Workforce for Student Well-being (WSW) Conditional Scholarship application for 2024-2025 academic year open early 2024

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The Workforce for Student Well-being (WSW) Initiative will expand the number of master’s level social workers providing mental health services in high-need public and tribal schools. Students attending one of the five accredited schools of social work across Washington state, who have a commitment to working in schools, are eligible to apply for conditional scholarships up to $30,000 to offset their graduate education expenses in return for serving in a high-need public or tribal school in Washington state. Students are placed in a high-need public or tribal school during their advanced practicum placement, are supported in developing competencies to become school-based social workers who provide mental health services through a year-long community of practice, and attend an annual retreat building a network of like-minded professionals.  Read more