Swank Human Services Disabilities Scholarships

The Howard W. Swank, Alma K. Swank, and Richard Kemper Swank Foundation will be awarding Swank Human Services Disabilities Scholarships in to Human Services majors with Disabilities Studies minors in their sophomore or junior years who are concentrating their studies in disabilities services. The Scholarship covers tuition, books, fees, and related expenses for their junior and/or senior years.

The Howard W. Swank, Alma K. Swank, and Richard Kemper Swank Foundation is making this significant commitment in order to address the need to develop human service professionals to support persons with neuro-developmental disabilities and their families.

Students accepting the scholarship will sign an agreement to work in the state of Delaware for a two year period of time or repay the scholarship funds. Such employment shall commence within 6 months from graduation at the University of Delaware. Employment must be as a human service professional whose job is to support persons with neuro-developmental disabilities and their families.

The scholarship is not currently being offered.

Recipients of the Swank Human Services Disabilities Scholarship are:

  • Audrey Rossi (2012)
  • Jennifer Matlack (2012)
  • Kelsey Darch (2011)
  • Kylie Melvin (2010)
  • J. Rachel McCulley (2009)

We are extremely appreciative of the generosity and forward thinking of the Howard W. Swank, Alma K. Swank, and Richard Kemper Swank Foundation!

  • Departmant of Human Development & Family Studies •  111 Allison Hall West •  Newark, DE 19716 •  USA
    Phone: 302-831-6500 Fax: 302-831-8776 E-mail: hdfs-dept@udel.edu  • ©