Manson A. Stewart Undergraduate Award

Teachers of undergraduate students should remember to nominate their most outstanding young Classicists for the 2015-2016 CAMWS Manson Stewart Undergraduate Award. Every year CAMWS makes $1,000.00 awards (accompanied by a one-year membership in CAMWS) to a limited number of undergraduate students majoring in Classics at the sophomore or junior level at a CAMWS college or university. Nominees are expected to take a minimum of two courses in Latin or Greek (normally at least one per quarter or semester) during the junior or senior year in which the award is made.

Students are to be nominated by a department or program; no institution may nominate more than two students per year. The individual who fills out the nomination form on behalf of the department must be an individual member of CAMWS. Each nominee must fill out an application form, write a brief essay, and submit a college or university transcript and two letters of recommendation. Those who write the two letters of recommendations do not need to be CAMWS members. Applicants will indicate on their application the academic purpose for which they intend to use this award money (e.g., tuition, books, academic travel, etc.).

CAMWS is now accepting nominations and applications for the 2015-2016 Manson A. Stewart Awards. All nominations must be received by Friday, January 8, 2016.

If you represent a department wishing to nominate a student, you can do so by completing this on-line nomination form

Applications must be received on-line by Saturday, January 30, 2016.

If you have any questions, please contact the chair of the Manson Stewart Undergraduate Award Committee at

The recipients of this award are announced at the annual business meeting.

Recipients of the 2015 awards, in alphabetical order:

  • Alexandra Andre (University of Michigan)

  • Allison Ditmore (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)

  • Elizabeth Ridgeway (University of Georgia)

  • Edwin Robert (The University of Texas, Austin)

  • Jake Rohde (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)

  • Daniel Schlather (Kenyon College)

  • Emma Vanderpool (Monmouth College)

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