American Friends of Herculaneum (AFOH) Scholarships
Application DeadlineApril 10, 2021
The American Friends of Herculaneum (AFOH) are pleased to announce a competition for one or more research grants of up to a total of $2,000 available to graduate students and up to $1,000 to undergraduates, who may be facing financial difficulties as a result of the covid crisis. We invite applications from students whose work may be in any area that relates to Herculaneum: archaeology and archaeological science; heritage management; the environs; literature; history and reception; papyrology; and education concerning these subjects. Your work must have implications for Herculaneum specifically (i.e. not generally in the Bay of Naples).
An application shall consist of a letter describing the applicant’s research on Herculaneum and their particular research needs during the covid crisis, plus one letter of support from a professor or other supervisor. It is expected that awards will be followed by a brief written report. Recipients of these awards will be encouraged to contribute to Herculaneum Archaeology and/or to the American Friends of Herculaneum panel at an upcoming SCS/AIA meeting. Both letters should be addressed to Carol Mattusch, President of the American Friends of Herculaneum, at firstname.lastname@example.org , and delivered by 10 April 2021. Awards are projected to be announced by 1 May 2021
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- 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