Western Kentucky University

Scholarships

SCHOLARSHIPS

 

WKU BSW Program – Scholarship Information

Each year the WKU BSW Program has a limited amount of scholarship funds available for supporting BSW students in completing their undergraduate education. The link to the scholarship application is below.

Current social work majors are eligible to apply at any time (according to the application deadlines listed below). Students who are not currently SW majors, but who are applying during the current semester for admission to the major the following semester are also eligible to apply, e.g.,applying in fall semester for admission in the spring semester.

All scholarship applications, when submitted, should be accompanied by a one-two page essay (double-spaced) discussing your specific career goals post-BSW graduation and why you are requesting scholarship funds. Without this essay, your application will not be processed.

BSW faculty members review all scholarships applications. Applications are generally reviewed in August for fall semester, in January for spring semester, and in May for summer semester. Students who are awarded scholarship funds are contacted via email or letter of their award.

Scholarship Application Submission Dates

August 1 – for fall semester

December 15 – for spring semester

April 1 – for summer semester

Currently, the following scholarship is available:

Bachelor of Social Work Scholarship

The faculty of Western Kentucky University’s Social Work Department funds this scholarship each year to provide scholarships to BSW students with a financial need. Scholarship amounts range from $100 - $500 per year. Scholarship awards are automatically applied to the student's tuition unless it has already been paid in full.  In such a case, a residual check for the amount of the scholarship grant will be mailed to the student; it is expected that students receiving a residual check will provide documentation to the Program that the funds were used for the purposes intended.

 

Scholarship Application

 

 Admissions

Application Procedures

Prerequisites

Major

Minor

Mission

Honors

Course Descriptions

Scholarships

SWSU - (Social Work Student Union)

Glasgow Regional Campus

Owensboro Regional Campus

Elizabethtown Regional Campus

 

BECOMING A SOCIAL WORK MAJOR AT WKU! (slideshow)

 

Orientation Materials

 

Dorissa Adey CHHS Awards

  Dorisa Adey BSW Field Award recipient
  Eileen Arnold CHHS Outstanding Teaching Award

 Shelby Hawn BSW CHHS Awards recipient

Shelby Haun Outstanding BSW
 (Bowling Green) Student Awards Recipient

 BSW Stephanie Cox BSW Outstanding Student in Elizabethtown

Dr. Dana Sullivan and Outstanding BSW
(Elizabethtown) student Stephanie Cox 
 
 
 
BSW student Crystal Glover CHHS awards
 
 
Dr. Larry Owens and Outstanding BSW
(Owensboro) student Crystal Glover

 

 

 Last Modified 2/27/14