Classics Senior Book Prize

The Classics Senior Book Prize is awarded to a senior Classics major who, in the judgment of the Classics faculty, has rendered exceptional service to the Classics program by scholarship and active participation in the life of the program. Recipients of the Classics Book Prize typically receive a copy of the Oxford Latin Dictionary or the Greek-English Lexicon; many award winners go on to use these valuable reference books in graduate work in Classics studies.

Dwight Robinson Prize

The Dwight Nelson Robinson Prize is awarded for the furtherance of the classical education of an Ohio Wesleyan undergraduate in Classics.

Dwight Nelson Robinson was a long-serving Professor of Classics at Ohio Wesleyan. Funds from the endowment in his name serve to assist Wesleyan Classics majors in the pursuit of graduate degrees in Classics.

Our Classics majors have been admitted with funding to the Classics and ancient history graduate programs at the University of Michigan; The University of Pennsylvania; Brown University; The University of Vermont; Indiana University; The University of British Columbia; The University of California at Santa Barbara; and The Ohio State University.

The Robinson Prize is awarded to a senior Classics major who has been admitted to a graduate program in Classics or a closely allied field (ancient history; classical archaeology).

Herbst Prize in Classics

The Dorothy Herbst Prize supports summer (usually) study and travel in Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East that is related to Classics and to the study of classical antiquity. Students may apply individually or in small groups with project proposals that connect in some way to the work they have done in the Classics program.

Slocum Prize in Classics

The Slocum Prize in Classics is awarded to the senior who is graduated with the highest average in Classics. Slocum Hall is the home of the program in Classics; the Slocum Prize serves to honor the top-achieving student of the senior class in the discipline of Classics.

* Classics seniors will be automatically considered for the senior prizes and awards that are available to our graduates.