The University of Minnesota, based in Saint Paul, MN offers a fully funded PhD in Social Work. Contribute to the knowledge base of the social work profession and work toward a just, nurturing, and inclusive society. This program emphasizes advanced scholarship, theory development, policy analysis, and research design and application. The majority of the students receive a four-year funding package that covers tuition, health insurance, and a stipend. Many students also secure dissertation fellowships, and we help students secure assistantships for funding for their fifth year.