student pursuing their MSSW at the Kent School. The award may be used for books, tuition, or any other educational expense directly related to the pursuit of a degree.  

 It is the Donor's preference that the recipient be a single mother who values education and is from a historically underrepresented background. However, the Scholarship is open to all eligible students regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age.

G1059

(2022)

Kent Masters Scholarship Fund To be used for scholarships for students obtaining Masters degree in Kent School

E2187

(2022)

Lawson-International Scholarship Supports a travel award for senior BSW or MSSW students who travel with the Social Work Exchange Program. The award is determined by student academic merit as well as a completed essay.  Preference is given to student with financial need.

G2963

(2022)

Lillian Milanof Appalachian Scholarship Priority for applicants who are from, lived in, or expressed interest in working in the Appalachian counties of KY, TN, WV, GA, or NC with an interest in studying child welfare. $500 will be awarded (starting in Fall of2018) to an eligible MSSW student who demonstrates evidence of financial need. It is the donors first preference that the award will be given to a student who is from, lived in, or expresses an interest in working in the Applachian counties of Kentucky, Tennessee, West Virginia, Georgia or North Carolina. It is the donors preference that the selected student also be studying Child Welfare. Should no eligible student meet both preferences, the first preference is the desired priority.

June 1st - October 31st

March 31st
MSSW Scholarship Application

E1834

(2022)

Lynn Carr Scholarship    Preference to applicants interested in rural social work. Distributions from the Fund Will be used for scholarships in support of a student seeking a Masters Degree In Social Work. The scholarship will be awarded based on need and/or merit in accordance with the policies of the University of Louisville then in effect. Once selected, a student may continue to receive the scholarship until graduation so long as the Dean of the School of Social Work determines that the student Is making satisfactory progress toward a master's degree. The recipient of the scholarship will be selected by the Dean of the School of Social Work. The selection will be subject to the approval of the University's Director of Financial Aid.

June 1st - October 31st

March 31st
MSSW Scholarship Application

E1776

(2022)

Mary Martin Scholarship To be used to assist graduate students attending the Kent School of Social Work. Applicant must complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA) with UofL’s Financial Aid Office.

June 1st - October 31st

March 31st
MSSW Scholarship Application

G1059

(2022)

E2305

(2022)

Master’s Scholarship To be used for scholarships for students obtaining Masters degree in Kent School. Applicant must complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA) with UofL’s Financial Aid Office.

June 1st - October 31st

March 31st
MSSW Scholarship Application

G2968

(2022)

E1977

(2022)

Denny Matamoros Scholarship Preference to applicants in gerontology concentration. Student(s) must be entering the final year of coursework. Preference will be given to student( s) who are placed in gerontology services. Preference will be given to students who specialize in coursework related to gerontology and have a desire to focus on the areas of advance care planning, long term care navigation for families and quality of life issues. The recipient(s) of the scholarship will be selected by the scholarship selection committee of the Student Financial Aid Office and/or the Office of Admissions, subject to the approval of the Director of Financial Aid, in consultation with the Dean of the Raymond Kent School of Social Work & Family Science. Once selected, a student may continue to receive the scholarship until graduation so long as the student meets the renewal requirements as established by the University's Director of Financial Aid.

June 1st - October 31st

March 31st t
MSSW Scholarship Application

E0601

(2022)

Maude Ainslie Scholarship To be used for financial aid for students. 2-page essay addressing personal and educational goals is required for consideration for this scholarship.

June 1st - October 31st

March 31st
MSSW Scholarship Application

E1882 (2022)

G2901 (2022)

Nia Scholarship    This scholarship is designed for the advancement of African American students but is open to all eligible students regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age. The Award recipient will be a person who is a current student in good academic standing with the Kent School of Social Work & Family Science. Demonstrates significant financial need; and is selected by a Kent School selection panel to best represent the spirit of the NIA award which Is a Swahili Word Meaning "Purpose."

June 1st - October 31st

March 31st
MSSW Scholarship Application

E1498

(2022)

Robert Silva Scholarship Provide scholarship or scholarships for a worthy or deserving student or students, who matriculate in or undertake studies leading to a career in social work. Applicant must complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA) with UofL’s Financial Aid Office.

