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MSW Program Grants and Scholarships

  1. School of Social Work Scholarships

    This award is funded through the gifts of many donors who wish to provide scholarship support to students in the School of Social Work. School of Social Work Scholarships are awarded to incoming MSW students each year. Selection is based on demonstrated, outstanding potential for professional practice. This determination shall be based primarily on an evaluation of all previous academic work, recommendations, human service employment experience, the applicant's written supplementary statement, other application documents and the School of Social Work Financial Aid Application. Please note that no separate financial aid application is required.

  2. Sims Medal and Award

    Application Deadline: September 2021

    The Sims Medal and Award is given annually to one or more graduate students, primarily master's degree candidates, who examine some aspect of the interactive efforts of home/neighborhood, workplace, and school on the functioning of family members, and who intend to pursue active careers in those areas.

    This application will be available in August 2021.

  3. SSW Global Independent Study Grant Application

    Deadline: early December

    A global independent study offers students the ability to design a global social work opportunity in a foreign country while earning 1-6 elective credits. Accepted students receive a $2,000 scholarship to help cover the various costs.

    * This is a highly recommended funding source for Global students. Typically one or more MSW students receive funding from this source annually.

    Global Independent Study

  4. Telluride House Scholarship

    Telluride House is a merit-based residential room and board scholarship committed to establishing a vibrant community supporting democratic ideals of self-governance, a stimulating intellectual environment, and a commitment to public service. All current or prospective U-M students, undergraduate or graduate, are encourage to apply, regardless of program or field of study.

    The Telluride House Scholarship

  5. The Roothbert Fund, Inc

    Deadline: February 1, 2019 Application available November-February 1, 2019

    The Roothbert Fund, Inc provides scholarships to further graduate study.

    The Roothbert Fund, Inc

  6. UAW-GM Fellowship in Child and Family Programs

    Application Deadline: September 2021

    UAW-GM Fellowship in Child and Family Programs to provide scholarship support for MSW students who are pursuing a practice area in Children and Youth in Families and Society with a field placement located in the greater Detroit or Flint communities. Preference is to be given to MSW students who are residents from the Detroit or Flint communities.

    This application will be available in August 2021.

  7. Verne LaMarr Lyons Memorial MSW Scholarship-National Association of Social Workers

    The Verne LaMarr Lyons Memorial MSW Scholarship is awarded to a Master's degree candidate in social work who demonstrates an interest in or has experience with health/mental health practice and has a commitment to working in African American communities.

    Verne LaMarr Lyons Memorial MSW Scholarship-National Association of Social Workers

  8. Vivian A. & James L. Curtis Endowed Scholarship Fund for Hospital Based Social Work

    This Scholarship was established by James L. and Vivian A. Curtis. It is awarded to an outstanding MSW student who is a first generation college student interested in hospital-based social work.

    Please note that no separate financial aid application is required.

  9. Vivian A. and James L. Curtis Endowed Scholarship for Geriatric Social Work

    Application Deadline: September 2021

    This Scholarship was established by James L. and Vivian A. Curtis. It is awarded to an outstanding MSW student interested in geriatric social work.

    This application will be available in August 2021.

  10. Wheeler Family Memorial Scholarships

    These endowed scholarships are provided by the estate of Philip R. Wheeler. Several scholarships of varying amounts are awarded to incoming MSW students. Selection is based on demonstrated, outstanding potential for professional practice. This determination shall be based primarily on an evaluation of all previous academic work, recommendations, human service employment experience, the applicant's written supplementary statement, other application documents and the School of Social Work Financial Aid Application. Please note that no separate financial aid application is required.

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