Professor Karl D. Uitti Memorial Thesis Fund

Supports undergraduate research for senior theses related to medieval topics.


Undergraduate students who are either:

  • Certificate Students in Medieval Studies
  • Majoring in: Art & Archaeology, Classics, English, French & Italian, Spanish & Portuguese Languages and Cultures, German, History, Music, and Near Eastern Studies and having a thesis topic as closely related as possible to the academic focus of the Program in Medieval Studies.
How to Apply

Prepare the following:

  • 1-2 page description of the project and plans for use of the Uitti grant
  • A budget

Submit the application through the Student Activities Funding Engine (SAFE).

Students will also need to complete travel enrollment through SAFE. For questions about SAFE and submitting your application, please contact Program Manager, Anna D’Elia,

Application Deadlines

Funding for Travel & Research

Applications for summer funding will open on Monday, March 4, 2024 in SAFE. The deadline to apply is Wednesday, May 1, 2024.

Students may contact Program Manager Anna D’Elia for more information.


Joseph R. Strayer Prize in Medieval Studies

The Joseph R. Strayer Prize in Medieval Studies is given annually to a graduating senior who, in the judgment of the faculty, has done outstanding work in some area of medieval studies. Preference shall be given to a student who writes a thesis on Medieval European Studies (800-1500) or on a topic in medieval art or architecture. Candidates must have taken an advanced course in Latin and a course in medieval art or architecture, or in Classical Islamic Art or Architecture. Winners from previous years are listed here.

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