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Brooke Sanders

Announcing the 2018 Smith Scholarship Recipient

Brooke Sanders


The Institute for Families in Society is pleased to announce the 2018 recipient of the Smith Scholarship, Brooke Sanders, a senior studying English and Psychology with plans to pursue an MAT in English beginning in the Fall of 2019. Brooke is from Aiken, SC and in addition to her studies, currently works part-time for EdVenture Children's Museum in the Strengthening Families Program. Her career plans are to be a secondary English teacher.

Please join us in congratulating Brooke on having been selected as this year's Smith Scholarship recipient.

(L-R) Mrs. Mary Thomas, Brooke Sanders, and Mr. Robert L. Thomas, who generously provided the original endowment of the Smith Scholarship.

(L-R) Allan Rutland, Elizabeth Rutland, Brooke Sanders, and Michael May

Be A Champion for Youth and Families!

The Michael Daniel Smith and Alexander Tyler Smith Scholarship is funded by an endowment created by Mr. Robert L. Thomas and awarded to the University of South Carolina in memory of the boys, who died under tragic circumstances. Each year, the Institute for Families in Society is pleased to offer one scholarship of $1500 to a full-time undergraduate student from the USC Columbia campus who shows outstanding promise as a helping professional for children and families in need.

APPLY FOR THE 2019 AWARD


To apply, the student must be recommended by a faculty member in psychology, social work, public health, or nursing.

Eligibility:

  1. Be of junior level standing
  2. Major in psychology, social work, public health, or nursing
  3. Plan to pursue a career to support and strengthen children and families.

APPLICATION MATERIALS AND SUBMISSION DEADLINES WILL BE AVAILABLE ON THIS PAGE IN EARLY 2019.



Previous Smith Scholarship Recipients

Ghia Ulrey
Ghia Ulrey
2017
Kaitlin McLaughlin
Kaitlin McLaughlin
2016
Kelsey Thompson
Kelsey Thompson
2015
Ben Walker
Ben Walker
2014
Amanda Hunsucker
Amanda Hunsucker
2014

 

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