Social Work

Contact Information

Sarah Hessenauer
Program Coordinator/Chair
Phone: (262) 472-1203
Location: Laurentide 5201

Lori Trimble
Academic Dept Assoc
Phone: (262) 472-1137
Location: Laurentide 5201

Scholarships & Awards

Zastrow Scholarship

A scholarship established by Charles (Chuck) Zastrow, Professor Emeritus and founder of the UWW Social Work Department.
Eligibility Criteria:

  • Social Work Major
  • Full-time student at UW-Whitewater
  • Overall academic GPA of 3.0
  • Sophomore or Junior Status
  • One narrative (up to two pages) documenting financial need, academic performance, and service to the campus or community
  • Completed application form

Procedure: Applications due early February; announcement made in late spring. Award information can be found here.

Navarre Memorial Scholarship for Service

A memorial scholarship made on behalf of Ralph Navarre by family, faculty, students, and alumni of the UWW Social Work Department. 
Eligibility Criteria:

  • Social Work Major
  • Full-time student at UW-Whitewater
  • Overall academic GPA of 2.25
  • Junior or Senior Status
  • One narrative (up to two pages) documenting financial need, academic performance, and service to the campus or community
  • Completed application form

Procedure: Applications due early February; announcement made in late spring. Award information can be found here.

Casey Garbers Knutson Scholarship

A scholarship established by the friends and family of Casey Garbers Knutson. 
Eligibility Criteria:

  • Social Work Major
  • Full-time student at UW-Whitewater
  • Overall academic GPA of 3.0
  • Sophomore, Junior or Senior Status
  • One narrative (up to two pages) documenting financial need, meritorious leadership, financial need, and service to the campus or community
  • Completed application form

Procedure: Applications due early February; announcement made in late spring. Award information can be found here.

Dorothy Brown Memorial Social Work Scholarship

A memorial scholarship made on behalf of the Dorothy Brown Family. 
Eligibility Criteria:

  • Milwaukee Public High School graduate
  • Social Work Major
  • Full-time student at UW-Whitewater
  • Overall academic GPA of 2.5
  • Freshman, Sophomore, or Junior Status
  • Two letters of recommendations from community or faculty representatives
  • One narrative (up to two pages) documenting financial need, academic performance, and service to the campus or community
  • Completed applicaton form

Procedure: Applications due early February; announcement made in late spring. Award information can be found here.

General Scholarships - College of Letters and Sciences

In addition to the above scholarships and awards specifically for social work majors, there are a number of general scholarships and awards available through the College of Letters and Sciences. View a list here

Updated 7/05/2017

Location

College of Letters & Sciences
Laurentide Hall 4100
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
800 W. Main Street
Whitewater, WI 53190-1790

Resources For

Faculty/Staff Contact

Office of the Dean
Rebecca Reichert
Phone: (262) 472-1621
E-mail: reicherr@uww.edu

Student Contact

Advising Office
Phone: (262) 472-1550
E-mail: lsadvise@uww.edu

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