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Minority Scholarship in Classics and Classical Archaeology

Award Amount
$4,500
Awards Available
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Deadline
December 16, 2017
  • Scholarship Description
  • The Committee on Minority Scholarships of the Society for Classical Studies (SCS) invites applications from minority undergraduate students for a scholarship to be awarded for the summer. The purpose of the scholarship is to further students' preparation in classics or classical archaeology with opportunities not available during the school year. Eligible proposals might 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.

    Candidates will be judged on the basis of (a) their academic qualifications, especially in classics, including demonstrated ability in at least one classical language, or in fields that prepare a student to become an archaeologist, (b) the quality of their proposal for study particularly as preparation for plans after graduation, and (c) financial need. The application must be supported by a member of the SCS, and a statement must be included indicating that this is an appropriate candidate for the purposes of this scholarship.

    Under the classification "minority" we include African-American, Hispanic-American, Asian-American, Native-American, and Pacific-Islander American students.

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Adam D. Blistein
  • 220 S. 40th St., Suite 201E
  • Philadelphia, PA 19104-3512
  • blistein@sas.upenn.edu
  • 215-898-4975

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