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Graduate Scholarships

Scholarship Opportunities

Hogg Scholarship

Dorothy Jean and Walter Richter Scholarship

Terri O'Gara Murdock Scholarship

Henton-Pacheco Scholarship


 Read more about these opportunities.

Financial Aid Information:

Students who are interested in financial aid should contact the Financial Aid Office at 512-245-2315  to discuss financial needs and options.  The School hires work study students, positions which are open to all students, including Social Work students.

Stipends Availability:

The School has a number of stipends available, particularly in child welfare services.   Those who are interested in Title IV-E stipends for child welfare should contact the Center for Children and Families.  The Tiittle IV-E stipends are available for the final field semester. These stipends, which are open to either BSW or MSW students, are competitive and require specific course prerequisites.  Recipients receive a generous stipend in exchange for a contractual agreement to work in public child welfare after graduation.

SSW Scholarship Recipients for the 2014-2015 Academic Year


Richter Scholarhip ($1300) amount varies each year; awarded annually for BSW and MSW
MSW: Anne W. Jones
Brown Scholarship ($2000) set amount each year; award alternates annually between BSW and MSW
MSW: Marissa Melnikow
Murdock Scholarship ($1000) amount varies each year; awarded to MSW
Tara Streetman
Geoffrey Stratton
Ima Hogg Mental Health Scholarship ($5000) not available every year; one per each MSW program in Texas
MSW: Suzanne Marie Alsina
Hogg Bilingual Scholarships:
Ada Castillo
Amanda Mendez


Hogg Foundation 2013 Awards

 Read more here about Texas State's School of Social Work recipients for Mental Health.

Cleo Hill, MSW Direct Practice graduate student is recognized for academic excellence in April 2013.  Attending the event were Dr. Catherine Hawkins, Professor, School of Social Work; Dr. Jaime Chahin, Dean, College of Applied Arts; and Ms. Jennifer Beck, TXST Director, Rentention Management and Planning.