SUNO: SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK

TITLE IVE CHILD WELFARE TRAINING STIPEND

REQUIREMENTS & APPLICATION

Due Date: Wednesday, March 15, 2017

*Information is subject to change.

Requirements for Stipend Program:

  • Must be a full-time, advanced student (entering Field III) or BSW senior (entering Field 1).
  • Must meet internship requirements in a designated Department of Children and Family Service Office (e.g., home visits).
  • Must commit to work for the Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services for a minimum of one year subsequent to being awarded the MSW degree.
  • Must complete 2 children’s electives (BSW) or CYF Concentration (MSW).
  • Status of US citizen or permanent resident required.
  • Must meet graduation requirements.
  • Participate in research regarding this program both as a student and later as an employee of DCFS.
  • Failure to complete course of study requires payback.
  • Must be able to pass a background check.
  • $6,500 stipend for BSWs
  • $8,500 stipend for MSWs
  • Stipends plus training
  • Status of US citizen or permanent resident required.
  • Transcripts and responses to essay questions must be provided.
  • Attend educational conferences.
  • Participate in Child Welfare Training Academy Children’s Corp group with current and former stipend students.

Click here for application and referral instructions

Click here for the reference form

Click here for the application

For more information, please contact

Susan Edgerson

sedgerson@suno.edu