Classics Department
Marshall University

Maier Latin Scholarship

The Department of Classical Studies offers a scholarship for Latin majors enrolled in either the College of Liberal Arts or the College of Education. Here are the guidelines:

I. ELIGIBILITY:
Any student enrolled in Latin 204 or higher level of Latin at Marshall University with the declared intention of majoring in Latin at Marshall University. Students who are seeking a second B.A. degree from Marshall or who have already been graduated but are working toward teaching certification in Latin are also eligible to apply.

II. AMOUNT OF SCHOLARSHIP:
The total amount will be $2,000: $1,000 to be paid at the beginning of the fall semester and $1,000 at the beginning of the spring semester of the freshman year, providing the student earns at least a B in the fall semester advanced Latin and otherwise remains eligible for the scholarship.

III. SELECTION COMMITTEE:
The faculty of the Department of Classical Studies at Marshall in consultation with the Admissions personnel at Marshall.

IV. APPLICATION:
Each applicant must submit the following materials: 1) a brief essay (approximately 250 words) which explains the applicant’s reasons for majoring in Latin and future academic and professional plans; 2) a current, official copy of the applicant’s Marshall transcript and of any transcript from any other college/university at which the applicant studied Latin; 3) an application form available from the Department of Classical Studies completed by the applicant.

V. APPLICATION DATE:
All materials listed above must be sent to Dr. Christina Franzen, Interim Chair, Department of Classical Studies, Marshall University, Huntington, WV 25755 and must be received by 1 April.

If you want more information about this aspect of Marshall’s Classics program, please email us at classical-studies@marshall.edu.