Undergraduate Accomplishments

Recognizing Success

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!

Madison White, recipient of a 2023 Sociology Alumni Scholarship

"I am a General Sociology major going into my final semester here at CSU. I hope to be able to use the connections and resources here at CSU to further my education of our world. I am super excited and grateful for this scholarship award. This scholarship allows me to continue to focus on my classes and get the most out of my education here at CSU."

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Milagro Nunez-Solis, recipient of a 2023 Sociology Alumni Scholarship

"I'm an international student from Costa Rica, and this is my third year as a Ph.D. student in the Sociology Department. My research interest relates to the sociology of agri-food systems, gender and development, inequalities, and social justice. I´m a research assistant for the Institute for Research in the Social Sciences (IRISS) and the Center for Fair & Alternative Trade (CFAT)." 

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.

2023 Recipient: Jala Ward

Jala 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.

2023 Recipients: Gabriella Lam and Jessica Roig

Gabriella is majoring in Sociology with an Environmental SOC concentration and an Applied Environmental Policy Analysis minor. 

Jessica is double majoring in Sociology with a Criminology & Criminal Justice concentration and Political Science with a U.S. Government, Law & Policy concentration.

The Sociology Alumni

Funded by Department of Sociology alumni and friends, faculty and staff.

2023 Recipients: Milagro Nunez-Solis and Madison White

Milagro is a Ph.D. student in Sociology and is also earning her an Ethnic Studies certificate in Gender, Power and Difference.

Madison is a first generation student majoring in Sociology with a General SOC concentration.