Huge congratulations goes out to our current student, Ulluminair Salim for being named one of two winners of the 2017 Study of Social Problems Minority Graduate Scholarships! This is a $15k scholarship to defray dissertation-related expenses.
The Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP), in keeping with its philosophy of active engagement with social problems, participation in social problem solutions, and advancement of knowledge through study, service and critical analysis, established the Racial/Ethnic Minority Graduate Scholarship at its annual meeting in August 1993. The purpose of the scholarship is:
- To identify and support developing minority scholars who exemplify and give fresh voice to the SSSP history and commitment to scholar activism
- To give renewed energy and wider lenses to diversity in scholarship
- To increase the pool of minority social and behavioral scientists
- To establish a formal commitment to diversity through support of a minority doctoral student in the social and/or behavioral sciences inclusive of course work or dissertation research support who demonstrates a commitment, through his or her scholarly examination, of any aspect of inequality, injustice and oppression
A $15,000 scholarship will be funded to two students with an additional $500 awarded for attendance at the annual meeting. Payments will be made in equal installments in September 2016 and January 2017. SSSP believes that the support of students will foster the commitment required to enable the student to fund living arrangements as well as academic or research costs.
More information about this scholarship can be found here.