Royal Institute of Philosophy Fellowships and Bursaries (Charity / Trust)
Reference Number: P187
Key Award Information
In accordance with the deed of trust made by the benefactor Mr. Jens Jacobsen, The Royal Institute of Philosophy is pleased to offer up to seven Jacobsen Fellowships for research in certain fundamental parts of philosophy. The Fellowships will be for one year.
The parts of philosophy are Speculative Metaphysics, Critical Metaphysics, the Philosophy of Mind, Epistemology, Philosophical Logic, Philosophy of Life, Determinism, the Nature of Life, Evolution, Moral Philosophy, Political and Social Philosophy. This list is in accordance with the philosophical interests of Mr. Jacobsen.
In addition, postgraduates are offered one of eight Royal Institute of Philosophy Bursaries. The bursaries are also for one year but carry no restrictions as to area of study. Candidates may be considered for both Fellowships and Bursaries, but if awarded a Fellowship a student will not also be offered a Bursary.
The Jacobsen Fellowships, of £8,000 each, will be for one year.
The Royal Institute of Philosophy Bursaries, of £2,500 each are also for one year.
Number of Awards Available: Up to seven Jacobsen Fellowships, and eight Bursaries.
Fellowships and Bursaries will be available only to postgraduate students who have already completed at least one year of work for a higher degree in philosophy in a
How to Apply
Candidates must arrange for two academic referees from the institution at which they are currently studying to write on their behalf direct to The Royal Institute of Philosophy. Applications and references should be sent to Dr. James Garvey, The Royal Institute of Philosophy,
Application Form: http://www.royalinstitutephilosophy.org/RIP_fel_&_bur_app_%2008_09.doc
Application Deadline: Usually mid-May.
No one will be awarded either a Fellowship or a Bursary who is in receipt of any other of over £3,000.
Dr. James Garvey
The Royal Institute of Philosophy
Tel: +44 (0)20 7387 4130
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