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Sociology Program Scholarships

Sociology Program Scholarships

Jane Addams Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 1988 to be awarded to students with a minimum of nine hours in social work or sociology, with at least a 2.5 Grade Point Average on all work at West Texas A&M University and who exhibit financial need.

Brian M. Beckley Scholarship

This scholarship was established by Robert and Cheryl Beckley in memory of their son, Brian. The recipient must be a sociology major, and selection is base on Grade Point Average.

Dorothy Gimp Brand Scholarship

This scholarship was established by Myrna Gimp Raffkind, former West Texas A&M University student and faculty member, and her husband, Daniel, in honor of her mother.  Recipients will be outstanding professional candidates in psychology, sociology, or social work; based upon academic records and potential.

Mahatma Gandhi Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 1982 by the Indian Association of Amarillo for students majoring in sociology and/or social work.  A scholarship of at least $200 will be awarded each year.  Applicants must have a minimum of a 2.5 Grade Point Average and have completed 60 credit hours.          

Nona L. Moore Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 1988 by a gift from the estate of Nona L. Moore.  Awards are made to social work, sociology, and psychology majors who have demonstrated outstanding academic performance and have attended West Texas A&M University for at least two regular semesters.

Hubert W. Oppe Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the Department of Psychology, Sociology, and Social Work of Oppe's distinguished career as a sociologist at West Texas A&M University.  Awards are made to social work, sociology, ans psychology majors who have demonstrated outstanding academic performance and have attended West Texas A&M University  for at least two regular semesters.

Sibyl Mitchell Scholarship

Sibyl Mitchell Scholarship was established by Sibyl H. Mitchell in support of a hard working student in a social science field. Recipient must demonstrate financial need and must have a 2.0-3.0 GPA .

 

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