John Ungaretti Translation Prize


  • Awarding Department: Classics
  • Scholarship Intent: To provide awards for the best written translations of a selection or selections from an ancient Greek or Latin author.
  • Criteria: Student must be proficient in either Latin or ancient Greek.
  • Major: Single: Any
  • Class Level: Undergrad: Any; Grad: Any
  • Enrollment Status: Continuing
  • Enrollment Requirement: Undergrad: 3 UNITS; Grad: 3 UNITS
  • Financial Need as determined by the FAFSA and/or CA Dream App: Not a Requirement
  • Citizenship: Any
  • GPA: HS GPA: N/A; Undergrad GPA: N/A; Grad GPA: N/A
  • Contact Person: Classics Department
  • Campus Address: HUM 377
  • Street Address: 1600 Holloway, San Francisco, California 941324162
  • Phone Number: (415) 338-2068
  • Email:
  • Web page:
  • Number of Awards: varies

$350 1st; $150 2nd
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please upload your translation of either the Greek or Latin passage. Please include only your student ID number on your translation, not your name. Copies of this year's passages can be found at the Classics Department office, HUM 377.
  2. Please indicate whether you are submitting a translation of the Greek or Latin passage.