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University of Winnipeg Awards and Opportunities

External Awards and Opportunities

 


University of Winnipeg Awards and Opportunities

Visit the Awards and Financial Aid webpage for more information about opportunities and deadlines.

There are also a number of department scholarships and awards offered each year. These awards are merit-based and are specific to the Philosophy program. To be eligible for these awards, students must have declared their major in Philosophy. There is no application required for these awards.

 

Victor Y. Shimizu Kant Prize

This prize has been established in honour of Dr. Victor Y. Shimizu, who taught Philosophy at United College and The University of Winnipeg from 1958 to 1995. It will be awarded annually for the best essay on an individual philosopher, movement, or theme in the early modern period (seventeenth and eighteenth centuries).

Submissions for this prize are currently closed.


Dr. Philip Wright Memorial Prize

In memory of the late Professor Philip B.Wright, Ph.D., an award is offered annually for the best essay submitted on any aspect of the work of Plato in the non-analytic tradition.

Submissions for this prize are currently closed.


Doba and Maier Calof Memorial Scholarship in Philosophy

This scholarship is funded by the Erica and Arnold Rogers Fund for Academic Excellence. It will be awarded annually to the most promising student entering the Third year of the Philosophy Major or Honours program.


Sydney Gallis Memorial Scholarship in Philosophy

This scholarship will be awarded annually, on the recommendation of the Department, to a meritorious student continuing their studies in Philosophy who exemplifies the spirit of philosophy.


Dr. David Owen Memorial Scholarship in Philosophy

Established by the family, friends and colleagues of Dr. David Owen, a distinguished scholar and professor at The University of Winnipeg, 1932-1972. Dr. Owen chaired the Department of Philosophy from 1935 until his retirement in 1966 and continued teaching until 1972; in 1973 he was made a Fellow of United College in recognition of the outstanding contribution which he made to the institution. This scholarship will be awarded on the recommendation of the Department to a senior student in the Major or Honours program in Philosophy best exemplifying qualities of academic excellence and breadth of interest.


Peter Miller Environmental Ethics Prize

This prize was established at the time of his retirement to honour Dr. Peter Miller and his years of teaching Philosophy at The University of Winnipeg (1967-1999). It will be awarded on the recommendation of the Department of Philosophy to a student who has achieved distinction in the study of Environmental Ethics.

 



External Awards and Opportunities

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