The department offers two scholarships in Ancient Greek. The Epps Prize in Greek Studies awards one graduate student and one undergraduate student who demonstrate the greatest interest and excellence in the study of Greek language, literature, history and culture. Prize recipients are selected by department faculty. This year’s recipients are India Watkins Natterman (graduate) Grace Elizabeth Miller (undergraduate). The Herington Scholarship recognizes the achievement of an undergraduate student of Greek, encouraging them to continue their study of Classics either at UNC or abroad. This year’s recipient is Paul Blaser.
The department also holds competitions to recognize excellence in the study of Greek and Latin. The Herington Prize in Greek and Latin awards two undergraduate students on the best oral performance of Greek and Latin poetry. This year’s winners are Danise Wu in Greek and Justin Evangelisto in Latin. The B.L. Ullman Prize in Latin awards an undergraduate student who best translates a selection of Latin passages. This year’s winner is Mia Caroline Hoover.
The Department awards students grants for study-travel and independent study or research projects. The Eunice and Luther Nims Scholarship supports classics and classical archaeology students attending a summer or semester program, conducting independent research, or participating in archaeological fieldwork. This year’s recipients are Carlos Daniel Barrero, Kaitlyn Patricia Boeckel, Joseph William Harris, and Madeline Elizabeth Nielsen. The Snow Award for Student Travel and Research supports undergraduate students to travel to conferences or professional meetings, as well as to conduct research or fieldwork. This year’s recipient is Joseph William Harris.
The Berthe Marti Fund provides travel grants to students who wish to travel to Europe to study Latin or medieval literature, the Latin language, or Roman civilization, especially to graduate students participating in the Classical Summer School of the American Academy of Rome. This year’s recipient is Jenna Rae D’Amico.
Among Regional and National Awards, the Manson A. Stewart Undergraduate Award of the Classical Association of the Middle West and South is presented annually to sophomore or junior Classics students who show outstanding achievement. See the Regional and National Awards page. This year’s recipient is Danise Wu.