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MSW Student Poster Presentations

Young, Black and Gay: The Documentary

BSW Cording & MSW Hooding

Graduate and Research Assistantships

We offer graduate and research assistantships to Full-time and Advanced Standing students. Assistantships are competitive and a limited number are awarded. Assistantships are awarded based on the applicant’s academic achievement and merit.

  • All MSW students awarded a graduate assistantship will receive a stipend.

  • Out-of-state and international students awarded Graduate Assistantships will have tuition reduced to in-state tuition rates.

  • Applications for graduate assistantships are required at the time of application to the MSW Program.

  • Notification of awards will be provided to students prior to the start of the program.

For more details regarding Graduate Assistantships, please contact the Office of Recruiting at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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For general social work financial aid information, see below:

Council on Social Work Education Information on Scholarships and Fellowships

Scholarships and Grants
General information on scholarships specific to the study of social work applicable to all universities.

NASW Foundation National Programs/Fellowships and Scholarships Programs

Financial Aid

CommunityGardenFutureThe College of Social Work is committed to supporting students through scholarships and fellowships. This year the College awarded more than 100 assistantships to resident and non-resident students.

The University of South Carolina’s Office of Financial Aid can also assist with other scholarship, loan, and grant applications.

The Graduate School has additional financial aid resources.


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