Undergraduate Scholarships and Funding

Magellan Circle Patron Scholarship

The College of Social and Behavioral sciences provides $500 scholarships to a number of undergraduates who are majoring in any SBS program. Please see the Magellan Scholarship website for more information.

School of Sociology Textbook Support

The School of Sociology offers support for textbooks (new or used) and school supplies purchased from the UA Bookstore for a total amount of $200.

Eligibility and Evaluation Criteria

Applicant must be (1) a declared Sociology or Care, Health & Society major at the University of Arizona, (2) a Junior or Senior (60 credits minimum), (3) paying School of Sociology program fees. Applications will be reviewed on a first come - first served basis.

Application Instructions

Applications are online through the School of Sociology website: CLOSED

School of Sociology Travel Stipend

School of Sociology students may apply to receive travel expense stipends for presenting at academic conferences. For more infromation, please visit: Travel Stipends

Roger Yoshino Undergraduate Award

The Roger Yoshino Award was established by the Yoshino family and children to facilitate undergraduates becoming contributors to society through education in Sociology. The late Dr. Yoshino served as a faculty member in the UA Sociology Department from 1958 to 1991, specializing in the study of race relations. He contributed his expertise to numerous landmark policy and legal decisions involving minorities. He also worked for social justice in Arizona and the nation through his participation in a variety of organizations, commissions, and projects. Awards of up to $1000 each (renewable by re-application) will be presented by the UA School of Sociology's Undergraduate Studies Committee. The awards are intended to offset routine undergraduate student expenses (except for tuition) during the academic year.

Eligibility and Evaluation Criteria

A Yoshino Award applicant must be a declared undergraduate major or minor in Sociology with a graduation date not earlier than Spring 2019.  Applicants will be evaluated on a combination of economic need, promise for making a contribution to society, and academic performance.

Application Instructions

Applicants must submit the following:

  1. Application Cover Sheet (see below)
  2. Confidential Recommendation Letter (CRL)
    Need two letters of recommendation. One must be from an instructor in Sociology,
    the other from a Social and Behavioral Sciences (SBS) instructor.
  3. Career Goals Essay
  4. Economic Statement

Applicants must submit all required materials via Scholarship Universe. The application will be available from March 1st through March 31st. After March 31st, the application will close and late submissions will not be accepted. For questions, please contact Raquel Fareio at pinar@email.arizona.edu.

Frederick A. and Margaret S. Conrad Scholarship

The Conrad Scholarship was established by Frederick A. and Margaret S. Conrad to facilitate undergraduates becoming contributors to society through education in Sociology. This generous couple established an endowment that will fund scholarships in perpetuity for “deserving and promising students… seeking careers in Health and Social Services.” Awards of up to $2,000 each (renewable by re-application) will be presented by the UA School of Sociology's Undergraduate Studies Committee. The awards are intended to offset routine undergraduate student expenses (except for tuition) during the academic year.

Eligibility and Evaluation Criteria

A Conrad Scholarship applicant must be a declared undergraduate major in either Care, Health and Society or Sociology with a graduation date not earlier than Spring 2019.  Applicants will be evaluated on a combination of (1) success in coursework related to health and social services, (2) progress toward degree in Care, Health and Society or Sociology, (3) commitment to community service in the areas of health and social services, (4) long-term career objectives related to health and social services, and (5) economic need.

Application Instructions

Applicants must submit the following:

  1. Application Cover Sheet (see below)
  2. Confidential Recommendation Letter (CRL)
    Need two letters of recommendation. One must be from an instructor in Sociology,
    the other from a Social and Behavioral Sciences (SBS) instructor.
  3. Career Goals Essay
  4. Economic Statement

Applicants must submit all required materials via Scholarship Universe. The application will be available from March 1st through March 31st. After March 31st, the application will close and late submissions will not be accepted. For questions, please contact Raquel Fareio at pinar@email.arizona.edu.