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Undergraduate Opportunities in Philosophy

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Institution: Northwestern University

Description: The Summer Research Opportunity Program (SROP) is an eight-week competitive research experience at Northwestern University for sophomores and juniors from colleges and universities across the United States.

Length: 8 weeks

Application Deadline: February 1, 2015

Required Class Standing: Sophomore or Junior

Stipend: $4000; plus housing, round-trip plane ticket, meal subsidy.

Contact: TGS@Northwestern.edu

 


Institution: University of Auckland

Description: Conduct research with a Philosophy professor at the University of Auckland. Find a professor that specializes in your area of interest, and then contact them about collaborating on a Summer Research Scholarship.

Length: 10 weeks, December-February

Application Deadline: September 29, 2014

Required Class Standing: Junior, Senior, or recent graduate

Stipend: $5,000

Contact: Jenny Long at j.long@auckland.ac.nz


Institution: Center for Ethics and Policy, Carnegie Mellon University

Description: The center does not have a formal research assistantship program. Contact one of the faculty members (one that works in your area of interest) and ask if you can volunteer as a research assistant.

Length: N/A

Application Deadline: N/A

Required Class Standing: N/A

Stipend: N/A

Contact: http://hss.cmu.edu/cep/


Institution: Boyd and Jill Smith Task Force on Virtues of a Free Society, Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Description: The task force does not have a research assistantship program. Contact one of the faculty members (one that works in your area of interest) and ask if you can volunteer as a research assistant.

Length: N/A

Application Deadline: N/A

Required Class Standing: N/A

Stipend: N/A

Contact:http://www.hoover.org/taskforces/virtues

SEMINARS/INTERNSHIPS


Institution: University of Colorado, Boulder

Description: An intensive summer seminar in Philosophy. The topic of the seminar changes each year and the class size is about fifteen to twenty students, with eight professors from various institutions.

Length: 3 weeks

Application Deadline: April 1st

Required Class Standing: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior, or recent graduate.

Stipend: N/A, Tuition cost of $750 plus $450 for housing

Contact: Robert Pasnau: pasnau@colorado.edu. http://www.colorado.edu/philosophy/outreach_summer_seminar.shtml


Institution: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Description: Summer undergraduate fellow at the UNC Parr Center for ethics. Fellows have similar responsibilities as interns: designing projects and working on programs within the Parr center.

Length: 6-8 weeks

Application Deadline: Contact Parr Center

Required Class Standing: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior or Senior

Stipend: Volunteer

Contact: parrcenter@unc.edu


Institution: Institute for Humane Studies, George Mason University

Description: Charles G. Koch Summer Fellows Program: public policy internship with seminars in political philosophy and public policy.

Length: 10 weeks

Application Deadline: January 31, 2012

Required Class Standing: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior or Senior, or recent graduate.

Stipend: $1,500 plus housing stipend.

Contact:http://www.theihs.org/koch-summer-fellow-program


Institution: Ethics and Public Policy Center

Description: Research internships focusing on political philosophy and policy.

Length: 8 – 10 weeks

Application Deadline: N/A

Required Class Standing: N/A

Stipend: No compensation

Contact: internships@eppc.org;http://www.eppc.org/about/pageID.26/default.asp 


Institution: W. Maurice Young Centre for Applied Ethics, University of British Columbia

Description: Research internship with a faculty member from the Maurice Young Centre for Applied Ethics. Internship includes seminars, student presentations, and workshops. Look over the faculty bios and list of projects and then apply to work with the faculty member.

Length: N/A

Application Deadline: N/A

Required Class Standing: N/A

Stipend: Contact Mr. Silver to inquire.

Contact: David Silver (david.silver@ubc.ca); http://ethics.ubc.ca/index.php?p=scholar


Institution: Center for Ethics Education, Fordham University

Description: Research internship with graduate

Length: N/A

Application Deadline: March 15, 2013

Required Class Standing: N/A

Stipend: Contact Dr. Fisher to inquire.

Contact: Dr. Celia Fisher, fisher@fordham.edu

http://www.fordham.edu/academics/office_of_research/research_centers__in/center_for_ethics_ed/center_fellows_and_s/index.asp


Institution: Adam Smith Institute

Description: Summer internship learning about policy initiatives and political philosophy.

Length: 4-12 weeks

Application Deadline: Contact for details

Required Class Standing: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior or Senior, or recent graduate.

Stipend: Volunteer

Contact: Sam Bowman: sam@adamsmith.org

http://www.adamsmith.org/students/internship-programme 


Institution: Ethics in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Online Resource Center, National Science Foundation

Description: Establishing an online resource center that develops, compiles, and maintains resources related to ethics in science, mathematics, and engineering.

Length: Contact NSF

Application Deadline: Contact NSF

Required Class Standing: Contact NSF

Stipend: Contact NSF

Contact: http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=503490 

SCHOLARSHIPS

Jacob K. Javits Fellowship Program, US Dept. of Education

-         Fellowships for graduate degrees in humanities

-         http://www2.ed.gov/programs/jacobjavits/index.html

Ertegun Graduate Scholarship Program

-         Scholarship to pursue graduate studies Oxford University.

-         http://www.ox.ac.uk/ertegun/further_info.html

Gates-Cambridge Scholarship

-         Scholarship to pursue graduate studies at the University of Cambridge.

-         http://www.gatescambridge.org/about/

Clarendon Fund Scholarship

-         Scholarship to pursue graduate studies at Oxford University.

-         http://www.clarendon.ox.ac.uk/about/

Marshall Scholarship

-         Scholarship to pursue graduate studies at a university in the UK

-         http://www.marshallscholarship.org/

Mitchell Scholarship

-        One year of post-graduate study at a university in Ireland.

-         http://www.us-irelandalliance.org/content/3/en/George%20Mitchell%20Scholarship%20Program%20|%20US-Ireland%20Alliance.html

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