Sociology Scholarships

According to popular culture – more money is a good thing

We know the financial burden for college students can be stressful. This is why at UW-Eau Claire we offer a large amount of scholarships available to all of our students. As a student in the sociology department, there are a few scholarships available specifically for you. Make sure to check out these and all of the other scholarships available to you, the extra financial assistance is worth the effort.

ind scholarship information and helpful links here: Scholarships at UW-Eau Claire

Sociology scholarships

Albert and Marie Blumenthal Sociology Scholarship
Elmer Winters Award for Excellence in Social Studies Education
Rakstis Social Studies Scholarship
Robert & Claribel Rowan Sociology Fund

Sociology awards available

In addition to scholarships, the sociology department also had a number of awards available to students based on their work within the department. These awards have various dollar amounts associated with them as well, another great opportunity!

Rowan awards for research achievement

Eligibility: Small written projects completed by any student in a 100- or 200-level sociology class. Example: A two-page paper analyzing a newspaper article from a sociological perspective.

Award: One award of $50.

Eligibility: Large written projects in a 300- or 400-level sociology class. Example: A ten-page research paper with an extensive literature review.

Award: One award of $50.

Eligibility: Presentation or community service by three or more students in a 300 or 400 level sociology class. Example 1: A team teaching activity by four students who led a class discussion. Example 2: Three students cooperatively designed and completed a sociology internship.

Award: One award of $100 divided equally among the group of students.

Eligibility: Nomination by faculty teaching Soc. 332 from papers written for the class.

Award: One award of $100.

Eligibility: Nomination by faculty teaching Soc. 344 from papers written for the class.

Award: One award of $100.

Blumenthal awards for personal achievement

Eligibility: Faculty nomination for a Student Academic Apprentice in a Sociology course.

Award: One award of $100.

Eligibility: Faculty nomination of a sociology major who lives up to C. Wright Mill's approach to sociology.

Award: Up to two awards of $100 each ($200)

Eligibility: Faculty nomination of a sociology major whose post-BA plans maximize the skills and knowledge learned at UW-EC.

Award: Up to two awards of $100 each ($200)

That is not all

You are not limited to only the scholarships available through the sociology department. UW-Eau Claire has a large list of scholarships available to our students. Make sure to browse through all of the different scholarships to find ones that you qualify for and make sure to apply!

Find scholarship information and helpful links here: Scholarships at UW-Eau Claire

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