Departmental Honors, Awards and Scholarships

Every year the Department of Philosophy gives out thousands of dollars in scholarships and awards.

Honors and awards information for the Spring 2014 term is now available.

Click here to view the scholarship application which details the list of scholarships you can apply for. Please note that the deadline for submission is March 1, 2014.

Click here to view the award application which details the list of awards you can apply for. Please note that the deadline for submission is March 1, 2014.

Click here to view the details pertaining to the Howard W. Hintz Philosophy Essay Prize. Please note that the deadline for submission is March 1, 2014.

Information about departmental scholarships, awards, and the Howard W. Hintz Philosophy Essay Prize can also be found on the table opposite the Philosophy Department, 3308 Boylan Hall.

We encourage you to participate and apply for these honors and awards.

If you have any questions or wish to find out more information on how to apply, please stop by our department (3308 Boylan Hall).

Honors in Philosophy

Requirements:

  • at least a 3.50 index in philosophy courses,
  • at least three credits of honors work in philosophy, and
  • recommendation by a vote of the Philosophy Department.

Scholarships

  • The Paul W. Taylor Philosophy Scholarship
  • The Mildred Sheehan Philosophy Scholarship
  • The Beth J. Singer Scholarship for Excellence in Philosophy

Awards

  • The John Pickett Turner Philosophy Award
  • The Franklin J. Matchette Philosophy Award
  • The Philosophy Merit Award (book prize)

Prizes

  • The Howard W. Hintz Philosophy Essay Prize