Sociology

Making An Impact

A gift to the Department of Sociology is a powerful way to make an impact on students' lives. You can choose to contribute to an endowment that provides support in perpetuity of designate your gift for more immediate use in the current year.

Gifts to Endowments

The Department of Sociology has a number of current endowment opportunities:

Gordon Hirabayashi Graduate Scholarship Endowment in Sociology: The interest from this endowment supports annual graduate student awards with research interests in one or more of human rights, race and ethnic relations, social inequality, and social justice.

Sociology Department Endowment: The interest from this endowment (E6530) supports departmental educational purposes which could include but is not limited to: visiting speakers, conferences, computer equipment, graduate and undergraduate student programs.

Endowed Sociology Account Endowment: The interest from this endowment (E5836) supports awards for graduate students in the form of departmental scholarships, fellowships, loans, bursaries or prizes.

Bill Meloff Memorial Teaching Award Endowment: The interest from this endowment (E5923) is directed to the teaching enterprise in Sociology which includes but is not limited to the purchase of equipment, AV materials and the like.
Gifts to Department of Sociology current operating Programs

General gifts to the Department of Sociology enrich its intellectual environment by providing conference and event support, research travel for students and faculty, and other educational purposes which are decided at the discretion of the Department Chair.

How to Give

1. Online (credit card):
Identify the fund that you wish to allocate your donation by providing details in the 'special instructions' field. For example, to the 'Gordon Hirabayashi Graduate Scholarship Endowment in Sociology', 'Sociology Department Endowment', 'Endowed Sociology Account Endowment', 'B Meloff Memorial Teaching Award Endowment', or 'Department of Sociology current operating programs'.

2. Mail (cheque or credit card)
Send the completed pledge form to: Department of Sociology
c/o Assistant Chair Lihong Yang
5-21 HM Tory Building
University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB T6G 2H4

A a charitable tax credit will be issued for all donations.