Departmental Honors, Awards and Scholarships

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

If you wish to inquire about departmental scholarships, awards, and the Howard W. Hintz Philosophy Essay Prize, please contact the Philosophy Department (718-951-5311) or stop by the department (3308 Boylan).

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

Past Award Recipients

2014

Award/Scholarship Recipient
The Stanley Malinovich Memorial Award Max Feist
The Mildred Sheehan Scholarship Philip Coard
The Beth J. Singer Scholarship Eric Grimm
The Paul Taylor Scholarship Cecily Pinkerton
The Kitty and Lou Newman Scholarship Lucy Stack
The Candace Groudine Human Rights Award Ed Smith
The Emily Michael Award Crystal Cheng
The John Pickett Turner Philosophy Award William Cheung and James Repetti
The Franklin J. Matchette Award Marco Poggio
The Eric Steinberg Award Casey Duncan
The Philosophy Merit Award Lucas Moline
Departmental Honors William Cheung and Lucy Stack

2013

Award/Scholarship Recipient
The Stanley Malinovich Memorial Award Macauley Davis
The Mildred Sheehan Scholarship Max Feist
The Beth J. Singer Scholarship Danielle Reinbachs
The Paul Taylor Scholarship Michael Calasso
The Candace Groudine Human Rights Award Thanddnes Palmer
The Emily Michael Award Casey Duncan
The John Pickett Turner Philosophy Award Joseph Gotesman
The Franklin J. Matchette Award Anne Boatner
The Eric Steinberg Award James Repetti
The Howard W. Hintz Essay Prize Lucy Stack and William Cheung
The Philosophy Merit Award Michael Perrin