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 email@example.com.
Santa Clara County Behavioral Health Scholarship
The Santa Clara County Mental Health Stipend Program is available to both junior and senior BASW students. The application process occurs three times per year. The due dates are 9/15/23, 1/19/24, and 8/16/24. Please click HERE for access to the application.
For program details and application information for the BASW Mental Health Program, contact Erin Osanna-Barba at firstname.lastname@example.org.
CALSWEC Adult Protective Services MSW Stipend Program
The CALSWEC Adult Protective Services MSW Stipend Program (Regional Pilot) is available to MSW students. Training program information may be viewed on the CALSWEC Berkeley website. Students may contact the Coordinator, Matthew Breaux, at email@example.com for more information.
CALSWEC Public Behavioral Health Program
The CALSWEC Public Behavioral Health Training Program is available to MSW students. Training program information can be viewed on the CALSWEC Berkeley website.Students may contact the Coordinator, Maria Ciriaco, at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Santa Clara County Office of Education (SCCOE) Mental Health Professional Development Grant (MHSPD) Stipend
The Santa Clara County Office of Education (SCCOE) seeks to increase the number and diversity of credentialed school social workers serving in Santa Clara County's (SCC) high-needs schools. In collaboration with San Jose State University’s (SJSU) School of Social Work, and funded by the United States Department of Education, SCCOE seeks to minimize fiscal obstacles by offering significant stipends to engage in the rewarding career of School Social Work. Stipend recipients are required to work in SCC priority needs schools upon earning their Pupil Personnel Services Credential (PPSC) in School Social Work.
Two Levels of Stipends are available:
Up to $59,000 for students in the Masters of Social Work program also earning a PPSC
Up to $16,500 for students in the Post-Masters PPSC Program
Program details and application information is available on the MHSPD-SJSU Grant Info Sheet
Alameda County Stipend
The Alameda County Stipend is available to final year MSW students. Students may learn more about the stipend program on the Alameda County Behavioral Health Services Graduate Student Intern Stipend Program website.