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Annual Summer Travel Scholarships

The Trustees of Eta Sigma Phi are pleased to announce the following scholarships. Nota bene: Separate application for
admission to the desired program must be made to AAR, ASCSA, or VS.
The Scholarship to the Classical Summer School at the American Academy in Rome has a value of $3,425.
Programs Department, American Academy in Rome, 7 East 60 St., New York NY 10022-1001. http://www.aarome.org/
summer/css/. E-mail: info@aarome.org. Please contact AAR about their application forms and deadlines.
The Brent Malcolm Froberg Scholarship to the American School of Classical Studies at Athens has a a value of
$2,900, which includes the remission of one-half of all fees by the American School. (Eta Sigma Phi pays half of all
fees and ASCSA the other half.) American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 6-8 Charlton St., Princeton, NJ
08540-5232. http://www.ascsa.edu.gr/. E-mail: ascsa@ascsa.org. Please contact ACSA about their application forms
and deadlines.
At either of the above summer sessions, six semester hours of credit may be earned and applied toward an advanced
degree in Classics at most graduate schools, provided that arrangements have been made in advance with the graduate
Eligibility: Eligible to apply for the above scholarships are Eta Sigma Phi members and alumni who have received a
Bachelor’s degree within the last eight years, or shall have received it before the end of the current academic
year, and who have not received a doctoral degree.
The Theodore Bedrick Scholarship to the Vergilian Society at Cumae has a value of $2,800, which includes the
remission of one-half the tuition fee by the Vergilian Society. Note: Only tours in Italy are covered by this scholarship.
Please contact the Vergilian Society about their application forms and deadlines. Antonio Leonardis, Landon School,
6101 Wilson Lane, Bethesda MD 20817. E-mail: vergsoc@yahoo.com.
Eligibility for the Bedrick Scholarship: In addition to those eligible for the first two scholarships are Eta Sigma
Phi members who have sophomore or junior status during the current academic year. Preference for the scholarship
will be given to such undergraduate members.
Selection of recipients is made by the Eta Sigma Phi Scholarship Committee. In selecting the
recipient of each scholarship, the committee gives weight to the quality of the applicant’s work in
Greek and Latin, intention to teach at the pre-collegiate or college level, and contribution to the
activities of Eta Sigma Phi at the local and national level.
Annual Deadline for completed scholarship applications: February 1st.
The recipients will be announced about March 15th.
Scholarship application information and forms are available on-line at
For futher information, questions related to these scholarships should be directed to Dr. Molly Pasco-Pranger, Chair
of the Eta Sigma Phi Summer Scholarship Committee, Department of Classics, 101 Bryant Hall, University of
Mississippi, University, MS 28677, (662) 915-7097 (work), (662) 915-5654 (fax), mpranger@olemiss.edu.

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