The university has suspended all university-sponsored international and non-essential domestic travel until further notice. The Department of Classics Scholarships and Awards cannot be used to fund student travel until further notice.
The majority of Department of Classics scholarships are open to Ohio State undergraduate majors in Classics (Classical Humanities, Greek, Latin, Greek and Latin), Ancient History and Classics, and Modern Greek and Department of Classics graduate students. The Tim Neustadt Graduate Research Fund is open to any graduate or professional student enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences who is studying Greek, Latin, and/or Modern Greek in the Department of Classics. The Phaedon John Kozyris and Litsa Kozyris Award is open to any undergraduate or graduate student in any department or program at Ohio State upon completion of at least two semesters of Modern Greek.
The merit based undergraduate scholarships applications are due August 31, 2020, and the study abroad travel awards applications are due April 1, 2020.
Note to undergraduate students. These are student financial aid scholarships. If you already received the maximum financial aid to meet your Estimated Cost of Attendance at OSU, you will not qualify to receive additional scholarship funds. Therefore, before you apply, please check with the financial aid office or in Buckeyelink if you already received the maximum financial aid for this academic year.
To apply, visit the online Scholarships and Awards Application. Please note that this application cannot be saved and revisited.
Department of Classics Scholarships and Awards
The Charles L. Babcock Rome Scholarship Fund
Awards to one or more deserving graduate or undergraduate student(s) of the Classics to fund academic travel and/or research to Rome or Italy, such as attendance at The American Academy Summer Session or The Intercollegiate Center for Classical Studies or for the purpose of conducting appropriate research projects. Applicants are invited to apply at any time and to coordinate application for the award with application for the desired international program.
Classics Graduate Student Award Program
Designed to enhance opportunities for graduate students in the Department of Classics to conduct research by offering financial support of up to $500 on a competitive basis.
Rebecca Lucile Cornetet Scholarship
Merit-based scholarship support to an undergraduate student for the study of Greek and Latin, with a preference for Latin. Selection is made on the basis of total academic record and achievement in the major program.
The Roberta Elliott Wantman Endowment Fund
Every other year (in odd years), the fund supports graduate or undergraduate student travel in the Mediterranean world. Preference will be given to students conducting interdisciplinary research in Classics, Near Eastern Studies, and in other fields that study ancient Mediterranean cultures, for example students in the CANE program.
The Phaedon John Kozyris and Litsa Kozyris Award
Competition for the Kozyris Award is open to any undergraduate or graduate student in any department or program at Ohio State upon completion of at least two semesters of Modern Greek (one of them past the first year). The Award may be used to pursue a formal program of student in Modern Greek language or research in Greece in any academic field.
The David J. Neustadt Scholarship Fund in Greek and Latin
Merit-based scholarship support to an undergraduate student majoring in Greek and Latin. Selection is made on the basis of total academic record and achievement in the major program.
The Tim Neustadt Graduate Research Fund
The fund provides an award to a graduate or professional student enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences who is studying Greek, Latin, and/or Modern Greek in the Department of Classics. Awards may be used for study abroad fees and travel expenses, as well as additional educational expenses.
Best Undergraduate Paper in Classics
A prize of $300 is awarded annually to the writer of the best paper written by an undergraduate student for a Classics, Greek, or Latin course during the past year. Recipient is selected from nominations made by the faculty. A prize of $150 is awarded to the writer of the second best paper.
The John Vaughn Travel Award
An award of $500 for an undergraduate or graduate student of Classics to travel to Greece to participate in a program or course of study that contributes to the student's undergraduate major or graduate degree program. Applicants are invited to apply at any time and to coordinate application for the award with application for the desired international program.
The A.G. Woodhead Prize
A prize of $300 is awarded annually to the writer of the best graduate student research paper. Recipient is selected from nominations made by the faculty. Any paper written for any 6000-7000 level course, or presented as a Master’s paper or independent research paper.
The San Daniele Summer School in Latin Palaeography Fund
This fund supports students who plan to take part in the Summer School in Latin Palaeography at the Biblioteca Guarneriana in San Daniele del Friuli, Italy. Students applying should have taken a 5000-Level Medieval Latin course and should also have a background in advanced Latin palaeography and codicology.
The Nicholas D. Diamantides Modern Greek Studies Award
The Modern Greek Studies Faculty will nominate graduating Modern Greek students for distinction. This is a small, non-cash award (normally a book).
- College of Arts and Sciences Scholarships and Awards. Undergraduate and graduate scholarship opportunities are open to Arts and Sciences students who are currently enrolled at The Ohio State University Columbus campus.
- Office of Financial Aid support (SFA)
- Office of International Affairs support (OIA)
- Council of Graduate Students Funding support
- Undergraduate Research Office support
- Undergraduate Student Goverment Academic Enrichment Grants