Student Funding

The department encourages all undergraduate majors and minors to frequently check this page to apply for funding opportunities as they become available.

Department Awards

Research Funding

No opportunities at this time. 

Awards and Scholarships

Daniel H. Weiskotten Scholarship Fund
William M. Beauchamp Chapter,  New York State Archaeological Association
Application Deadline: March 8, 2024

$1,000 and
 1-year membership in NYSAA

To apply for this award, a student must be a New York State resident enrolled in an accredited New York State college or university undergraduate anthropology or history program.  The student applicant must have completed a minimum of 30 credit hours; be majoring in anthropology or history; and be intending to pursue a career in archaeology (prehistoric, historic, military, industrial, marine) or museology; and be able to show a financial need.

The applicant must provide:

1).   A current college transcript showing a “B” average or better

2).   A financial need statement (financial aid verification form from the college)

3).   A letter describing involvement in archaeological projects; a brief description of financial need; and applicant’s future plans (stated in the applicant’s own words & writing)

4).   A recommendation from a professional archaeologist

THE APPLICATION FOR THIS AWARD MUST BE POSTMARKED NO LATER THAN MARCH 8TH, 2024.  It is advised that materials be sent as early as possible in the event that the committee has questions.  All materials are to be sent to Dr. Ellis McDowell-Loudan at the following address.

BOX 502
McGRAW, NY 13101

A committee composed of professional archaeologists, and avocational members of the Beauchamp Chapter will review the applications after March 8, and choose the award recipient.

The award winner will be selected no later than April 5, 2024 and announced at the 105th NYSAA annual meeting in Oswego, NY during the NYSAA annual awards banquet on Saturday, April, 13, 2024.


Internship Funding

No opportunities at this time.

University Resources