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Blog: Funding Opportunities for Students and Teachers of Classics, Ancient History, Art History, and Archaeology

Below is an annotated list of funding opportunities for undergraduate students, graduate students, and current and aspiring teachers of classical philology, ancient history, and classical archaeology. This post is divided into three parts, corresponding to the different target populations, originally discussed separately here, here, and here. The first part is relevant to undergraduate students; the second part concerns funding opportunities for graduate students; the final section is of interest to current and aspiring teachers of classics.

I. Funding Opportunities for Undergraduates

Funding opportunities for undergraduates are organized into two categories: (1) funding for undergraduate study and (2) funding for current undergraduate students who intend to pursue graduate study.

Funding for Undergraduate Study

The SportulaThe Sportula offers need-based microgrants ($5-$300) to undergraduate students of Classics.

Minority Scholarship in Classics and Classical Archaeology: The Committee on Diversity in the Profession of the Society for Classical Studies offers a summer scholarship of up to $4,500 to a minority undergraduate student from North America who wishes to pursue the study of classics or classical archaeology. Eligible proposals might include (but are not limited to) participation in classical summer programs or field schools or language training.

American School of Classical Studies at Athens (ASCSA) Summer Session: Scholarships are available to fund undergraduate students to attend the Summer Session at the ASCSA. Particularly relevant are the The Charles M. Edwards Scholarship and the Minority Scholarship in Classics and Classical Archaeology. Links and information here.

American School of Classical Studies at Athens (ASCSA) Summer Seminar: Scholarships are available to fund undergraduate students to attend the Summer Seminar at the ASCSA. Links and information here.

The Alison Barker Travel Scholarship: The Classical Association of New England awards a scholarship of up to $750 for educational travel to classical sites to an undergraduate who shows particular interest in the classics.

Jane C. Waldbaum Archaeological Field School ScholarshipGrants of $1,000 are available to students who wish to participate in an archaeological field work project for the first time. Deadline: March.

CAMWS Excavation/Field School Award: Three scholarships in the amount of $2000 are awarded annually to support participation in summer excavation or field school at an archaeological site in the Greco-Roman world. Deadline: January.

H.R. Butts Scholarship for Fieldwork in Classical Archaeology: Rising juniors, seniors, and recent graduates are eligible to apply for an award of $2,000 to support a fieldwork experience at an archaeological site in the Greco-Roman world. Preference will be given to those who are undergraduates at the time of application and who have had not yet had experience in archaeological fieldwork, but graduate students, teachers, and experienced fieldworkers are also eligible. Deadline: February.      

The Etruscan Foundation Fieldwork Fellowship: Etruscan Foundation members are eligible for awards of $2,000 to support travel, meals, lodging and ancillary materials associated with Etruscan fieldwork.

Phyllis B. Katz Prize for Excellence in Undergraduate Research: A prize of $200 is awarded to the author of the best undergraduate research paper focusing on some aspect of ancient Mediterranean languages, literature, history or culture. Deadline: February.

CAMWS Faculty-Undergraduate Collaborative Research Projects: Two research grants of up to $1,000 are awarded annually to support collaborative research between a faculty member and an undergraduate. Deadline: December.

Mason A. Stewart Undergraduate Award: An award in the amount of $1,000 is available to outstanding undergraduate students majoring in Classics at the sophomore or junior level at a CAMWS college or university. Deadline for nominations: January.

CAMWS Award for Outstanding Accomplishment in High School or Undergraduate Classical Studies: A complimentary one-year membership in CAMWS is awarded to outstanding high school and undergraduate students of classical studies. Nomination deadline: May.

Hellenic University Club of Philadelphia: A scholarship of $5,000 is awarded annually to a qualifying senior undergraduate or graduate student pursuing a graduate degree full-time at an accredited university or professional school. Academic excellence is the primary consideration for this scholarship.

CAMWS Latin Translation Contest: Cash prizes, book awards, and awards of commendation are awarded to qualifying winners of the Latin Translation Contest. Registration deadline: November.

Eta Sigma Phi Translation Contests: Students enrolled in ancient Greek and/or Latin classes in colleges and universities which have active chapters of Eta Sigma Phi are eligible to participate in one of several translation contests. Deadlines: February and March.

