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Scholarships

Sociology


Alexander & Catharine Smith Scholarship: 

This scholarship was established by Dr. Doreen Smith, Associate Professor of Sociology, in memory of her parents, Alexander and Catharine Smith who were staunch supporters of higher education. It will be awarded to an outstanding student majoring in Sociology.

Bethia Henry Memorial Scholarship: 

A scholarship has been provided by the late Mrs. B.L. Henry in memory of her daughter, Bethia, who graduated from Wesley College in 1936.  It will be awarded to a student with high standing in the Major or Honours program in Sociology who is entering third or fourth year.

Dr. Dan A. Chekki Prize for Excellence in Sociology: 

This scholarship is awarded to the student who has written the best Honours research paper/thesis in completion of the requirements of the B.A. (Honours) programme in Sociology and who will undertake a graduate programme in Sociology.

Katherine Oakes George Memorial Scholarship: 

This scholarship will be awarded on the nomination of the Department of Sociology to students entering third or fourth year who have an interest in the areas of stratification or theory and have demonstrated a capacity to produce papers of excellent quality and of a critical nature.

Dr. Kenneth Trueman Memorial Scholarship:  

This scholarship is provided by the Erica and Arnold Rogers Fund for Academic Excellence.  It will be awarded annually to a promising student entering the final year of the Sociology Honours program and preferably, but not necessarily, with a demonstrated interest in medical topics.  *This award requires the completion of an application form.

Lorne J.C. Elliott Memorial Scholarship: 

This annual scholarship commemorates Lorne J.C. Elliott who graduated from Wesley College in 1937.  It is awarded annually to a student with high academic standing who is entering or continuing the Major or Honours program in Sociology.

Marion Taylor Memorial Scholarship:  

This scholarship will be awarded annually to a Sociology Major or Honours student entering third or fourth year.  Preference will be given to a student who is involved in some capacity with social service work.  *This award requires the completion of an application form.  

The Novek Family Scholarship:  

Awarded annually on the recommendation of the Sociology Department to a promising student enrolled at The University of Winnipeg, who has completed at least one sociology course at the 2000 or 3000 level. Recipients should have a demonstrated interest in the environment or technology based on written course work.   

Rebecca & Roy Hambleton Memorial Scholarship:  

This scholarship, established by endowment in 1986 by Mr. E. Lee Hambleton in memory of Rebecca and Roy Hambleton, will be awarded annually on the recommendation of the Sociology Department to a student who shows promise in that discipline and who has financial need.  *This award requires the completion of an application form.

Note: for each of the awards listed, it is required that a copy of your mark transcript be included with your application. Where an application form is not available, please submit a letter of application to the department Chair stating how you meet the qualifying criteria as it pertains to the award applied for.