Ethel S. Cook Travel Grants

The Department of Classics holds an annual competition for scholarships to support travel abroad for programs that specialize in fields covered by Classical studies.  These include Mediterranean archaeology and art history, ancient history, and studies in Greek and Latin literature and documents.  Relevant programs include, but are not limited to, those associated with the American School of Classical Studies in Athens, the American Academy in Rome, College Year in Athens, the Intercollegiate Center in Rome, American Research Center in Sofia (Bulgaria), and archaeological field schools, such as Rutgers University Archaeological Field School in Italy.  Rutgers students with GPA averages of 3.3 or better are eligible.  Applications will be accepted for programs in:  the summer, fall or spring semesters, or for an academic year.  2024 applications must be submitted by Tuesday, February 20, 2024. For more information, please go to:

pdf Ethel S. Cook Travel Scholarship Application (176 KB)

Rutgers Study Abroad In Italy

Rutgers offers a summer study abroad program in Italy.  This is a five-week course based in central Italy with an opportunity to be involved in archaeological excavation.

To learn more, please visit their website:
Archaeological Field School

Other Programs

These are four other programs we particularly recommend. Please consult their websites for more information: