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The annual Outreach Prize of the Society for Classical Studies (SCS), a prize of $300, recognizes an outstanding project or program by an SCS member or members that makes available and accessible an aspect of classical antiquity to an audience other than Classics scholars or students at their home institutions. This project or program may be of any kind and in any medium, including but not limited to, film, stage performance, public event(s), website, video, podcasts, visual arts, or print. Projects or programs promoting any area of Classics are eligible for the prize, as long as that project or program is grounded in contemporary scholarship and reaches a public beyond the academy. Priority will be given to projects or programs that engage in a sustained manner with contemporary concerns in the community (broadly construed). Candidates for the prize must currently be SCS members, and nominees may be individuals or groups.

Nominations (which may be self-nominations) should consist of a letter of nomination and a detailed description of the project or program, including any materials that may have been produced (such as a program, book, or audio-visual material). Evidence of the impact or extent of the nominee's work will greatly strengthen nominations (e.g., statistics, demographic information, published reviews, testimonia from participants or beneficiaries, etc.). Nomination materials must be received by the Executive Director of the SCS ( by 11.59pm EDT on October 17, 2023. Nominations will remain in consideration for a three-year period and will be judged by the three members of the Outreach Prize Committee.

For more information about the prize and complete nomination guidelines, see the Awards & Fellowships page.

A shareable PDF flyer can be accessed here: 2023 SCS Outreach Prize PDF

2023 SCS Outreach Prize. The SCS Outreach Prize recognizes outstanding projects or events by an SCS member or members that make an aspect of classical antiquity available and attractive to an audience other than classics scholars or students in their courses. Deadline: October 17, 2023.