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The faculty of the Philosophy Department grant this award to recognize the outstanding undergraduate philosophy major in the graduating class.
This scholarship is to support undergraduate and graduate students majoring in Philosophy at the School of Liberal Arts who have at least one semester's worth of coursework remaining and demonstrate their aim to cultivate professional interest in the discipline of Philosophy.
This endowed fellowship may be awarded to a new or returning student in either the Bioethics or International Research Ethics concentrations of the Philosophy MA program in the IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI. The fellowship award includes a $10,000 stipend from which health & dental insurance will be drawn, if needed. The purpose of the fellowship is to support a research project that concretely applies philosophical/ethical principles to real-life situations in the health care or biomedical research context. The project should connect the student with faculty and resources in one or all of the following: the Myles Brand Chair in Cancer Research in the IU Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center, the IU Center for Bioethics, or the Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health at IUPUI.
This prize is awarded to a student enrolled in the American philosophy master's program for a significant essay which is judged to be superior. This Prize honors the memory of Jean Martin Maxwell (1924-2005) who discovered a passion for the study of philosophy when, as an adult returning student, she undertook a master's degree program in the history and philosophy of education at Northern Illinois University. Her master's thesis on the Phenomenology of William James confirmed her interests, and she subsequently went on to teach introductory philosophy courses.
This award recognizes an undergraduate student who has demonstrated the highest level of excellence in the study of philosophy. It honors Professor John Riteris, a Philosophy faculty member during the 1970s.
Recognizes an extraordinary philosophy major. This scholarship honors the extraordinary career of distinguished scholar and professor of philosophy Dr. Laurence Lampert, upon the occasion of his retirement.
The Philosophy Department's Burke-Tilley fund is intended specifically for graduate students. The purpose of the fund is to help graduate students with certain costs associated with their graduate degrees or certificates, such as applying to PhD programs, attending professional conferences, and the like. The fund covers costs incurred or to be incurred during the current academic year, including the summers. The fund is funded by an anonymous but generous alumnus, and is named to commemorate the donor's two most inspiring teachers: Michael Burke and John Tilley.
This scholarship is for undergraduate and graduate students. The award will be given to students who are enrolled in the Philosophy Department at the School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI during the academic year the prize is awarded. The award recognizes academic excellence and a strong commitment to the study of philosophy. The number, amount(s), and recipient(s) of the Prize will be determined by the resident faculty of the Department.
Recognizes an extraordinary philosophy major.