Scholarships & Awards
Several scholarships are awarded each year to majors in Philosophy and Religion. The scholarships to be awarded for 2011-2012 are:
- Carol L. Thysell Scholarship. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement to one departmental major for use in defraying academic expenses. $500 for 2011-2012. The scholarship recipient must be a Philosophy and Religion major.
- James J. Megivern Scholarship. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement to one departmental major for use in defraying academic expenses. $1,000 for 2011-2012. The scholarship recipient must be a Philosophy and Religion major.
- Bookstore Awards (2). Awarded on the basis of academic achievement to two departmental major to provide funds for text book purchases. $175 each for 2011-2012. The scholarship recipients must be Philosophy and Religion majors.
- Sankey L. Blanton Scholarship. Awarded to a non-traditional student in the department based on financial need, academic merit, leadership, and character. $600 for 2011-2012.
- Charles Long Scholarship. Awarded on the basis of financial need, academic achievement, leadership and character for use in defraying academic expenses. $600 for 2011-2012.
Information on the scholarships may also be found in the Undergraduate Catalog.
You can download a PDF version of this application that you can print out, fill in, and submit together with a degree audit or transcript. Applications for 2011-2012 scholarships are due April 15, 2011 and should be submitted to Dr. Scott James.
NOTE: The Dr. Sankey L. Blanton scholarship is based on need. Therefore, in order to be considered for these two scholarships, you must fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). For more details contact the Financial Aid and Veterans Services Office in James Hall. Telephone: 962-3177. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web: http://www.uncw.edu/finaid.Please consider a donation in support of UNCW's P&R department. Your gift will help provide needed scholarship support for students. You help and generosity will allow us to continue to provide a meaningful education for Philosophy and Religion students.