Department of Anthropology Scholarships Application

If you are pursuing an Anthropology degree and want to be considered for Department of Anthropology scholarships, you must complete the Department of Anthropology Scholarships Application and provide the following:

  • Must be an undergraduate degree-seeking student pursuing a degree in Anthropology and pursuing a career in archaeology
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Writing sample (class paper or report)
  • Demonstrated commitment (field school or survey/testing in paid or volunteer setting; participation in research labs, club participation, conference attendance, participation as volunteer or presenter.

Scholarships awards are competitive. Some awards are also based on demonstrated financial need. To be considered for any need-based awards, you must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the appropriate year.

Available Scholarships:

  • Silver Archaeological Award: The Charlotte and Perry Silver Scholarship in Archaeological Studies award provides support of student research projects in archaeology.
  • John and Florence Schaertl Archaeology Scholarship: In 1992 the John and Florence Schaertl Archaeology Scholarship in archaeology was established in support of students pursuing a career in archaeology. As co-founders of the Idaho Archaeological Society, the Schaertl’s had long supported anthropology at Boise State University.
  • Wesley Hurt Scholarship: The Wesley R. and Mary Hurt Endowed Scholarship provides support of student research projects in archaeology. Preference to graduate students.

Award
Varies
Departments / Colleges
Department of Anthropology
Deadline
04/20/2020
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please request a letter of recommendation from a Boise State Faculty member by entering a name and email below.
  2. Please provide an essay or resume that outlines your commitment to in archeology with the following information: 1) participation in paid or volunteer setting in research labs, club participation, conference attendance, participation as volunteer or presenter; 2) Academic achievements; 3) Also include a writing sample (class paper or report). Please upload as a single word or PDF document (8 MB max file size). Make sure your full name and student ID number is on the header of each page. Please note that the file name cannot contain any special characters including periods, hyphens, apostrophes, etc.