History, Anthropology, and Archaeology Grants and Scholarships

These scholarships are targeted towards history, anthropology, and archaeology but general scholarship programs are also included in this list. Since this list focuses mostly on history and anthropology programs, do not assume that these are the only programs offered by the various institutions.

Biblical archaeology society offers up to $1,000 every year as scholarships to people who cannot otherwise afford. They provided scholarship to three individuals in the year 2001. You can know more about their scholarship programs from www.bib-arch.org. You can read the previous recipient stories and learn the application process from their website.

The department of Anthropology in the University of Alberta offers many scholarships, fellowships, and bursaries that range from $2,500 to a maximum of $13,000. The financial assistance provided by this department is highly competitive. You can find the contact information from the university website www.arts.ualberta.ca

Dakota State University’s financial aid office provides a wide range of funding aids and scholarships. An average of $5,830 is awarded as financial aid by Dakota State University during the academic year 2001-02. You can visit www.departments.dsu.edu for more information.

The University of Canterbury offers classics scholarships and prizes. The department of classics does it. They are providing a wide range of scholarships. I have specified only two scholarship programs here. They are L.G. Pocock Memorial Prize in Ancient History and the other scholarship program is Alabaster Scholarships. The university website is www.clas.canterbury.ac.nz

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Woodson Institute offers Woodson Residential Fellowships program. Scholars working in social sciences and humanities can apply for the post-doctoral (one-year) and predoctoral (two-year) fellowships. Applicants with substantially completed research are preferred for this scholarship. This is a residential fellowship program. It is designed in such a way that it facilitates the manuscript or dissertation completion in the African and Afro-American studies, and in the other related fields. You can visit www.virginia.edu for more details.

Smith College Diploma in American Studies: You can find a one-year graduate or advanced undergraduate program for both men and women in Smith College. This scholarship leads to Diploma in American Studies. Scholarship information along with the admission requirement for sociology, history, and anthropology can be found in www.smith.edu website.

The University of Newcastle provides an assortment of graduate and undergraduate scholarships. They are providing scholarships for international students also. This is a general scholarship, which covers various fields of study. The website address of the University of Newcastle is www.newcastle.edu.au.

Old Pueblo Archeology center is a non-profit organization. They are providing funds to students who are economically disadvantaged. They are offering reduced program rates for these students. You can get more information from www.oldpueblo.org.

University of Akron is offering scholarships for history graduates. Information regarding this scholarship is provided in their website www3.uakron.edu. The scholarships and awards offered by this university are listed in the anthropology section of the website.

International student organization maintains a list of grants and scholarships that are awarded to students. If you subscribe for the international listing, you will get a complete listing of the scholarships. The website URL is www.isoa.org/.