Department of Classical StudiesWestern Arts and Humanities

Scholarships & Awards

The following scholarships are available annually to students in the Department of Classical Studies:

Department of Classical Studies Scholarship for Honors Specialization Second Year

Awarded to a full-time student, currently enrolled in an Honors Specialization in Classical Studies module, with the highest standing in 2nd year, provided that the student has at least an 80% average. The Department of Classical Studies will select the recipient. Established through the Pickard Fund in Classical Studies held at Foundation Western. $500.

Department of Classical Studies Scholarship for Honors Specialization Third Year

Awarded to a full-time student, currently enrolled in an Honors Specialization in Classical Studies module, with the highest standing in 3rd year, provided that the student has at least an 80% average. The Department of Classical Studies will select the recipient. Established through the Pickard Fund in Classical Studies held at Foundation Western. $500.

Department of Classical Studies Scholarship for Honors Bachelor Double Major Second Year:

Awarded to a full-time student, registered in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities and currently enrolled in the Honors Bachelor degree with the highest standing in 2nd year of a double Major in Classical Studies, provided that the student has at least an 80% average in Classical Studies. Only students with 2.0 or more Classical Studies courses at the 2000-level or above will be considered. The Department of Classical Studies will select the recipient. Established through the Pickard Fund in Classical Studies held at Foundation Western. $200.

Department of Classical Studies Scholarship for Honors Bachelor Double Major Third Year:

Awarded to a full-time student, registered in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities and currently enrolled in the Honors Bachelor degree, with the highest standing in 3rd year of a double Major in Classical Studies, provided that the student has at least an 80% average in Classical Studies. Only students with 2.0 or more Classical Studies courses at the 2000-level or above will be considered. The Department of Classical Studies will select the recipient. Established through the Pickard Fund in Classical Studies held at Foundation Western. $200.

Department of Classical Studies Scholarship in Elementary Latin:

Awarded to the student, in the Faculty of Arts & Humanities, with the highest mark in Latin 1000 provided that the student has at least a grade of 80%. The Department of Classical Studies will select the recipient. Established through the Pickard Fund in Classical Studies held at Foundation Western. $150.

Department of Classical Studies Scholarship in Advanced Latin:

Awarded to the student, in the Faculty of Arts & Humanities, with the highest mark in Latin 2000 provided that the student has at least a grade of 80%. The Department of Classical Studies will select the recipient. Established through the Pickard Fund in Classical Studies held at Foundation Western. $150.

The Canadian Order of the American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association, London Lord Nelson Chapter Scholarship:

Awarded to the student who obtains the highest mark in Greek 1000. $200.

Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Community Scholarship:

Awarded to the student who obtains the highest standing in Greek 2000. $200.

Daughters of Penelope (Greek Community of London) Award:

Awarded to the student who obtains the highest mark in Classical Studies 3310F/G. $200.

Wilfrid and Zeta O’Donnell Travelling Fellowship:

Open to all undergraduates on a competitive basis entering the third year of an Honors Program at U.W.O. in Classical Studies, French or Modern Languages. Information available n the Department. Value: $2,000 (for study/travel abroad). Deadline: Before the last day of Class (no late submissions will be accepted).

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Eve Harp and Judith Wiley Classical Studies Travel Award

Awarded annually based on academic achievement to a full-time graduate or undergraduate student in Classical Studies, to assist with travel costs for research at libraries or sites anywhere in the world, but especially Greece or Italy. Preference will be given to graduate students.  The recipient will be selected by the Faculty of Arts and Humanities Scholarship Committee in consultation with the Graduate Chair of Classical Studies. This travel award was established through Foundation Western by Eve Harp (BA ’92) and Judith Wiley. Value: Number of awards will vary, valued at up to $750 each. Deadline:  Before the last day of Class (no late submissions will be accepted).

Archaeological Excavation Travel Fund Application

Awarded annually, based on academic achievement, for full-time graduate or undergraduate students in a Classical Studies program, in order to cover expenses to attend archaeological sites or archives. The recipients will be selected by a Committee in the Department of Classical Studies. This travel award was established through donations to the Department of Classical Studies. Value: The amount of award will vary with applications in any given year. Deadline:  Before the last day of class (no late submissions will be accepted).

Peter Kalen Award:

Awarded to the student who obtains the highest mark in Greek and Roman History courses. $500.


Links to External Scholarships, Awards or Bursaries

Western's Admission Scholarships

Western Arts & Humanities' Undergraduate Scholarships & Awards

Global Opportunities Awards