Scholarships and Fellowships

CSWE provides a number of funding opportunities for students and faculty members. More information about each of those funding opportunties is below along with links to application information and staff contact.


Funding Opportunities
  • Minority Fellowship Program

    CSWE administers a pre-doctoral fellowship for underrepresented groups funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). The goal of the fellowship is to assist and support ethnic minority students in successfully completing their doctoral studies in social work. The highly competitive fellowship seeks out dedicated students who are devoted to the development of mental health and substance abuse research in improving the social well-being of minority communities.

  • Scholars Program

    The CSWE Scholars Program is designed to provide both senior and junior scholars with the opportunity to work on research projects or programmatic initiatives of their choosing and in line with CSWE priorities. This Program is designed to provide senior scholars (faculty members) and junior scholars (such as doctoral students or individuals recently completing their doctoral dissertation) with the opportunity to work on projects and initiatives of interest to the scholar as well as to CSWE.

  • Carl A. Scott Memorial Fund

    The Carl A. Scott Memorial Fund was established by the CSWE Board of Directors in recognition of Carl A. Scott's contributions to CSWE and the social work profession. The components of the Fund includes an annual lecture series given at the annual program meeting, a publication program, and scholarship assistance--two scholarships in the amount of $500 each are awarded to students who have demonstrated a commitment to work for equity and social justice in social work.

  • Katherine A. Kendall Institute International Fellowship Program

    The International Fellowship Program was developed to meet the goals of CSWE Katherine A. Kendall Institute for International Social Work Education to encourage and facilitate international partnerships among social work faculty worldwide and to promote international social work education and practice.