Social Work Scholarships
in memory of former Employee Assistance Program Director, Dennis Knapp.
The Dennis Knapp Fellowship is a 0 scholarship awarded annually in the fall semester.
She had a great sense of humor and a zest for life. The Edith Kolodny Block Endowment is a 0 scholarship awarded annually in the fall semester.The Karen Williams Endowed Scholarship in memory of Karen Williams, Chair of the Glendale Community College Human Services Department for seventeen years and founding member of the ASU West Social Work Advisory Board. Robert Moroney and their collective contributions to the Arizona State University's School of Social Work and the community-at-large.The Karen Williams Endowed Scholarship is a 0 scholarship awarded annually in the fall semester. Requirements:1) Full time PAC (Policy, Administration and Community) student2) 3.5 GPA3) Demonstrate a commitment to social justice Applicants must submit an essay articulating their commitment to social and economic justice. The essay should include volunteer and paid experience that is relevant.Click here to apply Flo has devoted her life to her family and community, as a professional social worker and community newspaper publisher; and as a volunteer Trustee of ASU, with the ASU Watts College of Public Service and Community of Solutions, on the Alumni Board, on the City of Phoenix Parks and Recreation Board, and with many community nonprofits.On March 3, 2011 Neal Cash, President and CEO of Community Partnership of Southern Arizona, generously donated a large sum to form a new Scholarship Fund in memory of Gabe Zimmerman.The Ann Weaver Nichols Scholarship Endowment is a 0 scholarship awarded annually in the fall semester.Click here to apply The Bhatti Scholarship established to recognize the dedication and leadership of Ajit Bhatti and his career, as well as his commitment on behalf of Arizona Public Service Company to the greater Phoenix area and it communities. Bhatti’s wish that a gift would benefit Phoenix’s inner-city youth.The essay should be double-spaced and no longer that 1000 words. Willock's family was the beneficiary of PCOA's services. Willock's appreciation for its important work, PCOA elected to create this scholarship in her name to help social work students interested in working with the aging population achieve their master's degrees and encourage the continued advancement of aging-related professions.This scholarship is provided through the generous support of the Pima Council on Aging by long-time Tucson resident, Katheryne B. Marian Lupu's life and work is also recognized through the creation of this endowment. Lupu was the founding executive director of Pima Council on Aging and served in this capacity for 40 years until retiring at the age of 82. Lupu moved to Tucson with her husband and three children from Pittsburgh where she became the director of the Tucson Council on Aging in 1967 and worked for nine months without pay. Lupu led the creation of a nationally recognized case management model for Area Agencies on Aging and was a national leader in aging advocacy and services.The scholarship is intended to support MSW students who are single parents "striving to complete their education to provide a future for their families and improve their communities through the profession of social work." The scholarship is awarded annually in the fall semester.Click here to apply The Marilyn Kurns Scholarships for MSW students.