Awards

The CSA has three awards for outstanding students.

The Outstanding Community College Student Award is designed to honor a current California Community College student (or one who graduated last school year) who has completed 9 units of sociology with a GPA of at least 3.0 and has earned distinction in scholarship and or in service to school, community, or the CSA.

The Outstanding Undergraduate Student Award is designed to honor a current California undergraduate student (or one who graduated last school year) who has completed 9 units of sociology with a GPA of at least 3.0 and has earned distinction in scholarship and or in service to school, community, or the CSA.

The Distinguished Graduate Student Award is designed to honor a current graduate student enrolled in a California college or university graduate program (or one who graduated last school year). The student should be enrolled in (or have completed within the past year) a course of graduate study in sociology completing 20 graduate units of sociology with a GPA of at least 3.5 and has earned distinction in outstanding scholarship and or outstanding service to the school, community, or the CSA. 

The CSA president, president elect, and the two vice presidents form the student-awards committee.  Nominations may only be made by current CSA members.

Nominate your outstanding students by sending the following information:

1.       Full name, address, phone, and email of the nominee

2.       Summary of student’s college career including schools attended, number of units of sociology completed, and course of study in which the student is currently enrolled

3.       Detailed statement of the student’s academic scholarship

4.       Detailed statement of the student’s contribution to Sociological clubs/honor societies/CSA

5.       Detailed statement of the student’s service to the community or school

6.       One or more additional letters for support from CSA members or non-members

Send all documentation to Vice-President North, Dr. Aya Kimura Ida, CSU Sacramento, idaa@csus.edu    

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