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 Sociology

The Delman Prize in 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 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 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).

Department Information

Sociology and Criminal Justice

5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108
Fax: 815-394-5171
Lynn Newhart, Ph.D.