Take this opportunity to recognize those who have made a significant impact on social welfare or social services in Mississippi. Nominate a deserving individual or agency for the Mississippi Conference on Social Welfare Individual and Agency Merit Awards. Please submit a narrative that includes the criteria below with corroborating details about why this individual or agency deserves such an honor. 

For a nomination application please contact:

Dr. Angela Savage at

Applications must be returned by August 1st

Awards will be presented at the Annual Forum in September.


  • A nominee must be a current member of MCSW and be in good standing with the Conference.

  • The nominee’s uniqueness of services or contributions will be considered.

  • Advocacy efforts and creative measures used to effect social change are also areas of consideration.

  • The impact the nominee’s contribution has on the community’s service delivery system and the field of social welfare/social service will be assessed.