Financial Aid - Applying & Receiving Financial Aid - Graduates & Professionals - Summer Financial Aidgeneral information A limited amount of financial aid is available for the summer session. To qualify, you must meet all general financial aid eligibility requirements, as well as additional conditions described on this page. All grants and loans (but not Federal Work-Study) require summer enrollment at USC. Some academic departments also offer financial assistance for summer enrollment. Contact your department directly for more information.
When you register for classes at USC, you are personally agreeing to be held solely responsible for all tuition and fees. (See "Obligation For Payment" in the "Tuition and Fees" section of the " Schedule of Classes "). Parents and others may volunteer to pay, and if they have an email address, you may have e-bill notices sent directly to their email address by setting them up as a Guest User on OASIS or USCe.pay, granting them access to your account.
In addition to loan programs administered by the USC Financial Aid Office, we also encourage you to explore the following scholarship and loan forgiveness resources. School of Social Work Scholarships The USC School of Social Work offers supplemental financial assistance to students whose financial need cannot be adequately met through need-based loans. To apply for any of these school scholarships, please complete the Virtual Academic Center scholarship application at the time you apply for admission. Virtual Academic Center Dean’s Leadership Scholarship Scholarship awards of $23,000 for incoming full-time Virtual Academic Center students with demonstrated leadership capacity and experience. All interested and eligible students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, with two or more years of human/social service and leadership experience.
Student Activities Director: Heather Larabee (213) 740-5693 Tutor Campus Center 330 sait.usc.edu/ca The Office of Campus Activities believes the unique Trojan experience is enhanced by activities and programs outside of the classroom. Our role is to provide a link between students’ classroom experiences to activities beyond the classroom. The Office of Campus Activities sponsors services, programs and events to educate, advocate, entertain and challenge students.
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The MSW@USC program mirrors the stringent curriculum and academic rigor of the on-campus program delivered by our regular, full-time faculty. The foundation-year curriculum provides a common base of knowledge, skills and values by introducing theories, issues and practice methods that deal with individuals and their environment. The second half of the curriculum offers advanced training in a concentration area to develop in-depth knowledge and skills in Families and Children ; Community Organization, Planning and Administration (COPA) ; Mental Health ; or Military Social Work .