2021-2022 Lane Cooper Awardee, Victoria Jansson

We are delighted to announce that Victoria Jansson, PhD student in the Classics department at the CUNY Graduate Center was selected to receive the 2021-2022 Lane Cooper Award. She was selected among a few highly qualified nominees. We are grateful to everyone who took the time to submit nominations.

Lane Cooper Fellowship 2021-2022

The Lane Cooper fellowship provides a scholarship grant of $20,000 to a graduate student enrolled during the 2020-2021 academic year at CUNY. The student can be an MA or a PhD student with little or no financial support for graduate studies. The award is for an aspiring college or university professor in the humanities who is of “superior character, attainments and promise.” The awardee must be in the following subject areas: “the study of: (a) Greek; (b) Latin; (c) English language and literature, especially in the periods of Old and Middle English; and (d) Philosophy and History, including both ancient and medieval.” You can download the nomination form and instructions here. Please email SDanielsson@gc.cuny.edu if you have any questions. Nominations must be received no later than Friday April 1, 2021.

Previous Lane Cooper Awardees