College of Liberal Arts: Links for Students: Humanities and Philosophy Scholarships

Humanities & Philosophy Scholarships

 

Scholarship Applications for 2014-2015 are Now Closed 

 

The College of Liberal Arts wants to thank all of our students for applying for the 2014-2015 scholarships and awards. Applications are now being reviewed by committees and all students who applied will be notified via email no later than April 1st.  

 

Scholarship and award recipients are asked to attend the College of Liberal Arts Donor/Student Luncheon from 11:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m. on Friday, April 11th. The student awards will be handed out later that day from 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m. More information will be provided when students are notified by email.

 Feel free to contact Lauren Belflower at lbelflower1@uco.edu or 974-5567 with any questions.


The Finney Scholars Scholarship

Underwritten by gifts to the Finney Fund and to the Liberal Arts Scholarship Fund

Scholarship Mission:  To provide scholarships that recognize Liberal Art students who are identified as having a proven record of high academic achievement in their chosen major.

Value and Duration:  The value of the Finney Scholarships is determined by the funds available and is disbursed in the following academic year.

Criteria:  The selected recipients will meet the following criteria and may be required to submit additional documentation as required by the department.
* Must be a Liberal Arts major
* Must have a 3.5 GPA in the major and a 3.5 GPA overall
* Must be currently enrolled as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student in good standing
* Must show practical evidence of excellence in the discipline as determined by the department (see additional requirements below)

Requirements:   The recipient will be asked to write a letter of thanks to the Scholarship Donors. This letter must be delivered to the College of Liberal Arts Dean’s office, ATTN: Lauren B. Belflower before May 1, 2014.

Scholarship Packet Must Contain:

Additional Requirements within Your Department:


Outstanding Tutor, Outstanding Academic Achievement in Humanities, Outstanding Academic Achievement in Philosophy

Provided by the Humanities and Philosophy Development Fund 

Scholarship Mission:  To recognize outstanding students in the above mentioned areas. 

Value and Duration:  The amounts for these scholarships will be determined by the available funds and will be disbursed in the Fall semester.

Criteria: 
* Must be Departmental majors
* Must meet the standards set by the Humanities and Philosophy Department

Scholarship Packet Must Contain:

Get the application form and cover sheet.

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Outstanding Academic Achievement in Applied Liberal Arts Award

Scholarship funded by Applied Liberal Arts Program Account

Scholarship Mission:  To recognize a student’s outstanding academic achievement in Applied Liberal Arts.

Value and Duration:  The amounts for this scholarship will be determined by the available funds and will be disbursed in the Fall semester.

Criteria: 
* Must be a Program major
* Must meet the standards set by the Program under the direction of the Humanities and Philosophy Department 

Requirements:  The recipient is asked to write a letter of thanks to the scholarship donors Dr. Richard Peters and Mr. Herman Fullgraf.  That letter should be delivered to Lauren B. Belflower, Scholarship Coordinator in the College of Liberal Arts Dean’s office (LAR 140) and must be received before May 1, 2014.

Scholarship Packet must contain:

Get the application form and cover sheet.

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Vivian Lanier Scholarship

Scholarship Mission:  To provide a scholarship for a student showing great promise in Humanities in order to aid in their quest for knowledge.

Value and Duration:  The amount of scholarship money will be determined by the funds available and will be disbursed in the following academic year. 

Criteria: 
* Must be a declared Humanities major
* Must have completed at least 18 hours towards a Humanities degree
* Must provide an academic paper as a writing sample
* Must show great promise in Humanities-GPA considered
* Must have outstanding analytical ability and dedication to the subject matter
* Special consideration will be given to students who have acted as a tutor or who plan on pursuing a teaching career
* Must be a returning UCO student 

Requirements:  The recipient will be asked to write a letter of thanks to the scholarship donor Mr. Craig Morin. This letter must be delivered to the College of Liberal Arts Dean’s office, ATTN: Lauren B. Belflower before May 1, 2014. 

Scholarship Packet must contain:

Get the application form and cover sheet.

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Alumni and Faculty Scholarship for Philosophy

Scholarship Mission:  To provide a scholarship for Philosophy students who demonstrate high academic promise.

Value and Duration:  The amount of scholarship money will be determined by the funds available and will be disbursed in the following academic year. 

Criteria: 
* Must be a declared Philosophy major
* Must have completed at least 15 credit hours of Philosophy courses
* Philosophy GPA will be primary consideration
* Must be returning to UCO in Fall 2013

Requirements:  The recipient will be asked to write a letter of thanks to the Scholarship Donors. This letter must be delivered to the College of Liberal Arts Dean’s office, ATTN: Lauren B. Belflower before May 1, 2014.

Scholarship Packet must contain:

Get the application form and cover sheet.

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