SCS Fellowships Available

Society for Classical Studies Funding for the Professional Development of Classics Teachers

The Society for Classical Studies (SCS) wants teachers of classics to be aware of the following programs that are intended to contribute to their professional development and the success of their students.  Click on the relevant URL below to see a full description of each program and detailed instructions for submitting applications.  The Coffin Fellowship is funded by an endowment established by former students of David D. and Rosemary H. Coffin.  The Pedagogy and Zeph Stewart Latin Teacher Training Awards are supported by income from the Society’s Gateway Endowment for Classics Research and Teaching.

David D. and Rosemary H. Coffin Fellowship

for Travel in Classical Lands

The Fellowship is intended to give secondary-school teachers of Greek or Latin in North America the opportunity to enrich their teaching and their lives through direct acquaintance with the classical world.  It will support study in classical lands (not limited to Greece and Italy).  Membership in the SCS is not a requirement.  The amount of the award for 2015 will be $2,750.  Application materials must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. (Eastern Time) on Friday, February 13, 2015

Pedagogy Awards

These awards are open to both collegiate and precollegiate teachers of classics. SCS membership is not required. The amount of funding available ranges from $500 to $2,500.  Possible projects include, but are not limited to, the following: attendance at a professional conference, purchase of teaching materials, study abroad.  Projects that received funding in 2013 and 2014 are described briefly at the URL above.  Deadline: March 2, 2015.

Zeph Stewart Latin Teacher Training Awards

These awards are open to those preparing for Latin teacher certification. SCS membership is not required.  Up to $1,500 is available for each recipient.  Deadline: March 2, 2015.