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.

Preference is given to students who study on a full-time basis.


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. Current and newly admitted students are eligible to apply for this fellowship.


Students who are applying for this fellowship should indicate their interest in this award on the 2020-2021 Social Work Student Financial Aid Form, and should submit a resume demonstrating the requisite post-baccalaureate experience to