Christine Smith $15,000 Graduate Studies Scholarship established for graduate level studies specializing in children and family issues.
National Association of Social Work Foundation Fellowship, Scholarship and Research Awards
Air Force Clinical Social Work Scholarship Program: The Scholarship pays up to two years of academic study for the MSW program. Pays for all tuition, fees, suppies, books, and any special equipment that is required. Also pays a stipend of over $2100 per month. Click here for information on how to apply.
University of Minnesota GLBTA Awards & Scholarships: The GLBTA Programs Office awards and scholarships are open to all five University of Minnesota campuses (Crookston, Duluth, Morris, Rochester and Twin Cities). The GLBTA Student Scholarship Award awards between $1,000-3,000 every academic year. Go to https://diversity.umn.edu/glbta/awardsscholarships for more information and for applications. Deadline early to mid-April.
The White House Fellows program: This nonpartisan program is designed to provide emerging leaders an opportunity to experience the process of governing the nation while working alongside public servants at the highest levels of the Federal Government. The President's Commission on White House Fellowships chooses 11-19 professional men and women to spend a year in Washington, D.C. learning about public service and leadership. Fellows are placed in the offices of Cabinet Secretaries, senior White House staff, and other high-level Executive Branch officials. In addition, they regularly meet in roundtable discussins with renowned leaders from the private and public sectors and travel domestically and internationally to study U.S. policy in action.
Post-MSW Fellowship at the University Health Services at the University of California, Berkeley. Seeking two qualified applicants for the joint Fellowship in the Counseling and Psychological Services and Social Services units. Fellowships are full-time (40 hours per week) for a twelve month period. The stipend for the fellowship is $26,500 for the year. Applicants must have a master's degree in social work from an accredited institution.
Judd Fellowships are designed to support the continued internationalization of the University of Minnesota by providing critical assistance to students enrolled in masters and professional degree programs, and to increase opportunities for students to study, undertake internships, and conduct research projects abroad.
Minority Fellowship Program: provides mentorship and training to ethnical minority social work professionals, preparing them for leadership roles in mental health research and in the delivery of mental health services. MFP accomplishes this by supporting students in completing their doctoral degrees in the field of social work.
Policy Research Inc.Policy Research, Inc (PRI) is pleased to announce a new, federally-funded stipend program for graduate-level research, the Disability Determination Process (DDP) Small Grant Program. This one-year stipend program will allow graduate students to conduct supervised independent research on improving disability determination processes. This grant program will award $10,000 stipends to graduate students to conduct research on improving disability determination processes
The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans Hungarian immigrants and American philanthropists, Paul and Daisy Soros, established their fellowship program for New Americans. At the time of their selection, fellows must be college seniors or early in the graduate programs for which they request support. Fellows can study in any degree-granting program in any field at any university in the United States.
The Wellstone Fellowship for Social Justice: designed to foster the advancement of social justice through participation in health care advocacy work that focuses on the unique challenges facing many communities of color.
The National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program provides $60,000 (or the outstanding balance of qualifying student loans if it is less than $50,000), tax free, to mental health clinicians in exchange for two years of service at an approved site in a Health Professional Shortage Area.
The Health Resources and Service Administraion (HRSA) is preparing a second funding opportunity for the Mental and Behavioral Health Education and Training Grants (MBHET) program. Updates on the status of this funding opportunity may be obtained by visiting the HHS Grants Forecast website (select "HRSA" from the choice of agencies) and signing up to receive e-mails on new program details. The MBHET is designed to enhance mental and behavioral health care services by increasing the number of professionally prepared mental and behavioral health providers, including social workers.
The Eldercare Workforce Alliance has developed the National Health Service Corps: A Guide for Geriatrics & Gerontology Providers. This guide is to assist in attracting more health professionals in geriatrics to the LRP. Although geared for aging-related professions, the guide is a helpful resource for others interested in pursuing NHSC funding.
The Indian Health Service's Loan Repayment Program offers loan repayment for graduate and undergraduate educational loans for health professionals in return for full-time clinical service in Indian health programs. Social workers are eligbile for the program. Policy Update for 2013.
Federal Student Aid Loan Forgiveness for Public Service Employees: Through the College Cost Reduction and Access Act of 2007, Congress created the Loan Forgiveness for Public Service Employees Program. The new program provides for the cancellation of the remaining balance due on eligible federal student loans after the borrower has made 120 monthly payments on those loans under certain repayment plans while employed in certain public service fields.
NASW's Loan Forgiveness for Social Workers has information on loan forgiveness programs available to Social Workers. Review their website on "Frequently Asked Questions" on the College Cost Reduction Act of 2007 and Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008.
Student Loan Borrower Assistance: National Consumer Law Center's Student Loan Borrower Assistance Project is a resource for borrowers, their families, and advocates representing student loan borrowers. This site is for people who already have student loans and want to know more about their options and rights.
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