The Mildred Morris Haines and William Elijah Morris Scholarships in Classics are provided by an endowment created by the late Dr. William Elijah Morris. The application deadline for these scholarships is March 1 of the year in which the award will be made. The Department of Classics will make awards in the three categories described below (in addition to the Haines-Morris Travel scholarship).
Haines-Morris Scholarship in Classics.
A scholarship funding full tuition at the in-state level to a promising student in the languages of Greek or Latin, or in Classical Archaeology, at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. The holder of the scholarship must study Latin or Greek or Classical Archaeology for two consecutive semesters and earn at least a B each semester. In awarding the scholarship, the department will give preference first, to students who plan to pursue a major or minor in Greek, Latin, or Classical Archaeology; second, to students who are prepared to study Greek, Latin, or Classical Archaeology at the upper division level for a full year; third, to extremely promising intermediate or beginning students in Greek, Latin, or Classical Archaeology.
Haines-Morris Awards in Classics.
Scholarships of $1500 awarded on a yearly basis to promising students of Greek, Latin, or Classical Archaeology at any level. The holder of the scholarship must study Greek, Latin, or Classical Archaeology, as appropriate, for two consecutive semesters and earn at least a B each semester.
Haines-Morris Prize in Classics.
Prize to be awarded to the recipient of the Moser Scholarship to guarantee full funding for tuition at the in-state level for the academic year. Students applying for the Moser Scholarship will automatically be considered as applicants for this award.