Gosnell Memorial Scholarship Panel

Authorization and Accountability

The Gosnell Memorial Scholarship Panel was established in April 1991 by action of the NASW Board of Directors in response to a generous bequest made by Consuelo Gosnell who had special interests in American Indian and Latino populations.

The panel reports to the Development Committee through the Awards Committee. Funds are collected through the Social Work Research and Education Fund.


The Gosnell Memorial Scholarship Panel will recommend a program for selecting annual winners of the Gosnell Scholarship Awards to be used exclusively for masters degree candidates in social work.

Time Frame

The Gosnell Memorial Scholarship Panel continues to the extent that there are funds available.

Members, Terms and Criteria

The Panel shall consist of four (4) members. Membership should include individuals from American Indian and Latino populations.

Specific Responsibilities

The program shall include criteria for eligibility, consideration and selection. The panel will name the winning candidates and establish a timetable for announcing these awards annually.

Questions about the Panel?

Contact Kerri Criswell, Manager - NASW Foundation, at kcriswell.nasw@socialworkers.org.

Consuelo W. Gosnell Memorial MSW Scholarship

The Consuelo W. Gosnell Memorial Scholarships are awarded to master's degree candidates in social work who have demonstrated a commitment to working with, or who have a special affinity with, American Indian/Alaska Native and Hispanic/Latino populations.

Learn more about the Consuelo W. Gosnell Memorial Scholarship