Scholarships and Awards

Applications and complete information for the scholarships and awards are available from the CAES scholarship chair. Completed nominations, applications, and supporting materials for all awards and scholarships are to be sent to:

    Kitrina Finlayson (magistrakatie@gmail.com)
    106 Chapel St.
    Canastota, NY 13032

A statewide committee, consisting of representatives from the constituent classical societies, encourages CAES award recommendations and scholarship applications from around the state. The committee also selects the candidates.


THE JOHN E. REXINE SUMMER STUDY GRANT

The John E. Rexine Summer Study Grant is awarded to a full-time Latin and/or Greek teachers to further his or her study of the Classics. Up to $1000 will be awarded annually.

The scholarship can be applied to a study program at a college or university, a study tour abroad, or research. Other proposals, projects or independent work--with evidence of the study, research or writing involved--will also be considered. The applicant's school must attest to the teacher's employment for the year following the award.

The teacher must be a current member of CAES and will make a presentation at the subsequent Annual Institute. An alternate will also be selected in the event that the first winner cannot complete his or her plan. The application and recommendations must be received by MAY 1.



THE TERRY WALKER SCHOLARSHIP

The Terry Walker Scholarship is awarded to a New York State high school graduate or to a student currently enrolled in a university or college in New York State, who has completed at least the sophomore year in college. Preference is given to a student who is preparing to teach Latin on the elementary or secondary level. Up to $1000 is awarded as a one-year grant. A previous recipient may reapply. The application and all supporting material must be received by MAY 1.




THE DONNA CADWELL INSTITUTE SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship consists of four grants of up to $250 each awarded to a member of CAES currently teaching Latin or Greek at a public or private institution who is attending the CAES Institute for the first time or has not attended in the past five years. Grants are to cover expenses incurred at the Institute. The deadline for the application is OCTOBER 1. Receipts are to be submitted after the Institute but no later than NOVEMBER 15.



THE GEORGE CONSTANTOU AWARD

This award recognizes an individual in the school or community who has actively supported a Latin program. A written recommendation and supporting materials should be received by MAY 1.


THE MORTON E. SPILLENGER AWARD

The Spillenger Award was instituted by CAES a number of years ago to commemmorate the long and devoted work of Morton E. Spillenger. For many years, Morton worked in the NYS Education Department Bureau of Foreign Languages. A faithful member of CAES, Morton worked unstintingly for this organization and for the well being of Latin studies in New York. The Spillenger Award is given annually to one of our members in recognition of outstanding contributions to this organization, and to the teaching of Latin and Classical Studies. The Award honors long and dedicated service and leadership in CAES. A written recommendation of the candidate's service and leadership serves as a nomination and should be received by SEPTEMBER 1.



THE LEO C. CURRAN IN MEDIAS RES AWARD

The Leo C. Curran in Medias Res Award is awarded to an individual currently teaching in another subject area who is pursuing New York State certification in Latin in a credit bearing course.  The award consists of $1500 which may be divided among up to three recipients per year.  A written recommendation, transcripts, and other supporting material must be received by MAY 1.




THE JUNE U. STILLWELL OUTSTANDING 
NEW YORK STATE LATIN PROGRAM AWARD

This award recognizes a Latin program of special merit. Information and an application are available upon request. The deadline for the application and supporting documents is MAY 1.