Field Program

The Field Education Program affords students the opportunity to integrate theoretical classroom knowledge, social work values and skills with actual work experiences in agency settings while under the supervision of a licensed social worker. The Field Education Program consists of faculty and staff, as well as social workers in the community committed to providing students with the opportunity to demonstrate practice skills, knowledge, and values that are consistent with the mission, goals and objectives of the School of Social Work through professional enrichment at internships. BSW students complete 220 hours of internship per semester, for two semesters. MSW students enrolled in the two-year program are required to complete 990 hours of internship over three semesters. MSW students in the Advanced Standing program are required to complete 900 hours of internship over three semesters.

Field Internship Acceptance Form

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To request a copy of your Field Evaluation, please email scsw@uark.edu and include the following information:

  • Name
  • Contact Information
  • Graduate Date
  • Name and Address of the School/University requesting your evaluation

 

Health Resources & Service Administration (HRSA) Fellowship

The HRSA Fellowship Program is designed to develop and expand the behavioral health workforce serving populations across the lifespan, including rural and medically underserved areas.  The HRSA Fellowship will provide financial stipends for up to 28 advanced level MSW students each year (2017-2021) who are placed in field internships that practice integrated, behavioral healthcare services to traditionally underserved, diverse clients and in rural and/or medically underserved areas. 

HRSA Fellows receive stipends totaling $10,000 ($5,000 per semester) to offset graduate school tuition, fees, transportation, and housing. Stipends will not interfere with student loans or other academic scholarships.

 HRSA Scholarship Application