The following scholarships are available for Social Work Majors. An application can be downloaded here.
The Roxie Craig Scholarship in Social Work
This scholarship is in memory of Ms. Roxie Craig who graduated from the Social Work Program in 1942. Ms. Craig was a Senior Probation at Jefferson County Family Court who spent her professional life helping troubled children. Criteria include a financial need, and grade requirements for admission to the Program and/or Practicum (2.3 overall GPA; 3.0 GPA in Social Work).The Louise White Dawson Social Work Scholarship
This endowed scholarship was established by the family and friends of Louise White Dawson, a graduate of Alabama College (1930) and a member of the first group of social work majors at the college. Criteria include a GPA 3.0 or higher, junior standing, potential for professional contribution, and financial need.Dr. Jan Eagles Scholarship in the Allied Health Sciences
The Jan Eagles Scholarship is awarded to an outstanding junior, majoring in a health field. The student who receives the scholarship must exhibit outstanding potential for further study in his/her chosen field and must be dedicated to the highest standards of scholarship, scientific inquiry and integrity. He/she should also exhibit a desire to be of service to humanity. Criteria include a GPA 3.0 or higher, junior standing, potential for professional contribution, and financial need.The Jeanette Niven Social Work Scholarship
The Jeanette Niven Scholarship was established by friends and former students to honor the woman whose caring concern for her clients and students has spanned five decades. Criteria include a GPA 2.75 or higher, senior standing, potential for professional contribution, financial need, and a female whose education has been interrupted.The Mary Edna Porter Family and Child Scholarship
Family, friends, and colleagues of Mary Edna Porter, retired Executive Director of Family and Child Services, established this scholarship to honor her commitment to families and children and to social work education. Criteria include a GPA 3.0 or higher, senior standing, potential for professional contribution, financial need, and an interest in working with families and children.