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Jack R. Dugan Sociology Award

Jack R. Dugan, tenured faculty in the Department of Sociology actively pursued research, supported and participated in service to the community and university and mentored junior faculty and students.  This passion lead to Jack receiving the distinguished “Women’s Achievement Award” from the Center for Student Empowerment in 2008.  

Jack passed away November 2009 and shortly thereafter his wife Andrea Dugan established and endowed the Jack R. Dugan Sociology Award.  The purpose of this award is to honor current and active Sociology students who have shown exceptional aptitude in research and/or service to the Sociology department, the University, or the Community.  The number of awards will vary depending on the amount of the award fund each year.

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If you would like to apply for the Jack R. Dugan Sociology Award please review the following information:

The application deadline is April 6th, each year. The Award Committee will review all applications submitted and notify the recipient by last day of May each year.

The Jack R. Dugan award will be selected based on the following priorities:
1. Presentation of research project at sociology-related conferences, SOURCE, or other presentations at department venues.
2. Presentation of research proposal at any of the above events.
3. Excellent service contribution to the Sociology Department, University and/or community.

Eligibility Requirements:
1. Sociology or Social Services Major
2. Sociology GPA of 3.4 or higher

Application Requirement:
1. Completion and submission of application form
2. A copy of research proposal/abstract on research topic or application essay (about 750 words)
3. Unofficial CWU transcript

Applications and supporting materials should be submitted by April of each year to:

By Mail:
Kelly Zakel-Larson
Department of Sociology, MS 7545
Central Washington University
400 University Way
Ellensburg, WA 98926-7545
Hand deliver:
Kelly Zakel-Larson
Department of Sociology
Farrell Hall
Room 409
Ellensburg, WA  98926

Online Application

Hardcopy Application


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