Greece Summer Classics Program 2013
Fulbright Foundation in Greece and ASCSA
Deadline: January 15, 2013
Number of Grants: 4 full grants will be awarded
Procedure: Interested applicants will need to apply for these grants directly with the American School of Classical Studies at Athens (ASCSA). Fulbright Greece will grant up to 4 (four) full grants upon the recommendation of the ASCSA.
For instructions on how to apply with the ASCSA please follow link below:
Overview: A brief overview of the program and related benefits follow. For specifics you must visit http://www.ascsa.edu.gr/index.php/programs/Summer
Level/Subject: Middle and high school teachers or college professors in the humanities and social studies or subjects that touch on the Greek world. A minimum of 3 years of teaching experience is required.
Language Proficiency: Greek is not required, but some ability useful. English will be the language of the seminar.
Itinerary: This physically demanding program visits between 75-100 archaeological sites and museums throughout Greece. Two site reports are required. These can be prepared in Athens using the facilities of the American School of Classical Studies. ASCSA does not grant credit, but an optional paper or exam allows the possibility for obtaining academic credit at the participant’s university.
Program Content: The program is a 6-week intensive seminar designed to deepen knowledge of the topography, archaeology, and monuments of Greece from ancient to modern times. Participants will learn how ancient sources and modern scholarship may be used to interpret archaeological discoveries.
Tuition Award: The grant will pay tuition for the grantees at the American School of Classical Studies which also covers partial room and board and all program related travel within Greece.
Transportation Award: Round-trip economy airfare from airport nearest grantee’s home. The maximum amount provided will be 1,800 U.S. Dollars. Any costs beyond this will need to be covered by grantee.
Other Allowances: Each grantee will receive a small cash stipend to cover miscellaneous expenses. Additional personal expenses will need to be covered by grantee.
Hotel accommodation: One or two nights of hotel accommodation will be provided immediately prior to the official start of the program and at the conclusion (if necessary for participants departing the next day).
Medical/Accident Insurance Coverage: All participants are required to present their own medical/accident insurance coverage which will cover them for their duration of their stay in Greece. If that is not available, the grant will cover up to 400 U.S. dollars per participant to purchase his/her own policy for the duration of their program. Participants will need to purchase these plans in advance and be reimbursed with proof of purchase.
Dependents: Not permitted.
Requirements for grantees and special notes
• Valid U.S. Passport for Duration of Stay in Greece
(Program duration is six weeks; grantees may remain in the country upon completion of their program for vacation and/or research purposes but any additional costs will be born on them. In addition, the absolute maximum duration of stay may not exceed a total of 90 days from the day of arrival in Greece or the Schengen Treaty area and will need to depart before or on the 90th day. Under no circumstances, shall Fulbright Greece assist with the issuance of resident permits or assume responsibility for the participants if they exceed the 90-day stay in Greece or the Schengen Area).
• Participation at Events Hosted by the Fulbright Foundation in Greece
Participants are required to take part at a working luncheon with Greek educators hosted by the Fulbright Foundation in Greece on June 17th, 2013 and the Fulbright Greece annual reception during that week in June.
Professor Christina Salowey, Chair Committee on the Summer Sessions