Cynthia White Travel Award - Explore Italy and Honors Trip

November 14th, 2019
Image from the 1953 film Julius Caesar.


The Cynthia White Travel and Study in Italy Award will be given in 2020 to students enrolled in a UA Classics course while participating in academic travel in Italy and/or study abroad programs in Italy. For more information, contact Professor White at

In 2020, up to three Travel Awards of $500 will be available for each of the following programs:

  1. Explore Italy, offered during the 2020 summer pre-session. Explore Italy offers the pre-session course CLASSICS 310 - Rome in Film. Class meetings will be held on the University of Arizona's Tucson campus from May 18-28, and the course will conclude with travel to Italy from May 29-June 7, 2020.
  2. Honors First-Year Trip C, offered July 6-August 6, 2020 in Rome and Paris. 

Interested students should apply at the Scholarship Universe link below. The application requires 1) a 500-word statement regarding what you hope to gain from the course and trip, and 2) an unofficial UA transcript. The application deadline is February 15, 2020.

To apply, click the "Apply Now" link below and enter "Cynthia White Award" in the Scholarship Universe search engine.

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*For additional opportunities to study Classics in Italy with funding in Summer 2020, see the Classics webpage for Arizona in Orvieto, Italy.