Carol Lee Price MA Scholarships in Philosophy

The Carol Lee Price MA Scholarships in Philosophy are named in honour and memory of Carol Lee Price, an engaged, intelligent, and philanthropic woman who always had a keen interest in mathematics and philosophy. These scholarships are specifically intended to attract and support women pursuing graduate studies in philosophy, in the area of either: Logic and Philosophy of Mathematics; or: Ancient Philosophy. They are also restricted to students who would otherwise have to pay international fees. (Students who pay tuition at the Quebec rate or Canadian rate, or who have been granted an International Fee Exemption, are not eligible for these scholarships). Each scholarship is worth $32,450 CAD.

 

The Carol Lee Price MA Scholarship in Ancient Philosophy: Applicants shall have obtained a BA in Classics with high distinction and at least 21 credits (7 courses), or the equivalent in the country of origin, in Philosophy, or a BA in Philosophy with at least 21 credits, or the equivalent in the country of origin, in Classics. Since study of texts in the original languages is required, applicants are expected to know ancient Greek or Latin. Preference will be given to those who know both languages.

The Carol Lee Price MA Scholarship in Logic and Philosophy of Mathematics:Applicants shall have obtained a BA in Philosophy with high distinction and at least 21 credits (7 courses), or the equivalent in the country of origin, in Mathematics, or a BA in Mathematics with high distinction and at least 21 credits, or the equivalent in their country of origin, in Philosophy. Acceptable research area topics for the MA are Logic, History and Philosophy of Logic, or Philosophy of Mathematics.

Application Instructions: For both Carol Lee Price MA Scholarships, in addition to the regular admissions application, which consists of providing the official transcripts of all post-secondary schools attended, three letters of reference, and a sample of writing in the range of 2,500-3,750 words, the applicant shall provide a two-page statement of a research project in Logic, History and Philosophy of Logic, or Philosophy of Mathematics; or Greek or Roman Philosophy.

The language of instruction at Concordia University is English. Unless exempted, the applicant will have to write a pre-admission proficiency test. More information is available here: http://www.concordia.ca/admissions/graduate/requirements/english-language-proficiency.html

Deadline for Applications: February 1, 2018.

For additional information, please contact Dr. Andrea Falcon, Graduate Program Director, Department of Philosophy, Concordia University, Montreal, atphilosophy.gpd@concordia.ca (or at Andrea.Falcon@concordia.ca)​


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