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Social Work Scholarships

Program Description:

The Foundation provides scholarship funding for Spanish-speaking bilingual Fort Bend County students obtaining a Master’s of Social Work degree from the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work.

Award Amount:

One scholarship: $41,075 (over two years) for a full-time, bilingual student in traditional program

One scholarship: $32,463 (over three years) for part-time, bilingual student in hybrid program 

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • be a Fort Bend County resident
  • be a U.S. citizen or U.S. permanent resident
  • be accepted into the UH Graduate College of Social Work Program with a concentration in Clinical Social Work practice
  • be enrolled full time (for the traditional program) and part time for the hybrid program)
  • be bilingual in English and Spanish
  • be willing to complete field placements in Fort Bend County
  • be committed to working with Spanish-speaking clients in Fort Bend County for two years after receiving the M.S.W. degree
  • be able to demonstrate financial need 

Deadline:

May 1st

Notification Period:

Applicants will be notified by the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work.

Please note:

The Social Work Scholarship program is administered by the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work.Scholarship recipients are not selected by The George Foundation Trustees or Staff. Please do not mail application packets to The George Foundation

To learn more about the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work visit www.uh.edu/socialwork/