David C. Maloney Scholarship 


This scholarship is focused on high academic achievement and is presented to a student who is currently enrolled in a human service program.  The words “human service” or” human services” must be in the program title as the term is not used to include programs in other related disciplines.  The degree sought may be at the associates, bachelor’s or master’s level.  Special consideration is given to applicants with special needs or minority status. One scholarship is awarded to one student each year as long as the criteria are met. 

Required documents are: an official transcript, a resume, a 500-word essay, two letters of reference.  Student membership in NOHS is required but will be verified by the committee.

Your application will be evaluated on the following criteria using a five-point scale where 5 = Outstanding and 1 = Doesn’t Meet

  • Current Student Member of NOHS 
  • A complete application packet with no late materials.
  • Official transcript mailed from the university or an unopened, sealed envelope mailed from the student
  • Transcript shows minimum overall GPA of 3.2 on a 4.0 scale
  • Resume that include student’s complete mailing address, telephone and email.
  • Resume should reveal accomplishments in academic excellence. Information on professional activities is encouraged
  • Essay should be 500-words, typed, double-spaced and reveal academic excellence in education and an orientation to helping
  • Two letters of reference mailed directly from the faculty member (letters mailed as email attachments are acceptable if emailed directly to committee chairperson). Letters should indicate evidence of academic and scholarly accomplishment

Application materials must be submitted by May 1 to be considered. All application materials should be submitted electronically to Dr. Tammi Milliken at scholar@nationalhumanservices.org with the exception of the transcripts which should be mailed directly from your institution to:

    Dr. Tammi Milliken 
    Counseling and Human Services 
    Darden School of Education
    Old Dominion University 
    Norfolk, VA 23522

To see the evaluation form used for this award click here.