Financial Aid and Funding

Students enrolled in the Master of Social Work (MSW) program have a number of opportunities for financial support for their educational goals.

The Graduate School provides information about the various types of financial aid and funding available to graduate students, including scholarships, fellowships, assistantships, and employment. For more information, please visit the Graduate School office website

Many of these opportunities require students to submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). For more information, please visit the Financial Aid office website


Scholarships and Fellowships within the College

Please visit the Scholarships and Fellowships section of the College of Community and Public Affairs website to learn about these opportunities. 

Assistantships within the Department

After admission, all full-time students will be informed of opportunities for assistantships within the Department of Social Work. Please contact Brian Flynn, Director of Admissions and Student Services, at or at 607-777-9164, for more information.

Specialized Field Placements with Stipends

The Department of Social Work offers several specialized field placements. These highly selective internships offer the opportunity to acquire new knowledge, valuable skills, and practical experience while earning a stipend. Please view our brochure or contact Sophia Resciniti, Director of Field Education, at or at 607-777-9163, for more information. 

Last Updated: 10/21/14