The Department of Sociology recognizes outstanding undergraduates for their important contributions within and beyond the field of Sociology. Annual scholarship and award recipients are chosen based on their academic achievements, university and community involvements, and quality of their written applications. We are pleased to honor the significant accomplishments of our undergraduates!
The Harvesting Opportunity and Potential in Education (HOPE) Scholarship
This award blends Faustine and Ted Settle’s love of learning with their commitment to helping those in need.
2020 Recipient: Yessica Contreras-Vargas
Yessica is majoring in Sociology with a Criminology & Criminal Justice concentration and a Legal Studies Interdisciplinary minor.
The Dr. Ronny E. Turner Memorial Scholarship
Honors the memory of this award-winning professor and is made possible by gifts from colleagues and former students.
2020 Recipient: Xenia Hernandez
Xenia is a first-generation student double-majoring in Sociology and Economics. She plans to become a data analyst and help change our community, as well as others throughout the nation, for the better.
The Sociology Alumni
Funded by Department of Sociology alumni and friends, faculty and staff.
2020 Recipient: Perla Hurtado Flores
Perla is majoring in Sociology with a Criminology & Criminal Justice concentration and a Statistics minor.