Philosophy

in the Department of Philosophy and Religion

Philosophy and Religion Undergraduate Scholarships

 

The Joel and Marion Blass Religious Studies Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 2008 to honor Joel Blass, who was a Mississippi State legislator, Mississippi Supreme Court judge, faculty member of the UM School of Law, and supporter of the academic study of religion.  The recipient will be a full-time junior student who is majoring in religious studies and who has demonstrated exceptional ability as a scholar and student leader.  For additional information please contact the Department of Philosophy and Religion.

 

The James and Cecelia Lawhead Philosophy Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 2008 to honor the parents of William Lawhead, a beloved professor of philosophy and former chair of the Department of Philosophy and Religion.  The recipient will be a full-time junior student who is majoring in philosophy and who has demonstrated exceptional ability as a scholar and student leader.  For additional information please contact the Department of Philosophy and Religion.

 

Erlenbusch Award for Excellence in Philosophy

This scholarship was established in 2014 to honor Verena Erlenbusch, a philosophy professor at the University of Memphis, who donated her speaking honorarium to help students in need.  The recipient will be a full-time philosophy major who has the potential to succeed in graduate school and who could bring a new or underrepresented perspective to the discipline of philosophy.  For additional information please contact the Department of Philosophy and Religion.

 

 

 

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