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Brooklyn College Scholarship Essay Contest

Every year the Department of Philosophy gives out thousands of dollars in scholarships and awards.

If you wish to inquire about departmental scholarships, awards, and the Howard W. Hintz Philosophy Essay Prize, contact the Philosophy Department, 3308 Boylan Hall, 718.951.5311.

Click here to view a list of our department's scholarships and awards.

Scholarships and Awards Application

Academic Year 2016–17
Original submission deadline was March 15, 2017.
Submission deadline was extended to March 17, 2017.
Instructions and List of Scholarships and Awards

The Howard W. Hintz Philosophy Essay Prize

Academic Year 2016–17
Original submission deadline was March 15, 2017.
Submission deadline was extended to March 17, 2017.
Instructions and Cover Sheet

Honors in Philosophy

Requirements:

  • At least a 3.50 index in philosophy courses
  • At least three credits of honors work in philosophy
  • Recommendation by a vote of the Philosophy Department

Awards

  • Candace J. Groudine Human Rights Award
  • Emily Michael Award
  • Eric Steinberg Philosophy Award
  • Franklin J. Matchette Philosophy Award
  • John Pickett Turner Philosophy Award
  • Philosophy Merit Award
  • Stanley Malinovich Memorial Award for Excellence in Philosophy

Prizes

  • The Howard W. Hintz Philosophy Essay Prize

Scholarships

  • Beth J. Singer Scholarship for Excellence in Philosophy
  • Kitty and Lou Newman Memorial Scholarship in Philosophy
  • Mildred Sheehan Philosophy Scholarship
  • Paul Taylor Philosophy Scholarship
  • Philosophy Scholarship

Award Recipients

2017

Award/Scholarship Recipient
John Pickett Turner AwardAndrew Rubner
Mildred Sheehan ScholarshipShoshana Schultz
Franklin J. Matchette Foundation AwardAndrew Galteland
Emily Michael AwardSusan Thomas
Fred Michael AwardElijah Blumofe
Paul Taylor ScholarshipNicholas Tan
Stanley Malinovich Memorial AwardJoseph Frankel
Kitty and Lou Newman Memorial ScholarshipBrandon Farber
Candace J. Groudine Human Rights AwardEmily Costantino
Beth J. Singer ScholarshipNimra Asif
Eric Steinberg AwardVishnu Tiwari
Howard W. Hintz Essay PrizeChukwunonso Nwasike
Philosophy Merit AwardHeather Alper
Philosophy Merit AwardAlex Mendez
Philosophy Merit AwardKeren Goldberger
Philosophy Merit AwardRobyn Saad

2016

Award/Scholarship Recipient
John Pickett Turner AwardSiminya Massias 
Mildred Sheehan ScholarshipAndrew Galteland
Franklin J. Matchette Foundation AwardSusan Thomas
Emily Michael AwardJennifer Innes
Paul Taylor ScholarshipAngela Pena
Stanley Malinovich AwardJacob Levin; Rajan Lala
Kitty and Lou Newman ScholarshipAndrew Rubner
Candace J. Groudine Human Rights AwardRyan Siegel 
Beth J. Singer ScholarshipJessica Treijs
Philosophy Merit AwardCarlos Valdez
Eric Steinberg AwardConrad Ziolkowski
Howard W. Hintz Essay PrizeSiminya Massias
Departmental HonorsEric Hirsch

2015

Award/Scholarship Recipient
Philosophy Merit Award Jessica Treijs
John Pickett Turner Award Crystal Cheng
Mildred Sheehan Scholarship Siminya Massias
Eric Steinberg Award Eric Grimm
Paul Taylor Scholarship Conrad Ziolkowki
Emily Michael AwardJessica Treijs
Franklin J. Matchette Foundation Award Crystal Cheng
Candace J. Groudine Human Rights Award Malak Yehia
Stanley Malinovich Award Jennifer Innes
Kitty and Lou Newman Scholarship Genevieve Badi-Orio
Departmental HonorsCrystal Cheng

2014

Award/Scholarship Recipient
Stanley Malinovich Memorial Award Max Feist
Mildred Sheehan Scholarship Philip Coard
Beth J. Singer Scholarship Eric Grimm
Paul Taylor Scholarship Cecily Pinkerton
Kitty and Lou Newman Scholarship Lucy Stack
Candace J. Groudine Human Rights Award Ed Smith
Emily Michael Award Crystal Cheng
John Pickett Turner Philosophy Award William Cheung and James Repetti
Franklin J. Matchette Foundation Award Marco Poggio
Eric Steinberg Award Casey Duncan
Philosophy Merit Award Lucas Moline
Departmental Honors William Cheung and Lucy Stack

2013

Award/Scholarship Recipient
Stanley Malinovich Memorial Award Macauley Davis
Mildred Sheehan Scholarship Max Feist
Beth J. Singer Scholarship Danielle Reinbachs
Paul Taylor Scholarship Michael Calasso
Candace J. Groudine Human Rights Award Thanddnes Palmer
Emily Michael Award Casey Duncan
John Pickett Turner Philosophy Award Joseph Gotesman
Franklin J. Matchette Foundation Award Anne Boatner
Eric Steinberg Award James Repetti
Howard W. Hintz Essay Prize Lucy Stack and William Cheung
Philosophy Merit Award Michael Perrin

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Monday, March 12, 2018

BroCo MaSS - Sonic Arts Night

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Music for Strings I

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Music for Winds I

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Voice Departmental Recital

Saturday, March 24, 2018

Preparatory Center Perform-a-thon!

Monday, March 26, 2018

BroCo MaSS - Electroacoustic Music Night

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

31st Biannual International Electroacoustic Music Festival

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

31st Biannual International Electroacoustic Music Festival

Saturday, April 7, 2018

Preparatory Center Faculty Recital

Friday, April 13, 2018

Conservatory Orchestra II

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