Announcements for Students

These are quick summaries. For further information, inquire at the Department Office (UH 235).

  • Support and Study

    • Buddhist Study Abroad.
      Carleton Colege sponsors a semester program of Buddhist studies (and meditation) in Bodh Gaya India. It's expensive but cool.
    • Chancellor's Doctoral Incentive Program.
      The CSU Chancellor's Doctoral Incentive Program provides loans to support doctoral studies. These loans are gradually "forgiven" if the receipient goes on to teach full-time in the CSU.
    • CSUSB Office of Student Research: Faculty/Student Grant.
      The faculty/Student grant supports joint faculty/student research.
    • CSUSB Office of Student Research: Student Grant.
      The Office of Student Research Student Grant funds research beyond the classroom.
  • (items with deadlines past for this year, but something to think about)
    • American Philosophical Association: Summer Institutes.
      The APA sponsers a number of summer undergraduate diversity institutes in philosophy. These are a great opportunity and free to accepted students.
    • Colorado Summer Seminar in Philosophy
      The university of Colorado, Boulder summer seminar in philosophy is intended for outstanding undergraduates who are considering graduate school in philosophy.
    • Carnegie-Mellon University: Summer School in Logic and Formal Epistemology
      The Summer School in Logic and Formal Epistemology cool. A pair of CSUSB students attended summer 2016.
    • Munich Center For Mathematical Philosophy: Summer School for Female Students
      The Summer School in Mathematial Philosophy for Female Students is held in Munich Germany. A CSUSB student attended summer 2016.
    • CSUSB Office of Student Research: Student Research and Travel.
      The CSUSB Office of Student Research suppports travel to conferences. Application deadlines are distributed over the year. In addition there is an online application.
    • CSUSB Office of Student Research: Pre-Doctoral Program.
      The California Pre-Doctoral Program provides financial assistance for students interested in exploring and preparing for a doctoral program.
  • Undergraduate Publication and Conferences

  • (again, some items with deadlines past but something to think about)
    • Rutgers Undergraduate Philosophy Conference
      The Rutgers Undergraduate Philosophy Conference was 4/15/2017.
    • Oneonta Undergraduate Philosophy Conference
      The State University of New York, Oneonta Undergraduate Philosophy Conference was 4/7/17 - 4/8/17.
    • Essay Contest
      The Elie Wiesel Foundation sponsors an essay contest which "challenges college students to analyze the urgent ethical issues confronting them in today's complex world." There are cash prizes.
    • University of North Texas, Undergraduate Philosophy Conference
      The University of North Texas Undergraduate Philosophy Conference was 4/29/17.
    • Midwestern Undergraduate Philosophy Conference
      The 19th annual Midwestern Undergraduate Philosophy Conference wass 4/7/17 - 4/8/17 at Creighton University in Omaha Nebraska.
    • Stance, call for papers
      The undergraduate philosophy journal Ball State Stance welcomes papers concering any philosophical topic.
  • Graduate Study