National Latin Exam, New Latin Educators ScholarshipScholarships of $2,000 scholarships are available to college students who intend to teach pre-collegiate Latin. Deadline: February.

Manson A. Stewart Teacher Training AwardTeacher Training Awards provide financial assistance to current CAMWS members who wish to obtain certification to teach Latin at the primary through the secondary level. Deadline: January.

Funding for Language Study: Many scholarships are available to those who wish to attend CUNY’s Latin/Greek InstituteStavros Niarchos Foundation Scholarships provide up to twenty-five tuition grants of up to $3,600 to outstanding applicants with demonstrated financial need. The Floyd L. Moreland Scholarship Fund and the Christina M. Dunkle Memorial Fund offer partial tuition scholarships for students with demonstrated financial need. The Hardy Hansen Prize awards up to two stipends of $500 each to support tuition costs. For students who wish to attend the Greek or Latin Summer Workshops at UC Berkeley, the Department of Classics offers up to eight tuition rebates of $3,000. The Medieval Academy of America offers financial support for promising undergraduate students participating in summer courses in medieval languages or manuscript studies. For the study of select modern languages including, for example, Turkish and Arabic, the Critical Language Scholarship funds U.S. citizens enrolled in accredited U.S. degree-granting programs to participate in the Critical Language Scholarship Program.

Funding for Undergraduate Students to Pursue Graduate Study

Lionel Pearson FellowshipFunding of up to $24,000 is available for one graduating senior to undertake graduate study at an English or Scottish university for one year. Deadline: October.

The Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New AmericansFunding is available for new Americans, immigrants or the children of immigrants, who are pursuing graduate school in the United States. Each fellowship supports one to two years of graduate study in any field and in any advanced degree-granting program in the United States. Each award is for up to $25,000 in stipend support, as well as 50 percent of required tuition and fees, up to $20,000 per year, for up to two years. Deadline: November.

Fulbright Grants for Graduate Study Abroad (IIE): Country-specific fellowships are available for graduating seniors who wish to undertake graduate study or conduct research outside the US for an academic year.

GACUK Scholarships in Greek Archaeology: The Greek Archaeological Committee UK provides funding for five Greek and Cypriot-Greek graduates in archaeology to undertake post-graduate studies and research in Greek archaeology in British Universities. Applicants must be holders of First Class awards and their financial circumstances be such that they would require assistance towards further studies. Deadline: July.

The John Crook Scholarship: British citizens who are first-generation university students (or recent graduates) from one of the universities listed here are eligible to apply for the John Crook Scholarship, which provides funding for two years of study at St John’s College at the University of Cambridge.

The Sally R. Davis Graduate School Scholarship: A scholarship in the amount of $2,000 is available to college seniors wishing to pursue graduate study in order to teach of Latin and/or Greek at the pre-collegiate level.

Classical Association of New England Certification ScholarshipFunding of up to $1000 to an outstanding junior or senior undergraduate in New England who is preparing for secondary school certification as a teacher of Latin or Greek or both in one or more of the New England states, or to the holder of a Master’s degree to cover the cost of tuition and other fees required to obtain such certification. Deadline: February.

Amy High Fellowships: Amy High Fellowships offer up to $1,500 of funding for students who plan to pursue a career teaching Latin to participate in Rusticatio or another SALVI-produced Latin immersion program.

II. Funding Opportunities for Graduate Students

Funding opportunities for graduate students are categorized by the kind of funding offered: summer funding, prizes (and other forms of supplementary funding), funding for short-term research conducted abroad, funding for long-term research conducted abroad, and funding for dissertation research and/or completion.

Summer Funding for Graduate Students

American School of Classical Studies at Athens (ASCSA) Summer Session: Funding is available for graduate students to attend a summer session at the ASCSA. More information herehereherehereherehere, and here.

American School of Classical Studies at Athens (ASCSA) Summer Seminars: Funding is available for graduate students to attend a summer seminar at the ASCSA. More information herehere, and here.

American Academy in Rome (AAR) Summer Session: Funding is available for graduate students who wish to attend the AAR Classical Summer School. More information herehere, hereherehere, and here.

American Classical League (ACL) Scholarships: The ACL provides funding of up to $2,000 to members who wish to participate in study abroad programs, attend professional meetings, and engage in professional development.

