The Cotsen Traveling Fellowship for Research in Greece

American School of Classical Studies at Athens

Deadline: January 15, 2024

Website: https://www.ascsa.edu.gr

The Gennadius Library offers the Cotsen Traveling Fellowship, a short-term grant awarded each year to scholars and graduate students pursuing research topics that require the use of the Gennadeion collections.

The grant was established by the Overseers of the Gennadius Library to honor Lloyd E. Cotsen, former Chair of the Overseers and benefactor of the Library.

Eligibility:  Senior scholars (Ph.D. holders) and graduate students of any nationality.

TermsStipend of $2,000. School fees are waived for a maximum of two months. The fellowship stipend can be used to cover travel costs, housing, board, residence permits (if applicable), and other living expenses. The fellowship requires residency in Athens of at least one month during the academic year from September 1 to June 1. The recipient is expected to take part in the activities of the Gennadius Library and the School as a whole in addition to pursuing research. A final report is due at the end of the award period, and the ASCSA expects that copies of all publications resulting from research conducted as a Fellow of the ASCSA be contributed to the Gennadius Library.

Application Process


Submit an online application. The application includes a curriculum vitae; and a project description (up to 750 words) explaining the project and its specific relationship to the Gennadius Library or its collections, proposed dates, and a brief budget (not more than one page). Applicants should arrange for submission of two letters of recommendation by the application deadline.

For more information about the application, visit: https://www.ascsa.edu.gr/fellowships-and-grants.

The award will be announced March 15.

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