Ryan Short Memorial Scholarship

The purpose of this scholarship will be to provide assistance to students who are pursuing a career in Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation and Education through the MSW program.

  • Master of Social Work pursuing a career in drug and alcohol rehabilitation and education
  • Demonstrate a strong academic background (at least a 3.2 GPA) and community involvement related to this field
  • Must be enrolled at least six hours per semester

Renewal Criteria: Non-renewable

PLEASE READ CAREFULLY In order to apply for and be considered for this scholarship you must:

  1. Submit this application into myScholarships.
  2. Student must submit a personal essay, with cover sheet that includes the name of the scholarship they are applying for. Please include information about yourself and your educational and career goals. Explain why you want to pursue a career in alcohol and drug rehabilitation and education and how you envision your future career to be. This essay must be turned into the School of Social Work in an envelope.
  3. Please also include a personal reference letter with your essay.

Please turn in all additional documents required in an envelope (with the subject being the scholarship you are applying for) to:
Cray Mulder
GVSU-SSW, 3rd Floor
401 West Fulton
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

Ryan Short's Family
College of Community and Public Service
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please list any colleges or universities previously attended, degrees held and dates earned.
  2. Have you submitted the required documents in an envelope to the School of Social Work?