Scholarships

2021-2022 Scholarship Information for the Sociology Department

In the past several years, alumni and former WWU faculty and staff have combined to sponsor 4 endowed scholarships. Five awards will likely be granted by the Sociology department in Spring 2021 for the next academic year (2021-2022).  Award amounts are currently being confirmed and will be posted when known.  Please submit applications at this time.  

Submit applications by email to Dr. Kristin AndersonApplication Deadline: April 30th by 3:00pm.

Ingeborg Paulus Scholarship $4000

This scholarship is awarded to a sociology major with a superior academic record.

Demography Scholarship $3000

This scholarship is awarded to a sociology major with a superior academic record and an interest in the subfield of demography.

Blalock Scholarship for Outstanding Community Service $2000

This scholarship is awarded to a sociology major who has accomplished significant community service. Academic record is also considered.

Teresa LaFreniere Scholarship $1000

This scholarship is awarded to a high achieving female sociology major. Preference is given to women over the age of 30 or women of any age with dependents. Preference is also given to those with financial need.

Sociology Alumni and Faculty Scholarship $1000-$2000

This scholarship is awarded to an outstanding Sociology major based on a combination of achievements inside and outside the classroom.