Scholarships and Aid
Contact the department chair, Dr. Andrew Buck, for more information about these scholarships.
A full list of College of Liberal Arts scholarships also is available.
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# of Awards
Duffus-Melvin Academic Achievement Award in Sociology
Criteria: Full time sociology student with highest academic success.
Duffus-Melvin Recognition Award in Sociology
Criteria: Outstanding achievement in sociology. Not renewable.
Petranek Non-Traditional Scholarship
Criteria: Award to a non-traditional student who is at least 25 years old who is majoring in sociology, psychology, political science or history and has a minimum 3.0 GPA. Scholarship to be used during junior or senior year and is not renewable, but may be applied for and awarded for a second year. Preference will be given to students with financial need. May not be awarded to a graduating senior. Recipient must be enrolled during the upcoming academic year in order to receive this scholarship. Student Financial Assistance must validate need.
Wallace C. & Kathleen Wardner Memorial Scholarship
Criteria: Recipient must be a resident of Southwestern Indiana, have a high school minimum cumulative 3.5 GPA, a record of participation in extracurricular and community activities and whose majors falls within the social sciences (psychology, sociology, political science or philosophy). May not be awarded to a graduating senior. Recipient must be enrolled during the upcoming academic year in order to receive this scholarship. Renewable with a 3.0 GPA.