Scholarships & Awards 

The James A. Sartain Award
Established by the Department of Sociology in 1987 in memory of Dr. James A. Sartain. This award is given to the sociology student who best exemplifies the qualities personified by Dr. Sartain: scholarship, humanitarianism, integrity, and commitment to the ideals of the University.

The Henry H. Stewart Scholar Award
Established in 1999 by Dr. Stewart's wife, Marilyn, and family, in memory of Dr. Henry Hadley Stewart, Jr., professor of sociology from 1966-1999. Candidates must meet the following criteria:

  • Full-time undergraduate student at the University of Richmond
  • Sociology Major
  • Scholarship
  • Passionate interest in learning
  • Involvement in university and community affairs
  • Self-motivation
  • Enthusiasm
  • Integrity

Membership in Alpha Kappa Delta Honor Society
Sociology majors who meet membership criteria are eligible to join Alpha Kappa Delta Honor Society, the international sociology honor society.