Eta Sigma Phi Scholarships
Eta Sigma Phi offers
summer travel in Rome, Athens or southern Italy,
archaeological fieldwork and for
training. The application deadline for all
of these scholarships is Feb. 1st annually.
Sigma Phi Summer Scholarships
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
Bachelorís 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.
Scholarship to the American Academy in Rome has a value of
up to $3425.00. Additional information:
The Brent Malcolm Froberg Scholarship to the American School of Classical Studies at Athens
has a value of up to $2,900, which includes the remission of one-half of
all fees by the
School. Additional information:
firstname.lastname@example.org. The Theodore Bedrick
Scholarship to the Vergilian Society at Cumae has a value of
up to $2,800, including the remission
of one-half the tuition fee by the Vergilian Society.
Only tours in Italy are covered by this
Eta Sigma Phi Summer Scholarship Committee selects winners; announced about
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Applicants must submit a transcript of undergraduate work, letters of
recommendation, and a statement not to exceed 500 words to include
purpose and reasons for desiring the scholarship. Mail
applications and letters of recommendation to:
Dr. Molly Pasco-Pranger,
Molly Pasco-Pranger Associate Professor of Classics University of
Mississippi 100 Bryant Hall P.O. Box 1848 University, MS 38677
Deadline for completed scholarship applications: February
information about the travel scholarships, see
ETA SIGMA PHI
Eta Sigma Phi H.R. Butts Summer Scholarship
for Fieldwork in Classical
Eligibility: Active membership
in Eta Sigma Phi
Preference will be given to undergraduates who have had not yet had
experience in archaeological fieldwork, but experienced fieldworkers
and graduate students are also welcome to apply.
Award: $2000 to support fieldwork experience at an
archaeological site in the Greco-Roman world.
Applicants will submit a transcript of all undergraduate work, two
(2) letters of recommendation, and a statement not to exceed 500
words, stating briefly their background and preparation for the
program to which they are applying, and how participation in this
program fits their future plans. The Committee expects applicants to
have contacted the director of their preferred field school(s).
Deadline (receipt): February 1st.
Announcement: The recipient will be announced at the National
The selection committee is appointed by the Eta Sigma Phi Board of
Trustees. Its members are 1) 2) 3) 4).
For further information and questions, please contact the Committee
Chair: Professor Liane Houghtalin
of Classics, Philosophy and Religion, University of Mary Washington,
1301 College Avenue, Fredericksburg, VA 22401, (540) 654-1345,
Eta Sigma Phi Bernice L. Fox Latin Teacher Training Scholarship
Eligibility: Eta Sigma Phi members
who are now teaching, or preparing to teach, at the pre-collegiate
who have received a Bachelorís 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 recipientís preparation for teaching
(e.g., American Classical League Institute, the Kentucky Language
Institute, or the Illinois Pedagogy Workshop) or university courses
leading to certification.
To apply: go to
Application Deadline: February 1st
recipient will be announced at the National Convention.
This scholarship honors Bernice L. Fox, who taught English, Latin
and Greek at Monmouth College in Monmouth, Illinois, from 1947 to
1981, and who served as chair of the Department of Classics from
1970 until her retirement in 1981. Throughout her long and dynamic
career she worked tirelessly to promote the Classics in Illinois
high schools and colleges. In 1956 she founded Monmouth College's
Gamma Omicron Chapter of Eta Sigma Phi. She was the author of
Tela Charlottae, the Latin translation of E. B. White's
Charlotte's Web. In 1991 Monmouth College conferred on her the
honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters. She died in 2003.
The committee who will select the scholarship recipient was appointed by
the Eta Sigma Phi Board of Trustees. Its members are Mary Pendergraft of
Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, N.C. (chair), Helen Moritz of
Santa Clara University in Santa Clara, California, and Terry Papillon of
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg,
For further information and questions, please contact
Pendergraft, Chair of the Fox Scholarship Committee, Department of
Classical Languages, Wake Forest University, PO Box 7343, Winston Salem,
NC 27109, (336) 758-5331, e-mail: email@example.com.