Annually, one BSW and one MSW student from each accredited social work program in the state is nominated to receive the NASW-Michigan Social Work Student of the Year Award. Each student is recognized during a special awards ceremony. This year, that ceremony will be held virtually on March 31, 2021 from 6-7:30pm.
Nominations are accepted from each of the CSWE accredited BSW and MSW social work programs. Student Social Workers of the Year are selected based on the following criteria:
- Demonstrated leadership qualities (active member of student organizations
- Contribution to the positive image of a social work program
- Commitment to political and community activities
- Success in academic performance
- Degree to which the student represents the professional ethics of social work as defined in the NASW Code of Ethics
- NASW membership
The deadline for nominations is Friday, February 26 2021.