The Fairmount College of Liberal Arts & Sciences offers a variety of Scholarships and Fellowships.  Some are general scholarships; two are specifically for declared philosophy majors (scroll down for details).

Applications will be due in April 2020

Specific deadlines to be determined...

Craig Macy Endowed Scholarship in Philosophy

Applicants must meet these qualifying criteria to be considered for award recipient status:

  • Declared major in Philosophy
  • Completed a minimum of 9 credit hours in philosophy courses at WSU
  • Minimum departmental GPA of 3.25
  • Completed a minimum of 36 credit hours total
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Full-time undergraduate student at WSU (12 credit hours)

Students interested in being considered for this award should submit the following to the Chair of the Philosophy Department, Room 110, Fiske Hall:

  • A current resume
  • A complete transcript (unofficial is acceptable)
  • A copy of a graded paper, including instructor's comments, submitted for a WSU philosophy course. (Papers will not be returned.) 

First awarded 2001

Recent recipients

2019/2020 Russell Greenall-Sharp
2018/2019 Russell Greenall-Sharp
2017/2018 Linh Toan
2016/2017 Charley Cleaver
2015/2016 Robert Teutsch


Wichita State University History of Philosophy Scholarship

Applicants must meet these qualifying criteria to be considered for award recipient status:

  • Be a declared major in Philosophy
  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.25
  • Have earned a minimum of nine hours in Philosophy at Wichita State University by the end of the current spring semester
  • Have completed six hours of work in the History of Philosophy at Wichita State University by the end of the current spring semester*

*For the purposes of this scholarship, the following courses will count as work in the history of philosophy: 303, 305, 315, 322, 331, 350, 352, 365, 519, 546, 549, and 565. Some sections of 585 and 590 also may be considered as courses in the history of philosophy. If you have questions about any particular course, please contact us.

Students interested in being considered for this award should submit the following to the Chair of the Philosophy Department, Room 110, Fiske Hall:

  • A statement of interest in the scholarship
  • A sample of written work, preferably a paper written for a course in the history of philosophy

The History of Philosophy Scholarship may be awarded in conjunction with other scholarships.

First awarded 2015

Recent Recipients

2019/2020 Russell Greenall-Sharp
2018/2019 Michael Vinson
2017/2018 Daniel Saunders
2016/2017 Bailey Bahner
2015/2016 Robert Teutsch


If you're a current philosophy major, we really encourage you to apply this year. Choose your best paper so far and use it to get some cash and a little caché!