Scholarships!

UPDATE:  The deadline to apply for Department scholarship (all of those listed below) has been extended to Friday, February 6th, midnight.  NAU Foundation scholarship applications still close on the 31st.

January 31, 2015 is the deadline to apply for scholarships, including department scholarships and NAU Foundation scholarships.  If you qualify for any of these scholarships and you haven’t already applied – get to it!  This is, after all, free money, and there isn’t a whole lot of that just floating around these days.

The application for ALL Department scholarships is here.

If you are a Sociology Major, you may want to consider applying for one of these scholarships:

Stepping Stone Scholarship (Brand New!)
Apply for this scholarship if:
– You are a Sociology Major; AND
– You are a single parent; AND
– You are will be a Junior or Senior for the 2015-2016 academic year (next school year!).

Vicki K. Brown-Carpenter Memorial Scholarship
Apply for this scholarship if:
– You are Sociology OR Social Work Major; AND
– You will be a Junior, Senior OR Graduate Student for the 2015-2016 academic year; AND
– You have at least a 3.0 cum GPA; AND
– You have completed at least 60 units of coursework; AND
– You have demonstrated financial need according to the FASFA (don’t forget to fill that out, too!).
– Preference may be given to graduates of an Arizonan Community College.

Kanan Family Endowment
Apply for this scholarship if:
– You are a Sociology Major.
– Preference may be given to Juniors.

Sociology Department Scholarship
Apply for this scholarship if:
– You are a Sociology Major; AND
– You are a full time student, undergraduate OR graduate; AND
– You have a minimum cum GPA of 3.0; AND
– You must write an essay that includes details of any:
– awards or honors; OR
– participation in college clubs, organizations, including leadership positions; OR
– community service; OR
– any additional information that explains why and how you are an exceptional sociology student.

Edward E. Walker Scholarship
Apply for this scholarship if:
– You are a Sociology Major; AND
– You will be a Junior or Senior during the 2015-2016 academic year; AND
– You have demonstrated financial need according to the FASFA (don’t forget to fill that out, too!).

If you are a Social Work major (and have been accepted into the BSW program), you may want to consider applying to one of these scholarships:

Vicki K. Brown-Carpenter Memorial Scholarship
Apply for this scholarship if:
– You are Sociology OR Social Work Major; AND
– You will be a Junior, Senior OR Graduate Student for the 2015-2016 academic year; AND
– You have at least a 3.0 cum GPA; AND
– You have completed at least 60 units of coursework; AND
– You have demonstrated financial need according to the FASFA (don’t forget to fill that out, too!).
Preference may be given to graduates of an Arizonan Community College.

Virginia Rae Kurner Memorial Scholarship
Apply for this scholarship if:
– You are a Social Work Major (you must be accepted into the BSW program); AND
– You will be a Junior or Senior for the 2015 – 2016 academic year; AND
– You are and will continue to be enrolled for a minimum of 12 units/semester; AND
– You have demonstrated financial need according to the FASFA (don’t forget to fill that out, too!); AND
– You have demonstrated academic achievement; AND
– You have demonstrated good character.

Please also check out the NAU Foundation website for scholarships – there are at least two that are specifically for Social Work students.  The link at the bottom of the Foundation’s page takes you to a spreadsheet you can use to learn more about their scholarships.

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