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Philosophy Department Richard H. Severens Scholarship

The Richard H. Severens Scholarship is an annual award intended for graduating Honors philosophy majors who have demonstrated overall academic excellence and quality of writing in philosophy. The scholarship will be in the amount of up to of $1400, depending on the availability of the funds.

All UGA Honors philosophy majors who are enrolled for Spring 2022, and are expected to graduate in Spring 2022, Summer 2022, or Fall 2022 are eligible for the scholarship. The scholarship recipient must be in good standing with the Honors Program at the time of application.

Application Process

Applicants should submit the following information via email to yuri@uga.edu by 5:00 pm, Monday, April 11, 2022:

  • A current curriculum vitae (resumé)
  • A writing sample, such as an essay you have written for a philosophy course, or a description of what you plan to do in your philosophy honors thesis if you are currently enrolled in PHIL 4990H (Honors Thesis). If your philosophy honors thesis is already complete or in draft, then you may use all or part of it as your writing sample. Honors thesis plans will be a criterion in awarding the scholarship.
Selection Process:

Scholarship recipients shall be selected by the Philosophy Department Awards Committee.

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