Regional and National Awards
Minority Scholarship in Classics and Classical Archaeology
The Society for Classical Studies provides awards of up to $4,500 to minority undergraduates in order to further their preparation in classics or classical archaeology with opportunities not available during the school year. Eligible proposals include (but are not limited to) participation in classical summer programs or field schools in Italy, Greece, Egypt, etc., or language training at institutions in the U.S., Canada, or Europe. For further information, see the SCS website.
The Lionel Pearson Fellowship
This fellowship, with an award of up to $24,400, is given by the Society for Classical Studies to a senior Classics major in order to support advanced study at an English or Scottish university. Nominations, which are due in early October, must come from a faculty member, who should consult with the Chair well in advance. For further information, see the SCS website.
The Manson A. Stewart Undergraduate Award
This scholarship, in the amount of $1,000, is awarded by The Classical Association of the Middle West and South (CAMWS) to students majoring in Classics at the sophomore or junior level; nominees are expected to take a minimum of two courses in Latin or Greek during the year in which the scholarship is held. The Classics Department may nominate up to two students a year for this scholarship; nominees must fill out an application form, write a brief essay, and submit a transcript and two letters of recommendation. For further information, please see the CAMWS website.
CAMWS Excavation/Field School Award
The Classical Association of the Middle West and South annually awards three $2,000 scholarships for participation in summer excavation or field school at an archaeological site in the Graeco-Roman world. Generally, one award will be made to a graduate student and another to an undergraduate, but teachers are also eligible for this award. Applicants must be current members of CAMWS who are enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student in a degree-granting Classics program within CAMWS territory. For further information, see the CAMWS website.
CAMWS Faculty-Undergraduate Collaborative Research Projects
CAMWS awards two research grants of up to $1,000 each to teachers in undergraduate programs to support collaborative research projects with undergraduates. For further information see the CAMWS website.
CAMWS Latin Translation Contest
CAMWS offers $250 cash prizes, book awards, and awards of commendation to qualifying winners in its annual School Awards Latin Translation Contest. The exams are administered in early December by a school official other than the Latin teacher; the application deadline is in mid-November. For further information see the CAMWS website.