Social Work Scholarships

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.

Social Work and College of Health application deadlines for scholarships awarded for the 2018-2019 academic year are due on Friday September 21, 2018.

Late applications are not accepted.

Applications offered through UAA and UA are due on February 15 of the year prior to the award.

*Note: Social Work recipients will be notified in December and awards will be issued in January.

Please note that only online applications will be accepted for School of Social Work Awards and Scholarships. Applications can be found via the links below. An essay containing specific content is required for each submission. The essay instructions are included within each application.

UA and UAA Awards

  • The UAA Scholarship Application deadline is February 15 prior to the academic year for which you are seeking scholarships.
UAA Scholarship Webpage

Phi Alpha Honor Society

  • Phi Alpha Honor Society offers several scholarships for members.
  • Deadline set by Phi Alpha
Information & Applications

UAA Michael Baring-Gould Memorial Scholarship

  • $6,000 or more available
  • This is an award given by the University - Application deadline for this award is February 15 prior to year of award.
Information & Application

College of Health Book Stipend Award

  • Award amount varies
  • 3.0 GPA required
Information & Application

College of Health Administration Scholarship

  • Amount varies
  • MSW & BSW students may apply
  • for tuition & fees
Information & Application



Dove Kull Memorial Scholarship

  • $500 minimum award
  • Available to fully admitted BSW & MSW students at UAA
  • 2.0 GPA required
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Ella Craig/NASW Social Work Scholarship

  • Award amount varies
  • Available to MSW students
  • 2.5 GPA required
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Verne LaMarr Lyons Memorial MSW Scholarships

  • Awarded to MSW candidates who demonstrate an interest in or have experience with health/mental health practice and have a commitment to working in African American communities.
  • Deadline is set by NASW Foundation
Information & Application

Consuelo W. Gosnell Memorial MSW Scholarships

  • Awarded to MSW candidates interested in working with American Indian/Alaska Native and Hispanic/Latino populations or in public voluntary nonprofit agency settings.
  • Up to 10 scholarships can be award
  • Each recipient can be awarded up to $4,000
  • Deadline is set by NASW Foundation
Information & Application


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