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Treanor Scholarship

Each year the Department of Philosophy will announce and open applications for the Treanor Scholarship. Applicants will be asked to submit a one page statement about why you find the study of philosophy valuable.

Student responses must be submitted to the Department Chair by March 1.

A committee appointed by the chair will review the submitted responses. The committee will select the submission that, in the judgement of the committee members, best answers the challenge.

The author of the winning response will be awarded a $1000 academic scholarship for the following academic year.

Additional criteria:

  • Overall GPA 3.0 or higher

  • Must be enrolled in philosophy course at time of application, be a philosophy major, or philosophy minor.

  • Open to both graduate and undergraduate students.


The presentation will be at the College of Liberal Arts Day Ceremony in April.
$1000 to be awarded for the following academic year.

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