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Social Work Funding
Title IV-E Child Welfare Stipend
The purpose of the IV-E Child Welfare Stipend is to enhance the child welfare workforce in the state of North Dakota. The University of North Dakota, Department of Social Work collaborates with North Dakota Department of Human Services, Division of Child and Family Services, to enhance and increase the child welfare workforce. Through the University of North Dakota, education stipends are provided each semester to University of North Dakota social work students who agree to intern in a child welfare setting and seek employment in a child welfare setting.
If you have any questions about this stipend program, please contact Stephanie Homstad
Ken Dawes Social Work Scholarship
This scholarship provides $500 to a concentration-level graduate student in social work who demonstrates potential for leadership in social work administration and public policy. Application must include: 1) a resume, 2) a letter of recommendation from UND Social Work Faculty, and 3) a written paper (no more than 5 pages) on a current social work administration and public policy issue. Applicants with a commitment to practice social work in North Dakota will be given the highest priority. There is an expectation that you would meet with Ken Dawes if you are awarded the scholarship. Priority consideration will be given to applications received by March 1 of each year. To apply for this scholarship, go to Scholarship Central.
Don Schmid Child Welfare Leadership Scholarship
The Don Schmid Child Welfare Leadership Scholarship provides a $3,500 scholarship for a concentration-level graduate student in social work who demonstrates potential for leadership in child welfare and excellence in scholarship.
Application must include:
- Letter of recommendation from UND Social Work Faculty
- Written paper (no more than 5 pages) on a current child welfare issue
Priority consideration will be given to application received by March 1 of each year. To apply for this scholarship, go to Scholarship Central.
Henriette Lund Scholarship
This scholarship was created to honor the memory of Henriette Lund. Ms. Lund was one of the first professionally trained social workers to practice in North Dakota. She was instrumental in the formation of the North Dakota Conference of Social Work in 1920 which addressed child welfare needs of that day and led to the establishment of the state's Children's Code Commission.
Ms. Lund held a series of positions in national and international social work before her death in 1984, at the age of 94.
A scholarship is awarded to an admitted undergraduate junior or senior student who has a high grade point average, high promise as a social work professional, and demonstrated participation in advancement of the profession. Priority consideration will be given to applications received by March 1 of each year. To apply for this scholarship, go to Scholarship Central.
North Dakota Conference of Social Welfare Scholarship
North Dakota Conference of Social Welfare (NDCSW) will award a $500 scholarship to an undergraduate senior or graduate social work student that shows an interest in social welfare reform, advocating for the underprivileged, and being a leader in social welfare issues. Application must include an essay of 1000 words or less about their interest in the three areas listed above, why you would like to be a member of the NDCSW, what benefits there are to membership in the NDCSW, what committee you would like to serve on, and how you would like to become involved as a member of NDCSW. For application information you can access the NDCSW website at www.ndcsw.org. There is an expectation that you will attend the fall conference in Minot in late September to receive the award.
Air Force Clinical Social Work Scholarship
To be eligible for commissioning and consideration for resident selection, applicants must:
- Be of good moral character and meet initial physical/mental standards.
- Be accepted to and/or enrolled in a Masters of Social Work (MSW) degree program from a CSWE accredited university.
- Enrolled in or planning to enroll in a clinical track.
Upon completion of their MSW graduates will attend a yearlong internship program at one of our four social work training sites. As social work residents move from training to their first assignment, duties will very depending on the needs of the clinic, community characteristics, and individual interests or skills. Our graduates often move directly into positions of leadership as a small clinic or as a specialty service chief at a larger facility. Responsibilities generally exceed those typically encountered in entry-level civilian employment. Opportunities for continued education are available, including competitive selection for Air Force-funded Ph.D. programs at civilian institutions once social workers have completed requirements and been licensed for independent practice.
This scholarship program pays up to two years of academic study in your MSW program. It pays for all tuition, fees, supplies, books, and any special equipment that is required. It pays a stipend of over $2100 per month.
For more information or how to apply, please contact:
SSgt Elizabeth Loewens
3906 Raynor Parkway, Suite #102
Bellevue, NE 68128
Student Loan Repayment Opportunities
Health Care Professional Student Loan Repayment Program
In the 2015 Legislative Session, behavioral health practitioners were added to the State Loan Repayment Program. Through this program, licensed social workers are now eligible for loan repayment at the state level in addition to opportunities utilizing federal loan repayment programs.
For more information about this program, go to http://www.med.und.edu/family-medicine/workforce.cfm and click on Health Care Professional Student Loan Repayment Program under the Loan Repayment - State Programs heading.
School of Graduate Studies
The UND School of Graduate Studies provides information about scholarships, graduate teaching assistantships, and research assistantships which are offered from a variety of departments. Students work approximately 10 hours per week and earn a tuition waiver and health insurance. Students who are interested in a graduate assistantship from the Department of Social Work should indicate their interest at the time of application. Graduate students can be kept informed of important dates, deadlines, and news (including graduate assistantships) by joining the graduate student announcement email list.
UND Financial Aid Office
The Student Financial Aid Office offers scholarships, grants, employment, and loans.