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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Graduate Programs and Fellowships

This page hopes to serve as a resource for institutions that now offer specific programs and/or funding which promote diversity, equity, and inclusion for underrespresented groups in the field of Classical Studies. The listing below consists of a table showing which each institution offers, with the name of the institution serving as a link to the relevant department’s website and the program/initiative name serving as a link to the relevant funding's website page. 

Please note that there are several variables across these programs/initiatives such as:

  • departmental vs institution-wide funding
  • limited to underrepresented groups or available to all applicants (with specific encouragement to apply for underrepresented group applicants) 
  • degree program(s) 

Applicants should also check eligibility and application deadlines as they may be different from those of the degree program.

Please note that this is a work in progress. We welcome any corrections or additions to this list (email info@classicalstudies.org, using the subject heading DEI Programs/Fellowships Update).

Institution Program/Initiative Name
Boston University Martin Luther King, Jr. Fellowship
Bryn Mawr College Dean's Fellowships
City University of New York, CUNY Graduate Center Funding for Students from Underrepresented Groups
Columbia University The Post-Baccalaureate Cerfiticate Fellowship
Cornell University The Bridge MA in Classics / Graduate School Fellowships in Support of Diversity
The Ford Foundation  Ford Foundation Fellowship Programs
Harvard University Diversity Fellows
Indiana University Bloomington (IU) Diversity Fellowships (via IUPUI)
Johns Hopkins University Diversity Fellows Program
Loyola University Chicago Post-Baccaulaureate Certificate in Clasical Studies Scholarships
New York University Diversity and Access Funding Programs
Northwestern University Diversity Funding Resources/Fellowships
The Ohio State University Graduate Fellows
Princeton University Pre-doctoral Fellowship / Access, Diversity & Inclusion (Graduate) Funding
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey Funded MA Fellowships
San Francisco State University Graduate Equity Fellowship
Stanford University Diversity Initiatives - Programs & Funding
The State University of New York (SUNY)/[University at Buffalo Graduate Diversity Fellowship Program
Texas Tech University Funded MA in Classics
University of Arizona Graduate Access Fellowships
The University of British Columbia Diversity Fund
University of California-Berkeley Diversity Funding Opportunities
University of California-Santa Barbara New Bridge Fellowship in Classics
University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA) New Classics Post-baccalaureate Scholarship 
University of Florida Diversity Fellowships
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign Kenyon College - Marilyn Yarbrough Dissertation Completion/Teaching Fellowship
University of Iowa Graduate College Internal Fellowships
University of Manitoba Masters Award for Indigenous Students
University of Michigan  (Classical Studies) Bridge MA in Classical Studies
University of Minnesota Graduate Funding (DOVE and ICGC)
University of Missouri-Columbia Graduate Diversity Excellence Scholarships
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill North Carolina Excellence Fellowship / North Carolina Native American Incentive Fellowship
University of Pennsylvania Elsie Phare Fellowship and Masciantonio Fellowship
University of Pittsburgh Access and Diversity Fellowship Programs
The University of Texas at Austin Diversity Fellowships
University of Toronto Diversity Fellowship
University of Virginia Bridge to the Doctorate
University of Washington Diversity Fellowships
University of Wisconsin-Madison Kemper Knapp University Fellowship
Yale University Emerging Scholars Initiative

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