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Department of Philosophy

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Virtual Philosophy Conferences and Series

Undergraduate Philosophy Conferences

Johns Hopkins University’s first annual Richard Macksey National Undergraduate Humanities Research Symposium.  Here’s the main web site and here is the application portal

21st Annual Steven Humphrey Undergraduate Philosophy Colloquium. “We are pleased to be able to cover travel and hotel for accepted speakers.” The event will take place on Friday, October 27, kicking off at 9:00 am.  Submission deadline is September 25, 2023. Please send your submission to

Undergraduate Workshops

  • Summer Cusp, a workshop for undergraduate students in philosophy who are planning to continue to graduate school. 

Undergraduate Philosophy Journals

Undergraduate Philosophy News

Scholarships & Fellowships

Tennessee Rural Fellowship Program A two year fellowship with a $55,000 base salary.

Scholarship Opportunities for Women. Applications due 28 June 2024.

Paid Research in Urban Planning. Applications open until May 15, 2024.

MTSU Scholarships page and other funding opportunities.

MTSU Liberal Arts Scholarships.

Truman Scholarship. Interested students must graduate with a 3.0 GPA or higher. A Truman Scholar is someone who is a “Change Agent” in our society.  The Truman pays for graduate school costs. MTSU Fellowship Interest Forms. You may also email Laura Clippard with questions.

Dr. Anne Moses IGNITE Fellowship. A paid fellowship program for passionate young leaders who want to jump-start their public service careers, specifically it is intended to mobilize women on college campuses to become civically and politically engaged.

PPIA Program works to promote the inclusion and full participation of underrepresented groups in public service and to advance their leadership roles throughout our civic institutions serving domestic and international affairs. For more information here at MTSU, contact Laura Clippard.

Fulbright Canada-Mitacs Globalink Research Internship for Summer 2024 in Canada.

Graduate Programs

Philosophy Profession


Contact Us

Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies
P.O. Box 73
Middle Tennessee State University
Murfreesboro, TN 37132-0073

Phone: (615) 898-2907