Sophomore, Junior, or Senior graduating the following fall or later; grades are not a criteria or condition for eligibility or consideration; community service work or interest in disadvantaged populations is weighed favorably and encouraged. This scholarship alternates between Sociology and Psychology and is awarded in the Sociology Department in the spring of odd-numbered years.
How to Apply
Submit the following to Dr. Richard Petts (firstname.lastname@example.org), Undergraduate Director, by the deadline announced by the department (typically in late March of odd-numbered years):
Please respond to the following within 1-2 typed pages:
(A) Are you involved in any community service work? If so, please describe your involvement and the organizations through which you perform this work.
(B) Are you interested in understanding or working with disadvantaged populations? If so, please describe.
Optional: If you have a resume or CV, please submit it with your application.
Honorees’ Biographical Information
Hildegard and Whitney Gordon came to Ball State in 1958; she came to teach Psychology and Sociology. Professor Hildegard Gordon retired in 1980 and passed away in 2007. Professor Whitney Gordon retired in 1991.