Undergraduate 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: some prizes include a cash component, the value of which is subject to change from year to year.

For all other scholarships, please contact the Scholarships Office

Lithgow Scholarship No III for Philosophy I
Awarded annually to the student who showed greatest proficiency in Junior units of philosophy. The scholar is required to remain enrolled in Senior units of Philosophy at level II during the one-year tenure of the scholarship.

Value $1,000 (2011)

2013: Riki Scanlon
2012: James Monaghan
2011: Isobel Taylor
2010: Eleanor Gordon-Smith and Anuja Arunothayam
2009: Matthew Barry and Caitlin Gleeson
2008: Alison Hammond
2007: Viktoria McMillan
2006: Ryan Doherty and Philippa Janu
2005: Charmain Lo
2004: Susannah Willcox

G S Caird Scholarship for Philosophy II
Awarded annually to the student who shows greatest proficiency in at least 16 senior units of Philosophy at 2000 level. The scholar is required to remain enrolled in at least 12 Senior units of Philosophy during the tenure of the scholarship.

Value $2,400 (2011)

2013: James Monaghan
2012: Anthony Bigg
2011: Dilan Ashok Sellahewa and Toby Solomon
2010: Olivia Charlton, Adam Lees and Daniel Tracey
2009: Johann Hariman
2008: Ryan Doherty and Erasmus Lovell-Jones
2007: Ellen Hellyer
2006: Lucy Cane
2005: David Carter, Kim Ditte and Cressida Gaukroger (shared).
2004: Ben Phillips

Lithgow Scholarship No IV for Philosophy III
Awarded annually to the student who showed greatest proficiency in the Senior Philosophy courses which are a qualification to enter Philosophy IV Honours in the following year. The scholar is required to remain enrolled in Philosophy IV Honours during the tenure of the scholarship.

Value $1,000 (2011)

2013: Anthony Bigg
2012: Adam Chalmers
2011: Adam Lees and Gabriel Watts
2010: Joshua Chalkley
2009: Erasmus Lovell-Jones
2008: Alexandra Ellinson and Alexander Hunt
2007: David Birch
2006: Simon Mulvey
2005: Ben Phillips
2004: Lipin Toh

Francis E. Snare Memorial Prize
Awarded annually to the student enrolled in 2nd or 3rd year Philosophy showing greatest proficiency in Moral and Political Philosophy, provided that the work is of sufficient merit.

Value $500 (2011)

2013: Michael Rees
2012: Alice Evatt and Richard Gao
2011: Andrew Bowyer and Jeevan Hariharan
2010: Olivia Charlton and Adam Lees
2009: Roderick Kennedy
2008: Ryan Doherty
2007: David Birch
2006: Matthew Mackenzie
2004: Lipin Toh

John Anderson Prize for Best Thesis in Philosophy IV
Awarded annually to a student pursuing an undergraduate course in Philosophy, for the best Honours thesis submitted by a Philosophy IV student, provided the thesis is of sufficient merit.

Value $150 (2011)

2013: Dominic Dimech
2012: Gabriel Watts
2011: Joshua Mendelsohn
2010: Tristan Grotvedt
2009: Stuart Wong
2008: David Birch and Daniel Wodak
2007: Brendan Markey
2006: Ben Phillips
2005: Daniel Haggard
2004: Andrew Corkhill