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Applications now being accepted for NASW student scholarships and NASW Social work awards
NASW Hawai'i is delighted to announce that 2015 brings with it more scholarship opportunities for social work students. This year, we will be offering 5 scholarships, 3- $500 scholarships for BSW students and 2- $1500 scholarships for MSW or PhD students actively enrolled in a Social Work program to the University of Hawai'i, Hawaii Pacific University, or Brigham Young University.
Your NASW Hawai'i chapter is also now accepting nominations for the 2015 Social Work awards. The categories are as follows:
1) Practitioner of the Year (any field of practice);
2) Social Justice/Advocacy
3) Lifetime Achievement
4) Friend of Social Work- The "Friend of Social Work" award is to recognize a person (not a social worker) who has supported the profession or social work issues.
Applications can be found on our Resources & Newsletters link on the left side of the page. Completed forms are due to the NASW Hawai'i office by 1/31/15. Applications will be accepted via email or snail mail. Mailed applications must be postmarked by 1/31/15.
Proposed By law revisions
The 2015 NASW Hawai'i Board of Directors is proposing a series of revisions to the NASW Hawaii Bylaws. Pursuant to the regulations, the proposed changes are posed for our membership to review and submit commentary, prior to the board voting to adopt the revisions. The proposed revisions can be found under Members Login tab on upper right corner of this page. Comments can be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org