ROME/ATHENS SUMMER SCHOLARSHIPS
This is a special opportunity for Club members to win scholarships of up to $3,000 toward the cost of study in the summer session of the American Academy in Rome, the American School of Classical Studies at Athens, or the Paideia Institute for study in Greece and/or Rome. All members with one year of paid membership in the Club are eligible to apply for the award. The award is open to secondary school teachers and graduate students. Interested individuals should obtain applications from the Academy, School or Institute, complete them, and send copies of all application materials by JANUARY 15, 2016 to Alan Shapiro, 345 E. 86th Street, 12E, New York, N.Y. 10028. For additional information contact Prof. Shapiro at: firstname.lastname@example.org
PRESIDENT'S GRANT ($500-$1,000)
Grants of $500-$1,000 are available to support projects promoting interest in classical antiquity in the New York area. We are especially interested in public lectures and theatrical productions. All applicants must be current NY Classical Club members. Deadline: February 1, 2016. For an application, contact Dr. Ron Janoff at email@example.com.
PHYLLIS WINQUIST TUITION ASSISTANCE AWARDS
These awards are bestowed by the NYCC in honor of a master teacher, Phyllis Winquist, to support candidates who are taking courses to acquire or improve skills in teaching Latin or Ancient Greek in grades 7-12. Candidates must be paid members of the NYCC at the time of applying and during the twelve months of the funded period. They must either be teaching Classics in grades 7-12 or show clear indication of doing so in the near future. All application materials must be postmarked by March 1, 2016. To request an application, please contact Vice President Jessica Anderson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
SPRING 2016 CONTESTS
High School Latin Sight Translations
This year’s Latin Sight Translation Contest for High School Students will be held on Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at 4 PM at Fordham University, Lincoln Center. Details are attached to this e-mail. Please visit https://sites.google.com/site/nycchssight/ to register students. The registration deadline is April 1st. E-mail Jessica K. Anderson (email@example.com) with any questions.
Oral Reading Contests in Greek and Latin
This year's Oral Reading Contests in Greek and Latin will be held on Saturday, April 9, 2016 at 2:30pm in 602 Hamilton Hall, Columbia University. Contact Prof. Katharina Volk of Columbia at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and to register.
College Latin and Greek Sight Translations
The College Latin and Greek Sight Translation will be held Friday, April 22, 2016 at NYU. Contact Prof. David Sider of NYU at email@example.com for more information and to register.
New York City Dionysia
The Annual Spring High School Theater Contest (a 20 minute adaptation of a classical drama) will be based this year on Aristophanes' Clouds and take place on Friday, April 15, 2016 from 5-7pm, at Fordham Prep's Leonard Theater on the Fordham University campus (Bronx, NY). For info and registration contact President Emeritus Matthew McGowan at firstname.lastname@example.org.