Scholarships and Fellowships

School of Social Work Fellowships

Each year the School of Social Work has a priority admissions deadline.  For all MSW applications who apply for the full-time program have a minimum  4-year GPA of 3.4 and complete their online application to the School by December 31st they are not only guaranteed acceptance to the School but merit scholarship assistance as well.

The School may award a limited number of scholarship awards after the priority deadline but this is not guaranteed and will be determined by the scholarship budget.

Please note that the School’s regular admissions deadline for fall enrollment is April 30th each year.   

The Edith M. Baker Integrated Behavioral Healthcare Fellowship: This federally-funded program is for full-time, second year and Advanced Standing MSW students in Direct Practice with Individuals, Families, and Small Groups (Direct Practice) during their concentration field placements.   The fellow's responsibilities include choosing a concentration field placement at an integrated behavioral healthcare site, registering for Integrated Healthcare Certification courses, and attending workshops & bimonthly seminars during the academic year.  In addition to the fellow’s personal and professional development through this fellowship program, each receives a stipend.

Center on Race and Social Problems Fellows Program: The CRSP Fellows Program is designed to provide internship opportunities for Social Work Students who are committed to working on issues of racial justice.

University of Pittsburgh Fellowships and Scholarships

Institute of Politics Internship Placement and Seminar- This program has been in existence for over 20 years and has placed over 500 students in the offices of elected officials at the federal, state and local levels.  Undergraduate students from all majors are eligible to apply.

University of Pittsburgh listing of Social Work Graduate and Professional Student Funding Opportunities

Summer Study Abroad Scholarships- Information about the Summer Study Abroad undergraduate and graduate scholarships sponsored by the Nationality Rooms Committees.

University Honors College Scholarships and Fellowships - The University Honors College advises undergraduates, seniors, and alumni who are interested in pursuing national and international awards. Read the latest UHC newsletter.

Fulbright US Student Program - Current graduate students and Pitt alumni should contact Jessica Sun, Fulbright Program Advisor, as soon as possible for application details: or 412-383-7165.  (Undergraduates should contact the University Honors College for application instructions.)  

Social Work and Human Services Fellowships and Scholarships

Allegheny County Scholars in Local Government - The Scholars in Local Government Program is a highly competitive career-development initiative designed to attract graduates of masters- and doctoral-level programs of social work, public policy, public administration, law, business, and related fields to the Allegheny County Department of Human Services.

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