Scholarships

All scholarship applications must be submitted through Academic Works. The deadline for these scholarships is May 2, unless otherwise noted.

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.

For copies of the texts and guidlines, please email clas@sfsu.edu.

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

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.

We regret that we will not be offering the Raoul Bertrand Graduate Scholarship for the 2020-2021 academic year.

As a tribute to the civilizing and humanistic influence of Professor Richard L. Trapp, a scholarship of $1,500 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.

As a tribute to the civilizing and humanistic influence of Professor Richard L. Trapp, two Fellowships of $3,000 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 involves teaching one or more discussion sections for a large undergraduate class, such as CLAS 260, Greek & Roman Mythology.

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.

Download Application for Classics Graduate Teaching Associates (PDF)

Graduate Associate Positions will:

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

Download Application for Classics Graduate Associates (PDF)

Kiana Dressendorfer Scholarship in Archaeology

The Kiana Dressendorfer Scholarship in Archaeology is awarded annually to a SF State 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-$1,000 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 SF State 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.