Department Scholarships and Awards

Downing-Montague Scholarship for Philosophy, Healthcare and Technology

The Downing-Montague Scholarship for Philosophy, Healthcare and Technology is to be awarded to a student who shows promise and interest at the junctures of philosophy and healthcare (e.g., bioethics or philosophy of science with a focus on healthcare), or philosophy and technology (technology ethics, automated reasoning systems) or ideally philosophy, healthcare, and technology (e.g., automated reasoning systems in healthcare, bioethics with a focus on the implications of technology in healthcare). The amount of the award is $1,500. A call for applications is distributed each spring.

"The scholarship is intended to honor the contribution professors Downing and Montague made to both my personal and professional life. It is their memory that has me continue to be actively engaged with the university. My hope is that this scholarship can provide for a student so that these types of memories can be replicated by and for others." -Simon Blackwell, class of 1984.

The recipient of the 2013-14 Downing-Montague Scholarship for Philosophy, Healthcare and Technology is Nathan Drapela.

 

Paul J. and Rebecca Ann Olscamp Philosophy Scholarship

The Paul J. and Rebecca Ann Olscamp Philosophy Scholarship was established in 1998 for students of high academic merit who are majoring in philosophy. Dr. Olscamp was president of Western Washington University from 1975 to 1982 and named distinguished service professor. His daughter, Rebecca Ann, graduated cum laude with a B.A. in 1982 and a M.B.A. in 1984. The amount of the award is $1,000. Eligibility is restricted to continuing undergraduate students of junior or senior status who are enrolled full-time (12 credits or more) for each quarter of the academic year in which the scholarship is awarded. Applicants must be declared philosophy majors at the time of application. Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or better in philosophy courses. A call for applications is distributed each spring.

The recipient of the 2013-14 Paul J. and Rebecca Ann Olscamp Philosophy Scholarship is John Rosenbaum.


Departmental Law Scholarship

The Departmental Law Scholarship supports undergraduate students who are interested in pursuing a law career. The amount of the award is $1,500.

The recipient of the 2013-14 Departmental Law Scholarship is Geoff Briggs.

 

Departmental Tuition Waiver Scholarship

The philosophy department awards a tuition waiver scholarship each year. Applicants must be full-time (12 credits or more) for each quarter of the academic year in which the scholarship is awarded. The amount of the award is $1,800. A call for applications is distributed each spring.

The recipients of the 2013-14 Departmental Tuition Waiver Scholarship are Christopher Britton and John Rosenbaum.

 

 

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