Now Accepting Applications: Fordham/Santander Universities International Student Scholarship in Ethics Education

The 2016 Fordham/Santander Universities International Student Scholars

The application period for scholarships to attend Fordham University’s intensive three-day interdisciplinary ethics graduate course is now open! The course, or workshop, will be held May 23 – 25, 2017 at Fordham University, New York City, USA!

The Fordham/Santander Universities International Student Scholarship in Ethics Education provides direct financial support for international students who wish to pursue graduate-level study in Fordham University’s Master’s in Ethics and Society program.

Students who apply to the program through the scholarship complete the workshop titled, “CEED 6100: Theories and Applications in Contemporary Ethics” which is 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 integrate foundational knowledge about moral theory from the humanities and sciences with contemporary applications and social issues.

The scholarship covers:

  • Tuition: The cost of tuition for the graduate courses and administrative 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.

Applications for are due March 15, 2017.

2016 Workshop Papers from Santander Scholars

Cheryl Chin: “An exploration of how healthcare clinicians have become constrained into behaving inhumanely in the context of modern healthcare and what can be done to remedy this trend”

Cornelius Ewuoso: “Institutional Norms, Moral Values and Patient’s Cultural/Religious Preferences: Overcoming Moral Distress in Physician-Patient Relationship”

Agata Ferretti: “Should there be a reproductive global market? An ethical reflection about the concept of efficient resource allocation”

Ng: “Should There Be a Market for the Buying and Selling of Votes? A Philosophical Clarification of the Relationship between Moral and Economic Arguments”

Jodie Satterley LL.B.: “Legal and Philosophical Perspectives on the Ethics of the Death Penalty”

In addition to the May 2017 workshop, students may apply to our graduate-level study in Fordham University’s Master’s in Ethics and Society program during the fall 2017 (September – December) or spring 2018 (January – May) semesters or post-doctoral study in their HIV and Drug Abuse Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute (RETI) in July of 2017. Both the master’s program and RETI are administered by the Center for Ethics Education at Fordham University in New York City, USA.

This scholarship 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.

How to Apply for the International Santander Universities International Student Scholarships

For information on how to apply to the May 2017 Workshop or Master’s in Ethics and Society program or the HIV and Drug Abuse Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute, please visit our Santander Universities scholarship page.

Contact Us

For inquiries about the Master’s in Ethics and Society program, please contact Bryan Pilkington, PhD, Director of Academic Programs.

For inquiries about the HIV and Drug Abuse Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute, please contact Rimah Jaber, MA, Program Administrator.;

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