If you plan to study Social work in college, you may be eligible for additional scholarships! We've put together a list of scholarships open to Social work majors to help you afford college tuition.
List of scholarships for Social work majors
|Evalee C. Schwarz Charitable Trust for Education Scholarship||$15,000||April 10, 2018|
|Study & Internship Program (SIP) in Germany - UAS7||$ -||February 15, 2018|
|Charles L. Hebner Memorial Scholarship||$ -||March 6, 2018|
|JVS Chicago Scholarship Program||$ -||February 1, 2018|
|SMART Scholarship for Service||$ -||December 1, 2017|
|The Beinecke Scholarship Program||$34,000||February 17, 2018|
|Boren Scholarships||$20,000||February 9, 2018|
|Pacific Gas & Electric Company ERG Disabilities Scholarship||$3,000||February 1, 2018|
|NAJA Graduate Scholarship Program||$ -||February 1, 2018|
|Bethesda Lutheran Communities Lutheran Student Scholastic & Service Scholarship||$3,000||May 1, 2017|
Evalee C. Schwarz Charitable Trust for Education Scholarship
The Evalee C. Schwarz Charitable Trust for Education was created under the Will of Evalee C. Schwarz to provide interest-free loans to undergraduate and graduate students who demonstrate exceptional academic performance and significant financial need.
Eligibility:- Be a U.S. citizen at the time of application- Qualify for financial need in the form of government grants. Applicants must have an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of $5,815 or less as it appears on their FAFSA Student Aid Report (SAR)- Be enrolled in a school in the state in which the student resides *possible exceptions apply- Standardized test scores must be in the top 15% of nation-wide- Must not be seeking a law degree For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
Study & Internship Program (SIP) in Germany - UAS7
Internships typically last 5-6 months, but UAS7 research internships may run from 2-6 months, depending on the specifications of the project description. Recipients will receive a full tuition waiver for both semesters (enrollment is also required during the internship to maintain residency in Germany) and the benefits provided to exchange students at the host UAS. Successful SIP applicants are eligible for a UAS7 Travel Scholarship.
Applicants must be full-time sophomores or juniors in good academic standing and currently enrolled in an undergraduate program at an accredited U.S. or Canadian college/university, in a field represented on UAS7 campuses.Competitive applicants will have a minimum 3.0 GPA, language skills commensurate with their proposed course of study and internship in Germany, strong support from academic and study abroad advisors, and a well-reasoned study plan and statement of motivation. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
Charles L. Hebner Memorial Scholarship
The Charles L. Hebner Memorial Scholarship was established in honor of the former Speaker of the State House of Representatives. The scholarship is renewable so long as recipients maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA.
Eligibility:-Must be a legal resident of Delaware-Must be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen-High school senior who ranks in upper half of class and has a combined score of 1000 on the SAT-Enrolled full-time at the University of Delaware or Delaware State University-Majoring in the humanities or social sciences. Preference will be given to political science majors-Must file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) prior to the application deadlineEssay (1,000 to 1,200 words on one of the following topics):1. With the continuing economic challenges facing the U.S. and the international community, what strategies would you implement to ensure that the next generation will be able to afford college, find rewarding employment, and save for the future? 2. Every generation is different from the previous generation in important ways. How is your generation different from that of your parents? Use specific reasons and examples to explain your answer. 3. If you could invent something new, what product would you develop? Use specific details to explain why this invention is needed. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
JVS Chicago Scholarship Program
Educational scholarship funds from grants administered by the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago are available for Jewish college students. More than $500,000 each year is available for full-time students, predominantly those legally domiciled in the metropolitan Chicago area, who are identified as having promise for significant contributions in their chosen careers. Assistance is available for those in the helping professions.
Eligibility:-Must be Jewish-Were born and raised in the Chicago metropolitan area including Lake County, Indiana; or one continuous year of full-time employment in the Chicago-metro area prior to enrollment-Intend to remain in the Chicago-metro area after school-Demonstrate financial need-Demonstrate career promise-Available for an interview between March 1st and April 20th-Provide two professional/academic reference letters For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
SMART Scholarship for Service
The Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service is a scholarship for service program that provides students with a stipend (starting between $22,500 and $38,000 per year), full tuition, health coverage, book allowance of $1,000, and other education expenses.
