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BSW Scholars-CC Application 2019

Thank you for your interest in the BSW Scholars-Children’s Corps partnership program! 
We are excited to review your application. While the application may be long and look intimidating, it is really meant to share more information with you about child welfare work and give us an opportunity to get to know you.

Please read the important instructions below to help you in completing the application. You will only be able to move forward (not backward) through this application. Take your time and proofread each page before moving on. You can save your application and continue working on it at a later time. Just click on the prompt at the top of any page and follow the directions.

Incomplete applications WILL NOT be considered. A complete application includes the following pages:
  1. Self-Screening Assessment
  2. Applicant Information
  3. Education
  4. Experience & Résumé
  5. Short Answer Questions
  6. Letter of Intent
  7. References
  8. Interview Date Preferences
  9. Affirmation

Application Deadline:
February 24th, 2019, 11:59 pm EST

  • Fulfill all requirements necessary to graduate by Spring 2020.
  • Have a minimum GPA of 2.5 overall. 
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in social work courses.
  • U.S. citizenship, permanent residency status, or other valid U.S. work authorization. 
If you have any questions about your eligibility, please contact Michelle Rolfsmeyer at

Application Tips:
  • Read through the BSW Scholars page on the Children's Corps website.  
  • Read the other pages on the Children's Corps website (this will provide more information about the program and post-graduate job.
  • Be genuine and thoughtful in your responses.  We don’t just want to know your credentials or prior experience, we also want to get a sense of who you are.
  • PROOFREAD! Or have someone else read over your application.
*Please note that upon entering Children's Corps, and as an agreement of being a part of the Corps, your application will be shared with a Children's Corps partner agency who will become your direct employer.  

Interview:  You will hear from the BSW Scholars-Children's Corps program by March 6th if you will be invited to an interview.  The interview date for all candidates is Friday, March 15th.

Required Documents for Interview: You will be required to submit the following documents, ONLY IF YOU ARE SELECTED FOR AN INTERVIEW.
  • 2 letters of recommendation (at least one must be professional, others may be academic)
  • Unofficial Transcript
*It is important to make sure you have people you can call upon to write a recommendation with a quick turnaround. Should you get an interview, you will have to have these documents submitted timely (prior to your interview). 

Letter of recommendation forms are available at the following link:
BSW-CC Recommendation Form 2019
**You will be asked to submit a third recommendation before you graduate next year.  Children's Corps staff will follow up about this at a later date.