The Victor Holk Graduate Scholarship
in Philosophy, Sustainability, and Creativity:
Each year the Department of Philosophy will announce open applications for the The Victor Holk Graduate Scholarship in Philosophy, Sustainability, and Creativity. Applicants will be asked to submit a brief (not more than 250 words) statement explaining their interest in, and the importance of, graduate study in Philosophy, Sustainability, or Creativity.
Student applicants must be submitted to the Department Chair by March 1. Responses must be typed, double-spaced, and follow either MLA or APA style.
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 explains the importance for the student of graduate study in Philosophy, Sustainability, or Creativity.
- Overall GPA of at least 3.5 at the time of application, for current graduate students.
- Overall GPA of at least a 3.0 for graduating senior undergraduates.
- Graduate Standing, or acceptance to the Graduate College, for the study in Philosophy or Sustainability.
When possible, the presentation will be at the College of Liberal Arts Award Day Ceremony in April.
The author of the winning response will be awarded $1000 scholarship for the following academic year.