Loan Forgiveness/Scholarship Resources

NASW provides information and resources on student loan forgiveness, as well as its advocacy efforts for furthering these efforts. NASW also provides scholarship opportunities through its own foundation. For more information, see below.

  • NASW  Link to the national office website for social work loan forgiveness programs and advocacy efforts
  • NASW Foundation Scholarships & Fellowships offered by NASW.

NASW-MO provides the following links for information only. NASW-MO does not endorse these resources. All links provided below go to agencies outside of NASW and NASW-MO.

  • U.S. News & World Report:  New guide that breaks down the different types of student loan consolidation, how they work and what students should know before considering them
  • College Connection Scholarships A comprehensive scholarship database.
  • CollegeNet Information and web links to financial aid & scholarship funds; some direct links to online applications.
  • Fastweb Information on over 600,000 scholarships, grants & fellowships.
  • Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation A $30,000 merit-based grant awarded to undergraduate students, who wish financial support to attend graduate or professional school in preparation for careers in government, the non-profit sector or elsewhere in public service.
  • Scholarship Scams Warnings about scholarship fraud from the Federal Trade Commission
  • National Health Services Corps NHSC offers competitive scholarship program designed for students committed to providing primary health care in communities of greatest need.