School of Social Work
MSW Degree Program Students S
ocial Justice Incentive Scholarship
2016-2017 Graduate Scholarship Application
All materials must be submitted by April 15, 2016


Dear MSW Degree Program Social Justice Incentive Scholarship Applicant,

The Social Justice Incentive Scholarships are available only to MSW Degree Program students in their advanced practice year in the Marywood University School of Social Work.

Complete the scholarship application electronically.

Complete the scholarship essay. Please type an essay (500-1000 words) describing your interest in social justice practice and preparation for effective practicum-based learning in a setting emphasizing social justice.

Email the essay in Microsoft Word to Your essay should contain your name, social security number, and field of study at the top of the page. Below this information please indicate that the essay supports your Social Justice Incentive Scholarship Application.

Complete the Free Application For Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
The 2016-2017 FAFSA must be completed by April 15, 2016 to document financial need for these scholarships. The FAFSA may be completed by filing an electronic 2016-2017 FAFSA on at

If you have any questions about completing these forms, please contact Mr. Frank Falcone at or (570) 348-6211 ext. 2356.

Neither scholarship nor assistantship awards are renewed automatically each year. It is the responsibility of the student to reapply each academic year.