The Frank Harrison III Scholarship has been established to provide scholarships to Junior or Senior level undergraduate students majoring in Philosophy who have an interest in Philosophy of Religion, Ancient Philosophy, or Medieval Philosophy. As stipulated by the benefactor, these areas will be taken ‘as defined in the Western tradition as classically understood’. The award will be in the amount of $1000.00.

Criteria For Selection
  • Excellence in overall grades as well as grades in the major.
  • A demonstrated strong interest in the Philosophy of Religion, Ancient Philosophy, or Medieval Philosophy as indicated by courses taken with content immediately related to central questions of these areas of philosophy.
  • A submitted paper dealing with some subject directly related to a topic in the Philosophy of Religion, Ancient Philosophy, or Medieval Philosophy
  • Selection of recipients shall not be based on financial need.
Application Process

Applicants should submit the following information via email by 5:00 pm, Friday, April 10, 2020 to Yuri Balashov (yuri@uga.edu):

  • A letter of application (one page), stating the applicant's interest in the Philosophy of Religion, Ancient Philosophy, or Medieval Philosophy, and describing coursework related to at least one of these areas. Please also include US mail and email addresses in the letter of application.
  • A paper dealing with a topic directly related to the Philosophy of Religion, Ancient Philosophy, or Medieval Philosophy.
  • A complete transcript (which may be unofficial) or Degree Audit Report.
Selection Process

Scholarship recipients shall be selected by the Philosophy Department Awards Committee. Dr. Frank Harrison III shall be invited to participate on the committee as a non-voting member.