University of Texas at El Paso offers a fully funded Master of Social Work. The MSW prepares individuals for advanced practice and leadership within the Paso del Norte border region and beyond. The Program’s concentration is “Social Work in the Border Region.” UTEP’s Department of Social Work also offers stipends for specific internships, scholarships based on financial need, and paid work positions as Graduate Assistants (GA’s) and Research Assistants (RA’s). Currently, department-specific grants allow the Department to offer partial and full financial support to many students. All students are eligible for need-based and merit-based programs through the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid.