Beth B. Hess Memorial Scholarship

The SSSP is committed to supporting young scholars and awards several scholarships as a part of that commitment. The Beth B. Hess Memorial Scholarship is awarded to an advanced sociology Ph.D. student who began his or her study in a community college or technical school.

Racial/Ethnic Minority Graduate Scholarship

Since 1995 the SSSP has given an annual Minority Graduate Scholarship to a recipient who demonstrates significant achievements through active engagement with social problems and the advancement of knowledge through study, service, and critical analysis.