For meetings to be held between 1 September and 28 February, applications will be accepted from the 1 May through 1 June preceding the conference. Notifications will be made by 1 August.
For meetings to be held between 1 March and 31 August, applications will be accepted from 1 November through 1 December preceding the conference. Notifications will be made by 1 February.
If a conference date overlaps the end of one review period and the beginning of the next, submit an application for the grant period in which the actual presentation falls.
Students wishing to apply for this grant, should contact Brandie Ratliff, Director, Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture at least two weeks before the application deadline.
Applicants must be Hellenic College Holy Cross students presenting a paper at a professional meeting (e.g., American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting, Byzantine Studies Conference, Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting) or a nationally recognized annual conference (e.g., Annual Symposium on Medieval and Renaissance Studies at Saint Louis University, International Congress on Medieval Studies, Vagantes Conference on Medieval Studies). Papers must clearly relate to Byzantine studies and be presented in North America. Grants are limited to one per applicant in a one-year period.
Applications will be by an external grants committee. The committee will assess the eligibility of the proposed activity and consider its merit. Preference will be given to applicants who have not received a grant in the previous two cycles.
Successful applicants will be reimbursed for eligible expenses up to the award amount. Eligible expenses include registration fees, lodging, meals, and transportation.
Recipients must submit the Request for Reimbursement Form and original receipts to the MJC no later than 30 days after the close of the conference. The MJC will consider grants forfeited if proper documentation is not submitted in a timely manner.
The names of recipients and their abstracts will be published on the MJC’s website.
For questions about the grant, the application process, or reimbursement, contact Brandie Ratliff, Director, Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture.