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Philosophy Scholarships

Here are some of the Philosophy scholarships on our site for which you may qualify.

NFB Humanities Scholarship

Each year at its National Convention in July, the National Federation of the Blind gives a broad array of scholarships to recognize achievement by blind scholars. All applicants for these scholarships must be (1) legally blind and (2) pursuing or planning to pursue a full-time post-secondary course of study in the upcoming fall semester, in the United States, except that one scholarship may be given to a full-time employee also attending school part-time. Recipients of Federation scholarships need not be members of the National Federation of the Blind. The winner must be studying in the traditional humanities such as art, English, foreign languages, history, philosophy, or religion. Scholarship is for one year. Renewals possible upon reapplication.

ISF-ICCNC Scholarship

ISF supports Islamic organizations and mosques by planning and managing scholarship programs to students of their community. ISF is honored to host the scholarship program of the Islamic Cultural Center of Northern California, ICCNC. The ISF-ICCNC Scholarship program is only open to members and individuals affiliated with ICCNC. Description and Eligibility: ISF accepts online applications once a year starting in December for a period of three months. Each Eligible Applicant Must Be: Muslim and active member of the Muslim Community; Attending an accredited university in the U.S.; Majoring in an ISF supported field of study; Maintaining a minimum 3.0 Grade Point Average; A Citizen or Permanent Resident of the U.S.; An undergraduate (junior/senior) or of graduate standing.

Professor Paul Tang Prize in Philosophy

Criteria: 1. Must be majoring in philosophy. 2. Must be a junior, senior or graduate student. 3. Must have a minimum 3.2 GPA. 4. Must be enrolled in at least 12 units (undergraduate) and 6 units (graduate) in the fall semester. 5. Must have completed 12 units (undergraduate) or 6 units (graduate) prior to the fall semester. Contact Information: Students interested in applying for this scholarship should contact the Administrative Support Coordinator of the Philosophy Department ((562) 985-4331; ) for more information and an application form.

Lydia A. and George V. Pinto Scholarship

College/Department: Humanities & the Arts - Philosophy For a graduating senior to study philosophy in graduate school; must exhibit love for philosophy, demonstrate involvement in the community and a commitment to social justice.

Elmer and C. Berniece Warner Scholarship

Fund Purpose: Scholarships for students attending IWU studying education or religion. Fund Story: Elmer and C. Berniece Warner began a scholarship fund in 1997 to benefit IWU students majoring in Religion and Philosophy or Education. They wanted the scholarship to be awarded to students who are Michigan residents and whose lives are characterized by integrity, modesty, hard work and diligence. This fund is now advised by Indiana Wesleyan University.

FERDINAND CANNING SCOTT SCHILLER ESSAY PRIZE IN PHILOSOPHY

The F. C. S. Schiller Essay Prize in Philosophy is open to all UC Berkeley graduates and undergraduates of any department. This prize is awarded for the best essay on a specified topic relating to the work of Ferdinand Canning Scott Schiller. This biennial contest is offered in even-numbered years and will be offered in 2006-07. For complete information read the General Rules. Prize Amount. The prize amount is $200. Prize awards are coordinated with the winner's financial aid package for those winners receiving financial aid. Submissions must be hand-delivered by the author to the Undergraduate Scholarships, Prizes and Honors Office, 229 Sproul Hall. The author's name must not appear on the entry. History of the Prize. The F. C. S. Schiller Essay Prize in Philosophy was established by Mrs. Louise S. Schiller in memory of her husband, F.C.S. Schiller, to promote the study of his contribution to Philosophy.

Herman Shapiro Memorial Scholarship Fund

College/Department: Humanities & the Arts - Philosophy Must be declared Philosophy major with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0.

The Sylvia and Bernard Gay Scholarship

The Bernard and Sylvia Gay Scholarship has been established to provide one or more grants, on an annual basis, to any students enrolled in a degree program at DSPT.

The Sophie C. Zawisha Scholarship

The Sophie C. Zawisha Scholarship has been established to provide one or more grants, on an annual basis, to any students enrolled in a degree program at DSPT.

ISF-IIOC Scholarship

ISF supports Islamic organizations and mosques by planning and managing joint scholarships. ISF is honored to host the ISF-IIOC scholarship of the Islamic Institute of Orange County (IIOC). The ISF-IIOC Scholarship program is only open to members and individuals affiliated with this center. Description and Eligibility: ISF accepts online applications once a year starting in December for a period of three months. Each Eligible Applicant Must Be: Muslim and active member of the Muslim Community; Attending an accredited university in the U.S.; Majoring in an ISF supported field of study; Maintaining a minimum 3.0 Grade Point Average; A Citizen or Permanent Resident of the U.S.; An undergraduate (junior/senior) or of graduate standing.

Martin J. Svaglic Humanities Scholarship

Two $2,500 per year scholarships will be awarded to qualified new freshmen or transfer students who have been admitted into one of the following areas in the humanities: classical studies, communication, English, fine arts, history, modern languages, philosophy, theology or theatre. Prospective candidates must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average on a 4.0 scale. New freshmen must: have a minimum 26 on the ACT or an 1170 on the SAT; and be admitted to Loyola prior to February 25. All qualified, admitted students should complete the application and it must be returned by March 1. The recipients will be notified by April 1.

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