Awards and Fellowships

By Adam Blistein | September 22, 2015

Dr. Maria S. Marsilio, Professor of Modern and Classical Languages, and Honors Program Director at St. Joseph's University received the University's Christian and Mary Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching at its commencement in May 2015.  The University gives this award for outstanding teaching to a single faculty member each year.

By Adam Blistein | September 15, 2015

The deadline for the submission of nominations for the Society's Awards for Excellence in Precollegiate Teaching has been extended to November 4, 2015.

By Adam Blistein | August 22, 2015

The Center for Jewish Studies and the Department of Classics Harvard University invite applications for the 2016-2017 Harry Starr Fellowship in Judaica on the theme “Jews and the Classical World”.  Applications are welcome from candidates across the disciplines treating topics related to the intellectual, cultural, social, and political interactions of Jews and non-Jews in the ancient Mediterranean. Projects may engage with any relevant aspect of the classical, Hellenistic, Roman, and late antique worlds as well as the intellectual history of our modern academic disciplines.

The Starr Fellowship covers travel expenses and a stipend for a group of scholars from around the world to gather at Harvard to engage in full-time research in a designated subject area in Judaica. Junior faculty are especially encouraged to apply, the Ph.D. degree is required and Fellows must be in residence. The stipend is $40,000 for the spring semester or $50,000 for the full year.

By Adam Blistein | August 22, 2015

Thanks to generous continued funding from the Elios Charitable Foundation and additional funding from the Tsakopoulos Hellenic Foundation, the University Library at California State University, Sacramento is pleased to announce the continuation of the Library Research Fellowship Program to support the use of the Tsakopoulos Hellenic Collection by fellows for scholarly research in Hellenic studies while in residence in Sacramento. The Program provides a limited number of fellowships ranging from $1,000 to $4,000 to help offset transportation and living expenses incurred during the tenure of the awards and is open to external researchers anywhere in the world at the doctoral through senior scholar levels (including independent scholars) working in fields encompassed by the Collection’s strengths who reside outside a 150-mile radius of Sacramento.

By Adam Blistein | August 22, 2015

Solmsen Fellowships for 2016-2017

By Adam Blistein | July 29, 2015

The American Philosophical Society offers research grants in a number of areas.  Details of its programs can be found here.

By Adam Blistein | July 29, 2015

The Graduate School Scholarship Program (GSSP) of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) offers one doctoral scholarship to research and complete a doctorate in the “Ancient Languages and Texts” program at the Berlin Graduate School of Ancient Studies (BerGSAS). We welcome applications from highly qualified graduates from the fields of Greek and Latin philology, Jewish and Hebrew studies, history, theology, religious studies and philosophy.

Candidates must hold a Master's degree, or equivalent degree, in one of the aforementioned subjects or be very close to completion. The scholarship is available from October 2016 for three or four years (subject to a satisfactory annual progress review).  The call is open only to applicants who are not German citizens and who have not resided in Germany continuously for longer than 12 months as of the application deadline.

By Adam Blistein | July 29, 2015
The American Academy in Berlin invites applications for its residential fellowships for the academic year 2016/2017. The deadline is Wednesday, September 30, 2015 (12 noon EST or 6 pm CET). Applications may be submitted online or mailed to the Berlin office. The Academy welcomes applications from emerging and established scholars, writers, and professionals who wish to engage in independent study in Berlin. Approximately 20 Berlin Prizes are conferred annually. Past recipients have included historians, economists, poets and novelists, journalists, legal scholars, anthropologists, musicologists, and public policy experts, among others.
 
By Adam Blistein | July 29, 2015

The National Humanities Center invites applications for academic-year or one-semester residencies. Fellowship applicants must have a PhD or equivalent scholarly credentials. Mid-career as well as senior scholars from all areas of the humanities are welcome; emerging scholars with a strong record of peer-reviewed work are also encouraged to apply. Located in the progressive Triangle region of North Carolina, the Center affords access to the rich cultural and intellectual communities supported by the area’s research institutes and universities. Fellows have private studies; the library service delivers all research materials. Scholars from all parts of the globe are eligible; travel expenses in addition to a stipend are provided. The deadline for applications is October 15, 2015.

By Adam Blistein | July 1, 2015

The SCS has awarded its second group of Zeph Stewart Latin Teacher Training Awards.  Three students currently enrolled in courses leading to their certification as Latin teachers will receive grants that will offset a portion of their tuition payments.  To fund this program the Association uses income derived from contributions from the Friends of Zeph Stewart and matching gifts from the National Endowment for the Humanities to the Research and Teaching Endowment established by its Gateway Campaign for Classics in the 21st Century.  Professor Stewart taught at Harvard for several decades and served the Society in many capacities including terms as President and Financial Trustee.  He was a passionate supporter of the work of primary and secondary school teachers.

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