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NASW Verne LaMarr Lyons Scholarship

Goes By: Lyons Scholarship

Be sure to consult the Fellowship Website for complete eligibility and competition requirements.

About this Fellowship

This scholarship is awarded to Master's Degree candidates in social work who demonstrate an interest in or has experience with health/mental health practice and have a commitment to working in African American communities.

Deadlines are typically in March, but be sure to check the competition website for the current cycle’s deadline.

Applicants must be members of NASW and have applied to or have been accepted into an accredited MSW Program. The scholarship is paid directly to the institution and also includes funding to attend the NASW annual conference.

Award Value

Awardees receive $4,333.

Eligibility Requirements

Requirements Details
Year(s) of Application Senior, Alumni/Non-enrolled, Masters

Minimum Grade Point Average



Campus Nomination Required No

Last updated: August 1, 2022

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