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Scholarship and Special Programs: Application Deadline 2/1

Posted: October 05, 2010

The School of Social Work offers various scholarships and special programs, some with significant financial assistance, that can enhance your learning and preparation for your social work career. For a full listing, please click here.

Deadline: February 1, 2011. Be sure to check the blog for updated information!

Child Welfare Scholarship Program
The purpose of the Child Welfare Scholarship Program is to train committed specialists in child welfare.
• Nonresident: $40,000 total award
• Resident: $20,000 total award
Click here for more information.

Community-Based Initiative Program
The purpose of the Community-Based Initiative in Detroit Program is to train and support a new generation of social workers dedicated to community and social change in urban cities, neighborhoods, and communities through coursework and field placements based in Detroit and surrounding areas.
• Nonresident: $40,000 total award
• Resident: $20,000 total award
Click here for more information.

Geriatric Scholarship Program
The Geriatric Scholarship Program aims to address the growing need for geriatric social workers by creating more aging-rich placements and increasing the number of students in the field of health care and social work for older people.
• Nonresident: $40,000 total award
• Resident: $20,000 total award
Click here for more information.

Global Activities Scholars Program
The purpose of the Global Activities Scholars Program is to provide students committed to global social work practice an opportunity to live in a foreign country while completing a part of their field placement requirement.
• Nonresident: $40,000 total award
• Resident: $20,000 total award
Click here for more information.

Jewish Communal Leadership Program
The Jewish Communal Leadership Program presents a distinctive educational opportunity for individuals committed to helping Jewish communities meet 21st-century challenges while addressing broader social concerns.
• Nonresident: $47,000 total award
• Resident: $23,500 total award
Click here for more information.

National Community Scholars Program
The National Community Scholars Program prepares professionals for enabling young people and adult allies to create community change through national field placement opportunities.
• Nonresident: $40,000 total award
• Resident: $20,000 total award
Click here for more information.

Graduate Student Staff Assistant Positions
The Office of Student Services will be hiring three Fall 2011 incoming MSW students as Graduate Student Staff Assistants. These positions each provide a full tuition waver, a stipend, and eligibility to participate in the University-sponsored health insurance plan.
Application Deadline: February 1, 2011
Click here for more information.

Contact the Office of Student Services with any questions about these programs.

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