Fellowships, Scholarships, and Financial Aid
Information concerning these awards may be obtained online at Scholarship Center or by visiting room AC-4DA1.
MSW Scholarships identified include:
- Scholarships for African American Women
- The ASA Graduate Student Research Award
- The Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) Scholarships & Fellowships (Multiple)
- The Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund
- The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation. Harry S. Truman Foundation: Must be nominated by the college and be a junior or senior working toward a career in government or public service and show an exemplary community service record.
- The Melanie Foundation for Mental Health Scholarship
- The National Association of Black Social Workers (Multiple Awards)
- The National Association of Social Workers (NASW): “The Consuelo W. Gosnell Memorial MSW Scholarship” Consuelo W. Gosnell Memorial Scholarships are awarded to master's degree candidates in social work who have demonstrated a commitment to working with, or who have a special affinity with, American Indian/Alaska Native and Hispanic/Latino populations. Candidates who have demonstrated a commitment to working with public or voluntary nonprofit agencies or with local grassroots groups in the United States are also eligible.
- The National Association of Social Workers (NASW): “The Verne LaMarr Lyons Memorial MSW Scholarship” The Verne LaMarr Lyons Memorial MSW Scholarships are awarded to master’s degree candidates in social work who demonstrate an interest in or have experience with health/mental health practice and have a commitment to working in African American communities. The scholarship is a memorial to social worker Verne LaMarr Lyons, who committed his life to increasing awareness of pernicious health concerns affecting African American such as insufficient prenatal care, infant mortality, AIDS, cirrhosis, and general life expectancy.
- The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) New York PACE Endorsement
- The New York Community Trust Robert and Ellen Popper Scholarship Fund. The NASW Foundation is pleased to continue SOCIAL WORK HEALS, a collaborative endeavor of the National Association of Social Workers Foundation (NASWF) and the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). The objective of this grant is to strengthen the delivery of healthcare services in the United States by advancing the education and training of healthcare social workers at the BSW, MSW, PhD / DSW and post-doctoral levels to ensure health care practice excellence.
- The Paul & Daisy Soros Graduate School Fellowships for New Americans
- The Roothbert Fund for Graduate Study
- The Transgender Scholarship and Education Legacy Fund (TSELF)
Transgender Scholarship and Education Legacy Fund (TSELF) is for students who have identified themselves as transgender and are pursuing careers in religion, social services, healthcare, law, or teaching are eligible for these scholarships which are sponsored by the International Foundation for Gender Education.
York College Student Emergency Fund
Petrie Fund Application
- The Carroll and Milton Petrie Student Emergency Grant Fund was created to provide quick response grants to students in good academic standing who are going through short-term financial emergencies to remain in school. Students who demonstrate need and are facing a current emergency may apply for the grant.
CUNY Counseling Assistant Program
Federal Work Study Program
- Federal Work-Study (FWS) is a type of financial aid awarded to scholars who demonstrate financial need and meet certain eligibility requirements. https://www.york.cuny.edu/administrative/finaid/work-study-1