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Child Welfare Stipend

IV-E Child Welfare Funding is available for undergraduate BSW social work students.


IV-E BSW Students

  • Prepare to work with vulnerable children who are risk of foster care and out of home placement in rural areas.
  • Take specific social work and child welfare classes.
  • Receive a stipend of $1,900 per semester.
  • Complete their Practicum at a county child welfare setting.

Interested social work students - Please watch the following video regarding what a realistic job preview of work in this field may be like.  You will be asked about this video when you interview for the IV-E stipend program: http://ssw.unc.edu/jif/rr/rjp.htm 

IV-E Child Welfare Brochure & Application Form

For more detailed information, please contact Dr. Ruth Charles at rcharles@winona.edu.