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Department of Sociology, Anthropology & Social Work
Financial Assistance

Tuition and Fees

Learn more about Auburn University estimated tuition and fees here.


University Scholarships and Awards

Information regarding the scholarship application process and deadlines is available on the university scholarships page. All students must apply through the Auburn University Scholarship Opportunity Manager (AUSOM).


Undergraduate Social Work Scholarships

There are a variety of academic scholarships available to Social Work students, all of which must be applied for through the Auburn University Scholarship Opportunity Manager (AUSOM). AUSOM has many useful online features and benefits. Students can easily search, review requirements, apply, and accept awards for available scholarship opportunities.

Social Work scholarships include:

The Betty Seale Barlow & Frieda Scoggins Baker Annual Scholarship in Social Work: Applicant must be a junior or senior Social Work major, have a minimum GPA of 3.0, and demonstrate financial need.

The Elizabeth Grace Byrd Endowed Memorial Scholarship Award: Applicant must be a recipient of the Spirit of Auburn University scholarship, enrolled as a pre-social work or social work student, and demonstrate financial need.

The Don and Stephanie McKenna “Hands Up” Endowed Scholarship: Applicant must be a declared Social Work major, have a minimum GPA of 2.5, demonstrate financial need, and a resident of Alabama.


MSW Financial Information

Information regarding the cost of graduate tuition, opportunities for assistantships, and financial aid can be found on the Graduate School website. Students are encouraged to apply for assistantships where available.


Graduate Research Assistantships with Social Work

MSW Graduate Research Assistantships (GRA) are limited and competitive.

  • GRAs are provided tuition remission with a small monthly stipend.
  • They are expected to work 13.5 hours per week supporting faculty research initiatives.
  • Please apply during the admissions process by uploading a one-page description of your need and your research experience.