may pick up your application by visiting the Sociology Department
at DDH AA209. ( map )
use the online application (fill and print form):
THE BETTY B. ALBRIGHT MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
are sought for The Betty B. Albright Memorial Scholarship. The successful
be an upper division Sociology major with a minimum GPA of 3.0
(2.75 if working full time).
not previously received and is not now receiving any government
demonstrating a strong work ethic by working full or part-time
in support of their college education.
a resident of Kern County.
yearly scholarship is in the amount of $1,250, and is made available
in installments of one-third (l/3) each quarter.
are available at the Department of Sociology office (DDH/AA209). Completed
applications are due October 15 of each academic year, and the recipient
will be selected by the tenured, Full Professors of the Sociology
Betty B. Albright Memorial Scholarship was established in 1991 by
Mrs. Albright's family. It honors a gifted and dedicated sociologist
(B.A. in Sociology, USC, 1948) who served the people of Kern County
and the Kern County Welfare Department for 22 years as a social worker
and social services supervisor. Betty Albright believed in higher
education, the value of hard work, and the need to be self-reliant
and responsible. She assumed the role of a working mother in the early
1950's, a pioneering endeavor for that time. Mrs. Albright's life
was distinguished by personal charity, strong principle, and noteworthy
this generous scholarship, the Albright family honors the memory of
their wife and mother by assisting students who exhibit her qualities
The Betty B. Albright Outstanding Student Award
Betty B. Albright Outstanding Student Award is made each year to the
graduating Sociology major who best meets the following criteria:
for a career in public or social service.
values of hard work, sacrifice and responsibility.
for the award must include a personal letter that reflects the above-stated
criteria, copies of appropriate transcripts, and three letters of
recommendation, one of which must come from the student's work or
internship supervisor. Applications are due no later than May 1 in
the Department office, and selection will be made by the tenured,
Full Professors of the Sociology program.
recipient receives a stipend of $250, a commemorative certificate,
and her/his name and year of award engraved on the display plaque
in the Department office.
Katzumi Kada Memorial Endowment
Jon Kazumi Kada Memorial Fund provides funds for educational and programmatic
enrichment in the Department of Sociology, including travel support
for students participating in professional meetings, special events
sponsored by Club Soc, honoraria and travel for guest speakers, etc.
The endowment was established by friends and family of Jon Kazumi
Kada, an outstanding alumni. Jon, a past President of Club Soc, research
assistant, and enthusiastic scholar, valued a life of full intellectual
engagement, and the Jon Kazumi Kada Memorial Fund permits the Department
of Sociology to extend that opportunity to all Sociology majors.