Balog Family Social Work Scholarship

Dr. Kevin and Cheryl Balog, along with their daughter Stephanie, established this scholarship to support students who share Stephanie’s passion for the field of gerontology. As the aging population grows in number, the Balogs would like to provide financial assistance to students who are committed to working with the elderly and intend to pursue a professional career in gerontological social work.

Basic criteria:

  • entering junior or senior year
  • cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher
  • social work major wanting to pursue a career in gerontological social work
  • financial need is required

Renewal criteria: This scholarship is not automatically renewable. You must re-apply to be considered.

Kevin and Cheryl Balog
Sociology and Social Work
Supplemental Questions
  1. Do you intend to do your field placement in gerontology?
  2. Describe your commitment to the field of gerontology as demonstrated by your interests as well as actions (volunteer service and/or work experience)
  3. Describe an area or issue in the field of gerontology in which you are interested.