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  • Offered by
    Congress Bundestag Youth Exchange Program

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  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and be current high school students who will be between the ages of 15 and 18 at the beginning of the exchange program. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a four-point scale. Previous knowledge of the German language is not required. Selection is based on academic achievement, written and oral communication skills and temperamental suitability for adjusting to different cultures.
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Deadline
January 15
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$11,500 plus housing, board and fees
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  • Offered by
    American School of Classical Studies at Athens
    6-8 Charlton Street
    Princeton, NJ 08540
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must have completed at least one to two years of graduate study and must take exams in ancient Greek language, history and either literature or art and archaeology. Students must be able to read French, German, ancient Greek and Latin with an ability to also read modern Greek and Italian considered helpful. Applicants must be graduate students who are preparing for an advanced degree in classical and ancient Mediterranean studies or a related field. The fellowships provide study in Athens or Greece for nine months and may not be used for costs at the student's home institution.
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November 1
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$5,000-$23,000
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  • Offered by
    American-Scandinavian Foundation
    58 Park Avenue
    New York, NY 10016
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must have completed their undergraduate educations and have a research or study project requiring a stay in Scandinavia. Some language proficiency is required.
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June 1
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$2,000-$2,500
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  • Offered by
    American-Scandinavian Foundation
    58 Park Avenue
    New York, NY 10016
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. The award is given to the best English translation of poetry, fiction, drama or literary prose written by a Scandinavian author in Danish, Finnish, Icelandic, Norwegian or Swedish after 1800. Translations may not previously have been published in the English language.
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$1,000
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  • Offered by
    National Latin Exam
    University of Mary Washington
    1301 College Avenue
    Fredericksburg, VA 22401
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be gold medal winners in Latin III-IV Prose, III-IV Poetry or Latin V-VI on the National Latin Exam. Applicants must be high school seniors who agree to take at least one Latin or classical Greek each semester during their first year of college. A classics in translation course does not count.
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June 29
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$500
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  • Offered by
    American Translators Association
    225 Reinekers Lane
    Suite 590
    Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be graduate or undergraduate students or a group of students attending an accredited U.S. college or university. The project should have post-grant results such as a publication, conference presentation or teaching material. Computer-assisted translations, dissertations and theses are not eligible, and students who are already published translators are not eligible. Translations must be from a foreign language into English. Preference is given to students who have been or are currently enrolled in translator training programs. There is a limit of one entry per student. Applicants should submit entry forms, statements of purpose, letter of recommendation, translation sample with corresponding source-language text, proof of permission to publish from copyright holder and sample outline or other material demonstrating the nature of the work (if the project is not a translation).
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