Violence Against Women and Children Verizon Wireless HopeLine Scholarships

Through its Center on Violence Against Women and Children, the Rutgers School of Social Work is pleased to offer three Verizon Wireless HopeLine Scholarships to address the critical need for preparing social work professionals to work in the violence against women or children field nationwide. 

Students who are committed to working on issues of violence against women and children are eligible to apply for this $1500 VAWC Scholarship to support their graduate work.  Students selected as VAWC Verizon Wireless HopeLine Scholars are also provided with the opportunity to work at VAWC up to 5 hours a week and participate in various research projects.

Requirements:

Students selected as VAWC Verizon Wireless HopeLine Scholars must complete the following requirements:

Complete the following required VAWC coursework (12 credits)

  1. Violence and Abuse in Adulthood OR Violence and Abuse in Childhood
  2. Advanced Social Policy: Violence Against Women & Children
  3. Two electives related to violence against women and children, as approved by VAWC. Click here for a list of approved electives.

Fieldwork must be at a VAWC related placement that focuses on key areas related to violence against women and children, including prevention, practice, and policy. This will be arranged in conjunction with the field office and VAWC.

 Presentation of one paper at an end of the year colloquium.

Application:

Applications for the Verizon Wireless HopeLine Scholarships are no longer being accepted. The deadline to apply for the scholarship was December 15. 

Colloquium

Our Verizon Wireless HopeLine Scholars present a paper at an end of the year colloquium. Please see below for  colloquium presentations: 

2012 Colloquium Presentations

2011 Colloquium Presentations

2010 Colloquium Presentations

2009 Colloquium Presentations