The department encourages all undergraduate majors and minors to
frequently check this page to apply for funding opportunities as
they become available.
Phyllis Hartrich Memorial Award
Application Deadline: March 26, 2018
Award Amount: Up to $2,000
Students in the Department of Anthropology planning to graduate in December 2018 or later are eligible to receive an award of up to $2,000 to defray the costs of carrying out an independent research project, including equipment and travel to research sites. To apply, students must submit a proposal of no more than 600 words describing the aims and methods of the research project, together with a budget, to Carol Zittel (firstname.lastname@example.org) by Monday, March 26, 2018. The award is intended to support research carried out between May 2018 and May 2019.
Students must work in consultation with a faculty member who
will provide advisement on the project, and obtain his or her
signature on a statement attached to the proposal certifying
his or her willingness to serve as the project adviser. No
funds will be provided for travel to conferences or for research
designed by a faculty member.
Rochester Academy of Science Student Research
Application Deadline: December 18, 2017
Award Amount: Up to $550
The Rochester Academy of Science will award grants for research supplies and travel related directly to research projects performed by undergraduate college students.
Off the Beaten Path Scholarships
Application Deadline: January 5, 2018
Award Amount: Full and partial scholarships to cover summer tuition fee for field school
The Off The Beaten Track program, with 12 years and 24 editions on its counter, now is the longest standing cultural anthropology field school in the world.
Candidates are invited to propose two or more creative research
concepts that can be built upon fieldwork performed during one
session of the summer school on Gozo (Malta). From these
proposals, the scholarship review board will select 15 candidates
to work out a more detailed research plan within a deadline of two
months (January/February). These 15 proposals will be ranked and
scholarships will be divided according to this ranking. The top
ranked proposals will be granted a full scholarship, others will
receive a partial scholarship. None of the scholarships include
airfare from and to Malta.
• Send two or more research concepts.
• 150-250 words per research concept.
• Submission can only be done through this online form.
Ford Foundation Fellowships
Application Deadline: December 14, 2017
Award Amount: $24,000 for 3 years
Through its Fellowship Programs, the Ford Foundation seeks to increase the diversity of the nation’s college and university faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity, to maximize the educational benefits of diversity, and to increase the number of professors who can and will use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students.
Undergraduate students in their senior year and planning to
attend a PhD graduate program in Fall 2018 are eligible to apply
for Predoctoral Fellowships.
The Office of Fellowships and Scholarships puts
you into contact with many university, national and international
awards that can help to fund your undergraduate career and to build
an impressive resume.
The College of Arts and Sciences offers several
scholarships to undergraduate students at all levels of their
academic career, and for those looking to fund their study abroad
and experiential learning opportunities.
provides a listing of the many research opportunities available
throughout the university. Students who work on a CURCA project are
eligible to apply for an Undergraduate Research Award.