FIND FUNDS

Cal Takagi Student Scholarship Fund

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The Cal Takagi Fund assists undergraduate and graduate students based on financial need. Cal Takagi was a faculty member at the School of Social Work, serving with distinction as teacher, consultant, associate dean and valued mentor.

Carol Lamare Oncology Practicum Scholarship

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The Carol LaMare Scholarship supports MSW second-year students who have demonstrated a commitment to oncology social work. An elementary school teacher for 30 years, Carol LaMare was passionate about lifelong learning. This fund was established in her memory by her daughter Lynn Behar.

Endowed Professorship in Prevention

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This fund enables the University to attract and retain distinguished faculty members who specialize in preventing behavioral problems among children and youth.

Endowment for Leadership of Partners for Our Children

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This fund enables the University of Washington to attract and retain effective and dedicated leadership for Partners for Our Children. Established at the School of Social Work, POC works to improve the lives of vulnerable children and families in Washington State, especially those touched by the child welfare system.

Farber Memorial Endowed Fund

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The Farber Memorial Fund supports social work students who are committed to improving the health and welfare of individuals and communities. The fund honors Arthur and Ruth Farber for their hard work and lifelong dedication to the field of social work.

Frances M. Burnley Endowed Fellowship

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This endowed fellowship honors Frances M. Burnley and her commitment not only to higher education but also to serving communities of color.

Henry Maier Visiting Professor in Clinical Skills

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This fund supports a visiting professor in clinical skills, allowing both students and faculty to benefit under the guidance of a gifted practitioner. Henry Maier, a professor emeritus in the School of Social Work, was known for his passion for social causes and his unique approach to teaching.

Hideki A. Ishisaka Endowed Fellowship for Doctoral Students

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This fund is targeted to students enrolled in a doctoral degree program in social work. It honors the career of Associate Professor Emeritus Anthony Ishisaka, whose areas of expertise include child and family welfare, mental health and services to refugee communities.

Indigenous Wellness Research Institute ( IWRI ) Fund

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The Indigenous Wellness Research Institute collaborates with indigenous people in three areas: research, tribal capacity building and knowledge sharing. Gifts will be used at the discretion of the director. In the past, funds were used for student support, capacity building, creating and maintaining collaborative relationships, and supporting culturally mandated protocol, such as gift giving and traditional feasts.

Katharine H. Chambers Endowed Memorial Fund

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This fund is used for the general development and support of the School of Social Work.

Katherine M. Rickey Volunteer Service in Health Planning Scholarship Fund

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This fund provides scholarship support for graduate students in social work. It was created to honor the ideals and principles of Katherine M. Rickey, who had an extraordinary commitment to volunteer service.

Libby DeLong Endowed Fellowship

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The Libby DeLong fellowship aids students who have a demonstrated commitment to working with African-American families or communities.

Mary Louise Rogers Fellowship for Students of Color

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The Mary Louise Rogers Fellowship provides financial assistance to graduate students who are underrepresented minorities. The fellowship was established by Mary Rogers Gillmore, a former longtime faculty member at the School of Social Work.

Minority Endowment Fund

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This fund provides scholarship support for minority students or students pursuing a master's degree in social work who are interested in professional practice that aids underserved ethnic minority, disadvantaged individuals or disabled communities.

MSW Scholarship for Traditional and Contemporary Social Work

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This scholarship supports students enrolled in a master's degree program in social work. Students are eligible based on academic merit, financial need and an interest in combining traditional healing methods with professional social work. Priority will be given to American Indian students.

Nancy R. Hooyman Endowed Fellowship for Intergenerational Studies

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This endowment was established by Professor and Dean Emeritus Nancy R. Hooyman. It provides financial assistance to a graduate student in the School of Social Work who is pursuing intergenerational studies, a field of inquiry that focuses on the interactions and relationships between younger and older generations.

Naomi Gottlieb Endowed Fellowship

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Named in memory of Naomi Gottlieb, this endowment provides fellowships to doctoral students in the School of Social Work. Gottlieb was a faculty member who influenced hundreds of students through mentoring, advocacy and support. The fund recognizes her profound commitment to students, particularly those from disadvantaged backgrounds.

Program Support for Royal University of Phnom Penh

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Gifts to this fund support the partnership between the University of Washington and the Royal University of Phnom Penh in Cambodia. Created in 2004, this innovative program delivered graduate-level training to Cambodian social workers so that they could staff their university's first social work department. Today the School continues to mentor RUPP's flourishing faculty and its motivated students.

Social Development Research Group Activities Fund

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This fund supports expenses for SDRG that are not covered by other sources. SDRG works to understand and promote healthy behaviors and positive social development among diverse populations of young peoples. Using science and community input, the group develops and tests change strategies for families, schools and communities.

Social Development Research Project Donations

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Researchers in the Social Development Research Group work to understand and promote healthy behaviors and positive social development among children, adolescents and young adults. The group's interventions strengthen bonds between families, schools and communities that improve youth outcomes and prevent problem behavior.

The Boeing Endowed Fellowship in Social Work

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This fellowship was established to support the School's commitment to bringing individuals into the social work profession who can provide effective services to diverse populations.

The Nancy R. Hooyman Endowed Gerontology Professorship in Social Work

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This professorship was established by the Norcliffe Foundation in recognition of Professor and Dean Emeritus Nancy R. Hooyman, often referred to as the most respected gerontological educator in the field. The fund supports her groundbreaking work and that of future distinguished faculty, whether in teaching, research or service in gerontology.

Vickie L. Sears Endowed Scholarship

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This scholarship funds students who have a demonstrated commitment to working with indigenous communities under the guidance of the Indigenous Wellness Research Institute. IWRI is a National Institutes of Health-designated Center of Excellence that collaborates with indigenous people in three areas: research, tribal capacity building and knowledge sharing.

Priority Funds

School of Social Work Student Scholarship Breakfast

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The School's Scholarship Breakfast Fund provides need-based scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students. This vital support ensures that the next generation of social workers can continue to change lives and transform the world.

Social Work Scholars Fund

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The Social Work Scholars Fund supports BASW and MSW students with contributions for current use needs. Student support gifts in honor of Taylene Watson may be made to this fund. Please indicate, when prompted, that the gift is in honor of Taylene Watson.

Social Work Students First Fund

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Social Work Students First Fund provides need-based scholarships to both undergraduate and graduate students. A gift to this fund makes a significant impact in the lives of those entering the social work field.

Forefront Suicide Prevention

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Forefront Suicide Prevention, a social impact center at the UW School of Social Work, is dedicated to preventing suicide through systemic change, education and advocacy. Forefront’s mission is to empower individuals and communities to take sustainable action to prevent suicide, champion systemic change, and restore hope. Our vision is to foster a world that openly addresses suicide and mental health with compassion, and where every individual acts on their capacity to prevent suicide

Social Work Development Fund

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Gifts to this fund are used at the Dean's discretion to recruit the best students, retain top faculty, sustain critical community programs, pursue innovative research projects and obtain state-of-the art equipment.

Doctoral Excellence Fund

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This discretionary fund supports general activities associated with the doctoral program. Funds might be used to support conference and training travel, special events, or expenses related to dissertation research.

Partners For Our Children Support Fund

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Partners for our Children works to improve the lives of vulnerable children and their families in Washington State, especially those affected by the child welfare system. POC works closely with the government agencies and private philanthropic groups to provide support for improvements in child welfare practice and policy.

Minority and Students with Disabilities Scholarship Fund

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This scholarship fund supports minority students, students with disabilities, or students who are interested in professional practice that serves underserved ethnic minority, disadvantaged individuals or those with disabilities.

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