Funding / Financial Aid, Doctorate in Social Welfare
Full time students are guaranteed a stipend for the first three years of doctoral study. As part of this fellowship, they work with an assigned faculty mentor on a research project.
Teaching & Research Mentorships
Students can apply for a mentorship in teaching or research. The mentorship provides stipends for students to work with faculty mentors in the classroom and/or on funded research projects. The amount of the stipend is based on annual available funding.
The doctoral program encourages students to participate in a variety of scholarly activities, including the dissemination of research and other knowledge pertaining to social welfare and human services. The doctoral program awards travel grants to students who have had a presentation accepted for a professional conference, nationally and/or internationally and are listed as a conference presenter on the program. The amount of the travel award is based on annual available funding.
We currently offer full time students 100% tuition waivers covering all required coursework and up to six hours of dissertation research. Part-time students can receive up to 50% tuition waivers for the required classes at MSASS.