Student Resources

The Social Work Department affirms the University of Michigan Flint’s mission to empower student through academic, social and professional engagement, with a vision of engaging minds and transforming lives. 

In order to assist current and prospective students, a list of resources has been compiled which may provide additional information and support. We encourage all students to reach out to faculty or staff with questions or concerns. If you are unsure what services to utilize or need additional guidance please contact your mentor or call the Social Work department office at (810) 762-3390. 

Financial Aid and Scholarships

The Office of Financial Aid is available to answer any questions regarding financial assistance. 

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Scholarships are available for social work students. Please review the list below to find any applicable funds.

Bader, Donna D. Social Work Scholarship: Applicants can be full- or part-time students enrolled in Social Work and who have a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA. Preference will be given to returning students working on their first degree. Applicant must submit an essay (1,000 word limit) with their scholarship application describing their reason for choosing Social Work as a vocation.

Bigelow, Lucille Social Work Scholarship Fund: Designed to provide financial assistance to UM-Flint students pursuing social work major. Intended for full or part-time UM-Flint students who have had to postpone their college education for a minimum three-year period. Preference given to students in their late twenties or early thirties, are single parents, and/or married students with children. Recipients must maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA and demonstrate financial need.

Blakely, Everett J. Social Work Scholarship: This scholarship is intended for full- and part-time students enrolled in the Bachelors of Social Work program. Applicants must have a minimum 2.8 GPA. Financial need is a consideration. 

Burd, Margaret Anne-UAW Local 599 Memorial Scholarship: For full-time students enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Education and Human Services, or the School of Health Professions and Studies whose parent or grandparent has been a member in good standing of UAW Local 599 for at least five years (proof of membership is required). Financial need is a consideration. A minimum 3.0 GPA is required.

Freeman, Ralph M. and Emmalyn E. Education and Human Services Scholarship: For juniors and seniors admitted to the School of Education and Human Services with a minimum 3.5 GPA.  

Freeman, Ralph M. and Emmalyn E. Social Work Scholarship: For juniors majoring in Social Work with a minimum 3.5 GPA.  

Maynard, Olivia P. and S. Olof Karlstrom Scholarship Fund: For students enrolled full-time in the UM-Flint Bachelor of Social Work program. Applicants must have a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA. Financial need is a consideration with preference given to students who are only eligible to receive Federal student loans as determined by the FAFSA.

Marigowda, Dr., and Renuka Nagaraju School of Education and Human Services Scholarship for Social Work and Peace Studies: Applicants should be full- or part-time students currently enrolled in the Social Work degree program or Peace Studies degree program. Applicants must have a minimum 3.3 overall GPA. Volunteer service and/or job experience in the field of Social Work within communities will be requested within the application. 

Pullum, Vivian Juanita Social Work Student Emergency: This scholarship fund was developed for senior level students majoring in Social Work with a minimum 2.8 GPA. Applications must be submitted in writing to the Vivian Juanita Pullum Student Emergency Fund selection committee. Please contact the Social Work Department for more information.

School of Education and Human Services Alumni Scholarship for Social Work: Applicants must be full- or part-time undergraduate students currently enrolled in Social Work degree programs with a GPA of 3.3. Students need to demonstrate community service within the field of social work. 

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