Janice and Herbert Benario Award: The Janice and Herbert Benario Award provides up to $3,000 in funding for a summer travel program. Deadline: January.

E. Adelaide Hahn Scholarship: The E. Adelaide Hahn Scholarship provides awards of up to $5,000 for graduate students to attend the summer session of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens or the American Academy in Rome. Deadline: February.

The Classical Association of New England Endowment Scholarship: The CANE Endowment Scholarship is an award of up to approximately $5,100 for summer study normally at the American School of Classical Studies at Athens or at places other than the American Academy in Rome. Only CANE members are eligible.

William T Semple Award: The William T. Semple Award provides a full fellowship for attending the ASCSA Summer Session. Deadline: January.

Cornelia Catlin Coulter Memorial Rome Scholarship: The Cornelia Catlin Coulter Memorial Rome Scholarship is an award of approximately $6,000 for study at the Summer Session of the School of Classical Studies at the American Academy in Rome. Only CANE members are eligible. Deadline: January.

Mary A. Grant Award: The Mary A. Grant Award provides a full fellowship for attending the summer session of the American Academy in Rome. Deadline: January.

Graduate Summer Seminar in Numismatics at the American Numismatic Society (ANS): Stipends of up to $4,000 are available for select graduate students and junior faculty to attend the eight-week Summer Seminar at the ANS. More information here and here.

Elizabeth Bartman Museum Internship Fund: A scholarship of up to $4,750 is available to assist graduate students with expenses associated with participating in a museum internship. Deadline: April.

John R. Coleman Traveling Fellowship: A scholarship of $11,000 is available to support travel and study in Italy, the western Mediterranean, or North Africa. Deadline: November.

Harriet and Leon Pomerance Fellowship: A scholarship of $5,000 is available to support travel to the Mediterranean for the study of Aegean Bronze Age archaeology. Deadline: November.

CAMWS Excavation/Field School Award: Three scholarships in the amount of $2000.00 are awarded annually to support participation in summer excavation or field school at an archaeological site in the Greco-Roman world. Deadline: January.

H.R. Butts Scholarship for Fieldwork in Classical Archaeology: Rising juniors, seniors, and recent graduates are eligible to apply for an award of $2,000 to support a fieldwork experience at an archaeological site in the Greco-Roman world. Preference will be given to those who are undergraduates at the time of application and who have had not yet had experience in archaeological fieldwork, but graduate students, teachers, and experienced fieldworkers are also eligible. Deadline: February.

The Etruscan Foundation Fieldwork Fellowship: Etruscan Foundation members are eligible for awards of $2,000 to support travel, meals, lodging and ancillary materials associated with Etruscan fieldwork.

Lydie T. Shufro Summer Research FellowshipFunding of $3,000 is available for doctoral, postdoctoral, and senior scholars to conduct summer research for one month at the W.F. Albright Institute of Archaeological Research in Jerusalem.

The American Schools of Oriental Research (ASOR) Excavation Grants: ASOR has a variety of grants and fellowships to support participation in excavations in the Eastern Mediterranean. Deadlines: January and February.

Ludwig Koenen Fellowship for Training in PapyrologyFunding in the amount of $600-$1,800 is available to graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, or untenured faculty who wish to pursue training in papyrology.

The Paideia Institute’s Living Greek Program: Funding for The Paideia Institute’s Living Greek Program, a two-week intensive introduction to spoken Attic Greek, can be found here and here.

The Paideia Institute’s Living Latin Program: Funding for The Paideia Institute’s Living Latin Program, a five-week intensive Latin experience in Rome, can be found here and here.

Funding for Language Study: Many scholarships are available to students who wish to attend CUNY’s Latin/Greek InstituteStavros Niarchos Foundation Scholarships provide up to twenty-five tuition grants of up to $3,600 to outstanding applicants with demonstrated financial need. The Floyd L. Moreland Scholarship Fund and the Christina M. Dunkle Memorial Fund also offer partial tuition scholarships for students with financial need. The Hardy Hansen Prize awards up to two stipends of $500 each to support tuition costs. Kress Foundation Fellowships provide grants of $2,000 to exceptional art history graduate students at PhD-granting colleges and universities. For students who wish to attend the Greek or Latin Summer Workshops at UC Berkeley, the Department of Classics offers up to eight tuition rebates of $3,000. The Medieval Academy of America  offers financial support for graduate students participating in summer courses in medieval languages or manuscript studies. For the study of select modern languages including, for example, Turkish and Arabic, the Critical Language Scholarship funds U.S. citizens enrolled in accredited U.S. degree-granting programs to participate in the Critical Language Scholarship Program.

