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Hometown Heroes Reach Out
is a tuition assistance program for veterans who are combat wounded or have a service-connected disability and hold a bachelor's degree. The Master's degree in Social Work focuses on Clinical/Community Social Work. Students will build on a foundation and learn a variety of clinical intervention strategies.

Hometown Heroes Reach Out will provide counseling, screening, selection; educational financial assistance; relocation guidance; comprehensive employment planning and placement assistance with follow up mentoring. Hometown Heroes Reach Out will assist each candidate in meeting educational and professional requirements for employment. Program instruction support will be provided by University of West Florida faculty. For more information on the Master's degree program in Social Work, please click here.

Eligibility Requirements are
combat physically wounded or service related disability with an earned bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university and a honorable discharge or general discharge under honorable conditions. Please click here for a program application which may be filled out on the computer and emailed. The application uses Adobe Reader. If you don't have Adobe Reader, please click here to download a free version of the software. While you may qualify for Hometown Heroes Reach Out, you will still need to apply for admission to, and be accepted by, the University of West Florida and the Department of Social Work.




An equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services available upon request to individuals with disabilities.