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John A. Wallace Fellowship

  • Provides a one-time grant of $10,000 to a social work student who has post-baccalaureate experience working in corrections, and who seeks to make a difference in the field of corrections administration or juvenile crime prevention and rehabilitation.
  • Awards can be for fall, spring or summer matriculation.
  • The John A. Wallace Fellowship honors the work of John A. Wallace in providing services in correctional institutions.


  • Eligible students must have at least five years of post-baccalaureate experience working in corrections.
  • Students can be full program or advanced standing, and may select any concentration.
  • This one-time award is available to current and newly admitted students.


  • Students who are applying for this fellowship should complete the John A. Wallace Fellowship Application, which will be available in March.
  • All applicants should also complete the 201-2019 Social Work Student Financial Aid Form, which will be available in March.