Applicants to Greek and Roman Studies are eligible for a wide variety of Scholarships

Scholarships and Bursaries for Greek and Roman Studies are coordinated through Carleton’s Awards Office.

Greek and Roman Studies Entrance Scholarships and Bursaries

Carleton Entrance Scholarships

Entrance Scholarships are worth up to $4000 per year. They are awarded automatically, based on your high-school grades.

Carleton Prestige Scholarships

Prestige Scholarships are worth up to $7500 per year. Prestige Scholarships are not awarded automatically. We strongly encourage students with over a 90% average to apply for a prestige scholarship.

 Pamela and Richard Joho Scholarship

The Pamela and Richard Joho Scholarship is awarded annually to an outstanding student entering the Bachelor of Humanities, Bachelor of Arts in Greek and Roman Studies, or the Bachelor of Arts in Religion in the College of the Humanities (or any additional undergraduate degree program in the College of the Humanities) at Carleton University. Eligible students must be Canadian Citizens or permanent residents of Canada (landed immigrant or a protected person) and must demonstrate a strong academic background and participation in extra-curricular activities.  Students who study abroad as part of any undergraduate degree program within the College of the Humanities are eligible to hold this scholarship in their year abroad. This scholarship is renewable up to four years. Application is required.
Application is required.

Pamela and Richard Joho Leadership Bursary

Ontario high school students admitted to the Bachelor of Humanities, Bachelor of Arts in Greek and Roman Studies, or the Bachelor of Arts in Religion with the College of the Humanities (or any additional undergraduate degree program in the College of the Humanities) at Carleton University are considered.
Application is required.

Maurice Price Foundation Scholarship

Endowed in 2015 by the Maurice Price Foundation.

Awarded annually to one outstanding student entering or proceeding from one year to another in a Bachelor degree program within the College of the Humanities at Carleton University. Preference will be for a student in financial need.

Maurice Price Foundation Award 

Awarded annually, on the recommendation of the Director of the College of Humanities, to one outstanding student entering or proceeding from one year to another in a Bachelor degree program within the College of the Humanities at Carleton University.
Preference will be for a student in financial need. Endowed in 2016 through the generosity of the Maurice Price Foundation.

Greek and Roman Studies Scholarships for Continuing Students

Coulson Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually, on the recommendation of the Chair of the Department of Classics, to an undergraduate student proceeding from one year to another of a Classics program. This award was endowed in 1990 in memory of Maria Pia Coulson and Tom Hunter Coulson.

Donor: The estate of Louisa Gallo.

Robert E. Osborne Scholarship In Classical Greek

Awarded annually, when merited, on the recommendation of the Advisor for the Greek and Roman Studies program, to a student who has demonstrated excellence in the study of classical Greek.

Endowed in 2009 by John Osborne, in memory of his father Robert E. Osborne, former faculty member at Carleton University.

Jesse Rottenberg Award in Latin Studies

Awarded annually on the recommendation of the Department of Greek and Roman Studies to an outstanding student enrolled in any degree program at Carleton University who has demonstrated excellence in the study of Latin in the Department of Greek and Roman Studies.

Established in 2012 by Jesse Rottenberg, B.A. 2012.

Maurice Price Foundation Travel Bursary

Endowed in 2016 through the generosity of the Maurice Price Foundation.

Awarded annually on the recommendation of the Director of the College of Humanities to students who are travelling abroad for study in fulfillment of their curricular requirements, or as part of organized travel through the College. Such initiatives may include attendance at archeological summer field schools, travel courses offered through the College, group trips associated with the College or other travel opportunities approved by the Director.

Maurice Price Foundation Summer Research Internships (*New Spring 2018)

Internships will be made available annually by the Director of the College of the Humanities, to promising, full-time students proceeding from one year to another in a program within the College of the Humanities. These internships are intended to assist full-time returning undergraduate students in gaining summer research experience. Application is required. Endowed in 2016 through the generosity of the Maurice Price Foundation.

Students are invited to submit a research project that they propose to work on during the summer of 2018 in collaboration with a College faculty member. This summer we have one internship worth $3000, for which the awardee is expected to conduct 120 hours of research.

Interested students should send an application by email with the following information to the College Director (shane.hawkins@carleton.ca):

  1. Resume
  2. Academic audit
  3. Detailed description of proposed research project (no more than one single-spaced page), setting out the project you would like to research and what skills and experiences you hope to gain through this program

A statement of support from College faculty member who is willing to supervise the project is also required, and may be sent separately. At the end of the internship the awardee is expected to submit a brief summary of research that may be posted on the College website. The deadline for 2018 has passed.

National Archaeological Museum, Athens.

National Archaeological Museum, Athens.

Graduate Scholarships Available

Cornell University Doctoral/Postdoctoral Diversity Fellowship

Cornell University Doctoral/Postdoctoral Diversity Fellowships.
Posted Oct 19, 2012

The Desmond Conacher Scholarship

Call for applications — This scholarship is offered in memory of Desmond Conacher, formerly Professor of Classics at Trinity College, Toronto, Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, and Honorary President of the Classical Association of Canada. Its purpose is to assist and encourage a young scholar entering graduate studies in classics. The scholarship is administered by the Classical Association of Canada. One award of $2,500 is offered each year.

Eligibility and criteria — Applicants must be Canadian students (citizens or permanent residents) intending to enter the first year of graduate studies in a classics or similar programme at a Canadian university. Specializations within the general area of classics such as ancient history, ancient philosophy, and classical archaeology are eligible. Applicants must be less than 28 years of age on January 1st of the year of application. The main criteria are academic achievement, professional promise, and an appropriate undergraduate preparation.

Application procedure — Applications should reach Professor Patrick Baker no later than April 1st at this address: Professor Patrick Baker, Chair, CAC Awards Committee, Départment d’histoire, Pavillon Charles-De Koninck, 1030, avenue des Sciences humaines, local 5307, Université Laval, Québec, QC, G1V 0A6. For full details of the items required for an application,please follow this link to the relevant page on the CAC/SCEC website.

Further information — Questions should be addressed to the Awards Committee chair, Professor Patrick Baker.

Centaur and Lapith in combat. Parthenon Metope. British Museum, London.

Centaur and Lapith in combat. Parthenon Metope. British Museum, London.

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