Archaeological Fieldwork Scholarship

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Archaeological Fieldwork Scholarships
for Students at New York Colleges and Universities

 

The AIA-New York Society is pleased to announce its 2018 Archaeological Fieldwork Scholarship. Some pertinent details of the NY Society Scholarship are:

Purpose:
To cover some of the costs of a student to participate in an archaeological field work school

Amount:
$1,000

Eligibility:
• Must be matriculated at an accredited college or university within the five boroughs of New York City, but do not have to be residents of NY City;
• Open only to junior and senior undergraduates and first-year graduate students;
• Must not have previously participated in archaeological fieldwork of any kind;
• Must be for archaeological fieldwork but there are no restrictions geographically or by time/culture period for the proposed field work scholarship;
• Minimum stay of one month/4 weeks;
• Must be a current member or must join the AIA at the student rate;
• Open to students from all backgrounds but students majoring in archaeology or related disciplines are especially encouraged to apply;
• Must be at least 18 years old;
• The scholarship committee considers both academic achievement and financial need in its deliberations.

Timing:
• Mid-December 2017 – Application forms become available;
• March 1st, 2018 – Deadline for submission of all application materials;
• No later than April 20, 2018 – Award notification date.

Application & Information:
• The NY Society Field Work Scholarship follows the guidelines and requirements of the AIA national’s Waldbaum Scholarship except that eligibility is only for students matriculated at NY City accredited colleges and universities.
• Made on-line through the AIA national office in Boston.
• For more information, requirements and forms, please consult the national AIA’s website: www.archaeological.org, then on the bar across the top go to: Fieldwork and Field School Scholarship. Also for additional information or questions please contact Deanna Baker, Membership and Societies Administrator. AIA, Boston.