The Hardt Foundation for the Study of Classical Antiquity, in pursuit of its ambition to promote the study of the culture and civilization of Greco-Roman antiquity, offers young researchers an opportunity to apply for research awards financing stays of between two and four weeks (non-funded extensions of up to eight weeks in total are possible). The scholarship covers the cost of residence at the Hardt Foundation (single room, full board) as well as a portion of travel expenses. Applications are not accepted for the months of July and August.

Areas of research supported are Greek and Latin language and literature, ancient history, ancient philosophy and ancient law. The aim of the research stay is the publication of articles, books or other written contributions.


  • up to 35 years of age at the time of application
  • PhD candidate (2nd year, at least) or post-doctoral researcher

The closing dates for the submission of applications and letters of referees are as follows:

  • 30th November for stays requested between early February and the end of June
  • 30th April for stays requested between early September and the end of November

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