Awards and Fellowships

By Helen Cullyer | July 8, 2016

The Department of Classics and the College of the Holy Cross offer competitive merit-based scholarships to outstanding high school graduates who will major in the Classics at Holy Cross. Each year, going back to the Class of 1977, the Department and College award two Rev. Henry Bean, S.J., Scholarships, which are four-year, full-tuition, merit-based scholarships​

Detailed information is available at http://www.holycross.edu/academics/programs/classics/scholarships

By Renie Plonski | June 20, 2016

NATIONAL HUMANITIES CENTER

Residential Fellowships 2017-18

By Renie Plonski | June 20, 2016

The Institute for Classical Studies at the Faculty of Arts and Literature at University of
Cologne invites applications for a Ph.D. position with a weekly working time of 29,87 hours (75% position)
in the interdisciplinary research project “Ancient representations in North Africa as forms of
Late Antique and postcolonial knowledge production.”  Initial contract is limited for 3 years.
Starting time will be October 01, 2016. The salary is based on the German E13 TV-L scale
if terms and conditions under collective bargaining law are fulfilled.

By Renie Plonski | June 10, 2016

The Bernice L. Fox Classics Writing Contest sponsored by the Department of Classics at Monmouth College

Topic: A Figure from Classical History, Literature, or Mythology as the Next President of the United States

Make a pitch for a classical figure as president, or depict that person acting as president or on the campaign trail.

This contest is open to any student enrolled full-time in high school during the current school year. An award of $250.00 will be given to the author of the best entry written in English on the specified theme. The entry may be an essay, a short story, a play, a poem, or any original literary work.

By Renie Plonski | June 9, 2016

The Institute for Research in the Humanities at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is offering two fellowships in humanities related fields:

Kingdon Fellowship

By Adam Blistein | April 29, 2016

The Council for European Studies (CES) is calling for nominations for its European Studies Undergraduate Paper Prize. This prize honors the best advanced research paper on any subject in European Studies written as part of an undergraduate university degree program. Two prizes will be awarded in 2016, one in the Humanities and one in the Social Sciences.

A multi-disciplinary selection committee appointed by the Council’s Executive Committee will choose the winners. Each prize winner will receive $500 and public recognition on the Council’s website and in its newsletter.

The nomination period opens November 2, 2015 and closes May 30, 2016. Prize winners will be announced in November 2016.

For more information about this Call for Nominations, including detailed eligibility guidelines, please visit www.councilforeuropeanstudies.org.

By Adam Blistein | April 29, 2016

The European Institutes for Advanced Study (EURIAS) Fellowship Programme is an international researcher mobility programme offering 10-month residencies in one of the 18 participating Institutes: Aarhus, Amsterdam, Berlin, Bologna, Budapest, Cambridge, Delmenhorst, Edinburgh, Freiburg, Helsinki, Jerusalem, Lyon, Madrid, Marseille, Paris, Uppsala, Vienna, Zürich. The Institutes for Advanced Study support the focused, self-directed work of outstanding researchers. The fellows benefit from the finest intellectual and research conditions and from the stimulating environment of a multi-disciplinary and international community of first-rate scholars.

By Adam Blistein | March 10, 2016

As a result of armed conflict, war, looting, natural disasters, economic development, poor management, and tourism, humanity’s cultural legacy is under increasing duress.  In recognition of this multifaceted problem, NEH encourages projects that conduct research and develop resources for the study, documentation, and presentation of imperiled cultural heritage materials, including, but not limited to, the

By Adam Blistein | March 4, 2016

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. Funds may be applied toward travel to and from Collegeville, housing and meals at Saint John’s University, and costs related to duplication of HMML’s microfilm or digital resources. The Stipend may be supplemented by other sources of funding but may not be held simultaneously with another HMML Stipend or Fellowship. Holders of the Stipend must wait at least two years before applying again.

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.

By Adam Blistein | March 4, 2016

NEH-Mellon Fellowships for Digital Publication seek to encourage scholars engaged in humanities research that requires digital formats and digital publication. Eligible projects must be conceived as digital because the nature of the research and the topics addressed demand presentation beyond traditional print publication. For example, for scholarship in fields like art history, musicology, or media studies, an interactive digital publication may allow the author to use multimedia to make arguments or illustrate critical points that would be otherwise difficult or impossible in traditional print formats.

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