Maier Scholarship



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 have demonstrated success in Latin courses are especially encouraged to apply.  Those 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.

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, providing the student earns at least a B in the fall semester advanced Latin and otherwise remains eligible for the scholarship.

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

APPLICATION: Each applicant must submit the following materials:

  • a brief essay (approximately 250 words) which explains the applicant’s reasons for majoring in Latin and future academic and professional plans;

  • 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;

APPLICATION DATE: All materials listed above must be sent to Dr. E.Del Chrol, Chair, Department of Classics, Marshall University, Huntington, WV 25755 and must be received by 17 March 2017.