Sunday, September 29, 2013


Students and new professionals are encouraged to apply for the Association for Specialists in Group Work (ASGW) Barbara Gazda Scholarship to attend the 2014 ASGW Conference.  See the description below and on the ASGW website under Awards, Scholarships, Honors and Leadership/Scholarships at  Please pass this information on to interested individuals.  Note that the submission deadline is November 15, 2013 and the scholarship will be presented at the ASGW conference February 2014.


Two $200 scholarships are available to support students and/or new professionals to attend the Association for Specialist in Group Work (ASGW) National Conference, which will be held February 6-9, 2014 in Orlando, Florida.

Applicants must submit a 300-500 word written statement that:
(1)   Confirms ASGW membership;
(2)   Identifies the university and degree program in which the applicant is currently enrolled or from which the applicant recently graduated;
(3)   Includes a statement of the applicant's interest and experience in group work, including ways in which the applicant is likely to benefit professionally from attending the conference.

Applicants should also provide the following information: name, mailing address, e-mail address, and contact number(s).

Electronic submissions are preferred and may be submitted via e-mail (attachment) to:

Submissions via regular mail should include three (3) typed and double spaced copies of the application to:  Kelly McDonnell, Ph.D., Western Michigan University, CECP–5226, 1903 W. Michigan Avenue, Kalamazoo, MI 49008

Applications must be received by November 15, 2013. Scholarship recipients will be asked to provide a social security number to receive scholarship payment.

Questions may be directed to Kelly McDonnell at or 269-387-5107.  Information about the scholarships and conference can be found on the Association for Specialists in Group Work website at

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