Sociology Student Awards

Student Awards Categories, 2016-2017

Award applications/nominations/submissions are limited to sociology majors only

Academic Excellence in Sociology Award ($500)

  • Sociology Program faculty will identify those who are eligible by March 31, invite them to apply, and remind them of the deadline
  • The following criteria are required:
  • Sociology major
  • At least 24 sociology credits completed
  • GPA of at least 3.0 in sociology coursework
    • Student-initiated applications
    • Applications must include an original essay and not a paper from a class
    • Deadline for applications is April 7
  • Please submit application materials to Robin.Fifita@oregonstate.edu
  • Application Form

Conference Presentation Award ($200)

  • For the best paper/poster/roundtable presented by a sociology major at a professional conference
  • Paper/poster/roundtable submissions
  • The following criteria are required:
  • Sociology major
  • At least 24 sociology credits completed
  • GPA of at least 3.0 in sociology coursework
    • Student-initiated submissions
    • Deadline for submissions upon return from conference
  • Please submit application materials to Robin.Fifita@oregonstate.edu

Faculty Recognition Award ($100)

  • For the best paper submitted as part of a sociology course  
  • Papers from classes other than WIC (SOC 315)
  • The following criteria are required:
  • Sociology major
  • At least 24 sociology credits completed
  • GPA of at least 3.0 in sociology coursework
    • Sociology Program faculty will submit papers as nominations
    • Deadline for nominations is April 7

Alumni Award for Experiential Learning ($100)

  • Sociology major
  • Recognizing sociology majors who are actively “doing sociology” in the community
  • Sociology Program faculty will submit materials as nominations
  • Deadline for nominations is April 7

WIC Culture of Writing Award ($100)

  • Papers from SOC 315 (Methods I: Research Design)
  • Sociology major
  • Sociology Program faculty will submit papers as nominations
  • Deadline for nominations is April 7