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Here are some of the Anthropology scholarships on our site for which you may qualify.

Junior Graduate Scholarship

To cover the second year's fees for a Muslim student already accepted by the Faculty of Oriental Studies to read for a M Phil in Islamic Art and Archaeology at the University of Oxford.

Larry Matfay Cultural Heritage Scholarship

Award: $1,000; one recipient per year Deadline: June 1 Requirements: 2.5 GPA or equivalent Full-time student status Eligible Majors: Health Care Anthropology History Alaska Native/American Indian studies Rural Development Linguistics KEF eligibility requirements Applicants must be Alaska Native shareholders or descendants (may be adopted) of the Koniag Region. All applicants who are not currently enrolled in the Koniag, Inc. descendant or shareholder database must complete the descendant database form and submit the form to Shareholder Relations at Koniag, Inc. Please see form for details. For more information regarding the Descendant Database Form and enrollment shareholder ID’s, please contact llukin@koniag.com or call (800) 658-3818. Applicants must be accepted to or enrolled in nationally, regionally, or municipally accredited, recognized institutions of higher learning or vocational schools. Applicants must be graduating high school seniors, high school or GED graduate, or have successfully completed one or more college, university or graduate school terms

Junior Graduate Scholarship

To cover one year's fees for a Muslim student already accepted by the Faculty of Oriental Studies to read for an M.St or M.Phil in Islamic Art and Archaeology at the University of Oxford. Renewal for the second year of the M.Phil may be granted to candidates who perform well in the qualifying examination, but the grant may not be extended to cover doctoral studies. Eligibility Applicants for scholarships and academic research must have completed at least a B.A. degree. Students must be established in their course of study, and in a position to provide an assessment from a current academic supervisor. Those applying for post-doctoral awards must have completed a doctoral degree. The majority of the funds available are zakat monies, and as such can only be granted to Muslim applicants, to enable them to carry out, in person, particular tasks, projects or courses of study. There are also funds that are available to assist non-Muslim scholars and projects administered by non-Muslim organizations. In the case of corporate projects, such as archaeological excavations, exhibitions and conferences, both zakat and non-zakat funds can be used for different purposes.

Jack Pierce Memorial Scholarship

College of Social Sciences - Anthropology For an anthropology major or behavioral science/anthropology double major. Must have completed 9 units of upper division anthropology course-work at SJSU, and be enrolled in the semester when the award is given. Chosen by Anthropology Department or faculty.

Helen M. Woodruff Fellowship

A pre- or post-doctoral fellowship of $10,000 for study of archeology and classical studies has been established by the Institute at the American Academy in Rome. This Fellowship, combined with other funds from the American Academy in Rome, will support a Rome Prize Fellowship, which will be open to citizens or permanent residents of the United States. Archaeological Institute of America 656 Beacon Street Boston, MA 02215-2006 Phone: (617) 353-9361 aia@aia.bu.edu www.archaeological.org

Mary Isabel Sibley Fellowship

Criteria: * Unmarried women between the ages of 25 and 35 (inclusive) who have demonstrated their ability to carry original research * Must have fulfilled all the requirements for a doctorate except the dissertation * Must be planning to devote full-time work to research during the Fellowship year * NOTE: The award is not restricted to members of Phi Betta Kappa or to U.S. citizens. Each year the Phi Beta Kappa Society is pleased to offer the Mary Isabel Sibley Fellowship, awarded alternately in the fields of Greek and French. The $20,000 award, to be used to support the scholar over the course of one year, may be used for the study of Greek language, literature, history, or archeology. Application: www.pbk.org/scholarships/sibley.htm Further information: The Phi Beta Kappa Society 1606 New Hampshire Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20009 Phone: (202) 265-3808 Fax: (202) 986-1601 E-mail: info@pbk.org

The American Center of Oriental Research (ACOR)

