American Friends of Herculaneum (AFOH) Scholarships

The American Friends of Herculaneum (AFOH) are pleased to announce scholarships for research on a topic related to Herculaneum (preferably) or other ancient sites around the Bay of Naples. Eligible topics include, but are not limited to archaeology, architecture, art history, conservation, history, historiography, papyrology, and philology.  Participation in field schools and photographic campaigns are also eligible.

AFOH scholarships are open to undergraduate students from all backgrounds. Minority and disadvantaged students are encouraged to apply. Awards to undergraduates will be US $1500.  Applicants must be members of the AFOH at the time of application; the recipient should remain a member at least until the end of the scholarship period. All application materials (including reference, transcript, application form, letter of application) must be received electronically by the AFOH president Professor Carol Mattusch: before April 1, 2019.

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Application Requirements:

  • Materials: Advisor/supervisor reference, transcript, application form, letter of application (iincluding project description, project dates, and budget with explanations)
  • Undergraduate student who is a member of The American Friends of Herculaneum

Successful candidates will be expected to submit reports of their activities to the American Friends of Herculaneum

Research Offering Type

Independent Research Grant

Research Offering Location

Research Eligibility: 

Undergraduate School

College Engineering LPS Nursing Wharton

Research Offering Source