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Financial Aid Resources

The Department of Sociology has limited funding available to offer support to our undergraduate students.  Below you will find information about funding opportunities through the Department of Sociology as well as links to resources across the college that may be of use to you. In addition to the funding sources listed below, students are encouraged to submit papers to be considered for our annual writing awards.

Sociology Undergraduate Program Funding Opportunities

The Sociology Department provides funding (up to $300) to support academic experiences beyond the traditional U-M classroom. Examples of such experiences include, but are not limited to, study abroad for a particular course or sociological experience, an internship, a research project, or conference attendance. ·

Guidelines:       

  • Student must be declared as a Sociology major, LJSC minor, or SHM minor.
  • Applications must be submitted prior to the start of the proposed academic experience by one of the following deadlines: October 1, December 1, February 1, and April 1.  
  • A student may receive this award a maximum of two times for two separate experiences.
  • Upon completion of the experience, student will submit a picture and complete a follow-up survey/questionnaire about the experience. Responses may be published on the department website.

How to request funding:

Students must submit a completed Sociology Funding Request Application, including the required (one-page) documents.

Sociology Honors Thesis Research Funding

Sociology students who have been admitted to the Honors Program can request up to $400 to support their research project for the Honors Thesis. Before requesting these funds, students in the Honors Program should review the full funding policy and direct questions to the Honors Advisor.

College Wide Financial Aid Resources

The list below includes financial aid search engines and other resources that Sociology majors have found useful.

If you know of any other financial aid sources that you think other sociology majors should know about or if you find an inactive web link, please let us know by emailing socadvisor@umich.edu.

Search Engines

Do Something - Scholarships that focus on students who are heavily involved in volunteer work.

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LSA Scholarships

LSA Scholarship for Transfer Students

LJSC Minor Studies Abroad in Barcelona

Jamie Pescovitz earned credit toward her LJSC minor while abroad

Category: Undergraduate

Tags: Sociology; Undergraduate Experiences

Sociology major presents at American Educational Research Conference

Sarah Hodgman presented her paper: "Undergraduate Music Students' Developing Understandings of Social Justice in Music"

Category: Undergraduate

Tags: Sociology; Undergraduate Experiences

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