These fellowships are normally offered annually and are awarded on a competitive basis. Awardees will be appointed for one term, rank contingent on credentials, pursuing research on a full-time basis. Visiting fellowships are available for the fall or spring terms, or during the summer months as detailed in the following paragraph. On occasion, shorter-term appointments may be possible for students who are initial recipients of a visiting fellowship or other Hellenic Studies fellowships at Princeton University.
Eligibility Criteria/ Scholarship Guidelines
Students in all fields of the humanities or the social sciences, who are affiliated with Greek academic institutions, including universities and research institutes, Early career students with adjunct appointments at Greek institutions will also be considered.
Experts who are affiliated with Greek institutions: libraries, museums, the Archaeological Service, governmental agencies, etc.
Independent students with a Ph.D. (i.e., not affiliated with an institution) who are residents of Greece or other overseas countries, and who have a distinguished record of published work.
Hellenists (i.e., scholars in Classical Studies, Late Antique Studies, Byzantine Studies, or Modern Greek Studies), irrespective of nationality, who hold regular faculty or research appointments at academic institutions in overseas countries other than Greece.
Artists or creative writers situated in Greece or other overseas countries.
The Executive Committee may consider applications from individuals who have already held a Stanley J. Seeger Fellowship or another appointment through Hellenic Studies. However, in all but unusual circumstances, a period of at least ten years must progress between two appointments or fellowship awards.
Candidates are expected to be fluent in English. Individuals based in the United States and Canada is not eligible to apply.
Candidates may not hold other fellowships during the term of this fellowship.
The Executive Committee of the Seeger Center makes fellowship awards on the basis of several criteria:
Scholarly accomplishment in a discipline of the humanities or the social sciences, overall academic excellence and promise, and/or exceptional achievement in the arts or creative writing.
Possible contribution to an interdisciplinary community of students at Princeton.
Significance and quality of the research proposal in definition, clarity, organization, and scope
Possible future impact in the field of Hellenic Studies through teaching and writing
Potential to benefit from and contribute to Hellenic Studies at Princeton.