Established in memory of Associate Professor Brian Grant (1940-2007)
Undergraduate students registered at the University of Calgary in any faculty are invited to participate in the Philosophy Department's annual undergraduate essay contest. The winner of the essay contest will receive The Brian Grant Philosophy Undergraduate Award (valued at approximately $1000). The 2015 Essay Topic is: "As long as they are not known positively to be false, comforting beliefs are highly desirable. Discuss." Candidates for the award should submit an essay of no more than 900 words on the set topic via email attachment to the Department Manager, Merlette Schnell (email@example.com) by March 31, 2015. For more information, contact the Chair of the 2015 Brian Grant Award Committee, Dr. Reid Buchanan (firstname.lastname@example.org).