Connecticut ¡Adelante!

Serve your community and the growing Spanish-speaking population in Connecticut by applying for our new scholarship program for bilingual Master of Social Work (MSW) students, Connecticut ¡Adelante!

Scholarships Available

Students who are enrolled in our in-person MSW program can apply for Connecticut ¡Adelante! Accepted students are eligible to receive $2,500 in tuition assistance each semester during the two-year program, for a total of up to $10,000. Students can also apply for the School Social Work Program, which also provides tuition assistance to eligible, matriculated students.


Why You Should Apply

As a Connecticut ¡Adelante! student, you will:

  • Strengthen your language and bicultural skills with specialized courses
  • Gain practical experience by interning at local community-based organizations and agencies that serve Spanish-speaking communities
  • Prepare for a career serving the mental health needs of Spanish-speaking youth and families in Connecticut
Hispanic mother with two children.

Eligibility Criteria

Priority is given to students who meet one of the following criteria:

Connecticut ¡Adelante! Info Sessions

Learn more about this new MSW program option in one of our upcoming info sessions. Please register here

Connecticut ¡Adelante! Application Deadlines- Fall 2024 Cohort

Returning Students (entering 1st field placement)- December 22nd, 2023

Spring 2024 Admits- February 29th, 2024.

Incoming Fall 2024 Students (2- year program)- April 1st, 2024

Apply Today

Prospective students can learn more about our MSW application process and curriculum at our Apply for MSW and MSW Coursework pages.


Accepted and current MSW students need to complete the Connecticut ¡Adelante! application form. Once applicants are provisionally accepted, students will take a general Spanish language proficiency test to determine their full eligibility to participate in the program.


For more information, please contact Eunices Pineda or Lesly Sanchez-Villar.