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American School of Classical Studies at Athens

The Brent Malcolm Froberg Scholarship provides funding for the Summer Session of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens.

Eligibility:  Eta Sigma Phi members who have received a Bachelor’s degree within the eight years prior to application (or shall have received it by June 1st of the current year) and who have not received a doctoral degree are eligible.  Note: In order to be valid, membership must have been registered with the national office of Eta Sigma Phi by the application deadline. For more information on eligibility, click here.

Amount: The Brent Malcolm Froberg Scholarship to the American School of Classical Studies at Athens has a value of up to $3,300, not including the remission of tuition by the ASCSA.  Eta Sigma Phi covers one-half of program fees and the American School remits the other half. Eta Sigma Phi will select either one recipient for the Summer Session or up to two recipients for the Summer Seminars. If two Summer Seminar participants are chosen, the scholarship will be divided equally between them ($1,650). Any remainder, beyond one-half of the program fees, goes to the recipient(s) for travel expenses. For additional information: Committee on the Summer Sessions, American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 6-8 Charlton St., Princeton, NJ 08540-5232.  https://www.ascsa.edu.gr/. E-mail: ascsa@ascsa.org. The annual deadline for applications to ASA is January 15th.

Selection: Eta Sigma Phi Summer Scholarship Committee selects winners; announced about April 1.

Application.  For scholarship application, click here.

Applicants must submit a transcript of undergraduate work, letters of recommendation, and a statement not to exceed 500 words to include purpose and reasons for desiring the scholarship.  Send applications and letters of recommendation to: 

Dr. Molly Pasco-Pranger
Department of Classics
P.O. Box 1848
University of Mississippi
University, MS 38677
(662) 915-7097 (work)
(662) 915-5654 (fax)

Electronic applications sent via e-mail are preferred to hard copies sent via the postal service.

Selection of recipients is made by the Eta Sigma Phi Scholarship Committee.  In selecting the recipient of each scholarship, the committee gives attention to the quality of the applicant’s work in Greek, Latin, and related courses; future plans in classical studies; and contributions to the activities of Eta Sigma Phi at the local and national level.

Annual Deadline for completed scholarship applications:  February 15th.