College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Anthropology

Department Scholarships

The following is a listing of the scholarships available at the Department of Anthropology.

Phyllis and Richard Daugherty Scholarship for Undergraduate Student Excellence

Advanced anthropology undergraduate major, junior or senior at time of nomination. Based on excellence of scholarship and leadership or participation in departmental or university affairs; can be awarded only once to any student. (By faculty nomination, no application.)

Phyllis and Richard Daugherty Scholarship for Graduate Student Excellence

Advanced standing in anthropology in either the M.A. or Ph.D. program at time of nomination. Based on excellence of scholarship, degree and effectiveness of professional activities, and leadership in departmental or university affairs. Can be awarded only once to any student; current or previous holders of the Scoales Scholarship or Daugherty Research Assistantship are not eligible. (By faculty nomination, no application.)

International Research Award

This award is for advanced graduate students to support the fieldwork phase of thesis or dissertation research. Award is based on the quality of a submitted anthropology research proposal and secondarily on the quality of work in the department to date. Award is for international research. Students must have completed two semesters of course work by the time the funds are expended. The application consists of cover sheet, curriculum vitae, timetable, proposal abstract, research proposal and an itemized budget. (A call for applications is announced in early spring.)

Dr. Grover S. Krantz Scholarship in Anthropology

This scholarship is intended for exceptional undergraduate or graduate students majoring or intending to major in anthropology. The recipients of this scholarship shall have demonstrated interest in the fields of physical/biological anthropology, linguistic archaeology, and/or human demography. (By faculty nomination, no application.)

The Richard Daugherty Research Assistantship

Awarded to an outstanding anthropology graduate student specializing in archaeology. Selection based on GRE scores, GPA, letters of recommendation, academic background, and willingness to accept commitment to complete a Ph.D. in Anthropology at WSU. This assistantship provides the opportunity for a graduate student in archaeology to work with a faculty member in the student's area of research, on a project related to the student's thesis or dissertation. Linked with teaching assistantship to provide half-time support for one academic year. Students having a B.A. or M.A. may apply. Awarded in alternate years.

The Nicholas Michael Scoales Scholarship

This award provides research support for an outstanding graduate student in archaeology specializing in analysis of lithic artifacts or in western North American prehistory. Students with financial need working towards the M.A. or Ph.D. and the appropriate topical interest may apply.

The Janet Friedman Memorial Scholarship

This award is given to an expectional graduate student specializing in Archaeology with priority going to a student interested in cultural resource management and/or pursuing a PhD. (By faculty nomination, no application.)

The Oscar Lewis Award

This award is given to a graduate student (either MA or PhD) in cultural anthropology primarily for excellence in ethnographic fieldwork, either completed or proposed, devoted to an expoloration of the lives of an impoverished or otherwise disadvantaged group. Secondary consideration will be given to academic performance in classes and such scholarly productivity as publications, grants, awards, and papers presented. (By faculty nomination, no application.)

The Bob Ackerman Endowed Graduate Fellowship in Archaeology

This award given to a graduate student of outstanding professional promise in archaeology, especially those students conducting research in regions encompassed by the Pacific Northwest, Alaska and Siberia. (By faculty nomination, no application.)

Donald E. Crabtree Scholarship in Lithic Technology

This scholarship is given to a graduate student (MA or PhD in anthropology, geology, physiology or chemistry) to assist in their study and research of stone artifacts, the diverse technologies required, and the human behavioral element in their creation. Contact the University of Idaho's Sociology, Anthropology and Justice Studies Department for more information.

The Harvey "Pete" Rice Memorial Scholarship

This award is given to an expectional graduate student (either MA or PhD) specializing in Archaeology with priority going to a student interested in cultural resource management in the Pacific Northwest. (By faculty nomination, no application.)

 

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