What can I gain from this scholarship?
Public Health Social Work Leadership Scholars gain valuable experience in public health social work leadership. They are the leaders in the school and the campus. Throughout the year they make valuable connections with community and university leaders in an effort to achieve their goals. They coordinate an inter-professional course aimed at the UMB campus as a whole and develop that goals and objectives of that course in a community service project in the Spring semester. At the end of the academic year Scholars gain a professional portfolio, with such works as a sample grant proposal, end of year colloquia project, and important connections in the campus community, to be used for future employment opportunities.
Who may apply?
MSW/MPH dual degree students in their MPH (second) year or MSW (final) year are encouraged to apply. Additionally, social work students in their advanced year of studies who have declared health as their specialization are welcome to apply.
When can I apply for the public health social work leadership scholarship?
Applications will be due January 1, 2016
How do I submit my application materials?
Application materials may be mailed to:
Anastasia Booth, MPH
525 West Redwood Street, Room 2E11
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone: (410) 706-7518
What kind of writing sample would you prefer?
The Center recommends any writing sample that will showcase your ability to write persuasively, particularly on a topic of significance to the field of public health social work. Most often this will be in the form of a paper written for an undergraduate or graduate social work class. However, it can also be a peer-reviewed research paper or a written document crafted for a position of employment.
From whom do you suggest we submit letters of recommendation?
The Center suggests that you submit letters of recommendation that will reflect your abilities as a leader in public health social work. These may come from previous professors or mentors, prior employment supervisors or colleagues, or additional professionally-related sources.
May I request that my letters be submitted directly to the Center?
Yes! This is the preferred method of submission. Please ask your letter writers to submit their letters directly to the Program Coordinator at the address above or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
How may transcripts be submitted?
Please have transcripts mailed directly to the Program Coordinator at the address above.
Is there anyone with whom I may communicate about my application?
Absolutely! Please email our Program Coordinator, Anastasia Booth, at email@example.com. She may also be reached at (410) 706-7518.