Established in the memory of Marilyn Jacobs ’78, alumnae and long time employee of Wilfrid Laurier University. Marilyn appreciated the value of her Masters of Social Work degree and was proud to be associated with the friends and colleagues in the Faculty of Social Work and the Wilfrid Laurier University community. She saw the need for MSW entrance scholarships that would support Laurier’s efforts to attract and secure the brightest and most committed social work graduate students.
-This award will recognize a full time graduate student entering Laurier’s Masters of Social Work program. -The successful recipient will be a long term resident of Ontario, have superior admissions scores, proven financial need, and preferably be able to demonstrate previous community experience working in the areas of ethnicity and diversity.