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College of Social Work

Scholarships and Financial Aid

The College of Social Work is committed to helping you realize your educational goals. We offer fellowships, scholarships and additional resources to make the Bachelor of Social Work program within your financial reach.

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Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships

evaluates tuition costs and college expenses and identify financial aid options, including loans, grants, student employment and scholarships.

Office of Undergraduate Admissions Tuitions and Scholarships

evaluates your eligibility for academic scholarships based on your application to the university.

National Fellowships and Scholar Program

helps and supports you through the application process for earning prestigious national fellowships. The office also advises and supports students through a variety of scholar program opportunities.


Fellowships and Scholarships

Visit the USC Opportunities page to view, complete, and submit applications for fellowship and scholarship for the current academic year.  Your USC Network Username (or VIPID) and Password are required.

The Agenora Adams von Lehe Endowed Fellowship was established to assist Upper Division BSW and MSW students from underrepresented populations that will pursue a career in child welfare. 

The purpose of The Aiken Foundation Student Access Fund is to support the education of an underrepresented BSW or MSW student in need of additional financial resources to complete their field of study.

The scholarship(s) for undergraduate student(s) will be awarded by the College of Social Work's Scholarship Committee to student(s) with a demonstrated financial need.

The I. DeQuincey Newman Endowed Scholarship Fund for Peace and Social Justice was established to assist students who demonstrate financial need. Preference will be given to student(s) that have an interest in affecting positive social change around social justice issues and are actively involved with the I. DeQuincey Newman Institute for Peace and Social Justice at the time of application. Involvement can include attending social media dialogues; college student group engagement in social justice-related activities with the community; social justice film and dialogue meetings; and working with student groups at other local universities on social justice-related activities.  

Supports BSW students who demonstrate financial need with preference to students who have an interest in working in mental health or addiction fields.


  • Financial need
  • Male student

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