2014 Smith College academic prizes available

Each year at Smith, students in all classes (and—in some cases—alumnae) can compete for academic prizes by submitting application materials to the department responsible. Prize winners are announced at the Ivy Day Awards Convocation in May.

Here are some of the available prizes with international flair:

Alice Hubbard Derby Prize, awarded to a member of [...]

Anita Volz Wien ’62 Global Scholars Fund

Planning to study abroad in a non-English-speaking country? Want to enrich your experience with an intercultural internship of your own choosing? The Anita Volz Wien ’62 Global Scholars Fund is a merit-based award to encourage Smith students who are U.S. citizens to study abroad in non-English speaking countries.

The award offers $10,000 per academic year, [...]

East Asian Studies essay competition deadline approaching

Mary Maples Dunn was Smith's president from 1985 to 1995.

Smithies participating in the East Asian Studies program are eligible to apply for the Mary Maples Dunn Prize.

The prize, named for a former president of Smith College is awarded for an essay written within the current or the three preceding semesters in a [...]

Ruth Dietrich Tuttle Prize available for international relations study

Smith students interested in international relations are encouraged to apply for the Ruth Dietrich Tuttle Prize.

The Ruth Dietrich Tuttle Prize was established in 1985 to encourage further study, travel, and/or research in the areas of international relations, race relations, or peace studies. The prize can be used any time through the next academic year. [...]

Prizes available for students studying Italian

Students studying Italian at Smith are eligible for two prizes honoring their work.  Entries for either prize are due in early May.

The Michele Cantarella Memorial “Dante Prize” was established in 1988 and is awarded to a Smith College senior for the best essay on any aspect of The Divine Comedy.

The Anacleta C. Vezzetti [...]

Classics students eligible for prizes and funding

Students studying Ancient Greece and Rome in the Department of Classical Languages and Literatures are eligible for a number of prizes and can apply for funding for study abroad.

The John Everett Brady Prize is open to all classes and is awarded for excellence in the translation of Latin at sight; a second prize is [...]