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PhD Scholarships

Below are the available Ph.D. student scholarships. The recipients of each of these scholarships will be determined by the Ph.D. Committee based on a review of applications submitted by students. The Ph.D. Committee will then review all applications, and announcements of scholarship winners will be made shortly thereafter.

Make sure to double check that your application includes all the necessary components. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered. PhD scholarship applications are currently closed. 

Scholarship Requirements Amount
Ackerson Scholarship for Excellence in Student Teaching Awarded to a student who has demonstrated excellence in teaching. 1,000
Cynthia J. Bell, PhD Memorial Scholarship Awarded to female students. Focus must be in child welfare or law. 1,200
Daniel Sanders Scholarship in International Social Development Awarded to students with a research focus on international social development. 2,500
Ernie Gullerud Dissertation Scholarship Awarded to students working on their dissertation. Must have passed dissertation proposal hearing. 1,000
International Studies Dissertation Scholarship Awarded to international students working on their dissertation. Must have passed dissertation proposal hearing. Focus must be: 1) social work or social development issues in a developing country (1st priority); or 2) international or domestic poverty issues (2nd priority). 3,500
John Poertner PhD Scholarship in Child Welfare Awarded to students specializing in child welfare. 3,000

PhD Scholarships and Requirements

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