Student awards

Departmental graduate student awards

Jim and June Young Memorial Scholarship

One or more scholarships are awarded to undergraduate or graduate students in the Department of Philosophy.

Letters of application must be submitted to the chair by March 15 each year. Your letter should include descriptions of your involvement with social democracy and/or industrial democracy.

The Kenneth W. Rankin Outstanding MA Thesis Award

This award is for theses successfully defended in the Department of Philosophy each year ending 31 August. Normally only one thesis will receive the award, but it may be shared if the adjudication committee determines that two theses are equally deserving. If no thesis is sufficiently deserving, the award will not be made.


Current award winners

2018
Elena Holmgren A 12 month SSHRC Canada Graduate Scholarship

Past award winners

2017

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2016

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2015:

  • Denelle Lambert - Jim & June Young Memorial Scholarship

2014:

  • Aleta Gruenwald - A 12 month SSHRC Joseph Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship (January - December 2015)

2012:

  • Michael Abhainn - A 12 month SSHRC Joseph Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship (Sept 12 - August 13 academic year)
  • Carolyn Garland - Anonymous donation for the most deserving female student studying with the department towards a Master's Degree in Philosophy, Logic.

2011:

  • Anthony Della Zazzera - A 12 month SSHRC Joseph Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship (Sept 11 - August 12 academic year) - and a UVic President's Research Scholarship for the 2011-12 academic year.
  • Ryan Tonkin - - A 12 month SSHRC Joseph Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship (May 2011 - August 12 ) - and a UVic President's Research Scholarship for the 2011-12 academic year -and the M.A. & D.E. Breckenridge Graduate Award.

2010:

  • Michael Anthony - A 12 month SSHRC Joseph Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship (Sept 10 - August 11 academic year) - and a UVic President's Research Scholarship for the 2010-11 academic year - and a UVic Petch Research Scholarship for the 2011-11 academic year.
  • Meaghan Shepherd - A 12 month SSHRC Joseph Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship (Sept 10 - August 11 academic year) - and a UVic President's Research Scholarship for the 2010-11 academic year.

2009:

  • Rene Negrich - A 12 month SSHRC Joseph Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship (Sept 09 - August 10 academic year) - and a UVic President's Research Scholarship for the 2009-10 academic year. - and a UVic Petch Research Scholarship for the 2011-11 academic year.

2008:

  • Adrienne Canning - A 12 month SSHRC Joseph Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship (Sept 08 - August 09 academic year) - and a UVic President's Research Scholarship for the 2008-09 academic year.
  • Andrew Moss - A 12 month SSHRC Joseph Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship (Sept 08 - August 09 academic year) - and a UVic President's Research Scholarship for the 2008-09 academic year.
  • Marcus Jardine - A 12 month SSHRC Joseph Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship (Sept 08 - August 09 academic year) - and a UVic President's Research Scholarship for the 2008-09 academic year.

2007:

  • Alden Jerrett-Enns - The Kenneth W. Rankin Outstanding MA Thesis Award.

2005:

  • Warren Heiti - A 12 month SSHRC Joseph Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship (Sept 05 - August 06 academic year) - and a UVic President's Research Scholarship for the 2005-06 academic year - and Petch Research Scholarship for the Sept 2005 - 06 academic year.