The Crake Foundation, established by the late J.E.A. Crake, Josiah Wood Professor of Classics and Head of the Classics Department from 1946 to 1976 offers a scholarship to enable a Mount Allison student to study Classics in Greece, Rome or the Mediterranean during the summer months.
Terms and conditions
- The Scholarship will be administered by the Head of the Classics Department with the advice of the Department, in accordance with University policies and procedures for such awards.
- The Scholarship is intended for a Mount Allison Student student registered in a full-time course load who has achieved second year standing, intends to register at the university the following year, has completed course work in Classics, and has maintained a good academic record.
- The grant may be used to cover expenses such as travel, accommodation and tuition incurred as a result of registration and participation in a program of study for credit at an institution acceptable to the Classics Department. Any funds remaining after tuition and travel expenses are paid may be given to the student in advance of departure for accommodation and incidental expenses.
- The grant must be expended by August 31 of the year in which the award is made by the Department.
- The Scholarship may not be held the same summer as a Crake Student Fellowship for Creative and/or Research Projects.
- The holder of the scholarship must be supplied with a copy of the biographical information available at jeacrakefoundation.org/jea-crake-bio.
- The scholarship holder is required to acknowledge the J.E.A. Crake Foundation in any publications or other works (including art works, musical compositions, plays, conference presentations, lectures, etc.) arising from the award received. In addition, the Foundation would appreciate being informed a week in advance of any public presentation/performance resulting from the award.
- The Provost will, by May 20, provide the Foundation with the following information from the Head of the Classics Department and the Controller:
With respect to the scholarship held the previous summer:
- Application letter of student selected.
- Explanation for the decision, including a statement from the Head of the Classics Department of the student’s degree program (including major area of study), and the course load in the previous academic year.
- Description of course, verification of tuition fee, travel and accommodation expenses.
- A brief report from the student on the experience.
- A statement from the Controller verifying that the fund was expended according to the terms and conditions stated, and the status of the account as of August 31.
- The Foundation will inform the University by January 1 of the amount of funding that will be provided for the J.E.A. Crake Scholarship for Summer Study in Greece, Italy or the Mediterranean for the period May 1 through August 31.
Grant for the J.E.A. Crake Scholarship for Summer Study in Greece, Italy or the Mediterranean: $6,000.