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Undergraduate Scholarships in the Department of Classics

Classics Scholarships are now open and may be submitted online. The deadline for application is April 18, 2014. Letters of recommendation may be placed in Susan Somers's box in WAG 123, directly to her in WAG 313, or emailed to her.

William James Battle Scholarship in Classical Languages

Donor: Commander Robert Eikel Jr., United States Navy, 1945
Amount: up to $1000.

Eligibility: Any undergraduate major in Classics, Latin, Greek, or Ancient History and Classical Civilization who shows a sufficiently good knowledge of Greek or Latin to justify that he/she will help further the study of Classics. Awarded on the basis of merit and need by the Scholarship Committee of the Classics Department.

Velma Box Scholarship in Classics

Donor: E.O. Box Jr., and the Phillips Petroleum Company
Amount: up to $750.

Eligibility: Undergraduate or graduate students in the Department of Classics. Awarded on the basis of merit and need by the Scholarship Committee of the Classics Department.

James W. Edwards and Nancy T. Snyder Scholarship in Classics

Donor: Alexander A. Bueno-Edwards, Dudley R. Snyder, and John C. Snyder, 2007

Amount: up to $1000.

Eligibility: Undergraduate students in Classics. Preference is given to majors in Ancient History and Classical Civilization. Awarded on the basis of merit and need by the Scholarship Committee of the Department of Classics.

Ruth and Myron G. Kuhlman Scholarship in Classics

Donor: Myron G. Kuhlman
Amount: up to $1,500.

Eligibility: Undergraduates majoring in Classics, Greek, Latin, or Ancient History and Classical Civilization. Preference is given to students planning a career teaching Latin. The award is made on the basis of academic excellence, need, and the student's potential for a productive teaching career. Minimum requirements are sixty semester hours of undergraduate credit, a grade point average of 3.00, and a grade point average in Latin of 3.5. Awarded on the basis of merit and need by the Scholarship Committee of the Classics Department.

Mildred Masters McCarty Scholarship in Classics

Donor: Mildred M. McCarty, 1979
Amount: up to $1300.

Eligibility: Undergraduate or graduate students in the Department of Classics. Awarded on the basis of merit and need by the Scholarship Committee of the Classics Department.

Lourania Miller Scholarship in Classical Languages

Donor: Mrs. Lourania Miller, by bequest, 1961
Amount: up to $1000.

Eligibility: Undergraduates majoring in Classics, Greek, Latin, or Ancient History and Classical Civilization. Awarded on the basis of merit and need by the Scholarship Committee of the Classics Department.

Gareth Morgan Scholarship

Donor: Numerous donors, in memory of Gareth Morgan, 1996 and after
Amount: up to $2000.

Eligibility: Any undergraduate major in Classics, Latin, Greek, or Ancient History and Classical Civilization. Preference is given to students who wish to use the money to study in the Department's Summer Intensive Greek program.

Bestor Scholarship in Classics

Donor: Professor Paul Woodruff

Amount: $5000
            
Eligibilty: Any undergraduate student who has taken at least two courses in either Greek or Latin in the Department.  Preference will be given to students also majoring in Plan II and/or who intend to take further courses in Greek, Latin, Classical Civilization, Ancient History or Classical Archaeology.

Each of these scholarships is sometimes awarded to more than one student, depending on the pool of applicants. Each of these scholarships may be applied either for study during the long session or for summer study.

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