2018 Harriet Boyd Hawes Fellowship

On 1 February 2018 applications are due for the 2018 Harriet Boyd Hawes Fellowship ($3000) to support investigation of the role of women or gender studies in Bronze Age Crete at the INSTAP Study Center for East Crete, highlighting spheres and aspects of ancient life that have not yet received sufficient attention in Aegean Bronze Age studies. Applicants should be scholars in the field of the Aegean Bronze Age/Early Iron Age who have completed a PhD in Archaeology, Anthropology, Art History, Ancient History, or Classics. Applications should be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; application forms and instructions for supporting documents are available at Desirable methods of inquiry include:
Ethnography/experimental archaeology
Exploration of written archives and collections from various periods
Library research
Examination of archaeological materials, including artifacts, bones, and other organic remains

2018 Michael Ventris Award

On 15 February 2018 applications are due for the Michael Ventris Award for Mycenaean Studies for 2018 (up to £2000), to be awarded to scholars who have obtained a doctorate within the past eight years or postgraduate students about to complete the doctorate in the field of Mycenaean civilization or kindred subjects, to promote research in (1) Linear B and other Bronze Age scripts of the Aegean and Cyprus and their historical and cultural connections, or (2) all other aspects of the Bronze Age of the Aegean and Cyprus. Applications (6 pages maximum) should be sent by email, ideally as a PDF attachment to the Classics Manager, Valerie James (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.), Institute of Classical Studies, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU. Further information, including detailed application instructions, is available at

Andrew Sherratt Fund

On 15 March 2018 applications are due for the Andrew Sherratt Fund for 2018 (up to £1000), to assist postgraduate students in Old World Prehistory, from academic institutions anywhere in the world, to travel or gain access to resources that would otherwise be unavailable to them. Further information, including a link to the Google form for application, is available at

Access to Nestor is provided by the Department of Classics at the University of Cincinnati