ENROLLMENT DATA (College and K-12)



NEW! List of colleges and universities with Latin, Greek, and Classics majorsPlease share this with your upper level students! This is a list first created by colleague Bryan Carlson and we welcome additions or corrections (list allows comments). NCLG will be monitoring the list and we want to grow the list and to keep it current. Please help!


NEW! Seal of Biliteracy Achievement Scholarship open until May 31. Have your Latin students who took the ALIRA test apply for the funding!  Set up a chat with Dr. Quinlan. 


NEW!  IDIOMA offers a fully online Master's in Education Degree with World Language Emphasis, as well as graduate credit courses for recertification, licensure, et al. They officially partner with ACL for additional benefits. For a full flier, click HERE or contact  Also, IDIOMA has a New Jersey Latin Credential program.


NEW! Tuition Fellowships Available for MA & Advanced Certificate in Latin Education, Hunter College (CUNY) CLICK HERE for information on CUNY's current program and fellowship opportunities for Latin certification. The Classics Program at Hunter College, City University of New York (CUNY), advertises its graduate programs in Latin education. These programs combine courses and mentoring in the vibrant environs of New York City. They aim to foster the ability to make Latin compelling to a diverse population of middle and high school students. Both programs lead to certification in New York State. Applications are accepted in both the Fall and the Spring. The deadline for applications to start in Fall 2024 is March 15th, 2024, but consideration may be made for later applications.


NEW!  The Society for Classical Studies and the American Classical League announce two new grants to advance the creation of a more inclusive environment in the field of Ancient Mediterranean Studies in K-12 education and offer assistance to teachers of K-12 students and those who are pursuing a career in K-12 education in areas relevant to our discipline (Latin, Ancient Greek, and Classics). Here are the TWO grants: The Rudolph Masciantonio Latin Teacher Grant to Support DEI Initiatives, and The Rudolph Masciantonio Support Grant for Student Teachers of Latin. SCS membership is not required for application to either grant. Each is described at the above links with information about how to apply for each grant. Application deadlines are November 30, 2023 and May 31, 2024. Please consider applying or informing eligible individuals about these opportunities.–-new-2023#DEI%20Initiatives


New cohorts every 2 years! Texas Tech University offers a rolling, 2 year, fully funded Master’s Program for students in Classics heading for K-12 or Ph.D. Options for focus on Latin, Greek, teacher training, archeology, research. Broad-ranging and individualized. Click for program details and director contact.


NEW! List of colleges and universities with Latin, Greek, and Classics majors. Please share this with your upper level students! This is a list first created by colleague Bryan Carlson and we welcome additions or corrections (list allows comments). NCLG will be monitoring the list and we want to grow the list and to keep it current. Please help!


Scarborough Fellowship from ASCSA and also the Scarborough Prize from MLA: The Modern Language Association in 2001 established the William Sanders Scarborough Prize in his honor as its first African American member; it is awarded for an outstanding scholarly study of Black American literature or culture published the previous year.


NEW!  Another new outreach to BIPOC students and colleagues is a new William Sanders Scarborough Fellowship providing a three month fully funded residence at the American School of Classical Studies Athens, a school Scarborough himself twice attempted to attend. Graduate students, faculty members (K-12 and all levels and institutions of post-secondary education and especially HCBUs), and independent scholars residing in the United States or Canada, regardless of citizenship, whose geographic origin, diverse experiences, and socio-economic background are underrepresented at the School (including persons from the Black, Indigenous, and Persons of Color communities), and whose studies, research, or teaching would benefit from residency at the School. Fellowship recipients need not be specialists in the field of Classical Studies.


NEW! CANE THE CLASSICAL ASSOCIATION OF NEW ENGLAND offers many travel scholarships, certification and professional development scholarships are available for college level students and teachers at all levels. A new diversity outreach scholarship: The Helen Maria Chesnutt Scholarship for Equity in Classical StudyApplication Deadline: January 15. The Helen Maria Chesnutt Scholarship is intended to support undergraduate and graduate students from underrepresented groups to further their study of the Classics and Ancient Mediterranean world, broadly conceived both in geographic limits and time-frame, and not excluding reception-studies, which brings the temporal span of the studied period down to the present day. This award may be used for research, study, travel, or for other plans relevant to study of the Ancient Mediterranean. (Application form)


NEW! ACTFL scholarships for high school seniors - An initiative of the Lead with Languages Scholarship Fund, the Lead with Languages Teacher Scholarship Program provides merit-based funding to graduating high school seniors committed to pursuing the language teaching profession in languages other than English. Scholars receive an annual award of $1,500 per academic year, renewable to a cumulative total of $6,000 per recipient, as well as 1-year complimentary ACTFL membership including access to the ACTFL Mentorship Program aimed at early-career language teachers upon entry into the field. Visit our Teacher Scholarship Program page to learn more about this initiative, and stay tuned @LeadWLanguages for news about the Scholars as well as the call for submissions in 2021


NEW! University of Virginia’s Graduate School of Arts & Sciences announced a new, fully funded, Bridge to Doctorate program. They are accepting applications to join the Fall 2021 cohort of Bridge to the Doctorate Fellows. As part of a deep commitment to diversifying our graduate programs, the professoriate and the research workforce, the Graduate School seeks to support post-baccalaureate students from groups that are underrepresented in their disciplines and who have not had sufficient training and research experiences to prepare them for admission to doctoral programs. Mentoring, $24,000 per annum stipend, and areas include Classics.


