Awards and Scholarships

CLA Scholarships & Awards

Students with a primary major in the College of Liberal Arts may apply for the following CLA Scholarships & Awards.  The application for these scholarships and awards will open in late-fall each year. Students will be notified via the CLA student listserv when the application is live.  Please contact Hannah McEwen at hannah.mcewen@temple.edu with questions regarding the CLA Scholarships & Awards.

Department Scholarships & Awards

Department scholarship and award recipients will be selected by the department faculty each year.  Students should contact their undergraduate faculty advisor with questions regarding the departmental awards. 


 

Awards & Scholarships

Title Department Academics Class Need Based
A. Charles and S. Nevada Adams Scholarship History Freshman, Sophomore, Junior Yes
Albert J. Caplan Prize from the Academy of American Poets English Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior No
Allan D. Gilmour Scholarship Freshman, Sophomore, Junior Yes
Andrea Pearlman Price Pre-Medical Award Senior Only Yes
Anne S. and Harold M. Zimmerman Award English Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior No
Annie Hyman Award for Outstanding Service Africology and African American Studies Senior No
Audre Lorde Memorial Prize Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies Senior Only No
Barbara Brownstein Prize in Women's Studies Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies Senior Only No
Bayne B. and Frances E. Isaacson Scholarship English, Psychology Junior Yes
Benjamin and Irma Robboy Award in Sociology Sociology Senior Only Yes
Benjamin Cottone, M.D. Scholarship Africology and African American Studies, American Studies, Anthropology Department, Asian and Middle Eastern Languages and Studies, Asian Studies, Criminal Justice, Economics, English, French, German, Italian and Slavic Languages, Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies, Geography and Urban Studies, Greek and Roman Classics, History, Intellectual Heritage, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Religion, Sociology, Spanish and Portuguese Freshman, Sophomore, Junior Yes
Benjamin H. Kohl Memorial Award Geography and Urban Studies Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior No
Bernard J. Radoff Memorial Scholarship French, German, Italian and Slavic Languages Junior No
Bryan Hessert Memorial Award No
Carolyn Adams Award in Geography and Urban Studies Geography and Urban Studies Senior No
Carolyn Karcher Prize Junior No
Certificate of Excellence in Women's Studies Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior No
Chief Inspector Vincent J. Greene, Sr. Memorial Award in Criminal Justice Criminal Justice Senior No
CLA Information Technology Award Senior Only No
Claude C. And Mary Carson Bowman Award Anthropology Department, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology Senior Only No
Clifford M. Kliger Memorial Award Psychology Senior Only No
Criminal Justice Excellence Award Criminal Justice Senior Only Yes
Criminal Justice Phoenix Award Criminal Justice Senior Only Yes
Criminal Justice Service Award Criminal Justice Senior Only No
Delaware Valley Geographical Association Award Geography and Urban Studies Senior No
Diaz-Valenzuela Award Spanish and Portuguese Senior Yes
Donald Parsons Endowed Scholarship - CLA:Dean's Office Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior Yes
Doris Grabosky Award in Criminal Justice Criminal Justice Junior Yes
Dr. Alfred M. Sellers Veterans Scholarship Freshman, Sophomore, Junior Yes
Dr. Tess Sandra Singer Memorial Award English Junior No
Earle E. and Orpha N. Elder Memorial Scholarship Religion Freshman, Sophomore, Junior No
Ellen Stover Northup Award in International Studies Junior, Senior Yes
Frances Ellen Watkins Harper Award Africology and African American Studies Senior No
Geography and Urban Studies Department Award for Outstanding Achievement Geography and Urban Studies Senior Only No
German Professors' Prize French, German, Italian and Slavic Languages Senior Yes
Glass and Daniels Scholarship Africology and African American Studies, American Studies, Anthropology Department, Asian and Middle Eastern Languages and Studies, Asian Studies, Criminal Justice, Economics, English, French, German, Italian and Slavic Languages, Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies, Geography and Urban Studies, Greek and Roman Classics, History, Intellectual Heritage, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Religion, Sociology, Spanish and Portuguese Senior Only No
Henry N. Michael Prize in Geography and Urban Studies Geography and Urban Studies Senior Only No
Ira Lawrence Family Award Philosophy Senior Yes
Irving J. Leder and Beatrice Deglin Leder Award Senior No
J. S. Ladd Thomas Scholarship Religion Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior Yes
