Philosophy Graduate Student Tuition Scholarship

LIBERAL & CREATIVE ARTS
Scholarship will be awarded for the academic year

  • Awarding Department: Philosophy
  • Scholarship Intent: To provide assistance and support to the educational advancement of students by awarding money to eligible graduate students in SF State’s philosophy program.
  • Criteria:
    1) Must submit 3 letters of recommendation,
    2) unofficial transcripts from the student’s prior degree program(s),
    3) writing sample (this can be a paper from a class), and
    4) statement of purpose (no more than two pages) explaining your motivation for studying philosophy and your plans for further study. The statement should also include an explanation of why the scholarship would be useful and additional information that you think would be useful in evaluating your application.
    5) If applicants are already receiving a State University Grant, they may not receive this Philosophy scholarship in full during their first year. In this case, the award will be disbursed over two years. These students receiving their scholarship award over four semesters must be enrolled in a minimum of six (6) units during their third and fourth semesters to receive disbursement.
  • Major: Single: Philosophy
  • Class Level: Undergrad: Graduating Senior; Grad: First semester Masters students
  • Enrollment Status: Entering and Continuing
  • Enrollment Requirement: Undergrad: N/A; Grad: 7 UNITS
  • Financial Need as determined by the FAFSA and/or CA Dream App: Not a Requirement
  • Citizenship: Any
  • GPA: HS GPA: N/A; Undergrad GPA: 3.3; Grad GPA: 3.3
  • Contact Person: Philosophy Department
  • Campus Address: HUM 388
  • Street Address: 1600 Holloway, San Francisco, California 94132
  • Phone Number: (415)338-2470
  • Email: grdphl@sfsu.edu
  • Web page: http://philosophy.sfsu.edu/page/graduate-program-financial-assistance
  • Number of Awards: 4

Award
Varies
Scopes
Philosophy
Deadline
05/11/2018
Supplemental Questions
  1. Write a Statement of Purpose (no more than two pages) explaining your motivation for studying philosophy and your plans for further study. The statement should also include an explanation of why the scholarship would be useful and additional information that you think would be useful in evaluating your application.
  2. Upload unofficial transcripts from your prior degree program(s).
  3. Please upload a writing sample (this can be a paper from a class).
  4. List the names and email addresses of three (3) references who can provide you with a letter of recommendation. Reference One Here.
  5. List the names and email addresses of three (3) references who can provide you with a letter of recommendation. Reference Two Here.
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