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Scholarships for 2016 Summer Sessions

To apply for ASCSA scholarships, indicate your preferences by checking the appropriate box on the ASCSA Summer Sessions Application. No additional forms are required.

If you are applying for a scholarship with an outside funder, please apply to BOTH the ASCSA and the sponsoring organization.  N.B.: An ASCSA Summer Session Scholarship may not be held in conjunction with any other full scholarship.

Scholarships open to levels (BA degree and above)
Scholarships for Undergraduates
Scholarships for Graduate Students
Scholarships for Teachers

Scholarships open to levels (BA degree and above)

ASCSA Alumni/ae Association Scholarship
Amount:  ALL FEES

ASCSA, Antony and Isabelle Raubitschek Scholarship
Scholarship, endowed by an alumnus of the School and friends, in honor of the late Professor Antony Raubitschek of Stanford University and Isabelle Raubitschek.
Amount: $2,250.

CANE Endowment Scholarship
Members of the Classical Association of New England and have been members in good standing for two years or more are eligible.  Public and private pre-collegiate teachers are eligible. Preference, however, is given to secondary school teachers and residents of New England. Amount: $5,100.  Please note that $5,000 of the award goes to the ASCSA for tuition, partial room and board, and travel within Greece required for the program.  Deadline: January 15, 2016.

Application available at:

For more information or to apply for this scholarship contact:
Ms. Amy White, Chair
CANE Scholarship Committee

Eta Sigma Phi Summer Scholarship for the ASCSA Summer Sessions
Members and alumni of Eta Sigma Phi who have received a Bachelor's Degree within 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 are eligible to apply for this scholarship. In selecting the winner, the committee will give attention to the quality of the applicant's work in Greek and Latin, intention to teach at a secondary or college level, and contribution to the activities of Eta Sigma Phi at the local and national levels. Amount $2,500 for ASCSA fees and an additional stipend ($525) toward travel expenses (ASCSA pays half of all fees, $2,500).
Deadline: February 15, 2016.

Applications and information are available on the Eta Sigma Phi website at

Questions may be directed to:
Dr. Molly Pasco-Pranger
Associate Professor of Classics
100 Bryant Hall
University of Mississippi
University, MS 38677
Tel (662) 915-7097

New York Classical Club ASCSA Summer Session Scholarship
This is a special opportunity for NYCC Club members to win a scholarship of up to $3,000 toward the cost of study in the summer session of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens. All members in the second consecutive year of paid membership in the Club are eligible to apply for the award, although preference will be given to secondary school teachers and graduate students. Deadline: January 15, 2016.

Interested individuals should obtain applications from the American School,
complete them, and send three copies of all application materials by January 15, 2016 to:

Professor Emeritus Alan Shapiro
345 E. 86th Street, Apt. 12E
New York, NY 10028

For information contact Dr. Shapiro at or check the NYCC website:

E. Adelaide Hahn Scholarships of the Classical Association of the Atlantic States
In honor of E. Adelaide Hahn, one or two awards of up to $10,000 will be made in the spring toward the cost of study in the summer session of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens or the American Academy in Rome. Applicants must be current CAAS members at the time of application. Preference will be given to members with longevity, pre-college teachers, graduate students, and those who have not previously received this award, with priority given to those who live and work in the CAAS region. Applicants who receive the Fulbright cannot receive the Hahn; applicants can receive up to $5,000 if they have been given another award. Scholarship winners are expected to report on their summer study at the CAAS annual meeting in October. For further information, please see the CAAS website ( or contact Jennifer Larson, Chair of the Hahn Scholarship Committee, at

Amount of the award: approximately $10,000.

To apply for this scholarship, submit the following materials to the Chair of the Hahn Scholarship Committee at the email address below by February 1, 2016.
• a copy of your completed application and letters of recommendation for summer study in Athens or Rome
• proof of current CAAS membership
• a cover letter that includes a list of all sources from which you are seeking funding
• a commitment to an oral and written report at the October 2016 CAAS meeting.

Please send materials via email to Ms. Jennifer Larson, Hahn Scholarship Committee Chair.
Place "Hahn Scholarship Application" in the subject line.
Email address:

Semple Award of the Classical Association of the Middle West and South
Members of CAMWS who are either graduate students in a degree-granting program in Classics in the CAMWS territory or secondary school Greek or Latin teachers in the CAMWS territory are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

Amount: $4,500.
Deadline: January 30, 2016.

Application materials are sent electronically to The application form is available at

Questions regarding the application may be directed to:

Scholarships for Undergraduates

ASCSA, The Charles M. Edwards Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to an outstanding applicant, normally an exceptional undergraduate.
Amount: $500

Scholarships for Graduate Students

ASCSA, Open Scholarships
The American School awards approximately five open scholarships, normally to graduate students enrolled in programs that focus on Greek and/or Latin languages and literature, ancient history, ancient philosophy or Classical art and archaeology. Funding is restricted to graduate students, who at the time of application, are enrolled at Cooperating Institutions of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens.
Amount: ALL FEES

Scholarships for Teachers

ASCSA, Rea Silvia Borza Scholarship
The Borza fellowship is reserved for a high school teacher in history, art, literature or some other field whose career would be enhanced by a summer’s study at the American School of Classical Studies at Athens.  Preference will be given to teachers in public high schools.
Amount: $1,500

ASCSA, Katherine Keene Scholarship
This scholarship is endowed by Katherine Keene, a retired teacher and ASCSA Summer Sessions alumna.  It is awarded to a public high school teacher who teaches Social Studies or has shown interest in aspects of the Classics, and has been able to include that material in his/her offerings.
Amount:  ALL FEES

Arthur Patch McKinlay Scholarships of the American Classical League
The applicant must have been a member of the ACL for the preceding three years, plus current academic year, and must be planning to teach Classics at the elementary or secondary school level during the 2015/2016 school year.  College/university teachers are not eligible. Amount: up to $1,500.  Deadline: January 15, 2016.

Write for application to:
Mr. Sherwin Little
American Classical League, McKinlay Scholarship Awards
960 NW Washington Blvd.  Suite A
Hamilton, OH 45013
Tel (513) 529-7741
Fax (513) 529-7742

For more information about the ASCSA Summer Sessions:
Professor Glenn Bugh, Chair
Committee on the Summer Sessions
American School of Classical Studies at Athens
6-8 Charlton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540-5232

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