Prizes and Other Supplementary Funding for Graduate Students

The Mary Isabel Sibley Fellowship: A fellowship of $20,000 is awarded to unmarried women between the ages of 25 and 35 to support the study of Greek language, literature, history, or archaeology, or the study of French language or literature. Deadline: January.

P.E.O. Scholar AwardsFunding of up to $15,000 is available to women who are citizens or permanent residents of the United States and Canada and who are pursuing a doctoral level degree at an accredited college or university.

Hellenic University Club of Philadelphia: A scholarship of $5,000 is awarded annually to a qualifying senior undergraduate or graduate student pursuing a graduate degree full-time at an accredited university or professional school. Academic excellence is the primary consideration for this scholarship.

Lambda Classical Caucus Graduate Student Paper Award: The LCC Graduate Student Paper Award rewards scholarship by pre-PhD scholars on issues related to the LCC’s mission, including, but not limited to: homosocial and homoerotic relationships and environments, ancient sexuality and gender roles, representations of the gendered body, and queer theory. Deadline: October.

John J. Winkler Memorial Prize: An annual cash prize of $1,500 is awarded to the author of the best undergraduate or graduate essay in any risky or marginal field of classical studies. Topics include (but are not limited to): the ancient novel, the sex/gender systems of antiquity, the social meanings of Greek drama, and ancient Mediterranean culture and society. Approaches include, but are not limited to, feminism, anthropology, narratology, semiotics, cultural studies, ethnic studies, and lesbian/gay studies. Deadline: March.

Lambda Classical Caucus Activism Award: An award in the amount of $100 is awarded annually to honor an LCC member who has worked to promote the rights and well-being of sexual minorities in ways that go beyond the usual academic missions of teaching and scholarship. Deadline: October.

CAMWS Presidential Award for Outstanding Graduate Student Paper: A prize in the amount of $200 plus a one-year membership to the Society for Classical Studies is awarded to the author of the best graduate student paper to be presented at the CAMWS meeting. Deadline: February.

Best Graduate Student Paper at the CAC Annual General Meeting: A prize of $100 is awarded for the best paper given by a graduate student at the Annual Meeting of the Classical Association of Canada.

Helen M. Woodruff Fellowship Of The AIA And The American Academy In Rome: A fellowship in the amount of $10,000 is awarded on odd years to help support a Rome Prize at the American Academy in Rome, and provides for pre- or post-doctoral studies of archaeology and classical studies. Deadline: November.

Funding for Short-Term Research Abroad

Hardt Foundation Research Scholarship: The Hardt Foundation for the Study of Classical Antiquity offers 2–4 week scholarships financing room, board, and a portion of travel expenses for researchers under the age of 36. Deadlines: November and April.

Commission for Ancient History and Epigraphy of the German Archaeological Institute in Munich: The Jacobi Scholarship is awarded four times annually to international Ancient History PhD students, to fund research stays at the Commission. Deadlines: Jan 1, April 1, July 1, October 1.

Cotsen Traveling Fellowship for Research in Greece: A short-term travel-to-collections award of $2,000 is available for projects and research at the Gennadius Library in Athens. At least one month of residency required. Deadline: January.

Harry Bikakis Fellowship: A stipend of $1,875 is awarded to a Greek or North American-based graduate student whose research subject is ancient Greek law and who needs to work at ASCSA libraries; or to a Greek graduate student work on excavations conducted by or affiliated with the ASCSA. Deadline: January.

Oscar Broneer Traveling Fellowship: Individuals who have spent a year as a Fellow of the American Academy at Rome or of the American School of Classical Studies are eligible for this Fellowship on alternate years. The Fellowship may be held for between three and six months. The award is for a maximum of $30,000.

