UVM Social Work Students Receive NASW-VT Scholarship Awards
2017 Nov 30
Two students in the UVM College of Education and Social Services - Shaya Ginsberg ('18) and Diana Allos ('18) - received the Lara Sobel Memorial Scholarship award given by the Vermont Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW-VT).
NASW-VT awards the annual scholarship to BSW (Bachelor of Social Work) students in Vermont. The scholarship includes a monetary award, membership in NASW VT, free entry to NASW VT workshops and conferences, and the provision of a social work mentor for the duration of the award year.
Lara Sobel worked for the Vermont Department of Children and Families as a case worker advocating for Vermont's most vulnerable children. She graduated from UVM with a Bachelors of Arts degree in Political Science in 1989, and also attained her Master's in Social Work (MSW) degree from UVM in 2002.
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