BASW Stipend Application

Application Eligibility

The stipend applicant must:

  1. be an actively enrolled declared social work major, in the junior year of study
  2. have at least a 2.4 GPA overall in the social work major
  3. be eligible to enter the field internship in the senior year of the degree program
  4. be a full-time student during the senior year in which they will receive stipend support
  5. be completing all requirements of the BASW degree by the following spring from the date of application

Selection Priority

  • Current staff members of county public social services agencies and employees of the California Department of Social Services (CDSS)
  • Applicants who reflect the diverse client populations currently served by public child welfare in California;
  • Specific attention to indigenous students committed to tribal and other indigenous organizations serving child welfare involved families;
  • Other qualified individuals with demonstrated experience and commitment to careers providing high-quality, culturally responsive practice in public child welfare services.

A SDSU-County Title IV-E Selection Committee will base its awards on submitted applications and interviews with selected candidates.

Application Process

  • The BASW student applies for the BASW Title IV-E stipend in January of the junior year.
  • Application forms are available each January from the Title IV-E office, Hepner Hall 144

Title IV-E Coordinator

Contact Us

SDSU Social Work

Hepner Hall room 119
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182-4119