The American School of Classical Studies at Athens

Application for Associate Membership with Fellowship

Those Eligible:

Scholars or advanced graduate students in classical and ancient Mediterranean studies or related fields who have a specific project that requires extended residence in Greece. Candidates for Associate Membership should clearly state their specific reasons for wanting to work at the School.

The Program:
Generally Associate Members pursue independent research although they may also participate in the activities of the Regular Program when space allows.  Associate Membership obligates one to payment of School fees for the time the member is resident in Greece. Additional information about Associate Membership.

Fellowships: 
Several are available. Click here for a listing of fellowships.

Application: Associate Membership - long form

Either predoctoral or postdoctoral candidates applying for Associate Membership in conjunction with a fellowship
Returning ASCSA members applying for advanced fellowships

Download the Student Associate Member and fellowship, applying for the first time sample application form (PDF).
Download the Student Associate Member and fellowship, returning member sample application form (PDF).
Download the Senior Associate Member sample application form (PDF).

Checklist

  • Review the program material for each fellowship to learn about the requirements for the application. Only one application form for Associate Membership is needed to apply for one or more fellowship programs.
  • Submit the application form online by January 15, 2014.
  • Fulbright applicants, submit the application form online by October 15, 2013.
  • If deadline of January 15, 2014 is different than the fellowship program deadline, follow the deadline of the fellowship program.
  • Pre-doctoral candidates must order official transcripts for undergraduate and graduate study and have them sent to:
                 American School for Classical Studies at Athens
                 6-8 Charlton Street
                 Princeton, NJ 08540-5232

             - If official electronic transcripts are offered by the Registrar, send to application@ascsa.org.

             - Current School Members who are returning may wish to update graduate school transcript.

  • Names and contact information for individuals who would be willing to write recommendation letters. Follow requirements of fellowship for the number of recommendations.

           - Student Associate Membership applicants are required to provide three names and letters.
           (One must be from your dissertation advisor or the Chair of the Graduate Program of your home institution.)

           - Returning students who are ASCSA members during the current academic year must submit only
           a recommendation from your dissertation advisor or the Chair of the Graduate Program, except for cases where
           the fellowship program requires a different number of recommendations.

           - Senior Associate Membership applicants must provide the names of recommenders as required by
           fellowship program.

  • Fulbright applicants must include the Project Description (saved as a pdf or doc) from the Fulbright application.
  • Be prepared to submit a project description (saved as a pdf or doc).
  • Be prepared to submit curriculum vitae (saved as a pdf or doc) if required by the fellowship program.
  • Recommendation forms will automatically appear after submitting the application. Fill out and send to your recommenders.
    ASCSA website link: Gateway for Recommenders.

Please understand that the application form you will be completing CANNOT BE SAVED while you are filling it out. In other words, you cannot begin a form and return to it at a later time. We would advise you to prepare the items on the checklist before beginning the application process. The sample application form has been provided for you to review the questions and procedures involved for attaching additional application material. By preparing this ahead of time, you can complete your online application in one sitting. At the end of the application you will be prompted to print or save a copy of it for your file.

The link below will direct you to a “Gateway” form. By filling out this form, you will be indicating the type of ASCSA membership for which you are applying. After submitting this form, you will be directed to the appropriate application.

FILL OUT THE GATEWAY FORM!