Ethics Prizes and Fellowships

Student Ethics Essay Prizes

National Student Essay Prize Competition in Ethics and Social Justice
This national undergraduate student essay contest is open to college juniors and seniors at accredited 4-year colleges and universities in the U.S. The contest is intended to amplify historically underrepresented voices and perspectives on issues of societal import, and to encourage thoughtful reflection and critical thinking about ethical concepts as they are encountered personally and as members of society committed to social justice. This prize is supported by the Fordham University Center for Ethics Education.

Fordham Undergraduate Prize in Ethics and Morality
The Fordham University's Center for Ethics Education is pleased to announce the Dr. K. York and M. Noelle Chynn Undergraduate Essay Prize in Ethics and Morality. The purpose of the paper is to stimulate student self-examination about concepts of ethics and morality encountered personally or as a concerned member of society.

Fellowship and Scholarship Opportunities

Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute
The Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute (RETI) offers early career investigators research ethics training and financial support for a mentored research project that contributes to evidenced-based HIV prevention research ethics practices.

Center Visiting Fellows and Scholars Program
The Center for Ethics Education Visiting Fellow and Scholar Program seeks to draw individuals who will benefit from the rich exchange of ideas with members of the Center’s faculty and who will bring promising scholarship in return. The program fosters opportunities for an individual with an interest in ethics to interact with Center Faculty in support of his or her scholarly and/or professional goals. We invite applications from scholars, professors, policy makers, health-care professionals, and others who wish to use the Center’s many informal and formal resources to advance their work.

The Fordham/Santander Universities International Scholarship in Ethics Education
The Santander and Ethics and Society Scholarship provides direct support for international students who wish to pursue graduate-level study at Fordham University’s Master’s in Ethics and Society program. The master’s program, administered by the Fordham University Center for Ethics Education, provides students with a cross-disciplinary learning experience integrating moral foundations in humanities and sciences and their application to important contemporary social issues.