University of Alberta

Funding for this program is made possible in part by the generosity and commitment of our donors. The list below represents individual Awards contributing to the funding available. As an applicant, you only need to apply to the scholarship or bursary program listed, or based on the application procedures indicated on the specified program page. Should you be selected as a recipient, you would then be notified as to which individual Award(s) you have received.

Sociology

The following scholarships are part of the Faculty/Department Scholarship Competition.

Soren Bovbjerg Memorial Scholarship

Field of Study: Sociology

Conditions: To be awarded annually on the basis of academic standing and financial need to an undergraduate student enrolled in a four year degree program in the Department of Sociology.

Funded by: Endowed anonymously.

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Department of Sociology, Associate Chair (Undergraduate)

Dr Carlo Caldarola Scholarship

Field of Study: Sociology

Conditions: Awarded to a student with superior academic achievement entering or continuing in the fourth year of a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Sociology. Preference given to a student in the honors program.

Funded by: Endowed by friends of the late Dr Caldarola.

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Department of Sociology, Associate Chair (Undergraduate)

Captain Edward M (Ted) Kates Memorial Scholarship in Criminology

Field of Study: Criminology

Conditions: Awarded annually to a student in the BA (Criminology) Program who has attained the highest grade point average in the third year of study while carrying 30 units of course weight in that year. Scholarship money will be divided equally among recipients in the event of a tie.

Funded by: Margaret and Maxwell Kates in memory of their son Captain Edward M (Ted) Kates.

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Director of the Criminology Program, Department of Sociology

Charlene Marshall Memorial Award in Sociology

Field of Study: Sociology or Criminology

Conditions: Awarded to a student with a GPA of 3.0 or greater enrolled in any year of a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology or Criminology. Selection based on academic standing. Preference given to an Honours student with financial costs associated with University-approved educational travel opportunities.

Funded by: Annually funded by the family and friends of Charlene Marshall

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Department of Sociology

Dr. Frances A. Puffer Scholarship in Sociology

Field of Study: Sociology

Conditions: Awarded to a student with superior academic achievement entering the third year of a degree program in the Faculty of Arts majoring in Sociology. Selection based on academic standing with preference given to a student with a record of community service and/or volunteer activity.

Funded by: Dr. Karel Puffer, P. Eng., in memory of Dr. Frances A. Puffer, a University professor, educator, mentor and advisor to many.

Application/Nomination Procedure: To the Chair, Department of Sociology, 5-21 Tory HM by April 15

Pierre Robin Award

Field of Study: Population (Demography)

Conditions: Awarded to a student with satisfactory academic standing in the fourth year of the Honors Program in Sociology, or in a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Sociology, whose area of concentration is population studies (demography). Selection based on academic standing. In the event of a tie, the scholarship money will be divided equally among the students. In the event that there are no eligible students at the undergraduate level, this Award may then be given to a student in a Master of Arts program whose research work is centered on demography.

Funded by: Endowed by friends of Pierre Robin.

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Department of Sociology, Associate Chair (Undergraduate)

Samuel M Strong Medal in Sociology

Field of Study: Sociology

Conditions: Awarded to a student convocating with a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Sociology with the highest standing in the final two years of study. The medal will be awarded only if the student attains superior academic achievement, otherwise a book prize of $50 will be provided. Preference given to a student in the honors program.

Funded by: Endowed by friends of the late Dr Strong.

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from Associate Chair (Undergraduate), Department of Sociology