The Trustees of Eta Sigma Phi are pleased to announce the following scholarships.  Nota bene:  Separate application for admission to the desired program must be made to AAR, ASCSA, or VS.


The Scholarship to the Classical Summer School at the American Academy in Rome will have a value of $3,425. Programs Department, American Academy in Rome , 7 East 60 St. , New York NY 10022-1001 . E-mail:  Please contact AAR about appplication deadlines. 


The Brent Malcolm Froberg Scholarship to the American School of Classical Studies at Athens has a value of $2,700, which includes the remission of one-half of all fees by the American School .  Committee on the Summer Sessions, American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 6-8 Charlton St., Princeton, NJ 08540-5232. E-mail: The annual deadline for applications to ASA is January 15th.


At either of the above summer sessions, six semester hours of credit may be earned and applied toward an advanced degree in Classics at most graduate schools, provided that arrangements have been made in advance with the graduate school.


Eligibility:  Eligible to apply for the above scholarships are Eta Sigma Phi members and alumni who have received a Bachelorís degree within the last eight years, or shall have received it by the end of the current academic year, and who have not received a doctoral degree. Note: In order to be valid membership must have been registered with the National Office of Eta Sigma Phi by the application deadline.


The Theodore Bedrick Scholarship to the Vergilian Society at Cumaehas a value of $2,800, which includes the remission of one-half the tuition fee by the Vergilian Society.  Holly Lorencz , John Burroughs School , 755 S. Price Rd. , St. Louis , MO 63124. . E-mail: The annual deadline for applications is February 1st.


Eligibility for the Bedrick Scholarship:  In addition to those eligible for the first two scholarships are Eta Sigma Phi members who have sophomore or junior status during the current academic year and preference for the scholarship will be given to such undergraduate members.


Selection of recipients is made by the Eta Sigma Phi Scholarship Committee.  In selecting the recipient of each scholarship, the committee gives attention to the quality of the applicantís work in Greek and Latin, intention to teach at the secondary-school or college level, and contribution to the activities of Eta Sigma Phi at the local and national level. 


Application Form / Summary of Requirements


For futher information and questions related to these scholarships should be directed to  

Dr. Molly Pasco-Pranger
Department of Classics
101 Bryant Hall
Oxford, MS 38655
University of Mississippi
University, MS 28677
(662) 915-7097 (work)
(662) 915-5654 (fax)

The annual deadline for completed scholarship applications is  February 1st.  The recipients will be announced about March 15th.


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