AWARDS & PRIZES
The Smith College Department of Sociology awards the Wahrsager Scholarship every year to a senior sociology major who demonstrates a high level of scholarship, intellectual promise, character, and leadership. The scholarship fund makes a significant contribution toward the fees of the recipient during her senior year at Smith. The recipient may also apply to the department for an additional year of support toward expenses for the first year of graduate work in sociology providing she enrolls as a full-time student within two academic years following her graduation from Smith. Interested students may obtain additional information from their major advisers.
Most recent recipients of the prize awarded in 2011-2012 were:
- Dylan Farell '12
- Alynn McCormick '12
The Samuel Bowles Prize
Each spring, the sociology department awards the Bowles Prize to a major for the most distinguished paper written by a senior during the academic year. Graduating seniors may submit papers for consideration to the department assistant, Jennifer Burwell.
Most recent recipient of the prize awarded in 2011-2012 were:
- Rebecca Rosen '12
The Arthur Shattuck Parsons Memorial Prize
The sociology department awards the Arthur Shattuck Parsons Memorial Prize each year to student(s) with outstanding paper(s) in sociological theory or its application.
Most recent recipient of the prize awarded in 2010-11 was:
- Carolyn Drake, '11