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SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK

Social Work Research and Evaluation Lab

The Social Work Research and Evaluation Lab was designed to provide research infrastructure and an environment for fostering research and publications at the WSU School of Social Work. If you have questions, please send email to: swrel@wichita.edu

Mission of the SWREL: Promoting research of social work faculty and students at the WSU School of Social Work by providing an environment and infrastructure to pursue research grants, to publish research results, to advance social work practice, and to enhance social work education.

Goals of the SWREL: 
  • Supporting social work faculty members' research projects, presentations, and publications as well as grant preparation.
  • Supporting social work students' research projects.
  • Supporting social work agencies through need assessment in the Wichita community.
  • Supporting social work program assessment.
  • Supervising graduate research assistants for faculty research and publications.

Grant Opportunities at WSU

Undergraduate Research Grants

  1. Undergraduate Student Research Grants in Aging. 
    The Carl and Rozina Cassat Regional Institute on Aging is funding Undergraduate Student Research Grants in Aging, which are grants of up to $1500 each to support student research projects related to aging. Click here

  2. Undergraduate Student Research and Creative Activity Grants.
    Undergraduate Student Research and Creative Activity Grants are grants of up to $1000 each to support undergraduate student research and creative/performance projects in all disciplines in collaboration with WSU faculty. Grant proposals are reviewed by faculty committee from September 1 through March 15. Click here

  3. McNair Scholars Program. The program is designed for students who are interested in pursuing doctoral studies. Services include, but are not limited to: graduate school exploration, research opportunities, faculty mentoring and writing assistance. Click here

Graduate Research Grants

The Carl and Rozina Cassat Regional Institute on Aging is funding Graduate Student Grants, which are grants of up to $2000 each to support student research related to aging. 

  1. Graduate School Awards & Grants. Click here

Grant Information for Faculty
  1. WSU Funding Resource
  2. WSU Regional Institute on Aging
Professional Presentation Opportunities

Presentation Opportunities for Undergraduate Students

  1. Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Forum. Click here
  2. Other Undergraduate Research Workshop, Publication and Presentation Opportunities. Click here

Presentation Opportunities for Graduate Students

  1. Graduate Research and Scholarly Projects (GRASP) symposium. Click here
  2. Council on Social Work Education (CSWE),  Minority Fellowship Program (MFP). Click here

    Now Is the Time: MFP-Youth (NITT MFP-Y) program is designed to enhance the training of full-time, master's-level, direct practice-focused social work students in their final year of study at a CSWE accredited institution. Applicants must identify mental health services delivery to at-risk children, adolescents, and/or transition-age youths as the focus of their specialization and be committed to seeking employment with this target population after graduation. 

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