Scholarships and Awards

Students in Classics and Classical Studies are eligible for many awards in the University and in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies. In addition, they are eligible for the following two Classical Studies awards.

1. The Classics Award is presented annually to a student who has completed at least 60 credits towards an Honours degree in Classics or Classical Studies and who has been judged by the Classical Studies Program as most deserving of the award on the basis of academic accomplishment

2. The Vanier College Convocation Prize is presented annually to a Vanier College student who graduates summa cum laude, has made an outstanding contribution to the life of the College and the University, and has received the highest grade point average in Classics or Classical Studies.

Promising students should consider applying for the Harry C. Maynard Scholarship in Classical Studies or the Harry C. Maynard Scholarship for Study in Classical Studies Abroad administered by the Ontario Classical Association. For details, consult its website under Scholarships. The deadline for applications is usually late October.

Students applying for entry to any M.A. Program in Classics, Ancient History or Ancient Philosophy in Canada may apply for the Desmond Conacher Scholarship, administered by the Classical Association of Canada. For details, consult the Coordinator of the Program and see the Classical Association of Canada website. Applicants must be Canadian students (citizens or permanent residents) intending to enter the first year of graduate studies in a classics or similar program at a Canadian university. Applicants must be less than 28 years of age on January 1st of the year of application. The main criteria are academic achievement, professional promise, and an appropriate undergraduate preparation.