Financial Assistance

NASW is a great resource for questions with financial assistance and loan forgiveness.  Check out the following links for in-depth information at both the state and federal level.

The Lara Sobel Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a rising junior Vermont BSW student.


The Vermont Student Assistance Corp. (VSAC) webpage will let students explore grant and loan information as well as available scholarships

Financial Resources

The NASW National page can provide you with information on federal student aid and current Student Loan Debt Relief.

Understand and Manage Student Loans

Explore current Covid-19 pandemic related student loan debt forgiveness programs, manage student debt with the free Savi program, and learn about the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program.

NASW Scholarships, Fellowships, & Awards

The NASW Foundation is committed to enriching the social work profession and empowering social workers to be leaders in social policy and practice through programs which provide: doctoral fellowships, graduate school scholarships, chapter research grants, national recognition awards, lectures, symposiums, and special projects.

NASW fellowships, scholarships, grants, and awards.

Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)

If you are employed by a U.S. federal, state, local, or tribal government or not-for-profit organization, you may be eligible for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.

Student Loan Borrower Assistance

The National Consumer Law Center's Student Loan Borrower Assistance Project is a resource for borrowers, their families, and advocates representing student loan borrowers.

Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Explore all things FAFSA.  Find resources to help in every step of the process, from application to acceptance.

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