Earl Maxwell Scholars Program
Many Central Texas nonprofits can’t host social work interns because they don’t have master’s level social workers on staff who can supervise students.
A new $1.7 million grant from the St. David’s Foundation addresses this challenge through the creation of the Earl Maxwell Scholars Program at the Steve Hicks School of Social Work. During the next seven years, the program will support ten master’s level social work students selected as Earl Maxwell Scholars each year as well as a full-time clinical faculty member to supervise these scholars in their internships.
The program honors Earl Maxwell, who retired as CEO of the St. David’s Foundation in December 2019, after more than 12 years in that professional role.