James H. Dunham Award Senior No
James H. Glackin Scholarship Africology and African American Studies, American Studies, Anthropology Department, Asian and Middle Eastern Languages and Studies, Asian Studies, Criminal Justice, Economics, English, French, German, Italian and Slavic Languages, Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies, Geography and Urban Studies, Greek and Roman Classics, History, Intellectual Heritage, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Religion, Sociology, Spanish and Portuguese Freshman Yes
James R. Lassiter Scholarship Africology and African American Studies, American Studies, Anthropology Department, Asian and Middle Eastern Languages and Studies, Asian Studies, Criminal Justice, Economics, English, French, German, Italian and Slavic Languages, Geography and Urban Studies, Greek and Roman Classics, History, Intellectual Heritage, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Religion, Sociology, Spanish and Portuguese, Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies Freshman No
Jane D. Mackler Scholarship Africology and African American Studies, American Studies, Anthropology Department, Asian and Middle Eastern Languages and Studies, Asian Studies, Criminal Justice, Economics, English, French, German, Italian and Slavic Languages, Geography and Urban Studies, Greek and Roman Classics, History, Intellectual Heritage, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Religion, Sociology, Spanish and Portuguese, Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies Freshman, Sophomore, Junior Yes
Jane D. Shenton Award Senior Only No
John Means Study Abroad Scholarship Spanish and Portuguese Freshman, Sophomore, Junior No
John Trone Scholarship Africology and African American Studies, American Studies, Anthropology Department, Asian and Middle Eastern Languages and Studies, Asian Studies, Criminal Justice, Economics, English, French, German, Italian and Slavic Languages, Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies, Geography and Urban Studies, Greek and Roman Classics, History, Intellectual Heritage, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Religion, Sociology, Spanish and Portuguese Freshman, Sophomore, Junior Yes
Joyce K. Salzberg Endowed Scholarship - CLA:Dean's Office Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior Yes
Jules J. Sheldon D.D.S. Endowed Scholarship Africology and African American Studies, American Studies, Anthropology Department, Asian and Middle Eastern Languages and Studies, Asian Studies, Criminal Justice, Economics, English, French, German, Italian and Slavic Languages, Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies, Geography and Urban Studies, Greek and Roman Classics, History, Intellectual Heritage, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Religion, Sociology, Spanish and Portuguese Freshman, Sophomore, Junior Yes
Kenneth E. Williams Memorial Award English Senior Only No
Knudson Journalism & Latin American Studies Scholarship Spanish and Portuguese Freshman, Sophomore, Junior No
Kristina Joanne Chelius Scholarship Spanish and Portuguese Junior, Senior Yes
Loretta C. Duckworth Prize English Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior No
Loretta Duckworth Scholarship Freshman, Sophomore, Junior Yes
Lucia Beck Weiss Prize in Women’s Studies Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies Senior Only No
Maria Rosa Prize in Italian French, German, Italian and Slavic Languages Senior No
Marie Rittenhouse Masters Scholarship Freshman, Sophomore, Junior Yes
Marks and Emma Kohn Memorial Award Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior Yes
Marthe LaVallée-Williams Prize for Excellence in French French, German, Italian and Slavic Languages Senior No
Marthe Lavallée-Williams Prize for Excellence in Italian French, German, Italian and Slavic Languages Senior No
Marthe LaVallée-Williams Scholarship French, German, Italian and Slavic Languages Freshman, Sophomore, Junior No
Marthe Lavallée-Williams Study Abroad Award for French French, German, Italian and Slavic Languages Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior Yes
Marthe Lavallée-Williams Study Abroad Award for Italian French, German, Italian and Slavic Languages Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior Yes
Marvin and Adeline Wachman History Scholarship History Junior No
Mary Procida Prize in Gender and History Award History Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior No
Michael V. Gallagher Memorial Award in Criminal Justice Criminal Justice Senior Yes
Milton Moses Memorial Award in Anthropology Anthropology Department Senior No
Mitchell and Debra Sonkin Endowed Scholarship Freshman, Sophomore, Junior Yes
Nadia Kravchenko Award Senior Yes
Naomi Zelnick Award Freshman, Sophomore, Junior Yes
Nelson N. Hoffman Scholarship Religion Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior Yes
