Department of Sociology and Social Work Scholarships

488A Collins Classroom Center
Contact: Department of Sociology and Social Work
Phone: 715-346-3060

Scholarship selections are determined by the Department of Sociology & Social Work.  For more information please contact the department.

 

Scholarship​ ​Criteria For Eligibility
George Dixon Scholarship
$100 minimum
Number of awards may vary
Sociology major with 3.0 overall GPA (including transfer credits) and 3.5 GPA in sociology courses at UWSP; at least a first-semester junior and not a graduating senior; has completed 12 credits of sociology at UWSP; full-time student; faculty recommendation.
Awarded: Spring
Virginia Fish Scholarship
Amount varies
​Sociology major who has expressed strong interest in gender and woman's issues, or social deviance.
Awarded: Spring
Gordon Shipman Scholarship
$100 minimum
Number of awards may vary
​Sociology major with 3.0 overall GPA (including transfer credits) and 3.5 GPA in sociology courses at UWSP; at least a first-semester junior and not a graduating senior; has completed 12 credits of sociology at UWSP; full-time student; faculty recommendation.
Awarded: Spring
Wolensky Family International Scholarship
Amount varies
​One or two Sociology majors or minors participating in a full semester abroad program in Poland, England, or any other UWSP overseas site, in that order of preference. Consideration given to academic criteria and financial need.
Awarded: Spring