Paul Rehak Memorial Traveling Fellowship: Regular Members and Student Associate Members of the ASCSA are eligible for a stipend of up to $1,000 to finance research conducted in Greece, Magna Graecia, Asia Minor, and the Levant. Deadline: March.

Frederick and Joan Winter Student Travel Bursary: Bursaries in the amount of CAD $2,000 are available to Canadian citizen or landed immigrants, pursuing graduate or post-doctoral studies, who have a clear need to travel either in Greece or the wider Mediterranean, for purposes of research in any field of Hellenic studies, ancient to mediaeval.

Educational and Cultural Affairs Junior Research Fellowship: An award of $2,138 per month is available for all doctoral students and recent PhDs to conduct research for 4.5–6 months during the academic year at the W.F. Albright Institute of Archaeological Research in Jerusalem. Deadline: October 15.

Lydie T. Shufro Summer Research Fellowship: An award of $3,000 is available for doctoral, postdoctoral, and senior scholars to conduct summer research for one month at the W.F. Albright Institute of Archaeological Research in Jerusalem. Deadline: October 15.                                                          

Marcia and Oded Borowski Research Fellowship: An award of $3,000 is available to doctoral students and recent PhDs to conduct research for one month during the academic year at the W.F. Albright Institute of Archaeological Research in Jerusalem. Deadline: October 15.

Carol and Eric Meyers Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship: An award of $3,000 is available to doctoral students of all levels to conduct research for one month during the academic year at the W.F. Albright Institute of Archaeological Research in Jerusalem. While all topics will be considered, those involving the study of archaeology and society at the household level are encouraged. Deadline: October 15.

George A. Barton Fellowship: An award of $3,000 is available to doctoral students of all levels to conduct research for one month during the academic year at the W.F. Albright Institute of Archaeological Research in Jerusalem. Deadline: October 15.

Funding for Long-Term Research Abroad

American School of Classical Studies at Athens Fellowships: A number of fellowships are available to support dissertation research at the ASCSA for an academic year. Deadlines: January and February.

Anna C. & Oliver C. Colburn Fellowships: Two fellowships of $5,500 are available to AIA members who wish to undertake studies at the American School of Classical Studies at Athens, Greece for no more than a year.

M. Alison Frantz Fellowship in Post-Classical Studies at the Gennadius Library: The M. Alison Frantz Fellowship provides a stipend of $11,500 plus room, board, and waiver of School fees. PhD candidates and recent PhDs from North American institutions are eligible. Deadline: January.

Fulbright Grants for Graduate Study Abroad (IIE): Country-specific Fulbright Fellowships are available for graduate students to conduct research for an academic year.

Rome Prize Fellowship: Fellows are given room, board, and a stipend of $28,000 to carry out dissertation research or a similar project at the American Academy in Rome. More information here. Deadline: November.

Neda and Franz Leipen Fellowship: The Canadian Institute in Greece provides a stipend of CAD $9,000 and free accommodation in the CIG hostel from September 1 – May 31 to a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant, pursuing graduate or post-doctoral studies, who has a clear need to work in Greece. The Fellow’s research focus may be any aspect of Hellenic studies, from ancient to mediaeval, and in any academic discipline, but preference will be given to a candidate working in the field of Classical to Hellenistic Greek sculpture.

Elisabeth Alföldi-Rosenbaum Fellowship: The Canadian Institute in Greece provides a stipend of CAD $9,000 and free accommodation in the CIG hostel from September 1 – May 31 to a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant, pursuing graduate or post-doctoral studies, who has a clear need to work in Greece. The Fellow’s research areas should follow those of Professor Alföldi-Rosenbaum, namely Hellenistic to Early Byzantine, in the fields of archaeology, art history, history, epigraphy or related topics.

Homer and Dorothy Thompson Fellowship: The Canadian Institute in Greece provides a stipend of CAD $9,000 and free accommodation in the CIG hostel from September 1 – May 31 to a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant, pursuing graduate or post-doctoral studies, who has a clear need to work in Greece. The Fellow’s research focus may be any aspect of Hellenic studies, from ancient to mediaeval, and in any academic discipline.

DAAD Research GrantsDAAD research grants provide foreign doctoral candidates and young academics and scientists with an opportunity to carry out research and continue their education in Germany. Deadline: November.

