Financing Study in the Mediterranean: Information for Graduate Students
Graduate Students who study or pursue research abroad during the academic year may receive their Princeton fellowship stipends with them, upon approval of their departments and the Graduate School. The American Academy in Rome and the American School of Classical Studies in Athens both have a limited number of graduate fellowships available. For further information concerning Fulbright grants and other external international fellowship opportunities at the graduate level, contact Elaine Willey, firstname.lastname@example.org, at 111 Clio Hall, X8-3033
Departmental and Other Sources of Support at Princeton
The Art and Archaeology Department has funds for Art and Archaeology concentrators' study/travel, excavation work, senior thesis and Ph.D. dissertation research. Contact the departmental office in 105 McCormick Hall, X8-3782.
The Association of Princeton Graduate Alumni supports graduate students for travel in the summer months to conferences where students will be presenting a paper or giving a talk. Contact email@example.com.
Funding for travel connected with the study of Classical Antiquity and for the study of Classical Greek and Latin is available from the Classics Department. Please see the Departmental Representative at the Department Office in 140 East Pyne.
The Joseph E. Croft Fellowship provides summer travel and research support for graduate students in the departments of Classics and Comparative Literature. Contact the Director of Graduate Studies in either one of these departments. Deadline: March 31.
The Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS) Graduate Summer Funding provides support to Princeton graduate students working in a wide range of disciplines for advanced language training, preliminary dissertation reconnaissance and dissertation fieldwork. Questions about PIIRS summer funding can be sent to Carole Frantzen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Curley Fund supports graduate students in the Department of Classics for travel to the Mediterranean. Contact the Director of Graduate Studies, Bob Kaster, 149 East Pyne Building, X8-3963, email@example.com
The Graduate School offers summer stipends for advanced post-generals graduate students in the humanities and social science divisions, including Ph.D. candidates in the Woodrow Wilson School and the School of Architecture. For more information contact Kit Chandler, 104 Clio Hall, firstname.lastname@example.org, X8-7029.
The Program in Near Eastern Studies has limited funds for graduate students pursuing language study (normally limited to Near Eastern languages). Contact the Program Office in Jones Hall, X8-4272.
The Parthenos Fund is open to all degree candidates at the University who want to further their study of the ancient world. Preference is given to those who intend to study or do research at the American School in Athens and to those who need to improve their language skills through summer study. This covers the study of Latin or of an academic modern language at a recognized summer program in this country or in Europe. Applications are available in the Classics Department, 141 East Pyne, in the Spring.
Several summer programs described in this booklet offer a few scholarships. More information is available from the Study Abroad Handbook, available from Dean Kanach's office at 408 West College.
Support from Outside Princeton
The Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation offers a special program of grants and scholarships for scholars, researchers and students of the humanities. They offer support for one to six months of research in Greece. There are also scholarships for up to twelve months of postgraduate or doctoral study in Greece for foreign students of the humanities and fine arts. For more information contact the Program in Hellenic Studies or write directly to the Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation, 7 Eschinou Street, 105 58 Athens, Greece, telephone: (30.1) 331.0900; fax: (30.1) 323.6044, e-mail: email@example.com
The American School of Classical Studies at Athens offers The M. Alison Frantz Fellowship, formerly known as the Gennadeion Fellow in Post-Classical Studies, was named in honor of photographer and archaeologist, M. Alison Frantz (1903 –1995) whose photographs of antiquities are widely used in books on Greek culture. The Frantz Fellowship is awarded to scholars whose fields of study are represented by the Gennadius Library in Athens, i.e. Late Antiquity, Byzantine Studies, post-Byzantine Studies, or Modern Greek Studies.
The Foundation for Hellenic Studies operates under the auspices of the American Hellenic Institute in Washington, D.C. Its main objective is to provide support to qualified individuals, institutions, programs, and projects advancing the study of Greece and Cyprus in the United States. Award categories include: travel grants for post-doctoral and other established scholars; dissertation research and writing grants for Ph.D. candidates; publication grants; workshop and conference grants; support of Modern Greek programs; library grants; and teaching aids grants. For further information, including deadlines for application, visit http://www.hri.org/FHS/grants.html or contact: Dr. Van Coufoudakis, 1220 16th Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036; telephone: (202) 785-8430, Fax: (202) 785-5178, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Greek State Scholarship Foundation offers a limited number of scholarships for foreign nationals for postgraduate studies in Greece. Eligibility is limited to candidates who are doing doctoral dissertations, post-doctoral research, or a specialization in fine arts. Guidelines and application forms are available in the Hellenic Studies office, as well as from the State Scholarship Foundation (I.K.Y.), 14 Lysikrates Street, 105 58 Athens, Greece, telephone: 011 30.1 3254.385, fax: 011 30.1 3221.863
The Republic of Cyprus gives scholarships for graduate students in the social sciences and the humanities doing research on aspects of the history and culture of Cyprus. Monthly stipends are for field work of up to two months in length. For additional information: Modern Greek Studies Program, University of Minnesota, 325 Social Sciences Tower, Minneapolis, MN 55422, telephone: 612-624-4526, fax: 612-626-2242, e-mail: email@example.com
The Greek Ministry of Culture has a special program of grants to translators and publishers to encourage the publication of translations of twentieth century Greek literature. Application forms are available in the Hellenic Studies office.
The State Scholarships Foundation (I.K.Y.) announces that it will offer up to sixty scholarships to foreigners (or foreign nationals of Greek descent) from countries worldwide in order to attend courses and seminars in the Modern Greek Language and Culture. Contact Georg Apost. Pavlakos, Gen. Secretary ODEG, Farantaton 31 * 115 27 Athens - Hellas, Tel. 0030 210 77 - cel. 0030 697 330 99 25, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Stanley J. Seeger Fellowships for Study and Research in Greece
After exploring all other sources of support, Princeton graduate students may also apply to the Program in Hellenic Studies for a Stanley J. Seeger Fellowship for study and research in Greek lands. The Committee looks for evidence of a serious commitment to the study of Hellenic civilization and for a program that makes sense in terms of a student's overall educational objectives. Awards are made on a competitive basis. The deadline for graduate students coincides with the Graduate School deadline. Applications for Seeger Fellowships are available online.
Additional information on many academic programs and all study or research opportunities in Greece (including the names and reports of past Princeton participants) can be found on the webpage or at the office of:
The Program in Hellenic Studies
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