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Student Employment and Scholarships and Traineeships

Student Employment

The Office of Financial Aid coordinates part time, on-campus job opportunities. A wide variety of positions are available in departments throughout the campus. Available positions are posted by the Career Center. The student is responsible for securing employment. Each department is responsible for securing employment. Each department is responsible for its own hiring decisions.

The Career Center

The Career Center staff can assist students in identifying off-campus, career related positions. These experiences may provide students with the opportunity to earn money while gaining valuable career related experience.

America Reads

The America Reads tutorial program is coordinated the Office of Student Volunteer Programs. Students in this program are trained as literacy tutors and work in Springfield agencies and schools. Students must be eligible for the federal work study program to participate in America Reads.

Students are encouraged to research the availability of programs from organizations outside of the college. The Office of Financial Aid provides a list of Internet we bites to assist students in this research.

The Springfield College AmeriCorps Program

AmeriCorps The Springfield College AmeriCorps Program is open to all graduate students. Members serve in the local community and receive a monthly stipend and an education award. For more information, visit the AmeriCorps Program at Springfield College Web site.

Scholarships and Traineeships

All-College Graduate Scholarships

Each year, four All-College Graduate Scholarships are made available to graduate students. The selection criteria include both academic accomplishment and professional promise. Financial need is not an influencing factor. Applications for All-College Graduate Scholarships are available form the Office of Graduate Admissions. The application deadline is April 1 for the following academic year. New and returning students are eligible to apply. Springfield College Grants are available on a very limited basis. Factors taken into consideration are the student’s program of study, level of need and prior academic achievement. The College does not guarantee funding to all eligible applicants.

Graduate Studies Scholarship Application

Download the All College Graduate Scholarship Form.

Rehabilitation Traineeships

Another scholarship program, supported by federal funds, is through Rehabilitation Service Administration Traineeships (stipend accompanied by full or partial tuition). Further information can be obtained from the Rehabilitation and Disability Studies Department.

International Student Scholarships

The College awards a limited number of grants to international graduate students upon recommendation of the director of the International Center. Special consideration is given to those students involved in YMCA/YWCA work. These grants are for a one-year period of study. Awards amounts vary.

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The Office of Financial Aid Contact Information

Traditional Graduate and Undergraduate Students
    Phone: 413.748.3108

School of Human Services Students
    Phone: 413.748.3112

E-Mail: finaid@springfieldcollege.edu

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