Financial Aid

Incoming and current social work students may apply for financial assistance through Student Financial Services. Financial aid is available in the form of both merit and need-based scholarships, as well as grants, loans, and part-time employment.

The School of Social Work has limited scholarship funds available for students who have been admitted and taken at least two courses in the social work major. For more information on departmental scholarships, please contact Kayla Mize.

Departmental Scholarships

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 and Elizabeth Anderson
The David and 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 and Laura Vick Scholarship
The Ed and 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 and 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 and Joan Anderson Scholarship
The Marshall and Joan Anderson Endowed Scholarship 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 and Martha Guthrie Scholarship
The Robert and 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.