SAA awards the following scholarships on a yearly basis:
SAA Native American Scholarships:
The application period for 2017 is now closed.
- SAA Arthur C. Parker Scholarship and NSF Scholarships for Archaeological Training to support archaeological training or a research program for Native American students or employees of tribal cultural preservation programs (up to $5,000).
- SAA Native American Undergraduate Archaeology Scholarship to support undergraduate studies for Native American students, including but not limited to tuition, travel, food, housing, books, supplies, equipment, and child care (up to $5,000).
- SAA Native American Graduate Archaeology Scholarship to support graduate studies for Native American students, including but not limited to tuition, travel, food, housing, books, supplies, equipment, and child care (up to $10,000).
Historically Underrepresented Groups Scholarships (HUGS). The SAA Historically Underrepresented Groups Scholarships help increase the number of under-represented minorities obtaining degrees in archaeology. It provides funding to minority archaeology students, helping them enhance their education and successfully prepare for a variety of careers in archaeology and heritage management. Applications are due January 23, 2017, 11:59 p.m. EST. Click here for more information.
Cheryl L. Wase Memorial Scholarship for the Study of Archaeology provides funding for an undergraduate education in archaeology. It is awarded to women who are residents of New Mexico and pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Anthropology with a specialization in archaeology from a fully accredited university in the state of New Mexico (Eastern New Mexico University, New Mexico State University, or University of New Mexico). Applications are due January 31, 2017. Click here for more information.