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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:

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

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


SPRING 2016 CONTESTS: dates and details to be announced

New York City Dionysia
The Annual Spring High School Theater Contest (a 10 to 15 minute adaptation of a classical drama) will be based this year on Prometheus Bound (attributed to Aeschylus, authorship disputed). Contact President Emeritus Matthew McGowan at for more information.

High School Latin Sight Translations
Contact Vice President Jessica Anderson at for more information.

College Latin and Greek Sight Translations
Contact Prof. David Sider of NYU at for more information.

Oral Reading Contests in Greek and Latin
Contact Prof. Katharina Volk of Columbia at for more information.


Not a member of the NYCC? Visit our membership page for details about joining.

Annual Winter Conference: Roman Dining and Cuisine January 30, 2016 at NYU Silver Center, Jurow Hall. Please visit our events page for registration details.



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