SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS
Arlene Jackson Pre-Social Work Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 1998 as a memorial to Arlene Jackson, the first instructor in social work at Rockford University. This award goes to a student who has a minimum GPA of 3.25, has declared a pre-social work major, and is chosen by the scholarship committee of the Pre-Social Work Advisory Board. The student must submit a 2-5 page typed statement to be considered.
Bonnie Lynne Keith Albracht Memorial Scholarship
Established in 1990 by Barbara S. and Robert B. Keith, in memory of their daughter who attended Rockford University during the summers in the early 1960’s. This scholarship is awarded to junior or senior students with financial need who are majoring in the helping professions.
Delman Prize in Anthropology and Sociology
The Delman Prize in Anthropology and Sociology was established to honor faculty emeriti. This award may be given to a student based on academic performance and grade point average criteria who has completed at least 30 credit hours in anthropology and sociology.
Leslie H. Geddes – Rockford Downtown Rotary Club Scholarship
Established in 1993 and based on annual renewal, this scholarship is awarded to outstanding students pursuing a career in the criminal justice field.
Stephen K. Alberts Memorial Scholarship in Criminal Justice
Established through individual and corporate gifts to the Rockford University Criminal Justice Advisory Board, this scholarship is awarded to part-time students who are majoring in anthropology & sociology with a criminal justice emphasis or pursuing the master of business administration degree with emphasis in criminal justice. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of merit and current full-time employment in the law enforcement field.
For more scholarship information relevant to this department, please visit the Academic Catalog (pdf).
Anthropology and Sociology
5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108
Lynn Newhart, Ph.D.