NEW! Support for Dyslexics, UK and International: Lex Academic Humanities Scholarship Lex Academic Scholarships. "At Lex Academic, we recognise the important contribution of dyslexic individuals to academic research and broader society. Often meeting with discouragement in mainstream education, we believe that exceptionally promising dyslexic students deserve investment and support, helping them to realise the potential of their ideas." To nurture talented researchers with dyslexia, the Lex Academic Humanities Scholarship is granted annually to 3 students studying any of the following humanities subjects, post grad: Art History; Classics; English; History; Modern Languages; and Philosophy. Includes a grant of £500, and gratis editorial services for their MA/PhD thesis or dissertation.


NEW! Ancient Worlds - Modern Communities grant program from the SCS Society for Classical Studies. This is a reimagined Classics Everywhere program with greatly expanded options and a broad DEI outlook. Take a look at some of the examples of projects and activities funded this year!  A great place to secure funds for new initiatives with rotating deadlines during the year.​​


Frank M. Snowden Jr. Scholarship (December deadline)

The Committee on Diversity in the Profession of the Society for Classical Studies (SCS) invites applications from undergraduate students from historically underrepresented groups across North America for scholarships to be awarded for Summer Programs. The purpose of the scholarships is to further students’ study of classics or classical archaeology with opportunities not available during the school year. Eligible proposals might include (but are not limited to) participation in classical summer programs or field schools in the Mediterranean or language training at institutions in the U.S., Canada, or Europe. The maximum amount of the award will be $4,500. Preference for applicants from under-represented or marginalized groups


Coffin Fellowship from SCS. This is for secondary Latin and Greek teachers for study abroad expenses. See


Kent State offers an ALL-ONLINE Master’s Degree program for Latin. Though not tuition free, it is one of the very few completely online upper level Latin degrees.


MA Classical Studies at Tulane; tuition and stipend. More information and the link for application can be found here:


National Latin Exam as an organization offers dozens of $2000 and one $5000 travel scholarship each year to high school seniors, university students, graduate students and those training to become Latin teachers


The American Classical League Scholarships are offered annually for teaching credential coursework, study abroad programs, teaching materials, and for attendance at ACL annual Institute($250-$2000)


Society for Classical Studies offers many scholarships and grants and posts a webpage for those seeking financial support in the United States, with a very extensive list of funding sources from various organizations.


ASCSA calls for applications for American School of Classical Studies at Athens scholarships specifically for High School teachers. The Fowler Merle-Smith Summer Scholarships provide a unique opportunity to participate in programs which have welcomed teachers for over 70 years. The Summer Session is a 6-week intensive introduction to Greece from antiquity through the modern period with extensive travel. The Summer Seminars are 18-day on-site sessions. For 2022, “Thanatopsis: Greek Funerary Customs Through the Ages” (June 6-24) and “The Northern Aegean: Macedon and Thrace” (June 30-July 18). The scholarship covers all program fees and a $2,000 stipend to offset international travel. One app for session and scholarship.


CAMWS offers a Summer Travel Award. The deadline is January 30. Please note that your teachers are *all* eligible, even if you are not in CAMWS territory. Their school simply needs to be become a CAMWS member. These awards include $5000.00 to attend the AAR Summer School (Grant Award), and $4500.00 for the ASCSA Summer School (Semple Award), and up to $3000.00 for similar summer programs (e.g., Awards).


University of Wisconsin Undergraduate Scholarship Awards

Multiple awards are granted and can be used for study abroad, archeology experiences, and extra-university programs. (— These internal awards are open to all UW undergraduates. Chair Jeremy Hutton states: “These undergraduate awards are open to everyone; but reflecting the diversity of the student body is an active consideration of applications.

UW's CANES department welcomes underrepresented and/or marginalized undergraduates. See HERE their strong statements of commitment to diversity and inclusion within their department and how they form their views and conduct their study of the ancient world, its cultures, and societies.  CONTACT: <>


The Pearson Fellowship is the only fellowship currently offered by the SCS that provides funding for a year of graduate study. The competition is open to any outstanding undergraduate student who has completed in academic year 2018-2019, or will complete in academic year 2019-2020, a B.A. in Greek, Latin, Classics, or closely related fields at any American or Canadian college or university. The SCS encourages departments to nominate students from groups traditionally under-represented in the field of classical studies.


 Other funding specifically for Teacher credentialing can be found on our FAQ Credentialing, Standards on the sidebar.



ENROLLMENT DATA K-12 and Higher Education

2021 MLA Final Report Enrollments in Languages Other Than English in Higher Education

11/23 Article from MLA Commons, link to Report in Opening Paragraph

2016 MLA Final Report on Enrollment in Languages .... in Higher Education 

MLA 2016  Enrollments in Languages in Higher Education Final Report, link to pdf


MLA 2016 Short Report - Click Here

K-12 Language Enrollment Data

2017 Report link - National K-12 FL Enrollment Survey Report