Take this opportunity to recognize those who have made a significant impact in 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 criteria below with corroborating details about why this individual or agency deserves such an honor. Nominations should be received by August 15th via email at, or mailed to Post Office Box 16764, Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39404. 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.