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Scholarships and awards

Scholarships

 

Anna Ager Memorial Scholarship in Classical Studies

A scholarship, valued at $2,000, is awarded annually to a full-time honours undergraduate student enrolled in Year Four in the Department of Classical Studies in the Faculty of Arts.  Selection is made on the basis of academic excellence (minimum 80% average in Classical Studies).  This fund is made possible by a donation from Dr. Sheila Ager and Mr. Bill Binney in loving memory of Anna Ager.

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Bessie Elnora Cleary Award

A prize of $250 to be awarded annually to the Classical or Medieval Studies student going to an accredited Teachers' College and with the highest academic mark. Preference is given to students applying to a Teachers' College in Ontario and who intend to teach at the Primary level.

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Cathy Jane Harrison Award

This award has been established by Classical Studies in honour of Cathy Jane Harrison, BA Hons 1999, winner of the Governor General's Silver Medal. It is presented, normally on an annual basis, to a graduating student who has demonstrated outstanding ability in one or both of the classical languages and literatures.

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Classical Studies Companion Prize

A prize of $100 presented annually to the student or students who have done most for other Classical Studies students as well as for themselves to enhance their formal learning experience.

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Classical Studies Essay Prize

The Department offers an annual prize of $100 for the best essay submitted in any course during the academic year. The top essays will also be entered in the national competition sponsored by the Classical Association of Canada.

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Classical Studies Prize in Greek History

A prize of $100 is awarded annually to the Classical Studies major obtaining the highest mark in Classical Studies 251.

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Classical Studies Prize in Roman History

A prize of $100 is awarded annually to the Classical Studies major obtaining the highest mark in Classical Studies 252.

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Classical Studies Prize in Visual/Material Culture

A prize of $100 to be awarded annually to the Classical Studies major who attains the highest mark in a course in ancient art and architecture.

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Classical Studies Scholarship for New Majors

A scholarship of $500 is awarded annually to a new major in any on campus plan in Classical Studies.

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Donald C. Mackenzie Prize in Latin

The Department offers an annual prize of $100 to the student who displays the highest excellence in Latin 102, 201 or 202. To be eligible for this prize, a student must enrol in a further Latin course at the University.

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Elwin N. Neuru MD Senior Latin Award

A prize of $250 to be awarded annually to the Honours Classical or Medieval Studies student obtaining the highest average in a minimum of two 300 level Latin courses in the third year of language study.  To qualify, the student must continue in a 400-level Latin course.

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Jacqui Spoth Greek Prize

A book prize is awarded annually to the student with the highest mark in Greek 201.

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NA Engineering Associates Inc. Research Travel Award in Hellenistic Studies

An award, valued at up to $1,500, is provided annually to a full-time undergraduate or graduate student who is enrolled in a program in the Department of Classical Studies. Candidates must write a 500-word letter to prove a need to travel to Greece in order to enhance their research in the study of Greece and Classical Greek heritage. Candidates must also be Canadian citizens/permanent residents, residents of Ontario and be able to demonstrate financial need. Interested students are asked to complete the Undergraduate International Experience Award Application or Graduate Student Award Application available from the Student Awards & Financial Aid and Graduate Studies Office websites. Applications are due February 1. This fund is made possible by a donation from NA Engineering Associates Inc. in support of the Waterloo Institute for Hellenistic Studies.

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Phyllis Young Forsyth Senior Scholarship

The Classical Studies Senior Scholarship has been established to honour an outstanding student in an honours or major plan in Classical Studies. With a value of $600, this scholarship is normally awarded each fall to a full-time student with at least 6 term courses in CLAS, GRK or LAT.

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R. L. Fowler Intermediate Greek Language Prize

A prize of $100 is awarded annually to the student who attains the highest mark in a Greek course beyond GRK 201.  To qualify for the prize the student must enroll in a further Greek course.

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Robert L. Porter Book Prize for Academic Achievement

A book prize is awarded annually to the graduating Classical Studies student displaying the greatest academic achievement.

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S.B.P. Haag Junior Greek Language Prize

A prize of $100 is awarded annually to the student who attains the highest mark in GRK 102.  To qualify for the prize the student must enrol in a further Greek course at the 200 - level. 

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St. Jerome's Book Prize for Best Essay in Medieval Studies

A book prize is awarded at the end of every academic year for the best essay written on a medieval topic by a student enrolled in a course taught at St. Jerome's.  Students registered at St. Jerome's University, Renison University College, and the University of Waterloo are eligible for this prize.

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St. Jerome's Prize for New Medieval Studies Majors

A prize of $100 is awarded annually to a new major in Medieval Studies. The prize is awarded to a student who demonstrates excellence in their medieval course work in the year they declare Medieval Studies as their major. Students registered at St. Jerome's University, Renison University College, and the University of Waterloo are eligible for this prize.

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