June 1st - October 31st

March 31st
MSSW Scholarship Application

E2153

(2022)

G2846

(2022)

Russell Louden Scholarship The award is determined by student academic merit and financial need. The scholarship recipient(s) must be enrolled in the MSSW program at the Kent School of Social Work and be in good academic standing. The funds will be awarded based on academic merit (minimum GPA of 3.5) and demonstrated financial need in accordance with the policies of the University of Louisville then in effect. If any of the aforementioned criteria cannot be met, then the scholarship will be awarded to a student who most closely meets the required conditions.The scholarship may be renewed for each year that the student(s) are enrolled in Kent School's MSSW program in accordance with the scholarship renewal policy then in effect, provided the student(s) maintain status as a student in good academic standing. Applicant must complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA) with UofL’s Financial Aid Office.

June 1st - October 31st

March 31st
MSSW Scholarship Application

E1744

(2022)

Ruth Malcolm Scholarship Scholarships for students in the Kent School of Social Work Applicant must complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA) with UofL’s Financial Aid Office.

June 1st - October 31st

March 31st
MSSW Scholarship Application

G2949

(2022)

Sheela Stevens Scholarship $1000 scholarship award Applicant must have a practicum placement at Elderserve, maintain a 3.0 GPA, and demonstrate financial need with a FASFA on file. 2–3-page essay is required that addresses your interest in gerontology and your career aspirations

June 1st - October 31st

March 31st
MSSW Scholarship Application

G2927

(2022)

Terry & Nancy Singer Scholarship Provide support for students of the Ph.D., MSSW and/or BSW program related to Oncology Social Work Applicants must be interested in oncology social work, preferably in psychosocial oncology concentration

June 1st - October 31st

March 31st
MSSW Scholarship Application

G2847

(2022)

E2177

(2022)

The Trans* Champion Award This scholarship is  designed for the advancement of students who identify as Transgender, nonbinary, Gender Queer or Gender NonConforming.  They will exemplify the attributes necessary to be an advocate for Trans rights within the field of Social Work.  This award is open to all eligible students regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age. 1–2-page essay is required describing how you are an advocate for the trans* community and why you should be considered for the award.

June 1st - October 31st

March 31st
MSSW Scholarship Application
G2913 (2022) VOA Mid-States Scholarship Scholarship will be awarded to a BSW Senior or MSSW student, with first preference for the BSW student. Students must have an interest in specializing in behavioral health, alcohol and drug counseling, or
family therapy. The $7,500 will be distributed annually to three students ($2,500 each) who are placed in their practicum at Volunteers of America Mid-States
Selected students are eligible for a second year of funding if requirements of the scholarship are maintained. In order to be eligible for the scholarship, students must have a 3.0 GPA and exhibit proof of community engagement either prior to or during their time at the Kent School of Social Work. Eligible students must complete a 500 word essay regarding why they want to work in their desired field, specifically at Volunteers of America. The essay should include why the scholarship is important to them, what they hope to achieve with their job placement, and their career aspirations. Selections will be made by the Kent School of Social Work Scholarship Committee, as approved by the Dean.

June 1st - October 31st

March 31st
MSSW Scholarship Application



MSCFT

CFT Program

*Account Name
Description Eligibility and Document Requirement Due Date Application
CFT program Summer Scholarship Applicants must be admitted to the CFT Program. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, financial need, and submit a 2-3 page essay regarding your plans for practicing marriage/couple family therapy after graduation. March 15th Contact the CFT Program Director Administrative Assistant for more information.

E2000 (2002) Joe & Carolyn Brown CFT program Scholarship This scholarship is designed for the advancement of minority students however, the scholarship is open to all eligible students regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age. The scholarship will be renewable for each year that the student is enrolled in both Kent School's MSSW program and the Marriage and Family Therapy specialization in accordance with the scholarship renewal policy then in effect, provided the student maintains status as a student in good academic standing.

Student must have a minimum 3.5 gpa, demonstrate financial need, and submit a 2-3 pp essay describing your commitment to working with low income families within the community, particularly diverse populations, as evidenced by prior or current work/volunteer experience, leadership skills and/or professional association memberships.

March 15th CFT Scholarship Application
Jenny Hoertz CFT program Scholarship Students must be applying and admitted to the CFT program $6000 per year for two years of CFT study. Non-resident applicants encouraged to apply. Ethnic and other cultural minority applicants are encouraged to apply. This scholarship is open to all eligible students regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age.