Fulbright-Hays — Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad: This program provides grants to colleges and universities to fund individual doctoral students who conduct research in other countries, in modern foreign languages and area studies for periods of six to 12 months. Deadline: May.

Olivia James Traveling Fellowship: An award of $25,000 is available to doctoral and postdoctoral members of the Archaeological Institute of America (who are also US citizens) to travel and study in Greece, Cyprus, the Aegean Islands, Sicily, southern Italy, Asia Minor, and Mesopotamia. Preference will be given to projects of at least a half-year’s duration. Deadline: November.

Alexander S. Onassis Foundation Scholarships for ForeignersFunding is available for non-Greek doctoral and post-doctoral researchers in the arts, humanities, and social sciences. Deadline: January.

CAORC Multi-Country Research Fellowship ProgramFunding of up to $10,500 is available to support advanced regional or trans-regional research in the humanities, social sciences, or allied natural sciences. Scholars must carry out research for a minimum of 90 days in two or more countries outside the United States, at least one of which hosts a participating American overseas research center. Deadline: January.

Jacob Hirsch Fellowship: The Jacob Hirsch Fellowship provides funding for doctoral and postdoctoral scholars of archaeology (who are citizens of the US or Israel) to undertake research in Greece. Deadline: January.

Funding for Dissertation Research/Completion

Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Complete Fellowships: 65 fellowships are available annually to support advanced graduate students in the humanities and social sciences in the last year of PhD dissertation writing. More information here. Deadline: November.

Mellon-CES Dissertation Completion Fellowships in European Studies: The Council for European Studies (CES) invites eligible graduate students in the humanities to apply for the Mellon-CES Dissertation Completion Fellowships in European Studies. Each fellowship includes a $25,000 stipend as well as assistance in securing reimbursements or waivers in eligible health insurance and candidacy fees. Deadline: January.

CLIR-Mellon Foundation Fellowships for Dissertation Research in Original SourcesFunding of up to $25,000 is available to support dissertation research in the humanities or related social sciences in original sources. Deadline: December.

AAUW American FellowshipsAAUW American Fellowships support women who are completing dissertations, planning research leave from accredited institutions, or preparing research for publication. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Candidates are evaluated on the basis of scholarly excellence; quality and originality of project design; and active commitment to helping women and girls through service in their communities, professions, or fields of research. Deadline: November.

The Josephine de Karman FellowshipFellowships of $22,000 are available to students currently enrolled in a university or college located within the United States. Only candidates for the PhD who will defend their dissertation in or about June are eligible for consideration. Special consideration will be given to applicants in the humanities. Deadline: January.

International Dissertation Research Fellowship (IDRF): The IDRF offers nine-twelve months of support to US-based graduate students in the humanities and humanistic social sciences who are conducting dissertation research on non-US topics. Sixty-eight fellowships are awarded annually. Fellowship amounts vary depending on the research plan, with a per-fellowship average of $21,000. Deadline: November.

Ford Foundation Fellowship: The Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship is intended to support the final year of writing and defense of the dissertation for individuals of communities that are underrepresented in the academy. Deadline: November.

III. Funding Opportunities for Current and Aspiring Teachers of Classics

Funding opportunities for current and aspiring teachers are organized into three categories: (1) funding for travel in the Mediterranean; (2) funding for professional development; (3) funding for aspiring teachers.

