Arthur Adkins Summer Research Fellowship

Provides funding for a research paper on the ancient world

Targeted to third-year undergraduates who are bound for graduate school, this fellowship provides means and opportunity for the writing of a superior research paper on any aspect of the ancient world from the Bronze Age through Late Antiquity. It may be used for travel to classical sites and collections or to other research centers, and/or for living expenses during a summer devoted to research between the third and fourth year. 



Deadline Information

Deadline: Monday, April 5, 2021

Eligibility Requirements

Third-year undergraduates, but this Fellowship is not limited to Classics majors and minors, or even to students of Greek and Latin, and although it may be used for research abroad, it does not require such research.  It does require that a student have a well-developed research project by the time of application.

Application Process

To apply for the Fellowship, please submit to our Administrative Assistant, Kathy Fox, by the Monday of second week of Spring Quarter of third year:


A current copy of your transcript, and


A statement of 2-3 pages outlining your project and its relationship to existing knowledge in the field, and


A plan of research, and


A provisional budget for the summer, and


A letter of recommendation from a faculty supervisor.