Scholarships in Archaeology

Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowship for Recently Tenured Students

Award: $75,000, Deadline: October 2

Applicant must be a U.S. or Canadian citizen or permanent resident. Award is intended to support an academic year of residence at any national residential research centers. Program encourages exchanges across disciplinary lines that can be especially helpful to deepening and expanding the significance of projects in the humanities and related social sciences. Applications must be submitted through the ACLS Online Fellowship Application system (OFA). OFA is accessible through the Fellowship and Grant Programs section of the web site.

ARIT/NEH Fellowships

Award: $50,400, Deadline: November 1

Applicant must be a United States citizen or three-year resident affiliated with the U.S. who has completed formal training in their field of study (in the areas of humanities or interdisciplinary aspects of cultural history).

Jesse Wrench Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: August 1

Applicant must create a research project based on some aspect of Missouri archaeology and submit a proposal.

Arnold J. Lien Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be an entering freshman student who plans to pursue an undergraduate major in African and African-American studies; American culture studies; anthropology; archaeology; economics; education; environmental policy; international and area studies; philosophy-neuroscience-psychology; political economy; political science; psychology; urban studies; or women, gender, and sexuality studies.

George E. Mylonas Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be an entering freshman student who plans to pursue an undergraduate major in Arabic; art history and archaeology; Chinese; classics/ancient studies; comparative arts; comparative literature; dance; drama; English; film and media studies; French; German; modern Hebrew; history; interdisciplinary project in the humanities; literature and history; Italian; Japanese; Jewish, Islamic, and Near Eastern studies; music; philosophy; religious studies; Russian studies; or Spanish.

Jennifer C. Groot Fellowship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a U.S. or Canadian citizen participating in an archaeological excavation in Jordan.

Olivia James Traveling Fellowship

Award: $25,000, Deadline: November 1

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen. Preference is given to projects of at least a half year's duration and to students of the archaeology, architecture, classics, history, and sculpture. Award is for travel and study in the Aegean Islands, Asia Minor, Greece, Mesopotamia, Sicily, or southern Italy and is not intended to support field excavation projects.

Harriet and Leon Pomerance Fellowship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: November 1

Applicant must be a United States or Canadian citizen or permanent resident, or be actively pursuing an advanced degree at a North American college or university. Fellowship is to support an individual project related to Aegean Bronze Age archaeology. Preference is given to candidates whose project requires travel to the Mediterranean.

Anna C. and Oliver C. Colburn Fellowship

Award: $11,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be a U.S. or Canadian citizen or permanent resident and must apply to and be accepted as an incoming associate member or student associate member of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens. Applicant may not be a member of the American School during the year of application. Fellowship is to support studies undertaken at the American School of Classical Studies in Athens, Greece for not more than one year.

Helen M. Woodruff Fellowship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: November 1

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Fellowship, with other funds from the American Academy in Rome, will support a Rome Prize Fellowship.

General Research Grant

Award: $22,000, Deadline: July 15; January 5

Applicant must be working on a research project that will be performed by a graduate student for whom they are the advisor.

Lois McNeil Dissertation Fellowship

Award: $14,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be a doctoral candidate researching for dissertation. Award is a residential research fellowship in Winterthur's library and museum collections.

Winterthur Research Fellowship

Award: -, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be an academic, museum, or independent scholar or be working on doctoral dissertation. Award is a residential research fellowship in Winterthur's library and museum collections.

Ancient Studies Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: November 1 (Priority)

Applicant must be participating in an archaeological dig and study abroad.

NEH Fellowship

Award: $30,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be an academic, museum, or independent scholar, and be a U.S. citizen or have been a U.S. resident for at least three years. Award is not for dissertation research. Award is a residential research fellowship in Winterthur's library and museum collections.

National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Fellowship

Award: $25,200, Deadline: February 1

One four- to six-month fellowship for scholars who have a Ph.D. or have completed their professional training. Social and political scientists are encouraged to apply. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or foreign nationals living in the U.S. three years immediately preceding the application deadline.

Harrell Family Fellowship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a graduate student who is working on their archaeological project in Jordan.

Pierre and Patricia Bikai Fellowship

Award: $600, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be an enrolled graduate student of any nationality participating on an archaeological project or research in Jordan.

James A. Sauer Fellowship

Award: $1,250, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a Jordanian graduate student, in Jordan or elsewhere, studying archaeology, anthropology, conservation, or related areas.

Helena Wylde Swiny and Stuart Swiny Fellowship

Award: $750, Deadline: December 15

Applicant must provide project statement, expected schedule of work, budget, curriculum vitae, and two letters of recommendation.

Anita Cecil O'Donovan Fellowship

Award: $750, Deadline: December 15

Applicant must provide project statement, expected schedule of work, budget, curriculum vitae, and two letters of recommendation.

CAARI Senior Scholar In Residence

Award: -, Deadline: December 15

The Senior Scholar in Residence (SSR) program is designed to further the development of young scholars and students through daily, informal contact with an established scholar. The presence of a senior scholar in residence at the CAARI hostel provides many opportunities for meeting and working with other residents. Applicant must have a PhD in archaeology or an ancillary field for at least five years prior to the visit. Fluency in English required.

Fellowship with Albright Institute

Award: $18,500, Deadline: October 15

Applicant must have Ph.D. in archaeology, architecture art history, or classical studies. Applicant must be U.S. citizen or student studying in U.S. universities.

Patricia Collins Amaral Memorial Fund

Award: $600, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a senior who has a minimum 3.0 GPA and who has demonstrated the finest qualities of leadership through participation in campus organizations and has rendered service of significant benefit to the campus community.

Alumni Association Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must demonstrate community leadership and have met the award criteria established by the Alumni Association's Scholarship Committee. Applicant must have completed 12 credits last semester and 24 credits at Bridgewater State College as of December 31. Applicants who have transferred from Massachusetts Community Colleges, Dean College, or Quincy College are eligible to apply.

Allison Preston Goodheart Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must have a minimum 3.25 GPA and complete 40 hours of community service.

Jacob Javits Fellowship

Award: -, Deadline: August 31

Applicant must not have completed his or her first year of graduate school and the fifth year of a five-year baccalaureate/master's degree is applicable. Applicant must demonstrate financial need and submit a FAFSA application.

Jane C. Waldbaum Archaeological Field School Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be at least 18 years of age who is at least of junior undergraduate status who is currently enrolled in a college or university in the United States or Canada (note: applicant can not be more than a first-year graduate student). Applicant may not have previously participated in archaeological excavation.

Archaeology of Portugal Fellowship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: November 1

Applicant must be a doctoral or other post-graduate student with an interest in the archaeology of Portugal. International scholars are invited to apply. Fellowship is to support projects pertaining to the archaeology of Portugal. These include, but are not limited to research projects, colloquia, symposia, publication, and travel for research or to academic meetings for the purpose of presenting papers on the archaeology of Portugal

AIA/DAI Fellowship for Study in Berlin

Award: $2,990, Deadline: January 31

Applicant must be a member of the AIA working in a North American institution. Award supports research at the DAI in Berlin, Germany.