Scholarships for Social Work Students

 UAA Financial Aid 

Several scholarships are available for BSW and MSW majors and all SWK students are encouraged to apply for scholarships offered by UAA, the College of Health and UA in addition to those that are administered by the School of Social Work. Application deadlines for scholarships that are awarded for the 2013-2014 academic year are available below and are due no later than 4:00 PM on Friday September 27, 2013. Applications offered through UAA and UA are due on February 15 of the year prior to the award

Late applications are not accepted.


School of Social Work Awards

Only online applications will be accepted and are accessed via the links below. An essay containing specific content is required for each submission.  The essay instructions are included within each application. Applications are due before 4:00 PM on Friday September 27, 2013. Late applications are not accepted.

National Association of Social Workers (NASW)/Alaska Chapter Scholarship

$500 minimum award.

NASW Alaska Application

Dove Kull Memorial Scholarship

$500 minimum award.

Dove Kull Application

UAA Tuition Waivers

Between 30 and 35 credits of tuition available for waiver annually.

Tuition Waiver Application



Ella Craig/NASW Social Work Scholarship 

$500.00 minimum award. 

Ella Craig/NASW Application

College of Health Dean's Book Stipend Award

$500.00 maximum available for Fall 2013

$500.00 maximum available for Spring 2014

Applications are due no later than 4:00 PM Friday September 27, 2013. 

UA and UAA Awards 

UAA Michael Baring-Gould Memorial Scholarship 

$6,000 or more available. Applications are due by February 15 prior to year of award. More information is available for this award and others on the . UAA Scholarship website

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