Roger Woolhouse Prize

Each year a prize of £500 is awarded to a student on one of the 5 taught Philosophy programmes (MA Philosophy, MA Analytic Philosophy, MA Political and Legal Philosophy, MA Philosophy of AI, MA Applied Ethics and Governance of Data Privacy) who submits the best essay during January assessments.

  • Funding: £500
  • Academic year: 2024/25
  • Open to: International (including EU) and UK (home) students
  • Qualification level: Postgraduate taught
  • Number available: One

This prize is generously funded by the widow and family of Professor Roger Woolhouse, who taught at York from 1969 until his retirement.


Open to International (including EU) and UK (home) students.

Open to students in the Department of Philosophy.

In order to be eligible you must already be enrolled on one of the following courses:

All MA Philosophy students will be considered as part of their studies.

How to apply

There is no separate application process to complete.

Contact details

PGT Convenor

David Ingram
+44 (0)1904 323276

PGT Admissions Administrator

Carol Dixon
+44 (0)1904 323251