APA Prizes, Awards, and Fellowships
Prizes and Awards
- The President's Award of the American Philological Association, established to honor an individual, group, or organization outside of the Classics profession that has made significant contributions to advancing public appreciation and awareness of Classical antiquity.
- The Charles J. Goodwin Award of Merit, named in honor of a long-time member and generous benefactor of the American Philological Association, is the only honor for scholarly achievement given by the Association
- Distinguished Service Awards, which acknowledge extraordinary service to the profession of classics and the American Philological Association.
- APA Awards for Excellence in Teaching at the College Level, to give special and public expression to the APA's commitment to honor and foster excellence in the teaching of the Classics.
- APA Awards for Excellence in Teaching at the Precollegiate Level, open to teachers, full- or part-time, of grades K-12 in schools in the United States and Canada who at the time of the application teach at least one class of Latin, Greek, or classics at the K-12 level.
- The APA Outreach Prize recognizes outstanding projects or events by an APA member or members that make an aspect of classical antiquity available and attractive to an audience other than classics scholars or students in their courses.
Interviews with 2010 Award Winners
The citations for the 2010 APA award winners are eloquent testimony to their excellence. But what do the winners themselves think about the job they do and how to do it? Along the lines of the former “Questions for . . .” column by Deborah Solomons in the New York Times Magazine and its successor, “The interview” by Andrew Goldman, President Kathleen Coleman set about finding out over the course of the year via Skype.
Click on the links below to read the Q&A for …
- Peter Anderson, winner of the 2010 Collegiate Teaching Award. (Read the citation here)
- Nita Krevans, winner of the 2010 Collegiate Teaching Award. (Read the citation here)
- Max Gabrielson, winner of the 2010 Pre-Collegiate Teaching Award. (Read the citation here)
- Peter Meineck, winner of the 2010 Outreach Prize. (Read the citation here)
- John Miller, winner of the 2010 Goodwin Award. (Read the citation here)
- David D. and Rosemary H. Coffin Fellowship for Travel in Classical Lands, established in 2004 by the friends and students of David and Rosemary Coffin to honor the skill, devotion, learning, and kindness with which they educated students at Phillips Exeter Academy for more than thirty years.
- The Thesaurus Linguae Latinae (TLL) Fellowship, supported by a generous grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, enables an American scholar to participate in the work of the Thesaurus Linguae Latinae Institute in Munich. Read more about this fellowship and the TLL itself.
- The Lionel Pearson Fellowship seeks to contribute to the training of American and Canadian classicists by providing for a period of study at an English or Scottish university.
- Minority Scholarship in Classics and Classical Archaeology, a program of the Minority Scholarship Committee.
- NEW Pedagogy Award for collegiate or pre-collegiate teachers of classics.
- NEW Zeph Stewart Latin Teacher Training Award for pre-collegiate teachers preparing for certification to teach Latin.
Last updated January 22, 2013.