The School of Social Sciences offers several competitive scholarships to students committed to academic excellence, thanks to generous donations from alumni and community friends.  Alumni & Community Friends: For further information on how to make a difference through a gift to the Social Sciences, please contact Rosemarie Swatez in the Social Sciences Development Office.Students: To be eligible for all of the following scholarships, you must be a declared major within the School of Social Sciences. Additional eligibility and application requirements vary and are described in detail below. Undergraduate student questions should be directed to Teresa Neighbors; graduate student questions to John Sommerhauser.

 

Undergraduate Scholarships and Awards

 

Undergraduate Scholarships and Awards by Department

Anthropology

Chicano/Latino Studies

Economics

Political Science

Sociology

 

Graduate Scholarships and Awards

 

Graduate Order of Merit Awards

End-of-year Graduate Order of Merit awards are made annually in each of four categories (Kathy Alberti Prize, Outstanding Scholarship, Outstanding Service, and A. Kimball Romney Award for Outstanding Graduate Student Paper), through a school-wide competition announced in the latter half of April. The awards recognize outstanding academic achievement and promise, scholarship, research and service. Each award carries a generous honorarium and recognition during the School's formal Order of Merit ceremony held during commencement weekend in June.

 

Graduate Scholarships and Awards by Department

Anthropology

Chicano/Latino Studies

  • Gilbert G. Gonzalez Graduate Student Paper Prize

Cognitive Sciences

Economics

Political Science

Sociology

 

Research Center Fellowships, Scholarships and Awards by Department

Center for Citizen Peacebuilding

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