Student must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, demonstrate financial need, and submit a 2-3 page essay describing your plans for practicing marriage/couple family therapy after graduation.

.
March 15th CFT Scholarship Application
G3105 (2022) Northstar CFT Scholarship The Northstar Scholarship offers one-time financial assistance ($1500) for an incoming or returning CFT student. Non KY residents and minority students are encouraged to apply. This scholarship is open to all eligible students regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age. Students must have a minimum undergraduate 3.0 GPA and submit a 2-3 page essay addressing how your academic achievements, community service activities, examples of leadership and personal characteristics have prepared you to become a professional in this field. What would you bring to the practice that would be unique or different than other therapists you have experienced and how would this positively impact the field of marriage and family therapy?

March 15th CFT Scholarship Application
E2223 (2002) Hannah Cooper Family Empowerment Scholarship This scholarship is available in memory of alumni Hannah Lee Cooper.  Students must be applying and admitted to the CFT program. Scholarship recipients agree to volunteer 3 hours per week each semester at their practicum placement or in a West Louisville family agency. Approximately $650 for one year.

 
Must submit a 2-3 page essay demonstrating experience or commitment to working with underserved or disadvantaged populations as evidenced by prior or current work, volunteer experience, leadership skills, and professional association membership.
Must have a minimum 3.5 GPA
Must be able to demonstrate financial need

March 15th CFT Scholarship Application
E1744 (2022)    Ruth Malcolm Scholarship

Scholarships for students in the Kent School of Social Work   

Applicant must complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA) with UofL’s Financial Aid Office June 1st October 15th March 31st CFT Scholarship Application

G2847 (2022)

E2177 (2022)

The Trans* Champion Award

$500 scholarship award. This scholarship is  designed for the advancement of students who identify as Transgender, nonbinary, Gender Queer or Gender NonConforming.  They will exemplify the attributes necessary to be an advocate for Trans rights within the field of Social Work.  This award is open to all eligible students regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age.

1–2-page essay is required describing how you are an advocate for the trans* community and why you should be considered for the award. June 1st October 15th March 31st MSSW Scholarship Application



PhD

PhD Program

*Account Name Description Eligibility and Document Requirement Due Date Application
G3308 (2022) Frey, Andy John To award scholarships to doctoral students whose research is related to a topic of anti-racism Selection of one student that has been accepted into the doctoral program at the Kent School of Social Work whose research focus is related to a topic of anti-racism. N/A Please contact PhD Program Coordinator for additional information.   

E2222 (2022) Jenkins-Carter To award a scholarship in support of one student that has been accepted into the doctoral program at the Kent School of Social Work The recipient will be selected by the Program Director of the PH.D. program based on factors that may include, but not limited to, financial need, proven academic and/or professional merit and/or achieving a more diverse student population. This scholarship is open to all eligible social work students regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age N/A Please contact PhD Program Coordinator for additional information.  
E2268 (2022) Kayser Endowed To provide a two-year scholarship for one student accepted into doctoral program as a psychosocial oncology student at the Kent School of Social Work Please refer to the Charitable Gift Agreement for additional important details. (Not based on financial need.) N/A Please contact PhD Program Coordinator for additional information.  
G3099 (2022) Kent PhD Scholar To provide awards for Kent Doctoral Students Must be awarded through financial aid Dec 1st
E2307 (2022) Kent PhD Scholar To award scholarships to Kent School doctoral students. N/A
G1061 (2022) Kent Doctoral Pr To provide supplies and equipment as needed to operate the program


N/A
G3271 (2022) Kuebler Family Foundation To award an assistantship in support of one student that has been accepted into the doctoral program at the Kent School of Social Work whose research focus is on a child welfare topic including, but not limited to residential care, foster care, adoption, etc. The award will be used to cover academic expenses, in part or in full, such as tuition, health insurance, and a monthly stipend for ten months during each academic year The Fund will be divided and awarded across three consecutive academic years so long as the student remains a student in good standing. Award amounts may vary between academic years as the funds are dispersed. The recipient of the scholarship will be selected by the Program Director of the Ph. D. Program at the Kent School of Social Work, in consultation with the Dean. The first award will be made in Fall 2020 N/A Please contact PhD Program Coordinator for additional information.
E1917 (2022) Kent School Scholarship Provide support for students of the Ph.D., MSSW and/or BSW program related to Oncology Social Work, at the Raymond A. Kent School of Social Work, University of Louisville Applicant must complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA) with UofL’s Financial Aid Office N/A
Please contact PhD Program Coordinator for additional information.

