The Sociology Department gives out four Undergraduate Awards annually.
Applications open March 15th annually with winners selected in early May. (Highest GPA is determined by final grades, no application required.)
HIGHEST GPA FOR A SOCIOLOGY SENIOR
This award acknowledges the Senior in Sociology who has attained the Highest Overall Grade Point Average.
STUDENT ENGAGEMENT AWARD
The Student Engagement Award highlights a student in Sociology who has been active in the University of Illinois and/or Champaign-Urbana community. This student stands out for their activism and leadership within the community.
OUTSTANDING SENIOR IN SOCIOLOGY AWARD
This award is given to a senior who demonstrates involvement with the community, leadership achievements, academic success, and a dedication to sociology.
BEST UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT PAPER AWARD
The Best Undergraduate Student Paper Award recognizes outstanding achievement in a Sociology student’s research and writing abilities. Students may nominate themselves, or they may be nominated by the faculty. The paper must be written/submitted during the current academic year.