Joseph Jay Deiss Memorial Scholarship or Fellowship for Summer Studies in Rome

Fund Purpose
GA: support scholarship or fellowship awards to students studying classics in accordance with Exhibit A (scholarship stipend will pay for travel and study expenses in Italy-see Gift Agreement).

The estate of Maurice and Frances Holmes established this endowment in 2006 in memory of Joseph Jay Deiss. Deiss was born on January 25, 1912 in Twin Falls, ID. He was a journalist, author and novelist who lectured in the United States and Italy. He was also a courtesy professor in the Classics Department at the University of Florida.

Deiss passed away on April 10, 199

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