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The Department of Sociology and Social Work at Texas Woman’s University invites applications for scholarship awards. To be eligible for consideration, undergraduate students must be enrolled in at least 12 semester credit hours and graduate students must be enrolled in at least 6 semester credit hours during the semester in which the application is submitted. We encourage all students who meet the semester credit hour requirement to apply for scholarship assistance.

Scholarship funds that may be available for awards are listed below. Please note that some scholarship funds have eligibility requirements. The Scholarship Committee determines the eligibility of applicants for specific scholarship funds in their deliberations. Scholarship awards are made on the basis of academic merit, financial need, and future potential of the applicant. All scholarship applicants will be notified of their award status by the end of the fall semester.

How to Apply

Students may apply for scholarships through the STARS system. Application deadlines will always be listed on the TWU home page. All recipients of scholarships will be acknowledged at the Spring Honors Banquet and are expected to attend if at all possible.

Sociology Scholarships

Charles Rodney Albert Endowed Memorial Scholarship. Awarded annually to an outstanding graduate or undergraduate student majoring in the Department of Sociology and Social Work, this scholarship was established by the family and friends of Dr. Albert, an associate professor of sociology in the Department of Sociology and Social Work from 1974 to 1981. The recipient will be selected by the scholarship committee of the department.

Roy A. Miller Scholarship. Established by Maria Gabriella Miller and Lucille Miller in memory of their husband and son, respectively, for graduate students whose majors are within the Department of Sociology and Social Work. The recipients shall be selected by the scholarship committee within the Department of Sociology & Social Work.

Roy A & Maria Gabriella Miller Endowed Scholarship. The purpose of the Roy A. and Maria Gabriella Miller Endowment is to provide a stream of income to support graduate students in the Department of Sociology and Social Work who are either from an ethnic or racial minority group or an international student.  The scholarship will be awarded by the Sociology and Social Work Scholarship committee with consideration given to academic performance and financial need.

Maureen Gallagher Memorial Scholarship. Reserved for a sociology major from a fund established by the family and friends of Dr. Maureen T. Gallagher, a former faculty member of Texas Woman’s University.

Jessie H. Humphries Endowed Scholarship. Established by the family and friends of Miss Jessie H. Humphries, former Associate Dean of the Faculty and chair of the Department of Sociology and Social Work. Originally intended to encourage study in the field of sociology.

Bertha and Morris Levy Endowed Scholarship. Established by Mr. Orien Levy Woolf of Dallas, TX, an alumna who graduated with a major in sociology. It is awarded annually to an advanced or graduate student majoring in sociology.

Ann Lindemann Starnater Endowed Scholarship. Established by the Class of 1958, the scholarship is to be awarded annually to a major in the Department of Sociology and Social Work. The recipient must be an outstanding student who has exhibited leadership qualities and service to the University.

Ethelyn Davis Graduate Fellowship in SociologyEstablished by Dr. Ethelyn Davis to provide support for a graduate student pursuing full-time studies in the field of Sociology. The recipient may not have a teaching assistantship or research assistantship. The recipient will be expected to prepare a research paper for publication or presentation at a regional or national professional meeting. For more information contact the chair of the Department of Sociology and Social Work.

For information about TWU scholarships and other financial aid, contact the Financial Aid Office

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