Western University SociologyFaculty of Social Science
  • Akiel Gallina wins Robert K Merton Best Undergraduate Essay in Criminology
  • Holly Trower wins James J. Teevan Best Undergraduate Essay in Sociology
  • Dr. Adams presenting the 2015 Sociology Award to Honors BA (Sociology) graduate Kyle Militello
  • a row of shiny trophies

Awards/Scholarships

Below you will find a list of awards available to students enroled in a module offered by The Department of Sociology.

All Undergraduate Students

Dean's Honor List
Must have at least 80% average 

Sociology Student Award 
Awarded to students graduating with an Honors Bachelor degree from an Honors program offered by the Department of Sociology, who have demonstrated academic excellence and involvement in departmental activities.

Essay Award
For best undergraduate essay in Criminology  $100 prize + Certificate

Graduating Students

Gold Medal for Honors Double Major in Criminology
80% Average + highest average in Criminology Major Module

Gold Medal for Honors Double Major in Sociology
80% Average + highest average in Sociology Major Module

Gold Medal for Honors Double Major in Sociology of Health and Aging
80% Average + highest average in Sociology of Health and Aging Major Module

Gold Medal for 3yr Social Science Major
80% Average + highest average in Sociology Major Module

Gold Medal for 4yr Social Science Major
80% Average + highest average in Sociology Major Module

Gold Medal for 4yr Social Science Specialization
80% Average + highest average in Sociology Major Module

Grad Pact '91 Social Science Award
Academic achievement and contribution to University and Community life $250

All Undergraduate Students

Top Mark in 1st year Sociology
Must have at least 80% average 

 

 

Graduating Students

 

Distinction
Cumulative average of 80% with no mark less than 70% in entire program.