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Semple, Grant, & Benario Awards

These three awards offer graduate students and teachers of Classics (Greek, Latin, Classical Art & Archaeology and Ancient History) at the pre-collegiate (primary, secondary, or high school) level the opportunity to advance research and/or pedagogical interests abroad in Athens, Rome, or other appropriate ancient site.

The Semple Award is a $4,000 fellowship for attending the summer session of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens.

The Mary A. Grant Award is a $5,000 fellowship for attending the summer session of the American Academy in Rome.

The Janice and Herbert Benario Award is a $3,000 fellowship that the recipient may apply to the summer travel program of his or her choice.

To be eligible for a Semple, Grant, or Benario Award, one must be a current member of CAMWS who either:

Priority for the Benario Award will be given to applicants interested in summer programs other than those of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens and the American Academy in Rome, which are normally funded by the Semple and Grant Awards.

An individual who wins a Semple Award or a Grant Award may not receive a Benario Award in the same year.

On-line Application Form must be received by Friday, January 31, 2014. A paper application is also available for downloading at the site for those preferring to submit an application by mail.

Questions regarding the application may be directed to Osman Umurhan, Chair of the Semple, Grant and Benario subcommittee, at umurhan@unm.edu.

2014 winners

Previous Recipients

Subcommittee on the Simple, Grant, and Benario Travel Awards

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