Scholarships

The TCA Professional Scholarship

A $500 scholarship intended to support projects undertaken by members of the Texas Classical Association who have at least two years of full-time classroom teaching in the classical languages or cultures. For information please visit www.txclassics.org.

The TCA Gareth Morgan Student Teacher Scholarships

College seniors enrolled in a Latin certification program in Texas may apply for one of two $250 scholarships. The monies received are to be used during the semester in which the recipient is student teaching. For information please visit www.txclassics.org.

Isaac Gustave Bromberg Award in Latin

Is awarded from the Department of Wold Languages and Literatures specifically for a junior or senior student who is studying Latin and whose need is recognized and whose character and scholarship are most worthy.

McLamore Family Scholarship

Is awarded to a student, preferably a junior, who is studying Latin and whose need is recognized and whose character and scholarship are most worthy.

Doris Kays TCA Professional Development Scholarship for Future and New Teachers

A $500 scholarship intended to support both future teachers and teachers new to the profession who would like to attend a seminar, workshop or course designed to provide meaningful professional development for a career teaching in the classics. For information please visit www.txclassics.org.

The Robin Shannon Lovinggood Scholarship for Teaching Materials

A $500 scholarship for new teachers or teachers in new programs to assist in the purchase of books and classroom materials. For information please visit www.txclassics.org.

Classical Association of the Middle West and South Teacher Training Awards

Designed to provide some financial assistance to those who wish to obtain certification to teach Latin at the primary through the secondary level, whether the specific courses are needed in Latin or in Education. The award is not intended to cover all costs of the training, and the size of the award varies according to the actual costs (primarily tuition and travel), the size of the committee's budget, and the number of applications. Previous awards have been as high as $1175. For information please visit www.camws.org.

The CAMWS Travel Awards

The Semple Award is a $3,500 fellowship for attending the summer session of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens. The Mary A. Grant Award is a $4,500 fellowship for attending the summer session of the American Academy in Rome. The Janice and Herbert Benario Award is a $2,000 fellowship that the recipient may apply to the summer travel program of his or her choice. Recipients of these awards must be current members of CAMWS who either: currently hold teaching positions in Greek or Latin in an elementary or secondary school in the CAMWS territory; or are enrolled as graduate students in a degree-granting program in Classics in the CAMWS territory. For information please visit www.camws.org.

Ed Phinney Commemorative Scholarship

Applicant must be current member of The American Classical League and must also have been an ACL member for year prior to applying (if applying to attend ACL Institute for the first time, only current ACL membership required.

  1. First-time attendance at The American Classical League Institute. The award will be applied to Institute expenses (registration, room and board on campus). Also, it may help to defray the cost of transportation.* (At least one of the awards may be given to an undergraduate classics major or graduate student of classics intending to teach at the elementary through college level.)

  2. Other activities that serve to enhance a teacher's skills in the classroom (e.g. a computer workshop; an AP workshop, etc.). Awards may be used to cover the cost of tuition, room, board or travel. For information please visit www.aclclassics.org.

Eta Sigma Phi Summer Scholarships

Eligibility. Eta Sigma Phi members. Two scholarships, one to the Classical Summer School of the American Academy in Rome and one to the Summer Session of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens, are open to members who have received a Bachelor's degree within the eight years prior to application (or shall have received it by June 1st of the current year) and who have not received a doctoral degree. A third scholarship, to a Summer Session of the Vergilian Society at Cumae, Italy, is open, in addition to those eligible for the first two scholarships, to members who will be rising juniors or seniors in the coming summer, and preference will be given to such undergraduate students. Recipients may receive graduate or undergraduate credit applicable toward a degree, provided advance arrangements have been made.

AmountScholarship to the American Academy in Rome has a value of up to $3475.00.

Additional information: http://www.aarome.org/apply/summer-programs. The Brent Malcolm Froberg Scholarship to the American School of Classical Studies at Athens has a value of up to $2,700, which includes the remission of one-half of all fees by the American School. Additional information: http://www.ascsa.edu.gr/ or ascsa@ascsa.org. The Theodore Bedrick Scholarship to the Vergilian Society at Cumae has a value of up to $2,800, depending upon which tour is chosen and including the remission of one-half the tuition fee by the Vergilian Society.

Eta Sigma Phi Bernice L. Fox Latin Teacher Training Scholarship

Eligibility: Eta Sigma Phi

  • who are now teaching, or preparing to teach, at the pre-collegiate level

  • who have received a Bachelor's degree since within the last ten years or who expect to receive it before the summer of the current academic year

  • and who have not received a doctoral degree

The Award of $500 will support a summer activity contributing to the recipient's preparation for teaching (e.g., American Classical League Institute or university courses leading to certification. Please contact Dr. Mary Pendergraft, Committee Chair, at pender@wfu.edu.

Fulbright

www.fulbrightonline.org
U.S. citizens at the senior or graduate level in any major are encouraged to apply for one year study abroad fellowships. One year English teaching assistantships in secondary schools are also available.

Rotary Ambassador

www.rotary.org
U.S. citizens, undergraduate and or graduate level students in any major are encouraged to apply for one year study abroad fellowships. April deadline

Schillings Foreign Language Scholarships

www.cjsfoundation.org
$1,500 to Girl Scout Silver or Gold majoring or minoring in a foreign language. May 15 deadline

Schillings Study Abroad

www.cjsfoundation.org
$1,000 to Girl Scout Silver or Gold for semester, year, or summer study abroad. May 15 deadline for summer, fall, or year-long study abroad programs, December 1 deadline for spring study abroad programs

Additional scholarship and fellowship opportunities can be found at the following sites

Office of National Fellowships and Awards at SMU

Institute of International Education

For information on scholarships and fellowships, please contact Professor Hugley-Cook at khugley@smu.edu.