Stipend Programs

Training and stipend programs providing training as well as funding during your studies in exchange for employment in certain areas after graduation. These are available in both  the MSW and the BASW program.

Title IV-E Child Welfare program

The Title IV-E Child Welfare program at SJSU provides a stipend to eligible MSW students who agree to work full time after graduation in county public child welfare services for a specified period of time. There are different versions of the program available for 2-Year Full-Time On-Campus, 3-Year Part-Time On-Campus, and Online/Hybrid students. Program details and application information available on the Title IV-E program website

Integrative Behavioral Health (IBH)

The San Francisco Bay Area Integrated Behavioral Health (IBH) Training Program is open to second-year Field/Practicum MSW students who will be at placements that offer services using an integrated behavioral health (IBH) model. The application for this competitive program (which includes a stipend) for the 2023-2024 year closed on February 28, 2023. If you have any questions, please email

Other training and stipend programs

The School also offers an MSW training and/or stipend program in Integrative Behavioral Health (IBH). The Santa Clara County Mental Health Program is available for BASW students.

For program details and application information for the IBH contact Ellen Ostergren at For the BASW Mental Health Program, contact Erin Osanna-Barba at

The CALSWEC Adult Protective Services (APS) MSW training Program
Contact: Dr. E. Maxwell Davis at 

The CALSWEC Public Behavioral Health MSW Training Program
Contact: Dr. E. Maxwell Davis at