The American Center of Oriental Research (ACOR) offers one or more three- to six-month fellowships for pre-doctoral scholars at the institute in Amman. These fellowships are available to Ph.D. candidates in the History of Art who are completing dissertation research. The applicant must be a U.S. citizen or students who have matriculated at U.S. institutions. History of Art is defined to include Art History, Archaeology, Architectural History, and in some cases Classical Studies. The research topic should be focused on some aspect of the artistic legacy of a specific culture, site, or time period. The candidate should make a strong case for residency at the ACOR Center in Amman in order to conduct the research. The fellowships will be offered for a term of three to six months with a maximum award of $14,000. Preference will be given to full six month applicants, and shorter research periods fellowships will be proportionally awarded. The award includes a living allowance, research funds, international transportation, and accommodations at ACOR. http://www.bu.edu/acor/

The American Research Center in Egypt

ARCE administers fellowships for study in Egypt by students enrolled in doctoral programs at North American universities and by post-doctoral scholars and professionals affiliated with North American universities and research institutions. Depending on the source of funding, fellowships are granted for periods of between 3 and 12 months. Funding sources are as follows: The United States Department of State, Bureau of Educational & Cultural Affairs (ECA) fellowships for doctoral students and post-doctoral scholars; minimum term: three months The National Endowment for the Humanities: fellowships for professional and post-doctoral scholars; minimum term: four months. The Samuel H. Kress Foundation. The Kress Fellowship in Egyptian Art and Architecture is available to doctoral students of any nationality enrolled in a North American university. Term: 12 months. The William P. McHugh Memorial Fund. A grant of $600 given to a doctoral student from any nation to encourage the study of Egyptian geo-archaeology and prehistory.

Dora J. Prieto Scholarship

The scholarship is awarded to a student with a minimum 2.5 GPA and has financial need. Preference will be given to students enrolled in Anthropology as a major, or to a student interested in activities affiliated with a museum.

Assyrian Archive

Eligibility: Major: ANTHROPOLOGY AND/OR HISTORY GPA: 3.00 Class Level: Graduate student

Jane C. Waldbaum Archaeological Field School Scholarship

Established in honor of AIA Honorary President Jane Waldbaum, this scholarship is intended to help students who are planning to participate in archaeological field work for the first time. Students majoring in archaeology or related disciplines are especially encouraged to apply. The Scholarship Fund provides $1000 each to help pay expenses associated with participation in an archaeological field work project (minimum stay one month/4 weeks). The scholarship is open to students who have begun their junior year of undergraduate studies at the time of application and have not yet completed their first year of graduate school at a college or university in the United States or Canada. Applicants must be at least 18 years old and must not have previously participated in archaeological field work of any kind. The committee will consider both academic achievement and financial need in its deliberations. AIA scholarships are open to students from all backgrounds. Minority and disadvantaged students are encouraged to apply. For more information, please contact Deanna Baker, Membership and Societies Administrator. The Waldbaum Scholarship will be awarded to junior and senior undergraduates and first-year graduate students only. All applicants must complete the following: Complete online application form Provide names and emails of two references. Your references will receive an email with instructions for submitting their recommendations online. You are responsible for ensuring that both referees have submitted their letters of recommendation online by the application deadline. Send transcripts: Transcripts must be official and include at least two full years of completed college-level work (4 semesters or 6 quarters), not counting AP credits. If you are a transfer student and have attended your current school for less than two years, please submit transcripts from your previous school(s) in order to provide a record of at least two full years of completed college-level work (4 semesters/6 quarters), not counting AP credits. Post-Baccalaureate and first year graduate students must submit both undergraduate and post-graduate transcripts.

Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship in Humanistic Studies, The

Criteria: 1. Must pursue a discipline of graduate studies in the traditional humanities: Anthropology (cultural only), Art History, Classics, Comparative Literature, Critical Theory, Cultural Studies (all areas), English Literature, English/Creative Writing (creative dissertation only), Ethnic Studies, Ethnomusicology, Film Theory, Foreign Language & Literature, History, History of Architecture, History & Philosophy of Mathematics, History & Philosophy of Science, Humanities, Interdisciplinary Studies (main focus of program must be an eligible field), Linguistics (cultural only), Music History & Theory, Philosophy, Political History / Philosophy / Theory, Religion / Religious Studies (academic only not for pastoral ministry), Rhetoric or Women

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