Classics Scholarships

Faculty in the Department of Classics award two scholarships to continuing students in the spring of each year. The amount of each award typically varies from $500 to $1000, which is credited towards the student’s tuition costs for the following year. Students may apply for more than one scholarship a year, if they have the necessary qualifications.

The Janice J. Gabbert Classics Scholarship

Purpose: Jan Gabbert served as chair of the Department of Classics for almost 20 years. After her retirement in 2004, this scholarship was established to honor her many years of service.
Eligibility: All Classics majors
Amount: TBD
Criteria: Financial need; special consideration to students pursuing academic opportunities such as study abroad.
Application Process: Interested students should follow the application instructions on the Raider Connect website. Finalist(s) will be chosen by the Classics Department Faculty.
Deadline: TBD. Award will be made in Spring 2016, for the 2016-17 academic year.


The William and Cynthia King Endowed Scholarship

Purpose: Bill and Cynthia King taught for over 35 years in the Classics Department. After their retirement in 2002, this scholarship was established to honor their many years of service.
Eligibility: All Classics majors
Amount: TBD
Criteria: This is a merit-based scholarship recognizing academic accomplishment
Application Process: Interested students should follow the application instructions on the Raider Connect website.  Finalist(s) will be chosen by the Classics Department Faculty.
Deadline: TBD. Award will be made in Spring 2016, for the 2016-17 academic year.