How to Apply
The Lara Sobel Memorial Scholarship shall be awarded to a rising junior BSW student who reflects Lara’s ability to:
- seek out the good no matter how overwhelming and negative the circumstances
- never allow the misfortune of individuals or their level of despair to become routine or acceptable
- strengthen the cause of child welfare, social justice, and health and wellness of child welfare staff
The scholarship consists of a $1,000 award, free membership to NASW-VT, free admission to all NASW-VT events, including the annual conference for the scholarship year, and the appointment of a mentor for one year.
Students will be asked to fill out an application, write an essay on how they fit the scholarship criteria listed above, submit a recommendation from a social work professor. Finalists will be asked to participate in an interview.
Learn more about Lara Sobel.
How To Donate to The Lara Sobel Scholarship
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To make a gift by check, contact the NASW-VT office at 802-223-1713.