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Classics Scholarship

Classics Scholarship

Amount: $1000 - $5000 Per Year

Eligibility: High School Seniors and Transfer Students

Application available: August 1
Deadline to apply: December 1
Deadline to interview on campus: November 18
Deadline to interview virtually: December 14

Students who have applied to UD with an interest in studying Classics may compete for the award.

To Apply for the Classics Department Scholarship, you must:

  1. Apply for admission to University of Dallas.
  2. Complete the Classics Departmental Scholarship Application and submit at least two weeks prior to your campus visit and interview. Attach any supplemental material to the online application OR email to ojhernandez@udallas.edu.
      1. Submit the recommendation form from your high school or college Latin or Greek teacher.
      2. Submit your most recent high school transcript. 
  3. Once you have completed your application you will be instructed on how to schedule an on-campus interview with the Classics Department.
    1. The competition consists of a one-hour Greek or Latin translation test and an interview with the Classics Department faculty. 

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Renewability Criteria:

The Classics Department Scholarship is renewable annually for four consecutive school years, dependent upon the student's academic performance and the criteria stated below:

  1. Fulfill general scholarship renewal criteria.
  2. Complete three advanced courses within the Classics Department beyond the required language Core. Exceptions to this are possible, especially if a student elects to study Greek and must start at the elementary level. The exact number of required courses will depend on the student's placement in Latin and/or Greek upon arrival and will be determined by the Chair of the Department of Classics. Courses taken beyond the Core may count as electives.
  3. Begin Classics courses during the first semester freshman year and take at least one course each semester attending the Irving campus until the minimum is reached.
  4. Meet with the Classics Advisor each semester for approval of your course schedule until you have achieved the minimum course completion requirement.
Click here for more information about the Classics Department at University of Dallas.
 

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