Diane Moira Duncan Philosophy Award

Departments: Philosophy and Religious Studies Categories: Philosophy
Amount One award of $100.
Availability Annually
Eligibility Criteria The intent of the award is to recognize an outstanding essay each year written by a student enrolled in Philosophy 485 - 'Seminar in Problems of Philosophy.'
Selection Procedure The course instructor shall determine the best paper written during the seminar in a designated year. At the conclusion of the course the recipient shall receive the award.
Notification The recipient shall be presented with the award by the course instructor at an appropriate time. Once the course instructor selects the best paper for the course for the year, he/she will notify the department program associate of the award recipient's name and ask that a disbursement request be sent to the Scholarship Coordinator at the Foundation with the recipient's name and information.
Special Notes This fund was established in memory of Dr. Diane Moira Duncan, a UW-Eau Claire faculty member who taught from 1999-2003 and died on December 10, 2009. The fund recognizes the recipient's outstanding quality research and writing. It was established on the initiative of professor emeritus Dr. Edward A. Beach, who taught at UW-Eau Claire for sixteen years. Dr. Beach cited spirited teaching and ability to instill philosophical enthusiasm in her students as reasons for creating this award in her memory.
Thank You The recipient should send a thank-you letter to Dr. Edward Beach in care of the UW-Eau Claire Foundation.