CANES Undergraduate Scholarships Call for Applications

All Classics, Classical Humanities, and Latin majors are encouraged to apply.

Students may apply to both scholarships but will only be awarded one.

All applications are due February 8, 2019.

Ruth M. Kuhlman Undergraduate Scholarship

Established in 1998 with a bequest from Myron George Kuhlman in memory of his wife, Ruth Miller Kuhlman (BS in Education ’32), this is a monetary award for undergraduates to benefit and advance their studies within the field of Classics. Total amount of award may be up to $2500 and the award may not be granted every academic year depending on quality of entries and availability of funds.

Gertrude E. Slaughter Summer Study Scholarship
A monetary award in memory of Gertrude E. Slaughter, author and widow of Professor Moses S. Slaughter 1896-1923, for undergraduate students to advance their studies at an accredited center such as the American School in Athens or the American Academy in Rome, or to participate in an active archaeological field project. Awards will be in the amount of up to $800.

To apply for either award, please submit the following materials in ONE pdf to Toni Landis: by February 8, 2019.

  1. Letter of Intent: 500 words or fewer

Please describe how you intend to utilize the award, which program(s) you have applied and/or been accepted to, and how you expect the experience to further advance your study within the field of Classics.

  1. Proposed Budget

Please include a brief overview of your potential budget for the program for which you have applied. Costs may include travel, lodging, registration, or any other associated costs of participation. If your total budget is over the maximum award amount, please indicate how you intend to fund the difference, including any other awards you are applying for.

  1. Unofficial Transcript

Students can find these here.

  1. Winners must provide proof of acceptance to their program, provide a summary of their experience upon return, and produce a thank-you note.

Questions? Contact Toni Landis: or Professor Grant Nelsestuen: