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VAWC Verizon Wireless HopeLine Scholarships

Scholarship Recipients

Through the Center on Violence Against Women and Children, the Rutgers School of Social Work is pleased to offer three Verizon Wireless HopeLine Scholarships annually. These scholarships aim to prepare social work professionals to work in the violence against women or children field nationwide.  Students committed to working on these issues are eligible to apply for this $2,000 scholarship to support their graduate work.  Individuals selected to receive the scholarships are also provided with the opportunity to work at the Center on Violence Against Women and Children as a research assistant. 


Students selected as VAWC Verizon Wireless HopeLine Scholars must complete the coursework and field placement requirements of the Certificate Program, as well as present an area of research at the VAWC End of Year Colloquium. Please see below for previous Colloquium presentations: 


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

2018 Colloquium Presentations




















2017 Colloquium Presentations 

2016 Colloquium Presentations 

2015 Colloquium Presentations 

2014 Colloquium Presentations 

2013 Colloquium Presentations

2012 Colloquium Presentations

2011 Colloquium Presentations

2010 Colloquium Presentations

2009 Colloquium Presentations


Applications for the Verizon Wireless HopeLine Scholarships will be available to those accepted into the Certificate Program.  Once accepted information will be emailed to all students on applying for one of the scholarships.

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