Scholarships awarded by the Department of Social Work
Scholarships/Fellowships awarded by the University of Minnesota
Carol E. Macpherson Memorial Scholarship was established in Carol's memory to assist "non-traditional" women in completing their education at the University of Minnesota. Scholarships are one-time awards and range from $1,000-$6,000. Deadline is 4:30pm on the 1st Friday in June. Please see website for eligibility, application process and more detailed information.
Dr. Nancy "Rusty" Barcelo' Scholarship assists University of Minnesota women students with financial need in completing their education at the University, with special focus on women of color, new immigrants, and first generation college students. Scholarships are one-time awards and range from $1,000-4,000 for the academic year. Deadline is 4:30pm on the 1st Friday in June. Please see website for eligibility, application process and more detailed information.
For Newly Admitted, First Year Students: Diversity of Views and Experiences (DOVE) Fellowships: The Graduate School Diversity Office administers the DOVE fellowship. The fellowship is awarded to approximately 20 first-year students from under-represented groups (U.S. citizens or permanent residents). The fellowship provides a $22,500 stipend, tuition at regular graduate school rates (up to 14 credits per semester), and subsidized health insurance for one academic year. Graduate programs must nominate prospective students by the deadline, usually early February. Students who wish to be nominated should contact Rita Ohman, Student Support Assistant, at firstname.lastname@example.org by December 1, 2013. For more information, visit the Office for Diversity in Graduate Education (ODGE) web site at https://diversity.umn.edu/gradeducation/dove
The Graduate School of the University of Minnesota has designated at least two of its DOVE fellowships McNair Scholars are encouraged to be awarded to McNair Scholars. McNair Scholars are ideal candidates for the DOVE Fellowship since they meet the DOVE Fellowship definition of diversity of views and experiences.
Other Scholarship Opportunities