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Minnesota State University, Mankato

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Boyd Duncan, Gustav Petterson, T. R. Schaffler Scholarship

Who is eligible: Full-time Sociology/Corrections major who will be Jr. or Sr. during the academic year of the award, 3.0 GPA

Amount: $1000

Deadline: March 15

[PDF] Application (85 KiB)


To be considered for a scholarship, a student must:

  1. Be enrolled as a full-time student pursuing a bachelor’s degree with a major in Sociology or Corrections.
  2. Be a junior or senior during the academic year of the award.
  3. Have a grade-point average of at least 3.0 for all college level work completed prior to the semester during which application is made.
  4. Submit an application to the Department of Sociology and Corrections by March 15.

The Department of Sociology and Corrections will award scholarships each academic year. The award is worth $1000 ($500 for each semester). Application forms are available in the Department Office, AH113 or online.

Selections will be based on academic achievement and professional promise as demonstrated through leadership, work and volunteer activity and future plans. The scholarship recipient will be chosen by the Department Personnel Committee.

One scholarship recipient and alternate will be chosen. In the event that the scholarship winner does not return to Minnesota State University, Mankato for all or part of the award year, the alternate will be offered the funds which have not been distributed.