Pedagogy Award

Open to both faculty and instructors in institutions of higher education and K-12 teachers of classics. SCS membership is not required.

Funding available: $500-$2,500.

Possible projects include, but are not limited to, the following: attendance at a professional conference, purchase of teaching materials, study abroad, and development of teaching materials. Projects that have received funding are briefly described

Application Deadline: March 25, 2021 (deadline extended)


  • One-page single-spaced typed narrative description of the project, to include the nature of the project, its impact on teaching and student learning, and requested funding amount.
  • Current resume/curriculum vitae.
  • One professional reference (name, title, work address, email, and phone) of a colleague, supervisor etc. who can address the feasibility of the project. No letter is required.
  • A list of any other sources of funding applied for with amounts requested.

Applications must be submitted as e-mail attachments to Dr. Helen Cullyer, Executive Director of SCS, ( The Subject line of the e-mail should read as follows: “Application for 2021 Pedagogy Award”.

A brief report about the project and its impact will be due within 12 months of receiving the award. Reports will be published on the Society’s web site.

To fund these programs the Society uses income derived from the following contributions to its Research and Teaching Endowment and matching grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities: a major gift from an anonymous donor, a contribution from the Classical Association of the Middle West and South (CAMWS), and donations to the Friends of Zeph Stewart Fund. Winners of these awards will be selected by a subcommittee of the Joint Committee on the Classics in American Education, whose membership is selected from both the SCS and the American Classical League.

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