Fellowship Description and Guidelines

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2022 - 2024 Loeb Classical Library Foundation postdoctoral fellowships:


Name Project Title
Christina DiFabio    Urban Development and Elite Networks in the Hellenistic Eastern Mediterranean
Grace Erny      Inequality, Austerity, and Law in Archaic and Classical Crete
Grace Funsten    Hidden Verses: The Poetics of Roman Columbarium Epitaphs
Brian McPhee

   A Hymn for Heroes: Apollonius' Argonautica as Neo-Homeric Hymn

Evan Vance    Sacred Wealth and Institutional Development in Archaic Greece, 700-450 BCE


The Trustees of the Loeb Classical Library Foundation have announced the second round of funding of four two-year postdoctoral fellowships to be held in the academic years 2022–2024.  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 2020/21 or 2021/22.

Stipend: $50,000 plus reimbursements for health benefits (to $5000) 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.

Application Deadline (firm): February 15, 2022, 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 2022 degree candidates) TOC with page range of completed chapters, detailed statement in dissertation adviser’s letter on prospects for completion.


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