About John Wardwell: Dr. Wardwell was a professor in the Departments of Sociology and Community and Rural Sociology from 1973 to 1998. During that time he conducted research and taught courses in demography and population studies for both graduate and undergraduate students. He also conducted important research on the dynamics of rural/urban migration. This scholarship is provided by his colleagues, friends, and students in honor of his life’s work.
Award: Cash award of at least $500
Purpose: To recognize undergraduate students with preference given to students with an interest in demography.
Eligibility: Undergraduate students majoring in sociology with a minimum 3.0 GPA and an interest in demography.
Application: Submission of a completed application and a current Degree Audit Report.
Criteria: Applicants must demonstrate strong academic performance, and a demonstrated interest in demography or population studies.
Selection Procedures: The Awards Committee will review all applications and select the winning applicant.