Sociology Department Awards

Please read the instructions carefully to confirm whether an application is required.

Scholarships marked with an asterisk (*) are funded by the University of Victoria Foundation.

Applications from students are  not required for scholarships listed in this section.

Unless otherwise indicated in the Terms of Reference, recipients are approved by the Senate Committee on Awards upon the recommendation of the Department of Sociology.

These scholarships are governed by the general regulations for scholarships, medals, and prizes.

Cecilia Benoit Sociology Honours Essay Award*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

An award is given to the student who submits the best Honours essay in Sociology 499. This award may be given to a graduating student.

Roy E. L. Watson Scholarship*

Value: Varies | Number: 2

Two scholarships are awarded to outstanding students who are continuing in a Major or Honours program in Sociology. Normally, one of these scholarships will be given to a student entering third year and one to a student entering fourth year.

Sarah D. Bakony Memorial Scholarship

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

First disbursement September 2020

One or more scholarships are awarded to academically outstanding undergraduate students entering third or fourth year in the Department of Sociology. Approval of the recipients will be made by the Senate Committee on Awards upon the recommendation of the Department of Sociology.