Child Welfare Traineeship

Child Welfare Traineeship Specialization Program

                                    NSU CHILD WELFARE TRAINEESHIP FACT SHEET

                                            Award Period:  Fall 2013-Fall 2018

Availability for eight NSU Bachelor of Social Work students per year with the focus on building a diverse workforce, particularly Native Americans, to assist in addressing workforce and child placement disproportionality in child welfare. 

Candidate Eligibility:

. Students must have 60 undergraduate coursework hours completed.
. Student must have an overall cumulative G.P.A. of 2.5.
. Student may be enrolled in full-time or part-time social work studies.

*Stipend Provision:
     * Fall Semester $4,200.00 (F/T Enrollment).
     * Spring Semester $4,200.00 (F/T Enrollment).
     * Summer Semester $2,419.00 (F/T Enrollment).
     * Annual Travel Allowance $1,125.00 (F/T Enrollment).

     Total Maximum Annual Stipend Award: $11,944.00

*Stipend is prorated for less than F/T enrollment.

*Application Deadlines:
           For  Summer Semester:  May 9
           For Fall Semester:  July 18
           For Spring Semester: November 14

*Entry is competitive and applications are available on the NSU Social Work Website and at the Tahlequah and Broken Arrow Social Work offices.

Information Contact(s): 

Dr. Virginia Whitekiller, PI,  (918) 444-3517,

Ms. Toni Hail, Curriculum Coordinator, (918) 444-3533,


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