Ashley C. Payton Memorial Scholarship
The Ashley C. Payton Memorial Scholarship was established in 2019 to provide support for graduate students pursuing a master’s degree in social work within the College of Public Health. Applicants should submit an essay detailing their interest in the homeless population and/or mental health care and describe how this scholarship would have an impact on their education. Applicants must demonstrate involvement and/or participation in encouraging minority students to enter the field of social work. Recipients will qualify on the basis of financial need and academic merit (minimum GPA of 3.2).
- College of Public Health
- Supplemental Questions
- Describe your passion for social work, and include any specific interests you have in mental health care or working with homeless populations. Be sure to include information about how this scholarship would have an impact on your education, and how it could alleviate some of your financial burden in obtaining your MSW degree.