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School of Social Work Scholarships

To fill out a scholarship application, please see the Office of Financial Aid’s website at http://financialaid.missouri.edu. For inquiries regarding a particular scholarship listed on this page, please visit the College of Human Environmental Sciences (HES) Development Office located in 122 Gwynn Hall or call (573) 882-7514.

Undergraduate Scholarships

This scholarship will provide awards to undergraduate (preference) or graduate (MSW) students in the School of Social Work; preference will be given to students with disabilities who are pursuing a Social Work career working with individuals with disabilities.

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This scholarship will provide assistance to single mothers who are pursuing bachelor’s or master’s degrees in the School of Social Work.

One or more annual scholarship awards shall be made to graduate students enrolled in the School of Social Work in the College of Human Environmental Sciences. Preference shall be given to students with an interest in health care and behavioral health.

One or more annual scholarships awards shall be made to undergraduate students in the Junior or Senior year who are enrolled in the School of Social Work in the College of HES.

Established by Drs. Joseph & Judith Davenport in honor of their daughter Jennifer Schroeder. Awards will be for students that have designated social work as their major. The Davenports wanted to cultivate an interest in Social Work with students who are Missouri residents with demonstrated financial need. The scholarship is outlined for Freshman or Transfer students who have earned an Associate degree prior to enrolling at MU. For the purposes of this need-based scholarship program, the recipient will be in the high need category for financial aid, with preference given to Pell eligible students or students with an Estimated Family contribution (EFC) closet to Zero and the student must have financial need as defined by federal financial aid regulations.

Established by Dr. Davenport in honor of the School’s 75th anniversary of professional accreditation. Student shall be preferably from small towns (less than 20,000) or rural areas. This does not preclude students with an interest in practice, policy or research in rural area from receiving. Recipient shall exhibit academic excellence and shall be a motivated student.

Established by Dr. Davenport’s husband, Joseph Davenport, and daughter, Jennifer Kemper, in honor of her eight years as director and continuing service to the School. Awarded to social work undergraduate or graduate students with an interest in mental health. Academic performance, community service, extracurricular activities, financial need and potential for significant contribution to the field of social work should be taken into consideration.

To fund one or more annual scholarship awards to be given to students enrolled in the School of Social Work. To fund seminars for students, faculty, and interested individuals. To fund travel assistance for current students to attend important social work conferences. To fund degree completing assistance for students that apply, but do not receive such funds from the College of Human Environmental Sciences.

To provide support for the School of Social Work under the following terms and conditions: Approved expenditures from the fund shall include, but not be limited to, scholarship and/or student awards, lecture series, faculty awards, and general enhancement of the School of Social Work.

One or more annual scholarship awards shall be given to students enrolled in the School of Social Work. Preference shall be given to students with interest in International studies.

This scholarship is given to a student majoring in Social Work.

Preference shall be given to students with a demonstrated financial need.

This scholarship was established to provide an award to an undergraduate or graduate student in the School of Social Work who is a member of the MU Association of Christian Social Workers (MUACSW) and who exemplifies the goals of the North American Association of Christians in Social Work (NACSW) in integrating Christian faith and professional social work.

Awarded to students pursuing a degree in social work and who have a demonstrated financial need.

Awarded to students pursuing a degree in social work and who have an interest in medical social work, especially pediatric and adolescent health.

This fund will provide scholarship awards to students in the School of Social Work in the College of Human Environmental Sciences.

This scholarship is awarded to Social Work graduate students who have demonstrated unusual potential for the field of Social Work both through academic performance and who have demonstrated financial need.

Graduate Scholarships

See complete list Graduate Fellowship and Scholarship Awards.