ROME/ATHENS SUMMER SCHOLARSHIPS
This is a special opportunity for Club
members to win scholarships of up to
$6,000 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
in the third consecutive year of paid
membership in the Club are eligible to
apply for the award, although preference
will be given 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, 2015 to Prof. Matthew McGowan, Dept. of
Classics, Fordham University, Bronx, NY
10458. For info: email@example.com.
PHYLLIS WINQUIST TUITION ASSISTANCE
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, 2015, and mailed to
Ms. Kathleen Durkin, Maspeth High School, Department of Latin, 54-40 74th Street, Maspeth, NY 11373-4702. Please contact Vice-President, Kathleen Durkin, for more information
and an application for the scholarship at firstname.lastname@example.org.
$500-1,000 are available to support
projects promoting interest in classical
antiquity in the New York area. All
applicants must be current NY Classical
Club members. Deadline: February 1, 2015. For info, contact Matthew McGowan at email@example.com.
Oral Reading Contests in Greek and
Date & Place: Saturday, April 11, 2:30pm. 602 Hamilton Hall, Columbia University. For details and information, contact Prof. Katharina Volk of Columbia University: firstname.lastname@example.org.
School Latin Sight Translations:
Date & Place: Wednesday, April 15th, 4-6pm. Fordham University, Lincoln Center. For details and information on the five levels of exams - Caesar, Cicero, Ovid, Horace, Vergil - contact Kathleen Durkin: email@example.com
College Greek and Latin Sight
Details TBA. Contact Prof. David Sider of NYU if interested: firstname.lastname@example.org.
NY City Dionysia: High School
Classical Theater Contest
A Classical Theater Competition for High School Students. This year's play: Sophocles, Oedipus Rex. Friday, May 1, 2015, 5-7pm at Fordham Preparatory School (on the Bronx campus of Fordham University). Adapt Sophocles' canonical tragedy to a 15-20 minute performance. Indulge your creative genius! Aim to entertain and to instruct!