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Caryatids on the Porch of the Maidens of the Erechtheion on the Akropolis in Athens, Greece.







Summer funding & outside awards

The department offers a small number of grants to assist undergraduate majors and graduate students who wish to participate in study abroad and summer programs in the classics. Various outside funding sources are also available. Both undergraduates and graduate M.A. candidates are encouraged to seek outside funding whenever possible.

Internal funding

The Tulane Department of Classical Studies gives grants, typically ranging from $500 to $1500, to qualified Tulane undergraduate majors and graduate students in its department to help defray expenses associated with summer research or study in programs deemed appropriate by the department. To apply for such a grant, students should send a letter, outlining the project or program and a budget, to the Undergraduate Advisor. See our guidelines for department summer grant applications.

External funding

APA Minority Scholarships
The Committee on Minority Scholarships of the American Philological Association (APA) invites applications from minority undergraduate students for a scholarship to be awarded each summer. The purpose of the scholarship is to further an undergraduate's preparation for graduate work in classics. Eligible proposals might include (but are not limited to) participation in classical summer programs or language training at institutions in the U.S, Canada, or Europe. The maximum amount of the award is approximately $4,000. Check the APA website for details and deadline information.

Jane C. Waldbaum Archaeological Field School Scholarship
This scholarship awarded by the Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) provides $1000 to help pay expenses associated with participation in an archaeological field work project (minimum stay one month).The Waldbaum Scholarship is awarded to junior and senior undergraduates and first-year graduate students only. Check the AIA website for up-to-date information on scholarship amounts and deadlines.


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