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Scholarships for Anthropology
Antonio J. Waring Jr. Anthropology Endowment Scholarship - At the University of West Georgia, the Antonio J. Waring Jr. Anthropology Endowment Scholarship is granted each semester for $1,500 to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate students who have declared a major in anthropology. Qualified candidates enrolled in at least 12 semester hours of coursework at UWG must submit an application, a copy of a current transcript, and an essay on personal career goals in the field of anthropology.
Dona Agripina De Urdaneta Endowed Scholarship in Anthropology - Each year, the Dona Agripina De Urdaneta Endowed Scholarship in Anthropology is offered by the University of Texas at San Antonio to undergraduate students majoring in anthropology who have completed at least 60 credit hours at the university with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Preference will be given to students who demonstrate significant financial need, are studying cultural anthropology, and are the first in their family to attend post-secondary school.
Franklin Mosher Baldwin Memorial Fellowships - Administered by the Leakey Foundation, the Franklin Mosher Baldwin Memorial Fellowships are designed to offer up to $12,000 per year to students with citizenship in a developing country who wish to obtain an advanced degree in anthropology from an institution outside their home country. Qualified applicants must be enrolled in a M.A. /M.S. or Ph.D. program related to the study of human origins, have a provisional acceptance to a host institution, and intend to return to their home country for work upon completion.
John E. Lobdell Undergraduate Anthropology Award - In memory of an extraordinary anthropologist who specialized in the human biological and environmental history of Alaska, the John E. Lobdell Undergraduate Anthropology Award is granted annually for $1,500 by the Alaska Anthropological Association to members who are currently pursuing an undergraduate degree in anthropology at any U.S. institution. Applicants must provide a brief statement of professional goals in anthropology, an official transcript, and two academic letters of recommendation.
Lewis and Clark Fund for Exploration and Field Research - In order to encourage exploratory field studies in archeology, anthropology, biology, ecology, geography, geology, linguistics, paleontology, and population genetics, the American Philosophical Society offers the Lewis and Clark Fund for Exploration and Field Research to U.S. doctoral students wishing to carry out research anywhere in the world. To qualify for up to $5,000 in grant funding, applicants must submit a research proposal and two letters of recommendation exhibiting their abilities in carrying out the proposed work.
Smithsonian Minority Research Internship Program - Each semester, the Smithsonian Minority Research Internship Program awards competitive fellowships to underrepresented minority undergraduate and beginning graduate students who are studying in the fields of animal behavior, anthropology, astronomy, earth science, ecology, evolutionary biology, history, or sociology with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Recipients will receive a $550 stipend each week with additional travel allowances for participating in a full-time 40-hour internship for ten weeks.
William Griffen Native American Anthropology Scholarship - Each year, the William Griffen Native American Anthropology Scholarship is granted for up to $1,500 to undergraduate students of Native American descent who are currently enrolled full-time in an anthropology degree program at Northern Arizona University. In order to qualify for the nonrenewable scholarship, applicants must have completed at least 15 semester hours, maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better, and provide proof of tribal registration.