- SCS Awards for Excellence in Teaching at the College Level, to give special and public expression to the SCS's commitment to honor and foster excellence in the teaching of the Classics.
- SCS Awards for Excellence in Teaching at the K-12 Level, open to teachers, full- or part-time, of grades K-12 in schools in the United States and Canada who at the time of the application teach at least one class of Latin, Greek, or classics at the K-12 level.
Prizes for Research and Publication
- The Charles J. Goodwin Award of Merit, named in honor of a long-time member and generous benefactor of the Society for Classical Studies, is the only honor for scholarly books given by the Society.
- The Erich S. Gruen Prize, for the best graduate research paper on multiculturalism in the ancient Mediterranean
Prizes for Public Engagement
- The SCS Outreach Prize recognizes outstanding projects or events by an SCS member or members that make an aspect of classical antiquity available and attractive to an audience other than classics scholars or students in their courses.
- The Forum Prize, started by the committee on Public Information and Media Relations, offers a yearly award for non-academic, public-facing programs that highlight the Classics in their respective media.
- The President's Award of the Society for Classical Studies, established to honor an individual, group, or organization outside of the Classics profession that has made significant contributions to advancing public appreciation and awareness of Classical antiquity
- Distinguished Service Awards, which acknowledge extraordinary service to the profession of classics and the Society for Classical Studies.
Questions for Award Winners in 2010
As a one-off project in 2011, the year in which the citations for award winners were curtailed for delivery at the annual meeting, the then President, Kathleen Coleman, conducted interviews with the 2010 prize-winners, to give them more prominence than the new format at the annual meeting allowed. The interviews are archived here for their intrinsic value. This site is not part of a series, but simply a unique exercise showcasing the dedication and talent of members of the Classics profession at a specific moment in its history, and memorializing their example.
Fellowships and Grants
Funding for Undergraduates and Recent Graduates
- The Lionel Pearson Fellowship seeks to contribute to the training of students with a Bacherlors Degree from a North American institution by providing funding for one year of graduate study at an English or Scottish university.
- Frank M. Snowden Jr. Undergraduate Scholarships, summer funding for archaeological, language, and other programs for undergraduate from historically underrepresented groups.
Professional Development and Financial Support for Teachers and College / University Faculty
- David D. and Rosemary H. Coffin Fellowship for Travel in Classical Lands, established in 2004 by the friends and students of David and Rosemary Coffin to support travel for secondary school teachers.
- Contingent Faculty Grants, a new program in 2021-2022 to provide professional development and financial assistance funds to contingent faculty.
- Pedagogy Award for K-12 teachers of classics and college / university faculty.
- Zeph Stewart Latin Teacher Training Award for those preparing for K-12 certification to teach Latin.
- The Thesaurus Linguae Latinae (TLL) Fellowship, supported by a generous grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, enables an American scholar to participate in the work of the Thesaurus Linguae Latinae Institute in Munich. Read more about this fellowship and the TLL itself.
- Ludwig Koenen Fellowship for Papyrology, open to graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and non-tenured faculty.
Public Engagement Grants
- The Ancient Worlds, Modern Communities initiative provides mini-grants of up to $2,000 to support public engagement projects in the US and beyond.