Sociology and criminal justice majors, minors invited to apply for John Gessner Scholarships St. Thomas Newsroom March 18, 2005 Sociology and criminal justice majors, minors invited to apply for John Gessner ScholarshipTwo John C. Gessner Memorial Scholarships in Sociology will be awarded this year. Sociology and criminal justice majors and minors are invited to apply for the $1,000 scholarships.Dr. John Gessner was a popular member of the Sociology Department from 1985 to 1991. He died in 1991 while he was serving as chair of the department. After his death, his family established a scholarship in his memory.Applications are available on the sociology bulletin board across from Room 438, O’Shaughnessy Educational Center. Applications should be submitted to Dr. Susan Smith-Cunnien in Room 443, O’Shaughnessy Educational Center, by 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 6.No late applications will be accepted.