Postgraduate prizes and scholarships
These prizes and scholarships are awarded by the Department of Philosophy on the basis of academic merit. Some scholarships may be subject to special conditions.
Please note: prize amounts listed below are only a guide and are likely to change due to the global financial crisis.
For all other scholarships, please contact the Scholarships Office
Andrew Donald Campbell Memorial Prize
Cash Award: $300.00 (2011)
Awarded to the postgraduate student presenting the best essay in metaphysics or epistemology, preferably showing the most effective use of electronic information technology in the conduct of the research leading to the essay.
Established in 1998 by a donation from Professor and Mrs Keith Campbell as a memorial to their son, who died in an accident in October 1997.
2010: Karen Crowther
2009: Byron Clugston
2008: Sam Baron
2007: John Daniel Cusbert
2006: Albert Haig and Andres Van Toledo
2005: Stephen Cox
Lucy Firth Scholarships in Philosophy
Established in 1997 by a bequest from the estate of Miss Lucy Firth, to provide opportunities for able students to gain, as she felt she had, from having a University education in Sydney. Miss Firth particularly valued study in Philosophy and Psychology.
Lucy Firth Publication Prize
Awarded on the basis of academic performance in postgraduate research as evidenced by publications of sufficient merit (eg book chapter, refereed article). To be eligible one must be a current full-time postgraduate research student in the department of Philosophy at the University of Sydney.
Lucy Firth Graduate Scholarship
Awarded only to exceptional students, subject to enrolment in a graduate program at the University of Sydney.
Lucy Firth Meritorious MPhil Completion Prize
Awarded to meritorious MPhil students upon completion of their MPhil on the condition that awardees finish in a satisfactory manner and have been offered a PhD placement in an overseas program.
Meritorious Enrollees (ME) and Meritorious Performers (MP) (superseded 2010)
Awarded to current full-time postgraduate research students in the Department of Philosophy as Meritorious Enrollees (on the basis of academic merit in the first year of postgraduate study) or as Meritorious Performers (on the basis of academic performance in postgraduate research as evidenced by publications of sufficient merit, eg a book chapter or refereed article.
Kyla Reid (MP)
Shan Gao (MP)
Samuel Thomas Baron (ME)
Matthew John Hammerton (ME)
Annette Larrea (MP)
Jurgen Lawrenz (MP)
Nicholas Carl Malpas (ME)
Alastair Goff (MP)
Talia Elinore Morag (MP)
Ali Akbar Navabi (MP)
Shane Gordon Waugh (MP)