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Adjunct Faculty Positions #

Adjunct Faculty Positions are available to either full or part-time students who are interested in and qualified to teach BSW or MSW level courses. Students interested in this option should contact the appropriate program director (i.e., BSW or MSW).Applicants will be asked to provide a resume and a statement indicating the course or courses in which they have interest in teaching.

Grad Grants Center - IU Indianapolis #

Free database searches, workshops, and grant writing assistance help you obtain money for research or graduate study.

Telephone: (317) 274-1577

The Grad Grants Center (GGC), sponsored by Research and the University Graduate School, is free to all Indiana University graduate students. The GGC provides centralized information to assist in your search for grants, scholarships, internships, fellowships, prizes, research opportunities, independent project funding, and work-cooperative programs to further research and graduate study at Indiana University.

Graduate Assistantships #

Graduate Assistantships support full-time doctoral students as research or teaching assistants. In exchange for working with a faculty member on a research or teaching-related project 20 hours per week, graduate assistants receive a stipend of up to $18,900, tuition remission, and graduate student health insurance. Income from a scholarship or fellowship may be considered taxable income.

National Resource for Doctoral Students #

Teaching, funding, awards, job opportunities for PhD students:

Group for the Advancement of Doctoral Education in Social Work
Society for Social Work and Research

Fellowship Opportunities #

University Fellowships

University Fellowships are prestigious awards available to first-year, full-time students. To be considered for a University Fellowship, apply to the PhD Program by December 1st. Fellowships are nominated by the PhD Program Committee, and students are selected based on academic excellence. The Fellowships provide a stipend of $22,500 plus tuition, student health insurance, and a $1000 travel fund.

Leadership and Education in Adolescent Health (LEAH) Fellowship

Leadership & Education in Adolescent Health (LEAH) Fellowship is an interdisciplinary partnership with Riley Hospital Adolescent Unit. The Fellowship includes a stipend, tuition remission, and health insurance. For more information, contact: Dr. Richard Brandon-Friedman,

Tuition Waivers #

Tuition Waivers are available to full-time students appointed to an Assistantship or Fellowship. Assistantship recipients must be available to work with a faculty member as a teaching or research assistant for 12 hours (without health insurance) or 15 hours (with health insurance) per week. Tuition waivers are available to cover up to 30 credit hours per academic year.

Institute for Teaching and Mentoring #

Institute for Teaching and Mentoring Sponsored by the Southern Regional Education Board, this annual conference is the largest gathering of minority doctoral scholars in the nation. Minority doctoral students from Indiana University School of Social Work have attended the Institute every year since 2010. Learn more about the Doctoral Scholars Program.

IU Indianapolis Graduate Office Travel Fellowships #

  • Apply online
  • Up to $1,000 reimbursed to full-time students who are the first author on a conference presentation (oral or poster)
  • Two deadlines per year (fall & spring)

Graduate and Professional Student Government (GPSG) #

Click on “APPLY FOR GPEG””

  • Up to $500 available once per academic year per student
  • Can be used for attending or presenting at a professional conference or training

PhD Program Travel Fellowships #

  1. Up to $1,000 to be reimbursed for travel to professional conferences once per year per student
  2. Preference given to students who are presenting
  3. Online applications

International Travel #

Summer Pre-Dissertation Travel Grant
Round-trip airfare plus $1,000

International Enhancement Grant
Up to $2,000 for overseas training

SREB Professional Development Matching Fund #

Minority students selected to participate in the annual Institute on Teaching and Mentoring hosted by SREB are eligible to apply for matching funds up to $500 per year for up to 3 years to help defray expenses related to presenting at a conference.

For more information, visit SREB. Click on “Programs and Services,“ then choose Doctoral Scholars Program. On the drop-down menu, choose “For Current Scholars” and then “Professional Development Matching Fund.”