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The Robert V. Cram Award

University of Minnesota students majoring in Greek and/or Latin, and who will not have finished their degrees before the 2015-16 school year, are invited to apply for a scholarship honoring the memory of Robert V. Cram, who taught Classics at the University of Minnesota for many years.

The Department of Classical and Near Eastern Studies will make one award.

Application deadline: Friday, April 15, 2016

Application Requirements

  • Statement of personal and academic goals
  • Current transcript: may be unofficial
  • Two references: Names of two teachers, preferably of Greek and/or Latin, who are willing to provide a reference (a letter is not necessary).

Submit applications to:

Claire Anderson
Assistant to the Director of Undergraduate Studies
Classical and Near Eastern Studies
245 Nicholson Hall
216 Pillsbury Drive SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Questions concerning the award can be addressed to the Director of Undergraduate Studies, Prof. Oliver Nicholson (

Related Information

For more information or to declare a major or minor in a program offered by CNES, contact:

Oliver Nicholson
Director of Undergraduate Studies
245 Nicholson Hall

Erin West
Executive Ofc and Admin Specialist
245 Nicholson Hall