medalAwards and Scholarships

Department Classics and Ancient History

Undergraduate

Alumni Medal

First awarded in 1864 as the Alumni Gold Medal, it is offered each year by The Associated Alumni to the most outstanding Latin scholar among the undergraduates. The award is made by the Society upon the recommendation of the Department of Classics and Ancient History. No student may receive the medal twice.

Robert Ellis Dieuaide Cattley Prize in Classics

A prize established in 1991, in memory of the late Dr. R.E.D. Cattley, long-time Professor and Head of the Department of Classics and Ancient History, and Professor Emeritus, to be awarded annually to the undergraduate student or students in the Arts Faculty on the Fredericton Campus who have successfully completed 30 ch of courses with at least 6 ch of introductory Classics courses offered by the Department. The prize will be awarded on the recommendation of the Department of Classics and Ancient History and will be based on the student's overall interest and academic performance. The prize is funded by the family of Dr. Cattley, and by friends, colleagues, and former students.

William Stuart Macfarlane Prize

First awarded in 1930, a prize of up to $5000 is  awarded annually to a student or students entering their graduating year on the Fredericton campus who, in the opinion of the Department of Classics and Ancient History is/are the best classical scholar/scholars in Latin and Greek. The prize is funded by Mrs. Annie Macfarlane Logan.

Montgomery-Campbell Prize

This prize was awarded for the first time to the Graduating Class of 1889 and has been offered annually since in memory of George Montgomery-Campbell (Cambridge graduate) and former Professor of Classics at UNB (1861-1871). This prize has an annual value of up to $1,650 and will be awarded to a student or students on the Fredericton campus in the following order of priority: 1) to a student for Junior level (61-90 ch) Latin and Greek or for Junior level Latin only, if there are no eligible students in Greek; 2) to the best qualified student in the Classics Department registered as an Honours or Majors student in Classics; 3) to any other Junior or Senior level student taking courses in the Department of Classics; 4) to the student with the highest standing in the penultimate year of a Bachelor's degree program, regardless of Faculty.

Dr. Leonard Campbell Smith Memorial Prize for Ancient History

This prize is established in 1988, in memory of the late Dr. L.C. Smith, Professor Emeritus of Classics and Ancient History, to be awarded annually to the student on the Fredericton campus with the highest standing in any 12 ch in ancient history and historiography, and classical archaeology. The award will be made on recommendation of the Department of Classics and Ancient History. It is funded by friends and colleagues of the late Dr. Smith.

Viator Award

First granted in 1988, an annual award or awards of up to $2,000 is granted to a student or students in Classics and/or Ancient History on the Fredericton campus who has/have successfully completed at least two years or the equivalent (a minimum of 12 ch or equivalent) in Latin or Greek. The award is to be used for participation in an approved program of overseas summer study, archaeology or research, preferably in classical lands. It must be used within nine months of graduation. The award is to be made by the Department of Classics and Ancient History. The award was established by former Classics professor emerita, Mary Ella Milham.

Edna White Prize in Classics

In 1962 a prize of up to $800 was established to be awarded annually to one or more students, graduate or undergraduate on the Fredericton campus, who continue their studies in Classics and Ancient History and are deemed by the Department of Classics and Ancient History to be worthy recipients of these awards. The prize is funded by a bequest of the late Miss Edna White, former Alumni Gold Medal and Montgomery Campbel Prize winner, and Class of 1896 and LLD 1948.

Aristotle Scholarship

A scholarship of $800 is awarded annually to a student on the Fredericton campus who is enrolled in the Bachelor of Arts degree program and has declared a major or honours in Classics or Classical Studies. Selection is based on scholastic achievement. Awarding Agency: The University, on the recommendation of the Department of Classics and Ancient History. Donor: The Greek Canadian Community of New Brunswick.

Graduate

Athena Scholarship

A scholarship of $800  is awarded annually to a student on the Fredericton campus who is 1) enrolled as a graduate student in the Department of Classics & Ancient History, or 2) a graduate student in the Faculty of Art focusing on a topic in Hellenic Studies, or 3) a Classics graduate enrolling in the first year of a graduate program at another institution in any area of Hellenic Studies.  Selection is based on scholastic achievement.  Awarding Agency: The UNB Centre for Hellenic Studies, on the recommendation of the Department of Classics & Ancient History.  Donor: The Greek Canadian Community of New Brunswick.