types of aid
Smith College School For Social Work offers a variety of types of financial aid to assist students and their families in paying for their college education. Financial aid comes in a variety of forms and from a variety of sources. Please follow the links below to learn about the details of each type of aid.
Need Based Aid: All need based aid is awarded as grant funding; grants do not need to be repaid. (A separate application is required to be considered for Need Based Aid.)
Merit Aid: Smith College offers merit awards that range from $2,000-$9,000 per year and are determined at the time of Admission. Merit awards are grant funded and only for M.S.W. students. There is no separate application process for these awards.
Additionally, Smith College is pleased to offer military merit awards. These do require a separate application process.
For more information about institutional aid, please click here.
Loans are a form of financial aid that must be repaid with interest.
For more information about federal student loans, please click here.
Some students receive scholarships, grants, veteran's benefits, and employee tuition benefits from sources outside of Smith College.
For more information about outside aid, please click here.