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Dear DSI Applicant,

We hope that you are all doing well in these challenging times. As you may be aware, the Network for Social Work Management has rescheduled its conference to 2021, keeping the program at Fordham University, New York City. The Doctoral Scholars Institute (DSI) will also be postponed, and is rescheduled for a date in 2021 at Fordham.

We are happy that you applied to the DSI. We will hold your application and review it for participation in 2021. Given the circumstances, we will extend eligibility to those of you who are scheduled to graduate in Spring 2020. If you would like us to withdraw your application, please respond to

As a friendly reminder, in lieu of the conference this June, the Network will offer some virtual events during the original conference dates of June 3 – 5, 2020. Please check the website for more details

The Network offerings confirmed to date are:
• Thursday, June 4th – Keynote address
• Policy Fellows Virtual Poster Presentations.

We extend our good wishes for your health and well-being. Please do not hesitate to reach out to us with any questions.


Allison Zippay
DSI Chair
Professor and PhD Program Director
Director, Center for Leadership and Management
Rutgers University School of Social Work

Our thanks to DSI sponsor Rutgers University School of Social Work

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