Scholarships

All scholarship applications must be submitted through AcademicWorks. Deadline for these scholarships is April 8th unless otherwise noted.

The Society for Classical and Comparative Studies Travel Scholarship

Two Scholarships of $750 each to be awarded. The Scholarships will be awarded by May 15 or September 15, depending on the date of the travel study program.

Eligibility: Classics or Comparative Literature majors or graduate students in good standing who will be continuing at SFSU or who will be participating in a university-approved overseas program and who will be attending such program before the award of their final degree at SFSU.

The John Ungaretti Translation Award

The first prize award is $350 and the second prize award is $150.

Eligibility: All Currently enrolled students at San Francisco State University are eligible to compete for awards in Greek and Latin translation.

Copies of these passages and guidelines are available in the Classics Department Office, HUM 377.

Examples of notable past winning translations:
A selection of eight poems from the Priapea, 2003

The Raoul Bertrand Graduate Scholarship

The number and amount of awards will vary from year to year. The recipient will be selected by May 15. The Scholarship will be awarded 1/2 Fall /1/2 Spring semesters.

Eligibility: Full-time graduate students majoring in Classics with a minimum GPA of 3.5 who will be entering or continuing studies at San Francisco State University in the Fall semester subsequent to the application deadline.

The Richard L. Trapp Undergraduate Scholarship

As a tribute to the civilizing and humanistic influence of Professor Richard L. Trapp, a scholarship of $1500 will be awarded. The recipient will be selected by May 15. The Scholarship will be awarded 1/2 Fall /1/2 Spring semesters.

Eligibility: Undergraduate student of outstanding merit majoring in Classics and/or Classical Archaeology and who will be continuing studies at San Francisco State University in the Fall semester subsequent to the application deadline.

The Richard L. Trapp Graduate Teaching Fellowship

As a tribute to the civilizing and humanistic influence of Professor Richard L. Trapp, two Fellowships of $3000 each will be awarded. The recipients will be selected by May, 15. The Scholarship will be awarded 1/2 Fall /1/2 Spring semesters.

Eligibility: Graduate student of outstanding merit - one in Latin and one in Ancient Greek majoring in Classics and/or Classical Archaeology and who will be continuing studies at San Francisco State University in the Fall semester subsequent to the application deadline.


Graduate Teaching Associate Position

Graduate Teaching Associate position involves teaching one or more discussion sections for a large undergraduate class, such as The Ancient World in Film.

Eligibility: Full-time graduate students majoring in Classics with a minimum GPA of 3.5 who will be continuing studies at San Francisco State University in the Fall semester subsequent to the application deadline.

Submit completed application, including personal statement and transcripts, to the department office in HUM 377 by April 7.

Graduate Associate Position

We expect to hire two or more G.A.s for Fall 2017 to

  • Work on the Lindgren Coin Collection, or
  • Serve as a Faculty Research Assistant

Eligibility: Full-time graduate students majoring in Classics with a minimum GPA of 3.5 who will be continuing studies at San Francisco State University in the Fall semester subsequent to the application deadline.

Submit completed application, including personal statement and transcripts, to the department office in HUM 377 by April 7.


Scholarships available to Classics Students through the Department of Anthropology:

Kiana Dressendorfer Scholarship in Archaeology

The Kiana Dressendorfer Scholarship in Archaeology is awarded annually to a SFSU undergraduate or graduate student to pursue their interests and education in the archaeology of any region of the world.  The scholarship in the amount of $500-$1000 will be awarded to the winner of an essay competition. This scholarship may be awarded to one applicant or in increments to more than one applicant.

Eligibility: You must be a currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate student in History, Classics, Anthropology and other related departments at SFSU with a minimum GPA of 3.0.  You must also be a continuing student enrolled in at least 6 units, during the upcoming Fall 2016 semester.

Applications and further information can be obtained from the Department of Anthropology by email, by phone (415) 338-2046; or by visiting the office at HUM 414.


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