Fellowship Description and Guidelines

The 2023 - 2025 Loeb Classical Library Foundation postdoctoral fellowships application will open on November 7, 2022


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The Trustees of the Loeb Classical Library Foundation have announced the third round of funding of four two-year postdoctoral fellowships to be held in the academic years 2023–2025.  The details for of the competition for these fellowships are as follows:

The application portal is now closed.

Eligibility: Doctoral dissertation in the US or abroad in any area of classical studies, completed in the academic years 2021/22 or 2022/23.

Stipend: $52,000 per year plus reimbursements for health benefits (up to $5000 per annum) if needed, and for modest moving expenses (to $1500) where needed to take advantage of a Visiting Scholar status (on which see further below); $2000 research fund per annum.

Application Deadline (firm): February 19, 2023, all materials.

Residency: Fellows should aim to establish a visiting scholar relationship with an academic institution (in some cases the home institution may be the most suitable) in which they can best carry out their research program.

Application Materials: A cover letter; a proposal (maximum 1000 words) for a specific research project to be carried out during the term of the fellowship, including a rationale for the proposed academic affiliation (see above); curriculum vitae; 3 letters of recommendation (submitted online); writing sample (5000–10,000 words); (for 2023 degree candidates) TOC with page range of completed chapters, detailed statement in dissertation adviser’s letter on prospects for completion.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: James Loeb directed in his will that income from the Loeb Classical Library beyond that needed for the maintenance and enhancement of the Library eventually should be used "for the encouragement of special research at home and abroad in the province of Archaeology and of Greek and Latin Literature," and that awards should be granted "without distinction as to sex, race, nationality, color or creed."


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