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Social Sciences Division


These scholarships are offered through the WCSU Foundation, and cannot be applied to individually. More information regarding the WCSU Foundation Scholarships can be found on the scholarship page. Registration starts in late fall / early winter and closes in early March.



Veronica Hagman Memorial Scholarship
Department: Psychology

Description: Established by her parents in 2005, this scholarship is in memory of Veronica Hagman, a psychology major, who died during her senior year. Recipients must be a female undergraduate student, have a minimum 3.5 GPA and at least 70 credits, of which 40 are at WCSU.

Social Sciences:


John V. Friel History Scholarship
History/Social Sciences

Description: The John V. Friel Scholarship is given annually, and alternately, by the history and social sciences departments. It is presented to an undergraduate nontraditional history or social sciences major that best exemplifies the two qualities which marked John V. Friel’s life — a zest for learning and commitment to helping others.


Arthur & Alberta Rosien Memorial Scholarship
Social Sciences

Description: This scholarship was established in 1999 through a bequest from alumnus Arthur Rosien. Recipients must be full-time undergraduate political science majors with a GPA of 3.0 or better.


Truman A. Warner Scholarship
History (awarded in even years) and Social Sciences (awarded in odd years)
Description: This scholarship, established in 1997 in memory of WCSU Professor Emeritus Truman A. Warner, is awarded to an undergraduate history, American studies, or social sciences major with junior standing and a minimum GPA of 3.0. The recipient must demonstrate significant achievement, breadth of intellectual interest, and service to the university and community.