Social Work Scholarships

Don’t forget: The UTA School of Social Work offers scholarships!  Please see below for descriptions and requirements.  Scholarship awards are contingent upon available funding.

The deadline to submit applications for Fall 2014 Scholarships was May 23, 2014, but there’s still plenty of time to prepare for next year’s applications.  Keep an eye on your UTA email: Application deadlines for Spring 2015 scholarships will be announced this Fall!

 

Judith Birmingham Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to BSW or MSW Students
Full time student pursuing either a BSW or MSW in social work and have completed at least one semester of course work, maintained a minimum GPA of 3.0, and demonstrated financial need.
Scholarship recipients may reapply provided they remain in good standing in the School of Social Work. Reapplying students will be given priority over new applicants. No student shall hold this scholarship for more than two years.
Approximate award range: $500 - $1000 depending on available funding.

Jeannette Coburn Scholarship

Awarded to MSW students
Incoming or continuing MSW students in need of assistance to attend on a full-time basis.
Approximate award range: $500 - $1000 depending on available funding.

Roy & Betty Dulak Endowed Scholarship

Awarded to MSW Students
The Roy and Betty Dulak Endowed Scholarship Award was established by the Hillcrest Foundation to attract and retain first and second year MSW Social Work students entering the field of Community and Administrative Practice.
Approximate award range: $500 - $1000 depending on available funding.

Peter G. Gaupp Scholarship

Awarded to MSW Students
First year graduate students who intend to major in community and administrative practice and give evidence of the following: Interest in the prevention of community problems, interest in large scale or comprehensive approaches to resolving community problems, commitment to discover or develop improved approaches for delivering human services, prevention of social problems, and commitment to vulnerable populations. Preference is given to students who are interested in second year field work in the Community Services Development Center of the School. If a suitable first year graduate student is not found, the award may be given to a qualified second year graduate student.
This endowment will support stipend awards for Master of Social Work (MSW) students who intend to concentrate in community and administrative practice. Stipends will be awarded to MSW students with financial need who might not otherwise be able to obtain a graduate college education and who have shown they are deserving of such education.
Approximate award range: $500 - $1000 depending on available funding.

Lila B. Hagins Scholarship

Awarded to BSW, MSW or PhD Students
Full time students who have expressed an interest in pursuing a social service career and have been accepted and are enrolled in the School of Social Work. Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0, and can demonstrate financial need.
Scholarship recipients may reapply provided they remain in good standing in the School of Social Work. Reapplying students will be given priority over new applicants. No student shall hold this scholarship for more than two years.
Approximate award range: $500 - $1000 depending on available funding.

Carolyn C. and Santos H. Hernández Scholarship Endowment

Awarded to BSW, MSW, or PhD Students
Preference will be given to full-time or part-time Social Work students who are first generation college students, single parents or who have had to overcome personal obstacles in pursuit of their educational goals. Consideration will also be given to students who have had an interruption in their educational careers.
Approximate award range: $500 - $1000 depending on available funding.

Glen W. and Miriam S. Rollins Mental Health Graduate Scholarship

Awarded to MSW or PhD Students
The Glen W. and Miriam S. Rollins Mental Health Graduate Scholarship provides an annual award to a deserving student at The University of Texas at Arlington pursuing graduate study in the field of mental illness or public social service. The award is intended for incoming or continuing students in the graduate School of Social Work and may be renewed.
Approximate award range: $500 - $1000 depending on available funding.

Coleen Shannon Scholarship

 Awarded to BSW or MSW Students
BSW or MSW Students based on financial need.
Approximate award range: $500 - $1000 depending on available funding.

Federico Souflée, Jr. Memorial Scholarship

 Awarded to BSW or MSW Students
Student whose major field of study is Social Work. Student must apply in writing to compete for this scholarship; history of involvement with the Mexican-American community and one or more of the following: (1) Demonstrate financial need; (2) Evidence of a solid academic record. Students eligible for the Federico Souflée, Jr. Memorial Scholarship must be MSW students or students in their senior year of the BSW program admitted to the School of Social Work, and who have a history of working with the Mexican-American community with satisfactory progress toward a degree, as determined by the Scholarship Selection Committee. Recipients may continue to receive this assistance for subsequent years.
Approximate award range: $500 - $1000 depending on available funding.

Reba Wadel Scholarship

Sponsored by the Dallas Chapter of the National Council of Jewish Women
Awarded to MSW, 2nd year Students

Second year MSW students with financial need and who are willing to work in the area of children. (Requires attachment of prior year IRS tax return & references from 2 faculty members.) The award is $1000 for two semesters. ($500 in the fall and $500 in the spring.)
Approximate award range: $500 - $1000 depending on available funding.

Charles H. Mindel Graduate Research Scholarship Fund

Awarded to MSW or PhD Students
Eligibility is limited to graduate students, either Ph.D. or Master's, working on empirical, preferably quantitative, dissertation, or thesis research in all fields of social work.

Scholarships in addition to those administered by the UT Arlington School of Social Work
UT Arlington Alumni Association Scholarship
http://www.uta.edu/alumni/scholarships
Mental Health Association of Tarrant County Scholarship
http://www.mhatc.org/scholarships.php
UT Arlington Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships
http://wweb.uta.edu/ses/fao/
Graduate Financial Aid
http://grad.uta.edu/students/finances/