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Financial Aid

stu photos 2 Students entering or enrolled in the School of Social Work may apply for financial assistance through the Office of Academic Scholarships and Financial Aid. A comprehensive program of financial aid is available that includes both merit-based and need-based scholarships, as well as grants, loans, and part-time employment.

Departmental Scholarships

The School of Social Work has limited scholarship funds available for students who have been admitted in the major and who have proven their commitment by posting good grades and taken at least two courses in the major.  The application is due by April 1st of each year for the following academic year. Click here for an downloadable application.  For more information on departmental scholarships, please contact Angela Traylor.

The Helen Louise McCullough Endowed Scholarship Fund for Social Work

The Baylor Helen Louise McCullough Endowed Scholarship Fund provides assistance for worthy baccalaureate students pursuing a career in social work. The scholarship is awarded on the basis of merit and/or need, with need being the primary consideration.

Andrea Dunn-Theilengerdes Memorial Endowed Scholarship

The Andrea Dunn-Theilengerdes Memorial Endowed Scholarship awards scholarships to junior or senior baccalaureate students who are pursuing a degree in social work. It was established to honor a beloved field supervisor in the School of Social Work.

Adam Smith and Tifani Smith-Conway Endowed Scholarship

 The Adam Smith and Tifani Smith-Conway Endowed Scholarship awards scholarships to baccalaureate students pursuing a career in social work. The scholarship is awarded on the basis of merit and/or need.

Caitlin Elizabeth Creed Memorial Endowed Scholarship

 The Caitlin Elizabeth Creed Memorial Endowed Scholarship was established by Brad and Kathy Creed in loving memory of their daughter, Caitlin, who was tragically killed in an automobile accident in 2007 during her freshman year at Baylor. Scholarships are awarded to deserving baccalaureate students who are pursuing a major in social work and who reflect the values of Christian service, hard work, leadership potential, and enthusiasm for life that were reflected in Caitlin’s life.

David & Elizabeth Anderson

The David & Elizabeth Anderson Endowed Scholarship Fund provides assistance to undergraduate students who are pursuing a major in social work with the intent to pursue a ministry vocation in the field of social work. The scholarship is awarded on the basis of merit and/or need.

Ed & Laura Vick Scholarship

The Ed & Laura Vick Endowed Scholarship Fund provides assistance to undergraduate students who are pursuing a major in social work and are committed to vocational service that integrates Christian faith and social work practice.

Gene Thompson Memorial Endowed Scholarship

The Gene Thompson Memorial Endowed Scholarship was established in memory of the long-time associate pastor at Broadway Baptist Church in Fort Worth, Texas, by friends of Gene and Rosemary Thompson. Rev. Thompson was instrumental in the church’s development of innovative, compassionate ministries among the poor, underemployed, homeless and other disadvantaged persons. The fund provides assistance to deserving baccalaureate students who are pursuing a major in social work.

Kathleen & Eddie Yancey Scholarship

The Kathleen and Eddie Yancey Endowed Scholarship Fund awards scholarships to baccalaureate students who are pursuing a degree in social work and planning a career for missions or full-time ministry in the United States. The scholarship is awarded on the basis of merit and need with primary emphasis given to need.

Madalene Cain Social Work Scholarship

The Madalene Cain Social Work Endowed Scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students who are pursuing a degree in social work. The scholarship is awarded on the basis of need and merit.

Mark and Holly Trice Endowed Scholarship

The Mark and Holly Trice Endowed Scholarship is awarded on the basis of merit and/or need to provide assistance to deserving baccalaureate students who plan to pursue a career in social work. The scholarship was established by Baylor alumni Mark and Holly Trice.

Marshall & Joan Anderson Scholarship

The Marshall and Joan Anderson Endowed Scholarhip Fund is awarded to undergraduate students who are pursuing a degree in social work with intent to pursue a ministry vocation in the field of social work. The scholarship is awarded on the basis of merit and need.

Matthew 6 Foundation Scholarship

The Matthew 6 Foundation Endowed Scholarship Fund is awarded to undergraduate students who are pursuing a degree in social work. The scholarship is awarded on the basis of merit and need with the primary emphasis given to need.

Minette D. and William M. Pratt Endowed Scholarship

The Minette D. and William M. Pratt Endowed Scholarship was established by William M. Pratt of Fort Worth, Texas, in honor of his wife, Minette D. Pratt. Mrs. Pratt is a 1951 Baylor alum who has been a respected leader for many years in national Baptist life and Baylor University. This scholarship provides assistance to deserving baccalaureate students who are pursuing a major in social work.

Robert & Martha Guthrie Scholarship

The Robert & Martha Guthrie Endowed Scholarship Fund is awarded to students who are pursuing a degree in social work with an emphasis on gerontological studies. Students must have completed their first year and have a minimum overall GPA of 3.0.

Willis Family Social Work Scholarship

The Willis Family Endowed Scholarship Fund is awarded to students who are pursuing a degree in social work. This scholarship is awarded on the basis of merit and need.