Excellence in Philosophy Scholarship

Congratulations to our Winners for the Fall 2020 Scholarship Awards!

Joseph Dummar, Mark Frame, Brynna Gang, Morgan Lanham, Christian Lyman, and Conor Thomas


Winter 2021 Semester Scholarship application due on October 19th, 2020


  • Full-time student (enrolled in at least 12 hours)
  • Philosophy Major

To apply:

  • Applications can be found in the Philosophy Department JFSB 4086
  • Submit a personal statement of 1-2 pages. As part of your personal statement, please explain why you are studying philosophy and discuss your academic and career goals. You may also explain your financial need and the way in which this scholarship would be helpful to you.
  • No more than one submission per student. Multiple entries will disqualify all.
  • Writing must be in PDF or DOCX format.
  • Can be single or double spaced.
  • Previous first-place winners in this contest are ineligible to enter again.
  • Please list at least one philosophy faculty member who can recommend your work.
  • Final Day to Submit, Oct 19th, 2020