Support for Professional Development
The Department of Classics has established a Graduate Student Educational and Professional Development Fund. All current Classics M.A. students are eligible to apply for funding to support professional, educational, and outreach activities related to their graduate studies. Examples of eligible projects include, but are not limited to: participation in, or hosting of conferences; courses or seminars offered outside the UA; fieldwork; internships; study/travel abroad programs; outreach efforts on campus or at the local or state level; research closely tied to the M.A. thesis. Funds cannot be used for subsidizing graduate school applications. For specific application details and criteria see, the link above!
Department of Classics Endowed Prizes
Norman Austin Outstanding M.A. Thesis Award
An annual cash award for the best M.A. Thesis in the Department of Classics (by faculty nomination).
Jim Doidge Graduate Student Greek Award/Latin Award
An annual cash award for outstanding work by a Classics graduate student in Greek or Latin courses (by faculty nomination).
Sandra Rhead Jones Graduate Student Latin Teaching Award
An annual cash award to support the Latin teaching pursuit of a graduate student in the Department of Classics (by faculty nomination).
Other Departmental Awards
Cynthia White Travel and Study in Italy Award
The Cynthia White Travel and Study in Italy Award will be given each year to a student pursuing a graduate or undergraduate degree in the Department of Classics at the University of Arizona. Awards shall be made to students participating in academic travel in Italy and/or study abroad programs in Italy. For more information, contact Professor White at email@example.com.
Society for Classical Studies (formerly American Philological Association) Outstanding Student Awards
- Certificates awarded to at least two outstanding graduate students annually (by faculty nomination).
- List of SCS outstanding Student Award Winners
Classical Association of the Middle West and South Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Classical Studies Award
- Certificates awarded to one or more outstanding graduate students annually (by faculty nomination).
- List of CAMWS Outstanding Achievement in Classical Studies Award Winners
Please consider donating to Classics at the University of Arizona, to help ensure that our students continue to excel. To discuss opportunities for giving, please contact the Head of the Department, Dr. Karen Seat at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can donate online or download and submit our donation form (PDF). Thanks to our entire Classics community for your support!
Awards and Scholarships from Outside Organizations
- The Classical Association of the Middle West and South offers a number of awards, grants, and scholarships for students (high school, undergraduate, and graduate) and Elementary and Secondary Teachers.