Awards and Fellowships

By Adam Blistein | October 13, 2015

The Research Project on Theories of Causation and Human Agency in Ancient Greek Philosophy announces three (3) postdoctoral positions in the Philosophy Department, University of São Paulo, in the following areas:

  • Plato's Philosophy
  • Aristotle's Philosophy
  • Hellenistic Philosophy

The fellowships initially carry a two-year term, but they are renewable twice for one additional year, beginning in March 2016 (with start date negotiable). Each Fellow will be a Post-Doctorate member of the Department of Philosophy, and will join the research activities of the Research Project (research seminars, conferences, meetings). These fellowships correspond to a research position, with no teaching responsibilities attached. They are sponsored by FAPESP. Chosen candidates will earn R$6,143.40 (Brazilian currency) per month, tax free.

By Adam Blistein | October 13, 2015

The Mellon-CES Dissertation Completion Fellowship is funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and includes a $25,000 stipend, as well as assistance in securing reimbursements or waivers in eligible health insurance and candidacy fees. Mellon-CES Dissertation Completion Fellowships are intended to facilitate the timely completion of the doctoral degree by late-stage graduate students focusing on topics in European Studies in the humanities.

Applications are due (along with all supporting materials) on or before January 26, 2016.   For more information, visit:

By Adam Blistein | September 25, 2015

Heckman Stipends, made possible by the A.A. Heckman Endowed Fund, are awarded semi-annually. Up to 10 stipends in amounts up to $2,000 are available each year.  The program is specifically intended to help scholars who have not yet established themselves professionally and whose research cannot progress satisfactorily without consulting materials to be found in the collections of the Hill Museum & Manuscript Library.  Applications must be submitted by April 15 for residencies between July and December of the same year, or by November 15 for residencies between January and June of the following year.

Applicants are asked to provide:

By Adam Blistein | September 22, 2015

For over a century, the American Academy in Rome has awarded the Rome Prize to support innovative work in the arts and humanities. Through a national juried competition, Rome Prizes are awarded to emerging and established artists and scholars working in the following disciplines:

By Adam Blistein | September 22, 2015

Newberry Library Fellowships provide support to researchers who wish to use our collection. We promise intriguing and often rare materials from our world-class collections; a lively, interdisciplinary community of researchers; individual consultations with curators, librarians, and other scholars; and an array of both scholarly and public programs.  For more information, visit our website:

By Adam Blistein | September 22, 2015

The Stanford Humanities Center provides a collegial environment for faculty who are undertaking innovative projects in the humanities and humanistic social sciences.  Fellows participate in the intellectual life of the Humanities Center and the broader Stanford community, sharing ideas and work in progress with a diverse cohort of scholars and benefitting from a wide variety of campus resources.  The Fellowship term is September 2016 – June 2017, and the Application deadline is October 1, 2015

Eligibility: Applicants must have a PhD and be at least three years beyond receipt of the degree by the start of the fellowship term. The Center is open to projects employing information technology in humanities research.  For full eligibility requirements, see

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.


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