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Southern Illinois University



College of Liberal Arts

Wilma Hughes Ochs Classics Scholarship

Annual scholarships of up to $1,000 for incoming and current Classics majors

testMrs. Wilma Hughes Ochs (1917 - 2012) received her Bachelor of Science in Latin in 1941 and a Master of Science in Education in 1949, both from SIUC. By the time of her retirement in 1976, she had been an educator for 39 years, including as a Latin teacher at Belleville East and Belleville West High Schools in Belleville, Illinois and at Collinsville High School in Collinsville, Illinois. 


The Wilma Hughes Ochs Classics Scholarship will be open to all applicants with the following qualifications, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or veteran status:

  1. The Scholarship will be available to students who are currently enrolled or have been admitted to Southern Illinois University Carbondale
  2. The award shall be given to a student enrolled in the College of Liberal Arts, Department of Languages, Cultures, and International Trade, with a specialization in Classics
  3. The recipient will be selected on the basis of the student's outstanding performance and potential in Classics

Deadline: January 31