The 2009 SWET. RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIP
The Trust invites applications from qualified and experienced social workers planning to undertake a study/research project in the area of inter-professional or multi-agency practice . Applicants should complete the Trust’s scholarship application form, and also submit a proposal of not more than 1,000 words, setting out the objectives, methodology, estimated costs, time-scale and intended outcomes of the research project. The scholarship is for £1,500
Application forms can be obtained from the Hon. Secretary, Social Workers’ Educational Trust, BASW, 16 Kent Street, Birmingham B5 6RD or from www.socialworkerseducationaltrust.org
The completed form with proposal must reach the above address by 12th May 2009
The ANNE CUMMINS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP is awarded annually for a study/research project on health related social work.
Successful candidates in recent years have carried out the following research topics:
2006 Investigation of the social factors that impact on hospital admissions of people over the age of 75.
2007 Death, dying and palliative care for adults with learning disabilities: a comparative study of practice in New Zealand and the UK
2008 Is closer working with Health or multidisciplinary working enhancing or hindering professional Social Work?
Applications for the 2009 Anne Cummins scholarship of £1,500 should include a research proposal of not more than 1,000 words, setting out objectives, methodology, estimated costs, time-scale and intended outcomes of the research. The proposal with the completed application form should be sent to Hon. Secretary, Social Workers’ Educational Trust, BASW, 16 Kent Street, Birmingham B5 6RD by the 12th May 2009
Further details and application forms are available from Pam Green at the BASW office, or from the website www.socialworkerseducationaltrust.org