School of Anthropology Internal Scholarships for Undergraduate Students

To facilitate student opportunities the School has a number of scholarships for undergraduate students. Students may apply for these funds to help with a variety of educational activities, including a research project, presentation at professional meetings, enrolling in a field school or study abroad program.  For each scholarship, the funding allows for one or more awards with varying amounts. The scholarship committee determines which scholarships are applicable to each student request.

There are two application cycles per year, one in the Fall semester and one in the Spring semester.  Application forms are available on Scholarship Universe.
 

Fall Application Deadline: October 15 [For activities in the semester(s) after submitted application]
Spring Application Deadline: March 15  [For activities  in the semester(s) after submitted application]

 

Thomas Bogard Bequest Scholarship (all subfields)

  • Source: A gift from the estate of Thomas A. Bogard
  • Eligibility: Senior undergraduate anthropology majors
  • Purpose: To provide funding for the education of outstanding undergraduate students
  • Funding: One or more awards, amounts vary

Byron Cummings Memorial Scholarship (all subfields)

  • Source: Friends, family and associates of the late Byron Cummings
  • Eligibility: Arizona residents, junior or senior undergraduate anthropology majors
  • Purpose: To provide funding for the education of outstanding undergraduate students
  • Funding: One or more awards, amounts vary

William Shirley Fulton Scholarship (archaeology)

  • Source: A bequest by the late William Shirley Fulton, pioneer Arizona archaeologist, and founder of the Amerind Foundation of Dragoon, Arizona
  • Eligibility: Outstanding archaeology undergraduate students
  • Purpose: To provide funding for the education of outstanding archaeology undergraduate students
  • Funding: One or more awards, amounts vary

Emil W. Haury Education Fund for Archaeology (archaeology)

  • Source: Contributions for the advancement of archaeological learning, established by friends and colleagues of Emil W. Haury, Head of the Department of Anthropology and Director of the Arizona State Museum
  • Eligibility: Junior or senior archaeology undergraduate students of demonstrated scholastic ability
  • Purpose: To provide outstanding archaeology undergraduate students with funds for the following: 1) general education needs; 2) a special research project; 3) exceptionally meritorious work; and 4) a dissertation research project
  • Funding: One or more awards, amounts vary

Mary Alice Sherry Helm Scholarship (all subfields)

  • Source: A gift from her mother, Ilene Mills Sherry, and family and friends of Mary Alice Sherry Helm who received a MA degree from the University of Arizona
  • Eligibility: Junior or senior anthropology undergraduate students with preference given to those planning to enter the field of Museum Administration
  • Purpose: To provide funding for the education of outstanding undergraduate students
  • Funding: One or more awards, amounts vary

Stanley J. Olsen Zooarchaeology Endowment Fund (all subfields)

  • Source: Family and friends of former UA Anthropology faculty member, S. J. Olsen
  • Eligibility: Advanced School of Anthropology undergraduate students
  • Purpose: To help fund anthropological research on the relationships between humans and animals, regardless of sub-discipline
  • Funding: Number and amount varies according to distribution from endowment

William and Nancy Sullivan Scholarship (all subfields)

  • Source: A bequest from Nancy Epler Sullivan
  • Eligibility: Outstanding undergraduate students majoring in Anthropology with demonstrated scholastic ability and who are Arizona residents.
  • Purpose: To provide funding for anthropology undergraduate students
  • Funding: One or more awards, amounts vary

Traditions, Transitions, and Treasures Fund (all subfields)

  • Source: Department of Anthropology Traditions, Transitions, and Treasures Auction and donations
  • Eligibility: Anthropology undergraduate students
  • Purpose: To provide funding for anthropology undergraduate students
  • Funding: One or more awards, amounts vary

For a list of fellowships, scholarships and awards available at the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, please click here.