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Fellowships and Grants for Graduate Students and Post-Doctoral Scholars

Please read the bulletin for each fellowship and grant for more detailed information. 

Be aware that each fellowship may have a different deadline. 

Funding for the full academic year
Funding for short-term study

*Please note:  The Blegen and Gennadius Libraries may be closed for 6 months starting as early as January 2019. Fellows will have access to other libraries of foreign Schools in Athens but should plan accordingly.
 

FUNDING FOR THE FULL ACADEMIC YEAR:

 

REGULAR MEMBER APPLICANT FELLOWSHIPS


Up to twelve fellowships are available for the School’s Regular Members. Fellowships provide a stipend of $11,500 plus room and board at Loring Hall on School grounds and waiver of School fees. Regular Member fellowships are awarded for the entire nine-month program. All awards are made on the recommendation of the Committee on Admissions and Fellowships and are based on the results of the qualifying examinations and materials submitted with the application. 


Fellowships include the Heinrich Schliemann and the John Williams White Fellowships in archaeology, the Thomas Day Seymour Fellowship in history and literature, and nine Fellowships unrestricted as to field — the Virginia Grace, the Michael Jameson, the Philip Lockhart, the Lucy Shoe Meritt, the Fowler Merle-Smith, the Martin Ostwald, and the James Rignall Wheeler. The Bert Hodge Hill is unrestricted, but with a preference for a student in art history, and the Emily Townsend Vermeule is unrestricted, but with a preference for Bronze Age archaeology.

For more information about the Regular Member program, and how to apply, please visit the Regular Member page.

 

ADVANCED FELLOWSHIPS, for returning members

Seven fellowships are available for the full academic year at the School with a stipend of $11,500 plus room, board, and waiver of School fees. These fellowships are available to students who have completed the Regular Program or one year as a Student Associate Member, and plan to return to the School to pursue independent research, usually for their PhD dissertation.

Advanced Fellowships awarded by the School: the Samuel H. Kress Fellowship in art and architecture of antiquity; the Gorham Phillips Stevens Fellowship in the history of architecture; the Ione Mylonas Shear Fellowship in Mycenaean archaeology or Athenian architecture and/or archaeology; the Homer A. and Dorothy B. Thompson Fellowship in the study of pottery; and three Fellowships unrestricted as to field: the Edward Capps, the Doreen Canaday Spitzer, and the Eugene Vanderpool Fellowships

Download the bulletin for more information.
Submit application for Student Associate Membership with Fellowship.
DEADLINE: February 15, 2018

 

M. ALISON FRANTZ FELLOWSHIP

For PhD candidates and recent PhDs (up to five years) from a U.S. or Canadian institution for work in the Gennadius Library. A stipend of $11,500 plus room, board, and waiver of School fees.

Download the bulletin for more information. 
Submit application for Associate Membership with Fellowship.
DEADLINE: January 15, 2017

 

FULBRIGHT FELLOWSHIPS

Contact the Institute of International Education, at 809 United Nations Plaza, NY 10017 or visit their website (http://us.fulbrightonline.org/home.html) for an application and stipend information. Candidates must submit an ASCSA application for Student Associate Membership by the due date for the Fulbright application. On the ASCSA online application, please check the box for "Fulbright (October 11)" under the heading "For which fellowship(s) are you applying?" As part of your application to the ASCSA, please have three recommenders submit recommendations directly to the ASCSA. Your recommenders can submit their letters via this link: https://ascsa.wufoo.com/forms/z7x0x5/. ASCSA Student Associate membership is the only eligible membership for Fulbright grant applicants.

For more information on the Fulbright at the ASCSA, see: http://us.fulbrightonline.org/countries/selectedcountry/greece, or email application@ascsa.org.

Submit application for Student Associate Membership with Fellowship.
DEADLINE: October 11, 2017

 

JACOB HIRSCH FELLOWSHIP

For students who hold U.S. or Israeli citizenship, and who are PhD candidates writing their dissertations in archaeology or recent PhDs completing a project, such as the revision of a dissertation for publication, which requires a lengthy residence in Greece. A stipend of $11,500 plus room, board, and waiver of School fees.

Download the bulletin for more information. 
Submit application for Associate Membership with Fellowship.
DEADLINE: January 15, 2018

 

 

FUNDING FOR SHORT-TERM STUDY:

 

ARCHAEOLOGICAL INSTITUTE OF AMERICA (AIA) ANNA C. AND OLIVER C. COLBURN FELLOWSHIPS:

For members of the AIA at the time of application and until the end of the fellowship term. Applicant must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States or Canada, must be at the pre-doctoral stage or have recently received a PhD (within five years of the date of the application). Stipend of $5,500. Simultaneous application to both the AIA and the ASCSA is required. Fellowship is awarded every other year - running for 2018-2019 academic year.

For more information see: https://www.archaeological.org/grants/703
Download the bulletin for more information.
Submit application for Associate Membership with Fellowship.
DEADLINE: January 15, 2018

 

HARRY BIKAKIS FELLOWSHIP

For North American or Greek graduate students researching ancient Greek law or Greek graduate students working on a School excavation. The $1,875 fellowship is awarded periodically. School fees are waived.

