The Fordham/Santander Universities International Scholarship in Ethics Education
Ethics and Society Master Level Training
The Santander Universities/Fordham International Student Scholarship in Ethics Education provides financial support for international students interested in masters-level study in Ethics and Society at Fordham University, New York City, USA. Graduate courses administered by the Fordham University Center for Ethics Education provides students with cross-disciplinary learning experiences integrating moral foundations in humanities and sciences and their application to contemporary social issues.
Please visit our website to learn more about the Master's in Ethics and Society program. This program is made possible through a generous gift from Santander Universities’ global division, a major social–responsibility initiative created by Banco Santander to advance the bank’s goal of expanding global education.
Scholarship recipients enroll in Ethics and Society courses and participate in a broad range of the Center for Ethics Education events, including symposia, ethics lectures, the Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute, and other Center events.
Santander Universities Ethics and Society Scholarship covers:
- Tuition: The Scholarship will cover the costs of tuition for approved Ethics and Society courses and administrative graduate school fees.
- Travel: Applicants may request funding for travel to New York City Applications should include estimates of costs, including the source for the estimate (e.g., airline website, travel agency)
- Lodging: As part of the Scholarship, housing may be provided to funded students at one of Fordham’s graduate student housing facilities.
Each scholarship is individually tailored to the student’s academic background and availability of supplemental funds from the student’s institution or other funding agencies.
The two most common tracks include:
1. May 2017 Intensive Ethics Workshop Track
Students who apply to the program through this option complete the May workshop (CEED 6100: Theories and Applications in Contemporary Ethics). This intensive three-day graduate level course designed to provide cross-disciplinary perspectives on moral theory and applied ethics. Using a team-teaching approach, this course brings together faculty from at least six different disciplines to provide foundational knowledge about moral theory with contemporary applications. Graduate Record Exam scores are not required for this track. Applications for this track are due March 3, 2017.
2. Academic Year Study in Ethics and Society
Although much less commonly awarded, students may also apply for a:
- Fall semester (September - December)
- Spring semester (January - May)
- Full academic year (September - June)
Spring 2017 (January - May) Track
Students who apply to the program through the Spring Entry Option begin classes in January and end in May and typically enroll in CEED 6290 Health Disparities and Social Inequalities and other courses, such as BISC 7532 Conservation Law and Policy, and CEED 5900: Ethics and Society Field Practicum(Spring 2016 course will be available in November, 2015). Graduate Record Exam scores are not required for this track. Applications for this track are due November 15th, 2015.
Fall 2017 (September - December) Track
Students who apply to the program through the Fall Entry Option complete the introductory Ethics and Society course (CEED 5050: Ethics and Society: Cross-disciplinary Perspectives) and may request to take additional courses (see a sample list of courses from fall 2013). Graduate Record Exam scores are not required for this track. Applications for this track are due June 2016.
Full 2017-18 Academic Year (September - June) Track
Students who apply to this track would complete the full M.A. Ethics and Society degree (10 courses), including the Introductory Ethics and Society course (CEED 5050), Theories and Applications in Contemporary Ethics (CEED 6100). View the curriculum and course descriptions. Please note that Graduate Record Exam scores may be required for this particular track. Applications for this track are due June 2017.
How to Apply
For information about applying and detailed instructions, please download the Santander Scholarship Application Requirements and Instructions document or visit the Program Eligibility and Application Procedures page.
Please contact the Master’s in Ethics and Society program director with any questions or to discuss the scholarship in more detail:
Early Career international HIV/AIDS researchers may apply for Santander Scholarship funding to attend the 10-day Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute, held in July. Click here for more information about the institute, including application instructions and eligibility requirements.