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 75-mile radius of Sacramento.
The UCLA Department of Classics is pleased to announce the third and final year of a grant by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support the preparation and training of young scholars in post-classical Latin for graduate programs in Medieval and Renaissance Studies.
I am pleased to report that Dr. Brandtly Jones of St. Anne's Belfield School in Charlottesville, Virginia, will receive the 2015 Precollegiate Teaching Award. His citation is posted here. Recipients of other awards to be presented at the Plenary Session in San Francisco were announced earlier.
Updated January 2, 2016
The Society for Classical Studies will present the following awards at the Plenary Session of its 147th Annual Meeting in San Francisco. Click on the link in or to the right of each winner’s name to read the award citations. Citations for the Precollegiate Teaching Award will follow shortly.
President’s Award (honors 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 Award (occasional rather than annual awards to recognize extraordinary service to the profession of classics and the Society for Classical Studies)
The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) invites applications for the 2016 round of the Public Scholar Program, which is intended to support well-researched books in the humanities that have been conceived and written to reach a broad readership. Books supported through the Public Scholar Program might present a narrative history, tell the stories of important individuals, analyze significant texts, provide a synthesis of ideas, revive interest in a neglected subject, or examine the latest thinking on a topic. Most importantly, they should present significant humanities topics in a way that is accessible to general readers.
The Council for European Studies (CES) invites eligible graduate students to apply for the 2016 Mellon-CES Dissertation Completion Fellowships. Funded by the Andrew W. Mellon foundation, each fellowship includes a $25,000 stipend as well as assistance in securing reimbursements or waivers for up to $3500 in eligible health insurance and candidacy fees.
Winners of the Mellon-CES Dissertation Completion Fellowships are also expected to participate in a number of professional development activities sponsored by the Council of European Studies for the benefit of its fellows and designed to support early career development.
Eligibility: Mellon-CES Dissertation Completion Fellowships are intended to facilitate the timely completion of the doctoral degree by late-stage graduate students focused on topics in European Studies. To be eligible for the award each applicant:
The Council for European Studies (CES) invites eligible graduate students to apply for its 2016 Pre-Dissertation Research Fellowships. Each fellowship includes a $4,000 stipend, travel support for attending and presenting at the International Conference of Europeanists, and the opportunity to publish in Perspectives on Europe, a semi-annual journal of the Council for European Studies.
Eligibility: CES Pre-Dissertation Research Fellowships are intended to fund fellows’ first research project in Europe. Those who have already engaged in extensive field work in Europe are not eligible. Likewise, applicants must be in the early, exploratory stage of their research. All application materials due by January 16, 2016.
For more information, visit our www.councilforeuropeanstudies.org.
The Journal of the History of Philosophy is pleased to announce the Jan Wojcik Memorial Prize for graduate students in the history of philosophy. Made possible by the generosity of Jan’s children and their families, this annual award of up to $4000 is intended to further the research of a graduate student enrolled and resident in a North American Ph.D. program and working on a dissertation in the history of philosophy (all periods). The prize will be given to fund either:
Sponsored by the Journal of the History of Philosophy, these fellowships are in recognition of the scholarship and generous support that two of the founding members of the JHP Board of Directors have given to the journal: Paul Oskar Kristeller (one of the founding directors of JHP and renowned Renaissance scholar) and Richard Popkin (first editor of JHP and noted historian of skepticism).
Two awards of up to $4000 (depending upon the project budget) are offered annually to young scholars in the history of philosophy to defray expenses while travelling to do research. It is expected that the award would normally cover at least 10 days of research. Applicants must have received their Ph.Ds but may not have received them more than six years prior to applying. Applicants who do not receive awards in one year’s competition are invited to apply in successive years.