The Examined Life: Hellenic Studies in the Schools

Please note:  The application deadline is November 1st, 2012
click here to download the application.

Dear Applicant,

Thank you for your interest in THE EXAMINED LIFE, a program sponsored by the Division of Arts and Humanities of The Richard Stockton College and the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Any K-12 educator from southern New Jersey is eligible to apply to The Examined Life: Hellenic Studies in the Schools. For each group of twenty (20) fellows, the widest diversity in gender, nationality and ethnicity, grade level, and subject taught is sought. Special outreach efforts will be made to recruit from disadvantaged school districts.

Each Fellow must attend the required Study Tour of Greece for which you will need to have a valid passport. You should discuss your application with your principal or supervisor to ensure that you will be permitted to take the time off for the Tour.

Preference is given to applicants who have not traveled before to Greece. A commitment for the Study Tour, and a $250.00 trip deposit must be made upon acceptance into the program. We will inform you about your application by

November 1st, 2012

Please return the application material and the accompanying materials to:

The Examined Life

The Examined Life
Division of Arts and Humanities 
The Richard Stockton College of NJ 

101 Vera King Farris Drive
Galloway, NJ 08205-9441

If you have any questions, please contact Brian Lyons at  in the office of the Division of Arts and Humanities at (609) 652 4505.  You may also e-mail Professor David Roessel ( or Professor Katherine Panagakos (


David Roessel, Ph.D.
Director of The Examined Life
Professor of Greek Language and Literature

The application consists of three parts. A completed application form. Answers to the following two questions on one or two attached pages.

What do I hope to get out of the experience of the Examined Life Program?

What perspectives can I contribute to the Examined Life Program?

A recommendation from a principal, supervisor, or other qualified individual. The letter should address what the applicant can bring to the program, and how the program would benefit the applicant’s teaching and curriculum in the future.

 APPLICATION FORM- The Examined Life: 2013 

Name ____________________________________________ Date _____________

 Home Address and Telephone Number ____________________________________________________________________

 School _____________________________________________________________


School Address and Telephone Number ____________________________________________________________________

 E-mail address _______________________________________________________

 Title, Subject, Grade _______________________________________________

 Years Experience _________________________________________________

 Is Greece currently part of your curriculum? ____________________________

 You must have a valid passport to participate in the program. The normal process to obtain a passport can take six weeks.

 I have a valid passport with expiration date ____________

 I have applied for passport on _____________

 My principal or supervisor agrees to allow me to attend the Study Tour _______



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