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Dan Grady Memorial Scholarship

Application Due November 8, 2020

This scholarship was established in 2020 in memory of Dan Grady. Father to Taryn Grady, brother to Colleen Booth, Kelly Hampson, and Nick Grady, and son to James and Elizabeth Grady, Dan took his own life on July 31, 2014. This scholarship was established in hopes of assisting students who are looking to pursue a career in the mental health field that benefits others who are in need of assistance in a time of crisis.

Applicant must be an undergraduate student enrolled in at least nine credits at the Oshkosh campus. Applicant must be a degree-seeking student and must be pursuing a career in the mental health field. It is preferred that the applicant is majoring in psychology, social work, or sociology. Applicant must have at least junior standing and must have a minimum 2.8 cumulative GPA. This award will be split evenly between the Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 semesters. If the recipient is not enrolled in the spring semester, the second installment will be forfeited.

Apply on UWOSH Academic Works: https://uwosh.academicworks.com/opportunities/7387

Awards

Lois Miranda Advocacy Award: Nominations Due 11/8/2020

History: The Lois Miranda Advocacy Award is named after the late retired Social Work Faculty member at UW Oshkosh. She was tireless in her dedication and advocacy of marginalized populations. In her memory, students who model her advocacy work, will be awarded. To honor her, a fund was begun and a plaque created to share awardees names each year. This plaque hangs in the Social Work Office.

Award: The award amount varies year to year.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Graduating seniors who are in good standing in their programs.
  • Students must be nominated by others (no self nominations) forwarding the name and a brief rationale detailing the contribution in advocacy the student has made.
  • Significant contribution in advocacy for marginalized population(s) by a student or a group of students.

Nominations can be made by faculty, staff, community members or other students and submitted by the last business day in February each year. Please include the name of student, major, and provide in detail , the specific work to marginalized populations which the student(s) have been involved with.

This award will include recognition on a perpetual plaque, a certificate and monetary award for the awardee.

Submit nominations to Colleen Hansen (hansenc@uwosh.edu) by November 8, 2020.

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