Master of Social Work

The California Title IV-E Child Welfare Stipend Program provides up to $37,000 as a taxable stipend to MSW students for educational support towards the Master of Social Work degree. The Title IV-E program at SDSU is particularly interested in attracting students with a strong social justice value orientation and commitment to address the larger economic, social and political issues impacting children and families in child welfare services. Motivation to develop strong direct practice knowledge and skills working with families and increasing organizational and community strengths are highly desired :

  • Full-time MSW students receive $18,500 per year for each of the two years of their MSW program, totaling $37,000.
  • Part-time MSW students who are concurrent employees of a county or the state Department of Social Services receive reimbursement for tuition and fees, required books, and a travel allowance for each day of class or fieldwork, for the entire duration of their MSW program, for up to four years and for a maximum total of $37,000.

The stipend recipient assumes certain responsibilities, including coursework requirements, and the post-graduation employment requirement.  See the MSW Stipend Requirements page.

Title IV-E Coordinator

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SDSU Social Work

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