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US Schaul Endowed Philosophy Scholarship

Criteria

To be considered for the U.S. Schaul Endowed Philosophy Scholarship:

  1. Pursue a B.A. in Philosophy.
  2. 3.5 high school GPA and maintain 3.5 GPA each college semester for renewal.
  3. Be a U.S. citizen.
  4. Preference given to students graduating from Oklahoma City Metro area public or private high school or junior college.
How to Apply

To complete your application, you must submit:

  1. U.S. Schaul Endowed Philosophy Scholarship Application (see below).
  2. 300-word statement addressing the topic:

What was the turning point in your life that inspired you to study philosophy?

Program Information

U.S. Schaul (January 10, 1867- January 6, 1951) was named after the 18th president. He was orphaned at the age of six, when his father died from lingering effects of a Civil War wound. U.S. Schaul graduated from University of Pennsylvania, where he won prizes for debate in philosophy, English literature, and Greek prose composition. He was a Phi Beta Kappa who also participated in varsity rowing and football.

The U.S. Schaul Endowed Philosophy Scholarship is for students pursuing a B.A. in Philosophy. Students must have a 3.5 GPA, and will be required to maintain a 3.5 GPA each semester to renew the scholarship. The donor requires the student to be a U.S. Citizen, and preference will be given to students who graduated from an Oklahoma City Metro area public or private high school or junior college. The $2,500 a year scholarship is renewable for seven semesters, provided the student maintains eligibility.