E1880 (2022)

G1810 (2022)

Ruth Huber PhD Scholarship Funds Will Be Used To Support Scholarships For Doctoral Students In Kent School Who Are Involved With Research About Lgbt Issues. Students in the Kent School Ph.D. program in Social Work can request support to cover expenses related to the conducting, presenting or publishing Ph.D. research from the Fund at any time.

 The Director of the Social Work Ph.D. program will select and allocate awards from the Fund with oversight from the offices of the Dean of the Kent School and Unit Business Manager. Requests for support must be submitted in writing from the Ph.D. student in need to the Director of the Social Work Ph.D. program, accompanied by a letter of support from the student's primary faculty mentor or the chair of his/her dissertation committee.

N/A
E2187 - 2022 Lawson - International Student Scholarship To provide equipment and supplies to Kent school students. Doc students to travel abroad N/A
G2894 (2022) Ruth Huber PhD Scholarship To provide support for students of the PHD program who need assistance for conducting, presenting and publishing PHD research. Students in the Kent School Ph.D. program in Social Work can request support to cover expenses related to th.e conducting, presenting or publishing Ph.D. research from the Fund at any time. Requests for support must be submitted in writing from the Ph.D. student in need to the Director of the Social Work Ph.D. program, accompanied by a letter of support from the student's primary faculty mentor or the chair of his/her dissertation committee. The Director of the Social Work Ph.D. program will select and allocate awards from the Fund with oversight from the offices of the Dean of the Kent School and Unit Business Manager. N/A
E1744 (2022) Ruth Malcolm Scholarship Scholarships for students in the Kent School of Social Work Applicant must complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA) with UofL’s Financial Aid Office. N/A
G2927 (2022) Terry & Nancy Singer Scholarship Provide support for students of the Ph.D., MSSW and/or BSW program related to Oncology Social Work Applicants must be interested in oncology social work, preferably in psychosocial oncology concentration  

 N/A
G2847 (2022) E2177 (2022) The Trans* Champion Award $500 scholarship award. This scholarship is  designed for the advancement of students who identify as Transgender, nonbinary, Gender Queer or Gender NonConforming.  They will exemplify the attributes necessary to be an advocate for Trans rights within the field of Social Work.  This award is open to all eligible students regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age.    1–2-page essay is required describing how you are an advocate for the trans* community and why you should be considered for the award.   N/A

DSW

DSW Program:  Employer Scholarship or Tuition Reimbursement Programs. Often employers have programs to assist their employees financially in their educational pursuits. Do not miss out on any potential opportunities. Reach out to your HR department to learn about potential opportunities at your institution of employment.


ADAA

ADAA

*Account Name Description Eligibility and Document Requirement Due Date Application

G2450

(2022)

Bradley Lott Scholarship This scholarship aims to provide an opportunity for African American social work students but  is open to all eligible social work students regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age to use for  (books, school supplies, tuition or any educational expense)     Enrolled full-time that represents a financial need.

G1356

(2022)

Compassionate Scholars $500 scholarship award. The scholarship will be awarded to a BSW or MSSW student accepted to the Kent School of Social Work.  Preference will be given to an underrepresented BSW male student from a culturally and/or linguistically diverse background including but not limited to race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, or recovery from mental health or addiction. The scholarship will be renewable for each year that the student is enrolled in the Kent School in accordance with the scholarship renewal policy then in effect, provided that the student maintains status as a student in good academic standing, and completes all necessary criteria to re-apply for the scholarship each academic year.   

 Eligible students must maintain a 3.0 GPA and submit a 2-3 page essay in response to the prompt, “How do you anticipate your diverse background as an underrepresented person will contribute to or impact your field of interest? What does compassion mean to you and how do you do you show compassion to others?” Applicants should address how his/her academic achievements, community service activities, leadership and personal characteristics have prepared him/her to become a professional in this field.

G2390

(2022)

Elaine C Payne Scholarship The student must demonstrate (through professional or voluntary experience) their concern for humanity and helping others. This scholarship aims to provide an opportunity for single mothers from a historically underrepresented minority background and demonstrate financial need with a FASFA on file. However, this scholarship is open to all eligible students regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age.  2-page essay is required discussing how you have and will continue to demonstrate through voluntary or professional experiences, your concern for humanity and helping others.

