The department offers several annual awards to outstanding students on the basis of merit.

Department Awards and Honors

The Ray Collins Award is given annually by the Sociology Alumni Association to the top graduating senior. The awardee is selected by the faculty on the basis of GPA and facultuy recommendations.

The Sociology Alumni Awards are awarded by faculty annually on the basis of merit. One outstanding senior, junior, and freshman are recognized annually. 

The Outstanding Sociology Minor Award is presented to the graduating student with the most outstanding minor GPA record.

Department Honors in Sociology are awarded to B.A. and B.S. degree candidates in sociology with an overall grade point average of 3.2 or better.


Sociology Program Scholarship

The Sociology Program offers scholarships to majors in Sociology.

Go to the Financial Aid page to Apply for a Scholarship and see more information on how to apply.