The American School of Classical Studies at Athens
ASCSA

Fellowships and Grants for 2015-2016

Please Note: Membership application to the School must be made online at www.ascsa.edu.gr at the same time you apply to any outside funding organization for work at the School.
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FUNDING FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS FOR STUDY AT THE ASCSA (FULL ACADEMIC YEAR)

REGULAR MEMBER FELLOWSHIPS:  
Up to thirteen fellowships are available for the School’s Regular Members. Fellowships provide a stipend of $11,500 plus room and board at Loring Hall on the 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 ten Fellowships unrestricted as to field — the John L. Caskey, 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.
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Submit application for Regular Membership with fellowships. $50 application fee.
DEADLINE: JANUARY 15, 2015.

ADVANCED FELLOWSHIPS: Several fellowships for the full academic year at the School with a stipend of $11,500 plus room, board, and waiver of School fees 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 Ph.D. 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.
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Submit application for Student Associate Membership with fellowships (long form).
DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 15, 2015.

FULBRIGHT FELLOWSHIPS: Contact the Institute of International Education, at 809 United Nations Plaza, NY 10017 or (http://us.fulbrightonline.org/home.html) for an application and stipend information. Candidates must submit ASCSA application for Student Associate Membership by due date for Fulbright application. ASCSA Student Associate membership is only eligible membership for Fulbright grants. 
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Submit application for  Student Associate Membership (long form). 
DEADLINE: OCTOBER 14, 2014.

 

FUNDING FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS AND POSTGRADUATES FOR STUDY AT THE ASCSA (FULL ACADEMIC YEAR)

THE M. ALISON FRANTZ FELLOWSHIP: Ph.D. candidates and recent Ph.D.‘s for work in the Gennadius Library. A stipend of $11,500 plus room, board, and waiver of School fees.
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Submit application for Associate Membership with fellowships (long form).
DEADLINE: JANUARY 15, 2015.

THE JACOB HIRSCH FELLOWSHIP: For projects carried out in Greece, Ph.D. candidate from U.S. or Israel (Israeli citizens) writing a dissertation or recent Ph.D. revising a dissertation for publication. A stipend of $11,500 plus room, board, and waiver of School fees.
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Submit application for Associate Membership with fellowships (long form).
DEADLINE: JANUARY 15, 2015.

WIENER LABORATORY FELLOWSHIPS: Program to be announced in the fall 2014.

 

FUNDING FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS OR POSTGRADUATES FOR STUDY AT THE ASCSA (SHORT-TERM FELLOWSHIPS)

THE HARRY BIKAKIS FELLOWSHIP: 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.
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Submit application for Student Associate Membership with fellowships (long form).
DEADLINE: JANUARY 15, 2015.


COTSEN TRAVELING FELLOWSHIP FOR RESEARCH IN GREECE: Short-term travel-to-collections award of $2,000 for senior scholars and graduate students for projects and research at the Gennadius Library. At least one month of residency required. School fees are waived.
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Submit application for Associate Membership with fellowships (long form).
DEADLINE: JANUARY 15, 2015.

MEDITERRANEAN REGIONAL RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM (CAORC): US citizen for Ph.D. candidate or recent Ph.D.'s researching in the humanities and related social sciences in countries bordering the Mediterranean and served by American overseas research centers. Fellowship program funded by the Mellon Foundation includes a travel stipend and monthly stipend based on location. See caorc.org for details.
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Submit application for Associate Membership with fellowships (long form).
DEADLINE: JANUARY 15, 2015

THE GEORGE PAPAIOANNOU FELLOWSHIP: Ph.D. candidates or recent Ph.D.’s 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. Open to all nationalities. Stipend of €1,000. School fees are waived for a maximum of two months.
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Submit application for Associate Membership with fellowships (long form).
DEADLINE: JANUARY 15, 2015.

THE HENRY S. ROBINSON CORINTH RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP: Ph.D. candidate or recent Ph.D. (within five years), for research on a doctoral dissertation or primary publication specifically on Corinth, requiring the use of the resources, archaeological site, and collections at the ASCSA excavations at Ancient Corinth. 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 $4,500. School fees are waived. Program is offered every other year; 2016-2017 Robinson Fellowship to be announced in the fall 2015.
 

WIENER LABORATORY RESEARCH ASSOCIATESHIPS: Program to be announced in the fall 2014.
 

TRAVELING AND EXCHANGE FELLOWSHIPS FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS AND POSTGRADUATE STUDY

COULSON/CROSS AEGEAN EXCHANGE PROGRAM (CAORC): 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.
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Submit application for Associate Membership with fellowships (long form).
DEADLINE: MARCH 15, 2015.

MULTI-COUNTRY RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS (CAORC): Ph.D. candidates and postdoctoral scholars with research requiring travel to several countries with an American overseas research center. Consult CAORC website for application and deadline: www.caorc.org.
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Submit application for Associate Membership with fellowships (long form).
DEADLINE: JANUARY 15, 2015.

THE PAUL REHAK MEMORIAL TRAVELING FELLOWSHIP 2013-2014: Regular members and Student Associate members already attending the School for the entire 2014-2015 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 to conduct a research project from September 1, 2014 to July 1, 2015.
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Submit application for Student Associate Membership with fellowships (long form).
DEADLINE: MARCH 1, 2015.

WIENER LABORATORY TRAVEL GRANTS FOR ARCHAEOLOGICAL SCIENCE RESEARCH IN GREECE: Program to be announced in the fall 2014.

 

FUNDING FOR SENIOR SCHOLARS FOR STUDY AT THE ASCSA

KRESS PUBLICATIONS FELLOWSHIPS: Postdoctoral scholars working on a Corinth or Agora publication. Grants for at least three months (up to $10,000) to a maximum of nine months (up to $30,000).
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Submit application for Senior Associate Membership with fellowships (long form).
DEADLINE: JANUARY 15, 2015.

NEH FELLOWSHIPS: Awards for postdoctoral scholars and professionals in the humanities. Terms: Two to four fellowships, five to ten months in duration. Maximum stipend for a five-month project, $21,000; for a ten-month project, $42,000.  School fees are waived. U.S. citizens or foreign nationals being U.S. residents for three years before application deadline. Applicants must hold their Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree.
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Submit application for Senior Associate Membership with fellowships (long form).
DEADLINE: OCTOBER 31, 2014
 

School programs are generally open to qualified students and scholars at colleges or universities in the U.S. or Canada; restrictions may apply for specific fellowships and programs. The American School of Classical Studies at Athens does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, sex, sexual orientation, color, religion, ethnic origin, or disability when considering admission to any form of membership.