Consuelo W. Gosnell Memorial Scholarship

The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is glad to announce the Consuelo W. Gosnell Memorial Scholarship. Candidates who have demonstrated a commitment to working with public or voluntary nonprofit agencies or with local grassroots groups in the United States are eligible to apply. Up to 10 scholarships of up to $4,000 each will be given to the winning candidates.

The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is the largest membership organization of professional social workers in the world.


  • Students must be an NASW member and have applied to or have been accepted into an accredited MSW program
  • 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.

How to Apply:

For applying the scholarship, the applicants must firstly login. After login they are able to fill the scholarship application form.

Supporting Documents:

  • Biographical essay (two typed, double-spaced pages). Essay must address career goals, interests, and work, volunteer, and school/field experience relevant to the guidelines of the award.
  • Statement of merit and financial need for the award.
  • Two letters of support from professional references
  • Official copy of a transcript from the most recent academic work (undergraduate or graduate).
  • Signed release of information.

Award Amount:

Up to 10 scholarships of up to $4,000 each will be awarded for the 2015 – 2016 academic year.

Application Deadline:

Online applications for the 2015 – 2016 awards will be accepted January 14 – March 4, 2015.

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