IUI-Sociology Course Best Paper Scholarship (Liberal Arts)
This award is presented to one undergraduate sociology major or minor for the best paper written in a sociology course.
This paper will be a minimum of eight (8) pages and should have been submitted in a Sociology course during the previous spring, summer or fall semester.
Applicants must be enrolled full time at IUI and have declared a major or minor in Sociology. To be eligible, a student must write an academic paper on a sociological topic. The paper can be an empirical study using original data or a critical paper on a sociological topic. In either case, the student should conduct appropriate literature review, propose a clear argument, and demonstrate critical thinking in discussion. The paper should display the student’s understanding and knowledge beyond the course work.