Midsouth Social Work Scholarship for Disadvantaged Students
  • MSW student (any year of program)
  • Enrolled full time in social work classes (minimum of 9 hours)
  • Good academic standing
  • US Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Disadvantaged by HRSA definition
  • Cannot receive more than one type of Federal Funding simultaneously (aside from Federal Student Loans)
Definition of Disadvantaged
Must meet at least one of the following three criteria:
                        If you are under age 24 and have been claimed as a dependent in the last 3 years, you must use your parent/caregiver's income
  • First generation college student
                       Neither your mother or your father attended college.
  • Attended a Title 1 High School


Two Preliminary Steps

  • Fill out your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), https://studentaid.gov/  If you have no FAFSA on file with the Office of Financial Aid,

         your application will be disqualified.

  • Register for a National Provider Identifier (NPI)  https://nppes.cms.hhs.gov/#/  You will be asked to provide that number on your application

         to the program.  We will be obligated to provide it to HRSA because they will follow up with you.


Please watch this video for further instructions: 
MSW-SDS 2024-2025 Application link : https://memphis.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9LIUSaLf3iIWc50                       

The application deadline is April 1st, 2024                                            


Additional Funding Opportunities: