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Applications should be sent to:

Scholarship Committee
Department of Classics
1101 McClung Tower
University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN 37996-0413

The scholarship program of the Department of Classics is administered by a committee consisting of the faculty of the department at the University of Tennessee. The application deadline for the scholarships for travel and study abroad is February 1. The application deadline for all other scholarships is March 1 of the year in which the award will be made.

For all scholarships, the application must include:

  1. a brief essay describing the applicant's preparation and interest in classical studies
  2. a letter of recommendation from a classics professor or high school Latin teacher
  3. a copy of the student's current university or high school transcript.

A cover letter should name the specific scholarships for which the student wishes to be considered.

The Department of Classics welcomes applications from current students who have excelled in its courses. We also welcome applications from students who have excelled in Latin or Greek at the high school level as well as from transfer students who have studied Latin or Greek at the college level. The department is particularly interested in receiving applications from students from populations under-represented at the University of Tennessee.

Please direct any questions to the department head at the departmental address, by phone at (865) 974-2723, or or by email at

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