GSS Fellowships

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Thanks to the partnerships we’ve formed and the generosity of our donors, the Graduate School of Social Service is proud to offer fellowships to select students who exhibit academic excellence and a deep commitment to impact change in the social work profession.

If you are a passionate individual interested in participating in a fellowship to enhance your educational experience and help fund your studies, read more about the opportunities we offer below. 

Master of Social Work (M.S.W.) Fellowship Opportunities

Fordham GSS/NYC Public Schools Collaborative Fellowship Program

Established in February 2023, "the Collaborative" serves as a vital pipeline of highly trained professionals for schools. Developed in partnership with the NYC Public Schools system, this program immerses students in NYC elementary, middle, and high schools alongside seasoned school social workers, providing hands-on experience paired with a tailored curriculum to fit the needs required by today’s schools.

Learn more about the Fordham GSS/NYC Public Schools Collaborative Fellowship Program here.

PIPELINE for Youth Health Fellowship Program

The Fordham GSS Prioritizing Integrated Care, Prevention, and Equity: Leading Interprofessional, New York City-based Efforts (PIPELINE) for Youth Health fellowship program is a program of the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Behavioral Health Workforce, Education, and Training (BHWET) program. This program offers specialized training to Graduate School of Social Service advanced year Master of Social Work (M.S.W.) students enrolled in the on-campus program at the Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service. Students selected for this competitive fellowship program will participate in specialized training and receive a $10,000 stipend.

Learn more about the PIPELINE for Youth Health Fellowship Program here. 

Palliative Care Fellowship

Palliative Care Fellows are carefully screened in order to choose students who are both clinically and academically strong, have personal characteristics that make them good candidates for working with seriously ill individuals and families in a fast-paced environment and on an interdisciplinary team, and who are committed to a career working with seriously individuals and their families. Fellows receive a tuition stipend, support and mentoring, a dedicated Field Seminar led by an experienced palliative social worker, and an internship working with seriously ill individuals and their family members in inpatient, outpatient, community-based and hospice care settings.

Learn more about the Palliative Care Fellowship here. 

Ph.D. in Social Work Fellowship Opportunities

Rogler Doctoral Fellowship

This two-year, predissertation social work fellowship is available for students in need of scholarships who plan to examine Latino/Hispanic-related topics in their dissertation. Up to two Rogler Doctoral Fellowships will be available during each academic year. The fellowship provides a stipend to support students' progress in the program.

Learn more about the Rogler Doctoral Fellowship here.