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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. This scholarship was established by the friends and family of Dr. Charles Rodney Albert, an associate professor of sociology in the Department of Sociology and Social Work from 1974-1981. It is awarded annually to an outstanding undergraduate or graduate student majoring in the Department of Sociology and Social Work.

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.

Maureen Gallagher Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship is provided from a fund established by the family and friends of Dr. Maureen T. Gallagher, former member of the faculty of TWU. Recipients may be undergraduate or graduate students.

Jessie H. Humphries Endowed Scholarship. This scholarship was 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, the scholarship is awarded to any major in the Department of Sociology and Social Work. Recipients may be undergraduate or graduate students.

Bertha and Morris Levy Endowed Scholarship. This scholarship was established by Mrs. Orien Levy Woolf of Dallas, Texas, an alumna who was graduated with a major in sociology. Originally awarded to sociology majors, it is awarded to any major in the Department of Sociology and Social Work. Recipients may be undergraduate or graduate students.

Ann Lindemann Starnater Endowed Scholarship. This scholarship was established by the Class of 1958 to honor the President of the Class of 1958 at TWU. It is awarded annually to a major in the Department of Sociology and Social Work, undergraduate or graduate student, who has exhibited outstanding leadership qualities and service to the University.

Ethelyn Davis Graduate Fellowship in Sociology. Established 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 a research assistantship. The recipient will be expected to prepare a research paper for publication or presentation at a regional or national professional meeting.

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

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