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Murley Prize for Undergraduate Research

April 21, 2014

The Department of Classics seeks applications for up to two prizes for undergraduate research in classical literature and culture. The prize will be awarded for the best essay on any aspect of ancient Greek and Roman literature, culture and/or heritage, and traditions of classical antiquity.

All current Northwestern undergraduates in any department are eligible to apply. 

How to Apply

The essay should be submitted with a title page which should not include the student's name. The essay should also include a cover letter containing the following information: 

The deadline for all applications is 5 PM on THURSDAY, MAY 1, 2014.

Questions? Please contact Professor John Wynne.

Submitting Your Application

The Murley Prize for Undergraduate Research
Department of Classics, Northwestern University
1880 Campus Drive
Kresge Hall 1-535
Evanston, IL 60208

Applications may also be submitted by email to