NCSCSW Scholarship Program Description:
The North Carolina Society for Clinical Social Work (NCSCSW) offers awards to recognize Master’s level students and current practicing professionals who are committed to providing clinical social work services to people in underserved minority populations. (see links to application forms below).
The purpose of this program is to reduce behavioral health disparities and improve behavioral health-care outcomes for underserved populations by increasing the number of culturally competent master’s-level social work students and professionals serving these populations.
The Student Scholarship:
The Student Scholarship is awarded to students currently enrolled in accredited master of social work programs in the state of North Carolina who demonstrate a commitment to reducing behavioral health disparities and improving behavioral health-care outcomes for underserved populations through their scholarship, field placement, and/or extra-curricular efforts.
The Professional Scholarship:
The Professional Scholarship is awarded to clinical social workers (LCSW and LCSWA) currently in good standing and practicing in the state of North Carolina who demonstrate a commitment to reducing behavioral health disparities and improving behavioral health-care outcomes for underserved populations through their clinical work.
The scholarships to be awarded in April of 2018 include:
- A financial award in the amount of $1,000
- Full paid tuition for every training event offered by the NCSCSW for the following 12 months
- One year paid membership in the NCSCSW
Applications can be accessed at the links below and must be submitted electronically to “email@example.com” by April 8th, 2018.