Thinking inside the box has never been your strong suit. You can do it if you need to (your standardized test scores prove it) but you’d much rather create and formulate without constraints. You’re obviously a thinker but if you have yet to choose a college major, take a few minutes to consider philosophy.
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25 Philosophy Scholarships with Approaching Deadlines
Nellie Martin Carman Scholarship
- DeadlineApril 15, 2024
The Nellie Martin Carman Scholarship's mission is to empower exceptional graduating high school seniors from King, Snohomish, and Pierce Counties in Washington state by providing financial support for their college education within the state. Scholarship Details Available to graduating seniors from public high schools in certain counties in Washington state Scholarships are renewable for
Charlotte W. Newcombe Dissertation Fellowships
- DeadlineNovember 15, 2024
Throughout history and across diverse cultures, religious commitments and ethical ideals have played a significant role. The Newcombe Fellows program is designed for late-stage Ph.D. students specializing in the humanities and social sciences, with a particular focus on research related to these commitments and ideals. Their work aims to delve into the intricacies of communities, social
Saul Kagan Fellowship in Advanced Shoah Studies
- DeadlineDecember 22, 2024
The Saul Kagan Fellowship in Advanced Shoah Studies supports Ph.D. and Post-doctoral candidates pursuing advanced study in the Holocaust. Supported research can include: the immediate historical context in which the Holocaust took place; political, economic, legal, religious or socio-cultural aspects; ethical and moral implications; or other related, relevant topics. Candidates can be studying
Davidson Fellows Scholarship
- DeadlineFebruary 14, 2025
The Davidson Fellows Scholarship awards scholarships to extraordinary young people, 18 and under, who have completed a significant piece of work. Application categories are Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Literature, Music, Philosophy and Outside the Box. Davidson Fellows are honored every year in Washington, D.C. with Congressional meetings and a special reception. Applicants must
NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
The National Science Foundation supports fellowships for outstanding graduate students who are pursuing full-time, research-based masters and doctoral degrees in science, technology, engineering or math or STEM education. NSF GRFP was established to recruit and support individuals who demonstrate the potential to make significant contributions in STEM. Thus, NSF especially encourages
We know what you’re going to say – aren’t philosophers all robe-wearing old guys? – but you’re wrong. Sure, Plato, Socrates and friends fit that description but what about Bruce Lee, Ricky Gervais, Carly Fiorina and Ayn Rand? They all did some work in the field and today, philosophy majors can be found in numerous fields including law, journalism, education, medicine, physics and communications because of the problem solving and critical thinking skills it fosters. In truth, not many become “professional philosophers” but those who do must complete graduate studies to teach at the collegiate level. Before you set foot into your first college class, however, you’re going to need to figure out how to pay for an undergraduate (and possibly graduate) degree. A great way to start? Researching philosophy scholarships!
Many colleges award university-based philosophy scholarships to their students – the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Missouri State, Cal State Long Beach and Colorado State all do – but if yours doesn’t, try your luck with professional organizations: The American Philosophical Society, for example, offers philosophy scholarships, grants and fellowships to U.S. and international students. The federal government can also be of financial assistance: Ever heard of Pell Grants and FSEOGs?
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