Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 15
Applicant must be a college junior, senior or masters level African-American or Hispanic student majoring in the field of allied health, education, general studies, nursing or sociology at West Texas A&M University.
Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1
Applicant must be a graduating senior from Greensburg or North Decatur High School who will attend an accredited post-secondary institution. Minimum 2.5 GPA required.
Award: $3,000, Deadline: February 15
Applicant must be an undergraduate at Hofstra University majoring in sociology who has demonstrated academic achievement and financial need.
Award: $1,000, Deadline: January 17
Applicant must be a student at California State University Dominguez Hills majoring in labor studies or sociology.
Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 15
Applicant must be a student enrolled in an associate, bachelor's, or graduate-level degree program in the fields of gerontology, long-term care administration, medicine, nursing, or sociology at an accredited two- or four-year college or university. Letter of introduction and 500-word essay on selected topic required. Selection based upon the most compelling essay as judge by an outside panel of senior living professionals.
Award: $1,500, Deadline: July 31
Applicant must be enrolled in a four-year college or university program in the United States with an interest in the legal or criminal justice fields. Applicant must be actively pursuing a degree in one of the following areas of study: communications, criminal justice, English, history, journalism, political science, or pre-law studies. Essay required.
Award: $5,000, Deadline: May 1
Applicant must be enrolled in an accredited master's, doctoral, or law program in the United States or Canada. Required to write substantial paper on common-interest communities and have three references.
Award: $500, Deadline: April 1
Applicant must be pursuing a bachelor's degree full-time in a social science related major. Selection is based on academic history, extracurricular activities, and employment history.
Award: $2,500, Deadline: February 27
Applicant must be a U.S. citizen who is member of one of the following ethnic groups: African American/Black, Asian American/Pacific Islander, Hispanic/Latino, or Native American/Alaska Native. Must be a full-time undergraduate student majoring in public relations, marketing, advertising, anthropology, communications, English, graphic design, or sociology. Minimum 2.75 GPA, reference letter, resume, and unofficial transcript OR acceptance letter required.
Award: $5,000, Deadline: February 27
Applicant must be a U.S. citizen who is member of one of the following ethnic groups: African American/Black, Asian American/Pacific Islander, Hispanic/Latino, or Native American/Alaska Native. Must be a full-time graduate student who has a minimum of two academic semesters or one year left to complete master's degree majoring in public relations, marketing, advertising, anthropology, communications, English, graphic design, or sociology. Minimum 3.2 GPA, reference letter, resume, and unofficial transcript required.
Award: $225, Deadline: April 1
Applicants must be pursuing an undergraduate or graduate sociology degree in an academic institution and current student members of ASA. Awards are based on participation in the annual meeting, purpose for attending, student need, availability of other forms of support, matching funds and the potential benefit to the student.
Award: $250, Deadline: January 31
Applicants must be female students who are are majoring in theology, sociology or anthropology. Applicants will submit a 500+ word essay using the prompt: "In a world that is devastated almost daily by acts of extreme violence in the name of religion or against those of different ethnicity, how can a solid education in theology, anthropology or sociology enable you to promote peace, understanding, tolerance and kindness not only at an academic level, but also in your day to day life?" Essays must be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.