Amanda Kate Cohen Memorial Social Work Scholarship

The purpose of this scholarship is to reduce the financial pressure on students and their families to make a Grand Valley education accessible to students from all backgrounds. This need-based scholarship will assist seniors pursuing a Bachelor of Social Work and ensure that financial need does not become a barrier to intellectual and personal growth.

To qualify students must:
*be accepted for or currently enrolled at Grand Valley State University (GVSU)
*be an undergraduate senior enrolled for 12 credit hours or more in the School of Social Work
*be meeting satisfactory academic progress (

Preference will be given to students who demonstrate an interest in working with children and/or have past volunteer/community service experience with children.

Financial need is required and will be demonstrated by the completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

This scholarship may not be renewed.

Jeffrey, Kimberly, and Alexis Cohen
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please describe your experience or interest in working with children and/or teenagers.