Harriet & Sandra Rosenbaum Scholarship Part-Time MSW Program

The purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial assistance to newly accepted MSW students who have financial need and a long-term commitment to working in the field of social work following graduation.

Eligibility Criteria
Open to incoming Part-Time MSW Program students.

Donor Information
This Scholarship honors the memory of MSSW graduate Ethel Sandra Rosenbaum and her mother Harriet Abelson Rosenbaum, MSW. Both had strong ties to UW-Madison. Harriet earned her undergraduate degree at UW-Madison and her masters at Smith. Sandy earned her B.A. in Psychology and Sociology and her Masters in Social Work at UW-Madison. Both believed in the power of social work to transform lives.

Award Information
This award provides tuition and fees and a stipend for two academic years.

For more information, goto https://socwork.wisc.edu/students/awards-and-scholarships/harriet-sandra-rosenbaum-scholarship/

School of Social Work
Supplemental Questions
  1. Did you apply to the Part-Time MSW Program for the upcoming year?
  2. Do you have a BSW?
  3. For tuition purposes, I am a/an:
  4. What is your total outstanding debt to-date from loans or other financial aid awards that must be paid back?
  5. Student Debt
    • Identify each type of financial aid and specific amount owed that make up the total amount that you must pay back:
  6. Describe how you plan to finance your graduate education. If your plan includes new loans or other forms of financial aid that require pay-back, indicate the total amount expected or anticipated.
  7. Provide any additional details of your circumstances that will help us understand your level of financial need.
  8. Q1: Submit a 2 page essay (double-spaced, 12pt Times New Roman or similar font) addressing the following two questions: (1) tell us about you, your potential for success in graduate school, and your commitment to make a difference working in the social work profession following graduation; and (2) what aspects of diversity will you bring to the profession of social work?
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