E1541

(2022)

Gail Huecker Scholarship Scholarship awards to Kent students interested in serving Hispanic or Latina populations, women, children, or those in adult corrections. Applicant must complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA) with UofL’s Financial Aid Office.

G3135

(2022)

G3159

(2022)

I am the Change $500 scholarship award. To provide scholarships open and available for both BSW and MSSW Students pursuing the promotion of social work practice. Scholarships are awarded to those able to do academic work at the university level and who are actively engaged in social justice and social change initiatives on their campus and/or in the community. Applicant must maintain a 3.5 minimum GPA. A 2-page essay in the form of a recommendation letter to yourself for a ""dream job"" in the social work field is required. The letter must speak on the impact your hope to have after you accomplish at your time at the Kent School. Additionally, it must include what impact have you had, or do you hope to have at your practicum site, in your classes, and within your community.


E1917

(2022)

Kent School Scholarship Provide support for students of the Ph.D., MSSW and/or BSW program related to Oncology Social Work, at the Raymond A. Kent School of Social Work, University of Louisville. Applicant must complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA) with UofL’s Financial Aid Office.

E2187

(2022)

G2946

  (2022)

Lawson-International Scholarship Supports a travel award for senior BSW or MSSW students who travel with the Social Work Exchange Program. The award is determined by student academic merit as well as a completed essay.  Preference is given to student with financial need.

E0601

(2022)

Maude Ainslie Scholarship To be used for financial aid for students. 2-page essay addressing personal and educational goals is required for consideration for this scholarship.

E1882

(2022)

G2901

(2022)

Nia Scholarship    s scholarship is designed for the advancement of African American students but is open to all eligible students regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age. The Award recipient will be a person who is a current student in good academic standing with the Kent School of Social Work & Family Science. Demonstrates significant financial need; and is selected by a Kent School selection panel to best represent the spirit of the NIA award which Is a Swahili Word Meaning "Purpose."

E1498

(2022)

Robert Silva Scholarship Provide scholarship or scholarships for a worthy or deserving student or students, who matriculate in or undertake studies leading to a career in social work. Applicant must complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA) with UofL’s Financial Aid Office.

E1744

(2022)

Ruth Malcolm Scholarship Scholarships for students in the Kent School of Social Work Applicant must complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA) with UofL’s Financial Aid Office.

G2949

(2022)

Sheela Stevens Scholarship $1000 scholarship award Applicant must have a practicum placement at Elderserve, maintain a 3.0 GPA, and demonstrate financial need with a FASFA on file. 2–3-page essay is required that addresses your interest in gerontology and your career aspirations

G2927

(2022)

Terry & Nancy Singer Scholarship Provide support for students of the Ph.D., MSSW and/or BSW program related to Oncology Social Work Applicants must be interested in oncology social work, preferably in psychosocial oncology concentration

G2847

(2022)

E2177

(2022)

The Trans* Champion Award $500 scholarship award. This scholarship is  designed for the advancement of students who identify as Transgender, nonbinary, Gender Queer or Gender NonConforming.  
They will exemplify the attributes necessary to be an advocate for Trans rights within the field of Social Work.  This award is open to all eligible students regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age.   
1–2-page essay is required describing how you are an advocate for the trans* community and why you should be considered for the award.

G2913

(2022)   

VOA Mid-States Scholarship Scholarship will be awarded to a BSW Senior or MSSW student, with first preference for the BSW student. Students must have an interest in specializing in behavioral health, alcohol and drug counseling, or family therapy. The $7,500 will be distributed annually to three students ($2,500 each) who are placed in their practicum at Volunteers of America Mid-States Selected students are eligible for a second year of funding if requirements of the scholarship are maintained. In order to be eligible for the scholarship, students must have a 3.0 GPA and exhibit proof of community engagement either prior to or during their time at the Kent School of Social Work. Eligible students must complete a 500 word essay regarding why they want to work in their desired field, specifically at Volunteers of America. The essay should include why the scholarship is important to them, what they hope to achieve with their job placement, and their career aspirations. Selections will be made by the Kent School of Social Work Scholarship Committee, as approved by the Dean.