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Scholarships

Graduate: Gene Hargrove Graduate Fellowship (March 1 Deadline)

The fellowship, first established in fall 2013, provides $1000 to the recipient. Depending on the income available from the endowment, one or more graduate students in the Department of Philosophy and Religion at the University of North Texas in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences will be given the fellowship each year. Graduate students in good standing in the department, as well as incoming graduate students, are eligible to receive the fellowship. The fellowship will be awarded on the basis of academic performance standards and financial need.

To be eligible the student must:
1. be a current or incoming graduate student in the Department of Philosophy and Religion at the University of North Texas,
2. be enrolled as a full-time student in the semester that the fellowship is given (3 to 9 hours depending on the student's status), and
3. have a grade point average of at least 3.0.

To apply the student must:
1. submit a letter about his or her interests in environmental philosophy, and
2. provide a paper on environmental philosophy, for example, a term paper from a philosophy class (a writing sample for incoming students is acceptable).

Send your paper to philosophy@unt.edu or by mail to Scholarship Committee Department of Philosophy and Religion Studies 1155 Union Circle #310920 University of North Texas Denton, TX 76203-5017 or drop it off at EESAT 225 1704 West Mulberry.

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Graduate: Richardson Environmental Action League (R.E.A.L.) Fellowship (September & December Deadline)

This $1000 scholarship (two scholarships Spring- $500; Fall- $500) is provided by the Richardson Environmental Action League, which began in spring 1973 and is the oldest continuously operating volunteer recycling organization in the state of Texas. Enquiries concerning the fellowship should be directed to Dr. Gene Hargrove (hargrove@unt.edu) and Nancy Ellis (nancy.ellis@unt.edu).

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Undergraduate: Raupe Travel Grant

Raupe Travel Grant Funding:
The purpose of the B. Craig Raupe Travel Grant Fund is to assist students and registered student organizations who are attending a conference that will not only benefit the university, but themselves as well, enriching the student with knowledge and a learning experience that they can't get in a classroom setting.Individual Students can receive up to $750 per semester towards their conference(s).Registered student organizations can receive up to $3,000 (up to $750 per student for up to 4 students) towards their conference(s).

Rules for Funding:
To receive funding, an organization must be officially registered with the Student Activities Center and meet all requirements set forth by the B. Craig Raupe Travel Grant By-Laws. All individuals receiving B. Craig Raupe Travel Grant funding must submit a copy of travel receipts showing that travel costs met or exceeded the award amount within 2 weeks following the conference or meeting. Failure to show proof of expenses can result in repayment to SGA. All individuals receiving B. Craig Raupe Travel Grant funding must serve for the betterment of campus life, present an opportunity for student involvement and provide equal access to all students where reasonable accommodations can be made.

Funding Process:
In order to receive any funding, ALL of the following must be done by a student organization:​​
1. Attend an SGA Resource Meeting.
2. Complete the online application (via OrgSync) by the deadline set by the Director of Student Affairs.
3. Present to the SGA Raupe Travel Grant Committee at the scheduled time set by the Director of Student Affairs.

Apply today: https://orgsync.com/8395/forms/234850

For more information, please contact sga@unt.edu

Undergraduate: Samuel and Mabel Danford Scholarship in Religious Studies (March 1 Deadline)

The Samuel and Mabel Danford Scholarship in Religious Studies Fund is a fund created by Robert and Virginia Toulouse in honor of Samuel and Mabel Danford, Mrs. Virginia Toulouse's parents, to provide scholarships for undergraduate students in the Religious Studies Program at the University of North Texas in the Department of Philosophy and Religion. The scholarship of $1000 is awarded to one student every Fall term. Enquiries concerning the scholarship should be directed to philosophy@unt.edu.

To be eligible the student must:
1. Be a full-time student at the University of North Texas, unless the student is nearing completion of his or her degree program and does not need full-time enrollment;
2. Have a G.P.A. of 3.0 or better at the university; and,
3. Be enrolled as a full-time student in Religious Studies in the Department of Philosophy and Religion Studies, having completed at least 60 credit hours of coursework.

The scholar is selected by the Scholarship Committee of the Department of Philosophy and Religion. No application is required. The winner will be honored on Honors Day in the following April of the academic year. For more information email us at philosophy@unt.edu or call (940)-565-2266 or stop by our office at EESAT 225 1704 West Mulberry.

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Undergraduate: Continental Philosophy Scholarship in Honor of Richard Owsley (paper submission deadline February 1)

A scholarship in honor of Professor Richard Owsley has been developed within the Department of Philosophy and Religion at the University of North Texas. When the fund generates income, an annual award of $500 will be given to one recipient each year.

To be eligible the student must:
1. Be an undergraduate major in the Department of Philosophy and Religion Studies;
2. Maintain full-time enrollment at the University, unless he or she has fewer than twice the number of semester hours required to be full-time remaiuing in his or her degree program;
3. Enrolled as a full-time student in Philosophy or Religious Studies at the University;
4. Submit a paper on any aspect of Continental Philosophy (for example, a term paper from a philosophy class). The paper should be ten to twenty pages in length, double-spaced, with footnotes or endnotes, and be formatted in accordance with the University of Chicago Manual of Style (see any issue of the journal Environmental Ethics or go to http://www.cep. unt.edu/JournalStyle.pdf.

Send your paper to philosophy@unt.edu or by mail to Scholarship Committee Department of Philosophy and Religion Studies 1155 Union Circle #310920 University of North Texas Denton, TX 76203-5017 or drop it off at EESAT 225 1704 West Mulberry.

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Undergraduate: John Kimmey Memorial Scholarship (paper submission deadline March 1)

A scholarship in honor of Lecturer John Kimmey has been developed within the Department of Philosophy and Religion at the University of North Texas. The John Kimmey Scholar is the undergraduate honoree at Honor's Day and receives a stipend of $500. The award is made in the spring semester each year.

To be eligible the student must:
1. Be a full-time student at the University of North Texas, unless the student is nearing completion of his or her degree program and does not need full-time enrollment;
2. Have a G.P.A. of 3.0 or better at the university; and,
3. Be enrolled as a full-time student in Philosophy in the Department of Philosophy and Religion.

The scholar is selected by the Scholarship Committee of the Department of Philosophy and Religion. No application is required. The winner will be honored on Honors Day in the following April of the academic year. For more information email us at philosophy@unt.edu or call (940)-565-2266 or stop by our office at EESAT 225 1704 West Mulberry.

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Undergraduate: Honors College Research Fellowships

These awards are open to all students, across all disciplines--seek to enhance academic excellence via the expansion of mentor-based undergraduate research. Such research will occur in a host of settings and contexts under individual faculty mentorship. Students who become Undergraduate Research Fellows will then take part in the spring-semester Scholars Day, at which they will contribute poster presentations, papers, or brief performing-arts productions. Participation in Scholars Day and continuing at UNT as students for two semesters beyond the semester of application are among the conditions for receipt of the $500 award.

For more information, please contact:
James Duban, Director of the Office for Nationally Competitive Scholarships
(940)-565-2820

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