Friends of Philosophy Fund

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Gifts to the Friends of Philosophy Fund support many worthwhile academic purposes within the department; for example, teaching awards, undergraduate service awards, and undergraduate scholarships for both the outstanding junior and senior. Contributions also help fund departmental events, such as the spring reception for graduating seniors and their families, receptions for colloquia speakers, first-year memberships in honors organizations, and travel to conferences and scholastic competitions.

Kenneth Clatterbaugh Scholarship in Philosophy

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This fund is used to provide financial support to undergraduate students in the Department of Philosophy.

Philosophy Fellowship Fund

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Gifts to the Philosophy Fellowship Fund provide much-needed support for graduate fellowships, graduate recruitment, travel, and colloquia. If enough contributions are made to this fund, it will also be used to support graduate students attending conferences for job interviews.

Values in Society Fund

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The Program on Values in Society aims to broaden and increase discourse on moral topics across campus and in the community at large. It has introduced graduate and undergraduate courses designed to encourage students to integrate discussions of ethics int

Tyrel R. Mears Memorial Fund

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To purchase books for a graduate student library in the Department of Philosophy in memory of our friend and colleague Tyrel R. Mears (1983 - 2010).

Department of Philosophy Undergraduate Tuition Scholarship Fund

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Gifts to the Philosophy Tuition Fund assist the many undergraduates who work at least twenty hours a week. Contributions allow the department to offer tuition assistance for one to three quarters to deserving students who would benefit from working less to concentrate more on their studies and applications to graduate or professional schools.

Philosophy for Children Fund

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Gifts to the Philosophy for Children Fund supports the Philosophy in the Schools project, which brings people trained in philosophy into public elementary, middle and high schools to introduce philosophy to young students, and the program's education workshops for teachers and parents.

Philosophy Outreach Coordinator Fund

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To fund an outreach coordinator for the Department of Philosophy.

The Kenneth R. Parker Award for Excellence in Community Service

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The Kenneth R. Parker Award for Excellence in Community Service is an annual award that honors a student who has blended their studies in philosophy with a volunteer-based community project.

Arthur Fine Prize in Philosophy of Science

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To support graduate student scholarships in the Philosophy of Science. A prize for the best essay submitted by a current grad student to a conference or workshop.