2019 Graduate Student Award Winner Announced

Congratulations to Amanda Overman

MSW Student, Arizona State University




                                                                          SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

About our scholarship:


1. Applicant must be currently enrolled and accepted in a BSW or MSW accredited program.
2. Preference given to those who have an interest in completing a School Social Work internship.
3. Preference will be given to student members of MSSWA.

Scholarship Information
• Two scholarships awarded each spring.
• Value of each scholarship is $500.00.
• Application must be postmarked by February 1, 2019.
• Submit application and other credentials to:
MSSWA C/O Jeri Nomeland
1120 Oakland Park Road, Thief River Falls, MN 56701

Application Procedures
ants must submit copies of the following information:

A. Evidence of acceptance in an accredited MN Social Work Program.
B. Two to three letters of reference (one from a faculty member and one from a field placement supervisor, if appropriate).
C. Proof of student membership in MSSWA.
D. A current resume.
E. Statement in 200 words or less about future plans in School Social Work.
F. A current college transcript.

G.  The completed application form.  

Winner will be notified February 12, 2019.  The award will be given at the MSSWA Spring Conference on February 22, 2019.

Contact Jeri Nomeland at 218-689- 1808 with any questions.

About Don Rinkenberger
Don was elected MSSWA’s first president and began serving in 1969. He worked to promote the profession of school social work in Minnesota. The awards are given in recognition of his valuable service to all of us.  He was a school social worker at Patrick Henry High School in Minneapolis

Winners of the 2018 Scholarships:
Tutu Tran
BSW Student, St. Olaf College, Northfield

Mandy Doocy
MSW Student, Augsburg College, Minneapolis

Winner of the 2017 Scholarship

Christopher Lawler
MSW Student, Augsburg College, St. Paul


Winners of the 2016 scholarship:

Aimee Love

MSW Student of University of North Dakota

Sarah Stadie 
MSW Student of Augsburg College


Molly Fox

Past - President
Liz Kruger Hommerding

Sherry Murphy

Susanne Schroeder

Legislative Chair
Christy McCoy

Professional Development Chair
Dan Porter

If you are having difficulty with your on-line membership or conference registration, please contact Susanne Schroeder - schfam@charter.net

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