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External Sources of Funding

This document is intended to be a resource in the search for external funding sources.  This is just a resource meaning there are many more scholarships out there, but you have to do the research to find.  This is a sample of some of the outside sources our graduate students have used in this past.  If you have questions on financial aid or paying for graduate school, please contact our Financial Aid office at lufinaid@luc.edu or 312-915-8900.

 


Scholarship

Alpha Kappa Alpha Educational Advancement Foundation

Eligibility

Offers scholarships based on need and merit to encourage lifelong educational pursuits.

Apply

www.akaeaf.org


Scholarship

Judith Holm Memorial Student Awards Program

Eligibility

Available to second year MSW students who can demonstrate excellence in preparation for clinical social work

Apply

https://www.abecsw.org/student-awards.html


Scholarship

Americorps

Eligibility

After completing at least one year of service (1700 hours), participants receive a Segal Education Award in the amount of $5,550 that can be applied directly to tuition and fees or to student loans.

Apply

1-800-942-2677
TDD 1-800-833-3722
www.americorps.gov



Scholarship

Charles David Hughes Graduate Scholarship

Eligibility

Charles David Hughes Scholars will be awarded a one-time $1,000 scholarship that may be used to pursue a graduate degree in a public service related studies program at an accredited college or university of their choice.

Apply

http://www.cedaorg.net/www2/EdS.html


Scholarship

College Scholarships.org

Eligibility

Social Work Scholarships

Apply

http://www.collegescholarships.org/scholarships/social-worker.htm


Scholarship

Council on Social Work Education

Eligibility

Minority Fellowship Program, Scholars Program, Carl A. School Memorial Fund, and Katherine A. Kendall Institute International Fellwoship Program

Apply

http://www.cswe.org/CentersInitiatives/ScholarshipsandFellowships.aspx


Scholarship

FastWeb Free Scholarship Search 

Eligibility

 

Apply

http://www.fastweb.com/


Scholarship

Finaid.org

Eligibility

 Information on Financing your Education

Apply

http://www.finaid.org/



Scholarship

George E. Meares Memorial Scholarship 

Eligibility

 

Apply

George E. Meares Scholarship Committee
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. 2714
Georgia Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20001
http://www.aie.org/Scholarships/detail.cfm?ID=11426


Scholarship

Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship Program 

Eligibility

 

Apply

$1,000. Application Deadline, 12/31/11
http://www.gkscholarship.com


Scholarship

Gosnell Memorial Scholarship 

Eligibility

For students whose area of interest is serving American Indian/Alaskan Native or Hispanic/Latino populations 

Apply

National Association of Social Workers

www.naswfoundation.org/gosnell.asp


Scholarship

The LGBT Heart Scholarship

Eligibility

 The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Health, Education and

Research Trust, Inc. (LGBT HEART) awards scholarships to lesbian, gay,

bisexual and transgender (LGBT) identified students in the health sciences

in the United States.

Apply

http://www.aphalgbt.org/resources/Y2009/09_HEART_Application.pdf


Scholarship

My Free Degree Scholarship Database

Eligibility

 

Apply

http://www.myfreedegree.com/?from=%2F&tp_campaign_id=66&traffic_id=460791905


Scholarship

NASW Foundation Programs

Eligibility

 

Apply

http://www.naswfoundation.org/fellowships.asp


 

Scholarship

National Health Service Corps - Loan Repayment Program

Eligibility

 

Apply

http://nhsc.hrsa.gov/loanrepayment/index.html



Scholarship

 The Princeton Review

Eligibility

 

Apply

http://www.princetonreview.com/scholarships-financial-aid.aspx


Scholarship

The Roothbert Fund, Inc.

Eligibility

 

Apply

http://www.roothbertfund.org/scholarships.php


Scholarship

Roy Scrivner Memorial Research Grant

Eligibility

Provided to graduate students for empirical or applied research that encourages the study of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) family psychology and LGBT family therapy.

Apply

http://www.apa.org/apf/funding/scrivner.aspx



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