Neysa and Arlin Adams Prize for Excellence in Pre-Law Studies Senior Only No
Norman and Ruth Sun Memorial Scholarship in Economics Economics Freshman, Sophomore, Junior No
Norman J. Kaner Memorial Prize History Senior Only No
Othella R. Vaughn Award Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior Yes
Patrick Stocking Memorial Prize Geography and Urban Studies Senior Only No
Paul Tully Internship Award Political Science Freshman, Sophomore, Junior Yes
Political Science Advisory Board Internship Award Political Science Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior Yes
Political Science Award for Excellence Political Science Senior Only No
Political Science Merit Prize Political Science Senior Only No
Political Science Scholastic Prize Political Science Senior No
Professor Edward R. and Essie Baron Memorial Award History Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior No
Professor Nicholas Vlachos Memorial Award Greek and Roman Classics Senior No
Psychology Department Service Recognition Award Psychology Senior Only No
Psychology Prize Psychology Senior Only No
Randy and Samantha Deglin Memorial Award English Senior Only Yes
Religion Department Merit Prize Religion Senior Only No
Religion Department Prize for Academic Excellence Religion Senior Only No
Richard Beards Memorial Award English Junior, Senior No
Robert H. West Social Sciences Award Senior Yes
Robert J. Mason Environmental Studies Award Geography and Urban Studies Senior Only No
Robert K. Merton Award Sociology Senior Only No
Robert Marler Award English Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior Yes
Robert P. Liversidge, III Memorial Award English Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior No
Ronald C. Schwarzkopf Endowed Award in Political Science Political Science Junior, Senior No
Rose Kibrick Katz Student Advisor Award Africology and African American Studies, American Studies, Anthropology Department, Asian and Middle Eastern Languages and Studies, Asian Studies, Criminal Justice, Economics, English, French, German, Italian and Slavic Languages, Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies, Geography and Urban Studies, Greek and Roman Classics, History, Intellectual Heritage, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Religion, Sociology, Spanish and Portuguese Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior No
Rosemary Hodgins Prize in French French, German, Italian and Slavic Languages Senior Only No
Samuel and Esther Goldin Scholarship in Jewish Studies Religion Freshman, Sophomore, Junior No
Sara M. Halpen Award in the Humanities Senior Only No
Shirley Graham Dubois Award for Academic Excellence Africology and African American Studies Senior No
SIG II Scholarship Africology and African American Studies, American Studies, Anthropology Department, Asian and Middle Eastern Languages and Studies, Asian Studies, Criminal Justice, Economics, English, French, German, Italian and Slavic Languages, Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies, Geography and Urban Studies, Greek and Roman Classics, History, Intellectual Heritage, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Religion, Sociology, Spanish and Portuguese Freshman, Sophomore, Junior Yes
SIG Scholarship Freshman, Sophomore, Junior Yes
Sigma Delta Pi Prize Spanish and Portuguese Senior Only No
Sociology Prize Sociology Senior Only No
Sonia Sanchez Endowed Scholarship Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies Freshman, Sophomore, Junior Yes
Stefan T. Lefkowitz Memorial Scholarship Freshman, Sophomore, Junior Yes
Suzanne Cohen Wieseneck Endowed Scholarship Africology and African American Studies, American Studies, Anthropology Department, Asian and Middle Eastern Languages and Studies, Asian Studies, Criminal Justice, Economics, English, French, German, Italian and Slavic Languages, Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies, Geography and Urban Studies, Greek and Roman Classics, History, Intellectual Heritage, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Religion, Sociology, Spanish and Portuguese Freshman, Sophomore, Junior Yes
The Nelsi Beato Award Sociology Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior Yes
Theodorius R. Gunkenhausen Award in Jewish Studies Religion Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior No
Thomas and Lula M. Shepard Memorial Scholarship Religion Freshman, Sophomore, Junior No
Thomas Meyer Memorial Award Philosophy Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior No
William Allen Jones Award for Experiential Learning Political Science Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior Yes
William C. Seyler Scholarship Political Science Junior No
William J. McKenna Memorial Student Assistance Scholarship Political Science Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior Yes
William Van Wert Award English Sophomore, Junior, Senior Yes