Download the bulletin for more information.
Submit application for Associate Membership with Fellowship.
DEADLINE: January 15, 2018

 

OSCAR BRONEER TRAVELING FELLOWSHIP

Candidates must have an approved dissertation proposal or, if they already hold the PhD, they should be at the beginning of their teaching career and without tenure. The Fellowship will be awarded for research in Greece and Italy in alternate years. For the fellowship year of 2018-2019 applicants previously at the ASCSA and wishing to conduct research in Italy will be accepted. It is expected that the Fellow will use either the American Academy in Rome (AAR) or the American School of Classical Studies at Athens (ASCSA) as a base from which to pursue work through trips to sites, museums, or repositories of materials relevant to the Fellow's research. Three to six months, award up to $30,000.

Download the bulletin for more information and visit http://www.aarome.org/oscar-broneer-traveling-fellowship.
Submit all application materials, including three letters of recommendation to the American Academy in Rome. Materials may be sent via email to Shawn Miller, Program Director at s.miller@aarome.org, or via ground mail addressed to Oscar Broneer Traveling Fellowship, c/o American Academy in Rome, 7 East 60th Street, New York, NY 10022.

 

COTSEN TRAVELING FELLOWSHIP FOR RESEARCH IN GREECE

A short-term travel grant awarded once a year to scholars and graduate students pursuing research topics that require the use of the Gennadeion collections. A stipend of $2,000. At least one month of residency required. School fees are waived for a maximum of two months.

Download the bulletin for more information. 
Submit application for Associate Membership with Fellowship.
DEADLINE: January 15, 2018

 

W.D.E. COULSON & TONI CROSS AEGEAN EXCHANGE PROGRAM

Short-term fellowships for Greek nationals and scholars to pursue research in Turkey under the auspices of the American Research Institute in Turkey (ARIT). Stipend of $250 per week plus up to $500 for travel expenses. Send applications to ASCSA.

Download the bulletin for more information.
Submit application for Associate Membership with Fellowship.
DEADLINE: March 15, 2018

 

GEORGE PAPAIOANNOU FELLOWSHIP

Awarded to PhD candidates or Senior Scholars of any nationality researching Greece in the 1940’s and the post-war period. Fellows are required to make use of and refer to the George Papaioannou Papers housed at the Archives of the Gennadius Library. Stipend of €1,000. School fees are waived for a maximum of two months.

Download the bulletin for more information. 
Submit application for Associate Membership with Fellowship.
DEADLINE: January 15, 2018

 

PAUL REHAK MEMORIAL TRAVELING FELLOWSHIP

For Regular Members and Student Associate Members already attending the School for the entire 2017-2018 academic year. A grant of $1,000 or grants of lesser amounts. School fees are waived. The purpose is to allow individuals to travel in Greece and Magna Graeca to conduct a research project from September 1, 2017 to July 1, 2018.

Download the bulletin for more information.
Submit application for Associate Membership with Fellowship.
DEADLINE: March 1, 2018

 

HENRY S. ROBINSON CORINTH RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP

For an established scholar or PhD candidate, for research on a primary publication or doctoral dissertation specifically on Corinth, requiring the use of the resources, archaeological site, and collections at the ASCSA excavations at Ancient Corinth in Greece. Open to all nationalities. The Robinson Fellowship may not be held concurrently with another School fellowship. One or more grants for up to three months, maximum amount of stipend is $4,000. School fees are waived. Fellowship is awarded every other year - running for 2018-2019 academic year.

Download the bulletin for more information.
Submit application for Associate Membership with Fellowship. 
DEADLINE: January 15, 2018

 

MULTI-COUNTRY RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS, Program of the Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC)

For U.S. citizens who are doctoral candidates having completed all PhD requirements except the dissertation and postdoctoral scholars at all levels. Applicants are eligible to apply as individuals or in teams. Scholars must carry out research for a minimum of 90 days in two or more countries outside the United States, at least one of which hosts a participating American overseas research center. Consult CAORC website for application and deadline: www.caorc.org.

Upon notice from CAORC, successful applicants intending to use the School must immediately submit the ASCSA Visiting Associate Member application with a copy of their CAORC application online at the ASCSA web site at: https://ascsa.wufoo.com/forms/ascsa-associate-membership-application/.

Download the bulletin for more information.

 

VOISLAV SANEV FELLOWSHIP

This fellowship honors Voislav Sanev (1938-2007), who is remembered not only for his numerous archaeological excavations and publications but also for his willingness to help younger archaeologists in preparation of scholarly articles and for his ability to persuade diverse colleagues to co-operate for a common goal.  Eligibility is restricted to his fellow-citizens to support their research in Athens at the ASCSA. Interested persons should contact Goran Sanev at the Archaeological Museum in Skopje for additional information and details of the application process.

DEADLINE: Rolling Deadline

 

WIENER LABORATORY RESEARCH ASSOCIATE APPOINTMENTS

Short term funding for PhD candidates and postdoctoral scholars from colleges or universities worldwide pursuing archaeological research related to the ancient Greek world at the Wiener Laboratory. Variable amounts up to $7,000. Term variable, up to nine months.

Link to more information
Download the bulletin for more information.
Submit application for Associate Membership with Fellowship.
DEADLINE: January 15, 2018