STUDENT PRIZES & AWARDS
The Chase-Oxley Prize is awarded annually to a first-year student in the Philosophy sections of the 1600 Series deemed by class standing and the assessment of the Department to be worthy of recognition.
The Lisson Memorial Prize
The Lisson Memorial Prize was established by the members of the Department in memory of Rev. Stephen Lisson who graduated with Honours in Philosophy in 1981. It is awarded to a second-year student deemed by class standing and the assessment of the Department to be worthy of recognition.
The Treash Memorial Prize
The Treash Memorial Prize was established in memory of Dr. G. Treash who taught Philosophy at Mount Allison from 1966 to 1999. It is awarded to a third-year philosophy student deemed by class standing and the assessment of the Department to be worthy of recognition.
The Stanway Award
The Stanway Award in Philosophy was established in memory of Dr. R. Stanway who directed the Philosophy programme for 25 years and taught at Mount Allison from 1960 to 1999, and his father, Rev. E.A. Stanway, who graduated with Honours in Philosophy in 1928. This award is granted annually to the graduating student who has demonstrated the highest achievement in completing the Philosophy programme.
Allison Heartz Johnson Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 1985 in memory of Allison Heartz Johnson by his family. Allison Johnson was graduated from Mount Allison University with an Honours degree in Philosophy in 1931. It is to be awarded to a senior student in Philosophy or to a student recently graduated from Mount Allison University in Philosophy and currently enrolled in a graduate studies programme in Philosophy at Mount Allison or at another institution. The scholarship is awarded on the recommendation of the Philosophy Department. It is not necessarily awarded each year.
Student Awards for 2016-2017
1. The Chase-Oxley Prize: Rebekah Howlett, Shiming Huang, Amy Ward
2. The Lisson Memorial Prize: Madeleine Leger, Catherine Turnbull
3. The Treash Memorial Prize: Carolyne Mellon, Parker Byrne
4. The Stanway Award: Chris Arsenault
5. Allison Heartz Johnson Scholarship: Donald Arsenault, Liam Gilbert-Walsh, Benjamin (Benny) Kent