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Scholarships

 

 

The David Hume Scholarship

This scholarship will be awarded yearly in April to the philosophy major or minor who writes the best paper in the analytical tradition of Hume with emphasis on clear argumentation, concern for language, and scientific evidence if appropriate.

 

Guidelines

  • The recipient must be a full-time junior or non-graduating senior and have maintained a 3.0 GPA.  
  • The topic of the paper submitted for the competition may be derived from courses taken in the Department of Philosophy at Texas State.
  • The paper must be typewritten, double-spaced. 
  • Deadline for submission to the Chair of the Department of Philosophy is February 15.

The Chair will convene a review committee to select the best paper. 

 

Award

The presentation will be at the College of Liberal Arts Awards Day Ceremony in April.

The stipend is $1,000.

 

The David Hume Scholarship

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Additional Scholarships and Awards

Graduate College Scholarship

Each year the Graduate College awards scholarship awards ranging from $1000-$5000 per semester.  The Application Deadline is 1 March.  Details available HERE.

Outstanding Undergraduate Student Award in Liberal Arts

An annual award will be made to an outstanding undergraduate student in the College of Liberal Arts. Students are responsible for submitting applications to their major department.  APPLICATION DEADLINE: 8 February 2013
WHERE: Philosophy Department, 105 DERR

Additional Details Available HERE.

Outstanding Graduate Student in Liberal Arts

An annual award will be made to an outstanding graduate student in the College of Liberal Arts. Nominations may be submitted by graduate faculty members, in consultation with the nominee. Both part-time and full-time graduate students in Liberal Arts graduate programs may be nominated. Nominees must have completed at least 18 hours of graduate work at the time of nomination and must have earned a Texas State GPA of at least 3.75. Any graduate student who meets the criteria may be nominated.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 8 February 2013

WHERE: Philosophy Department, 105 DERR

Additional Details Available HERE.