Funding for Travel in the Mediterranean

The David D. and Rosemary H. Coffin Fellowship for Travel in Classical Lands provides support for secondary school teachers of ancient Greek or Latin to study in ‘classical lands.’ CAMWS offers several summer funding opportunities to pre-collegiate teachers of Classics, including the William T. Semple Award, to attend a summer session at the American School of Classical Studies at Athens, the Mary A. Grant Award, to attend the summer school of the American Academy at Rome, and the Janice and Herbert Benario Award for summer travel not including fieldwork or conference-travel (e.g., a summer seminar at the ASCSA). The Christine Fernald Sleeper Educational Travel Award offers up to $5,000 to cover expenses for an educational travel program. The SCS Pedagogy Award provides up to $2,500 of funding to support the professional development (including conference-travel and study abroad) of collegiate and pre-collegiate teachers of classics. The New York Classical Club’s Rome/Athens Summer Scholarship provides scholarships of up to $3,000 for secondary school teachers and graduate students (who have been members of the NYCC for one year) to attend the summer school of the American Academy in Rome, a summer session at the American School of Classical Studies at Athens, or the Paideia Institute for study in Greece and/or Rome. The American Classical League provides funding of up to $2,000 to members who wish to participate in study abroad programs. On even years, the Renata Poggioli Award provides secondary and collegiate teachers in New England with funding of up to $6,000 study/travel in Italy/Greece. The CAMWS Excavation/Field School Award provides scholarships in the amount of $2000 to support participation in summer excavation or field school at an archaeological site in the Greco-Roman world. The E. Adelaide Hahn Scholarship provides awards of up to $5,000 for pre-college teachers to attend the summer session of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens or the American Academy in Rome. The Cornelia Catlin Coulter Memorial Rome Scholarship provides approximately $6,000 for members of the Classical Association of New England (CANE) to attend the summer school of the American Academy at Rome. The CANE Endowment Scholarship provides approximately $5,100 for CANE members to study at the American School of Classical Studies at Athens or at places other than the American Academy in Rome. The H.R. Butts Scholarship for Fieldwork in Classical Archaeology provides funding in the amount of $2,000 to support fieldwork at an archaeological site in the Greco-Roman world.

Funding for Professional Development

The Jane Harriman Hall Professional Development Scholarship offers up to $5,000 of funding to support the professional development of pre-collegiate teachers of Latin. The SCS Pedagogy Award provides up to $2,500 of funding to support the professional development of collegiate and pre-collegiate teachers of classics. The Eta Sigma Phi Bernice L. Fox Latin Teacher Training Scholarship provides awards of $750 to support a summer activity for pre-collegiate teachers-in-training. Phyllis Winquist Tuition Assistance Awards provide support to secondary school teachers (or aspiring teachers) of Latin and ancient Greek. The American Classical League provides funding of up to $2,000 to members who wish to attend professional meetings and engage in professional development. Amy High Fellowships offer up to $1,500 of funding to current and aspiring Latin teachers to cover costs associated with participation in Rusticatio or another SALVI-produced Latin immersion program.

Funding for Aspiring Teachers

There is also funding available for aspiring teachers. The Sally R. Davis Graduate School Scholarship and the Zeph Stewart Latin Teacher Training Award provide scholarships of $2,000 and $1,500 (respectively) for those studying to obtain a teacher certification in Latin and/or ancient Greek. The Manson A. Stewart Teacher Training Award provides financial assistance to current CAMWS members who wish to obtain certification to teach Latin at the primary through the secondary level. The Classical Association of New England Certification Scholarship provides funding of up to $1,000 to an outstanding junior or senior undergraduate in New England who is preparing for secondary school certification as a teacher of Latin or ancient Greek or both in one or more of the New England states, or to the holder of a Master’s degree to cover the cost of tuition and other fees required to obtain such certification. Finally, the Paideia Institute offers funding to attend its Latin Pedagogy Seminar, a one-year course devoted to training aspiring Latin teachers.

Header Image: A hoard of 159 solidi (gold coins) dating to between 373 and 408 CE found in Hertfordshire, UK (Image via the Portable Antiquities Scheme on Wikimedia, CC-BY-SA 2.0).

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Bill Beck is a visiting assistant professor in the Department of Classical Studies at Indiana University, Bloomington. His research focuses on Homeric epic and its reception, particularly its scholarly reception in later antiquity. His monograph-in-progress, "The Narrative of the Iliad: Time, Space, and Story" is a narratologically-informed study of how the narrator’s representation of the Iliad’s story in time and space shapes interpretation. He is also engaged in a translation of the ancient scholia to the Iliad, "The Ancient Scholia to Homer’s Iliad: A Translation" (under contract with Cambridge University Press), and he is co-editing Exegesis, Interpretation, Dialogue: Reading the Iliad Scholia, to be published with the Bulletin of the Institute of Classical Studies. You can email him at rb14@iu.edu or find him on Twitter @GreekEtymology

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N.B. The correct link to the Jacobi Scholarship can be found here. (Thanks to Rebecca Sausville for pointing me in the right direction!)

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