SMART has been established by the Department of Defense (DoD) to support the education, recruitment and retention of undergraduate and graduate students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) studies. The SMART Scholarship for Service Program is open only to U.S. citizens and nationals, and students must be at least 18 years of age to be eligible. There is an employment opportunity with the DoD with this program.Eligibility:-Must be a U.S. citizen -18 years of age or older -Able to participate in summer internships at DoD laboratories-Willing to accept post-graduate employment with the DoD-A student in good standing with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 -Pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in one of the approved disciplines -Undergraduate applicants must be currently enrolled in a regionally accredited U.S. college or university and have a high school diploma/GED. Current high school students are not eligible to apply.-Graduate applicants can be either currently enrolled in a regionally accredited U.S. college or university or awaiting notification of admission to such. If awaiting admission, you must be accepted for entrance in the upcoming fall term.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
The Beinecke Scholarship Program
The Beinecke Scholarship Program awards each scholar $4,000 immediately prior to entering graduate school and an additional $30,000 while attending graduate school. There are no geographic restrictions on the use of the scholarship.
Students must be a college junior pursuing a bachelor's degree and plan to enter a master's or doctoral program in the arts, humanities or social sciences. Students in the social sciences who plan to pursue graduate study in neuroscience should not apply. Nominations are made by the college or university. Students should contact their campus liaison for information.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
Boren Scholarships, a prestigious initiative of the National Security Education Program, provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. undergraduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests, and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. The countries of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand are excluded.
In exchange for funding, Boren Scholars commit to working in the federal government for at least one year after graduation.Scholarship awards are:-$8,000 for a summer program (special initiative for STEM students only; 8 weeks minimum)-$10,000 for a semester-$20,000 for a full academic year Eligibility:-Must be a U.S. citizen at the time of application-A high school graduate, or have earned a GED-Matriculated in an undergraduate degree program located within the United States accredited by an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Boren Scholars must remain matriculated in their undergraduate programs for the duration of the scholarship and may not graduate until the scholarship is complete-Applying to a study abroad program that meets home institution standards in a country outside of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, or New Zealand. Boren Scholarships are not for study in the United States.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
Pacific Gas & Electric Company ERG Disabilities Scholarship
The purpose and objectives of the Access Network Employee Resource Group are to support, advocate for, and celebrate the inclusion of people with disabilities in PG&E's workforce; to provide support to customers and the community with disabilities; and to increase PG&E's awareness and reputation regarding disability issues, accomplishments, and challenges.
Access Network Employee Resource Group will be awarding $1,000 to $3,000 scholarships to five or more college-bound high school seniors and continuing students. Scholarships are open to college-bound high school seniors and continuing students.Eligibility:-Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA -Must be a college-bound high school senior or continuing college student -Eligible majors include: medical, psychology, and physical therapy For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
NAJA Graduate Scholarship Program
The National Association of Junior Auxiliaries, Inc. (NAJA) was established in 1941 with the purpose of uniting members "to render charitable services which are beneficial to the general public, with particular emphasis on children, and to cooperate with other organizations performing similar services." Today, the growing Association continues the focus of meeting the needs of children and youth in keeping with the NAJA slogan: "Care Today, Character Tomorrow."
Eligibility: -Working or planning to work directly with children-Pursuing graduate-level studies for one year in fields which address the special needs of children and youth. Graduate fields of study include, but are not limited to counseling, psychology, mental health, special education, speech pathology, exceptional children, remedial skills development, hearing impaired, gifted and talented, etc.; scholarships are not awarded for graduate work in administration or general education -U.S. citizens and permanent residents of a state with a Junior Auxiliary Chapter: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee and Texas-Planning to attend a U.S. college or university for full-time or part-time study For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
Bethesda Lutheran Communities Lutheran Student Scholastic & Service Scholarship
Bethesda Lutheran Communities offers two scholarships to Lutheran students pursuing undergraduate degrees in any area of service to people with developmental disabilities.
Eligibility/Requirements:-Be an active, communicant member of a Lutheran congregation-Be a freshmen, sophomore, or junior at an accredited college/university-Have a minimum 3.0 GPA-Have a career objective in the field of intellectual and developmental disabilities -250-300 word essay-4 letters of recommendation-Official college/university transcripts
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