Loyola University Chicago

Department of Classical Studies

Departmental Scholarships and Funding


Student Research and Project Support

Thanks to the generosity of alumni and friends of the Department, funds are available to support research and other academic endeavors by Classical Studies students. To apply, download a Student Funding Application and follow the attached instructions. This funding is available to majors, minors, and post-baccalaureate students in the Department. Read about some recent student work here

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Classical Studies Scholarship

The Constance Long Spalding Scholarship Fund is available to students in the College of Arts and Sciences, with preference for students with a major or minor in Latin and/or Greek or another Classical Studies program. The scholarship is awarded in the fall towards spring semester tuition.

Events and Outeach Funding

The Callahan Fund for the Promotion of Classical Studies, named for distinguished alumnus John F. Callahan (A.B. 1933, A.M. 1934), allows the Department to host guest speakers, run workshops and conferences, and put on other programming of interest to the wider community. 

John Callahan briefly returned to teach at his alma mater after taking his PhD from the University of Chicago, and then became Associate Professor and Professor of Classics and Philosophy at Georgetown University. Read more about his career here.

Student Prizes and Contests

To learn more about the Departmental Essay and Translation Contests, Key Awards for students, the Eta Sigma Phi Honors Society chapter, and awards sponsored by professional organizations, see our "Prize Competitions and Awards" Page under "About Us."

This page updated 4 November 2021