Master of Social Work


Social Work Graduate Fellowships

Earn your Master of Social Work and reduce your tuition with a graduate fellowship.

Save 50 to 100% of your first year of tuition while gaining professional experience through a site placement! The Master of Social Work offers two levels of fellowships:

  • Presidential Fellowship provides 100% of your first year graduate tuition and includes a 9-month, 25 hour per week, unpaid fellowship placement.
  • Provost Fellowship provides 50% of your first year graduate tuition and includes a 9-month, 15 hour per week, unpaid fellowship placement.

Note that, because of the 900 hours of field work integrated into the MSW curriculum, fellowships are not available for the second year of the program. Instead, all MSW graduate fellows will be automatically eligible for scholarship in the second year.

Social Work Fellowship Process

The Master of Social Work program is still accepting fellowship applications on a rolling basis! 

We strongly encourage you to apply as soon as possible for your best chance at a preferred placement. Applications will be accepted until all fellowship positions have been filled.

The process is as follows:

  1. Submit your online application. Be sure to indicate your fellowship interest within your application.
  2. Submit your initial ranking form. Students who are accepted for admission and invited to interview for a fellowship will be eligible to review and rank their preferred positions. If you are invited, your invitation will include a deadline for submitting your selections. Please note: we do not guarantee that you will be invited to interview for your top selections.
  3. Complete your site interviews. First round of interviews will take place. 
  4. Submit your post-interview rankings. After the interviews, both students and sites must complete and submit their post-interview ranking forms, ranking their preferences for final placement.
  5. Receive your match notification. Match letters will be sent to all students and supervisors.

Please note:

  • Participation in the fellowship placement process is NOT a guarantee of a fellowship.
  • Duties and tasks are negotiated between the fellowship’s supervisor and the Director of MSW Field Education.

Questions? All interested students should email Jeanne Zilliox for further information.

Fellowship Job Opportunities

The below list of positions is representative of what fellowships are available, but may not be up-to-date. Please view the Social Work Fellowship Positions document for the most current information and a full description of each position.


  • Academic Coach Compass Program 
  • Community Standards Graduate Fellow 
  • Graduate Resident Director
  • Early College Program Coordinator 
  • Pioneer Scholars Program Coordinator 
  • MSW Graduate Fellowship/Internship Case Manager Role 
  • Stevens Service Learning Fellowship Position 
  • Graduate Fellow for CARE 


  • Graduate Admission Fellow
  • Warrior One Stop Student Services Specialist 
  • School Counseling and Social Work Programs Fellow, AHDCS 
  • Teaching/Research Assistant for Human Development & Human Services Courses 

*The Provost Fellowships are not eligible to count as social work field placements. A 16 hour per week social work field placement is required in year 1 and these do not qualify as meeting the CSWE SW competencies. 

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