Funding Opportunities for Fieldwork and Research


Departmental and University Funding

The Stigler Fund for Archaeological Fieldwork
Given by the Department of Anthropology, these awards are open to all full-time students at Columbia and Barnard, both undergraduate and graduate, excepting those students who will graduate before their proposed field season. Preference will be given to students majoring in archaeology and anthropology, but students in other related fields (such as Art History and Archaeology or Classics) may also apply. Awards typically run about $300 to $1,000, depending on the needs of the student. Ordinarily 8-10 students are accomodated. Deadline: APRIL 21. STIGLER APPLICATION DETAILS (pdf)

Ella Deloria Thesis Research
For Columbia students studying anthropology. Designed to help conduct thesis research. Information available here.

Gladys Reichard Fund for Thesis Research
For Barnard students conducting thesis research in anthropology or archaeology. For information about this and other fellowships at Barnard, click HERE.

Columbia Division of Student Affairs Fellowships
Various fellowships available. Deadlines vary. Web site.

Senior Thesis Funding
Students undertaking senior theses can apply for up to $250 to defray their research costs. Application.

For study in Africa
Leitner Family fellowship for research and language training in Africa. Institute for African Studies. Web site.

Foreign Language Study
FLAS fellowships for undergraduate and graduate students. Web site.



Other Funding Resources

Archaeological Institute of America Fellowships
The AIA is pleased to offer fellowships for travel and study to deserving scholars. Fellowships are open to members of the Archaeological Institute of America. Web site.

Archaeological Institute of America Scholarships
The AIA is pleased to offer a number of scholarships and grants fro students, publications and AIA Societies. Scholarships and grants are open to members of the Archaeological Institute of America. Web site.

The Biblical Archaeology Society Dig Scholarship
For students conducting summer fieldwork in and around the Levant. Web site.

Southwest Preservation Fellowship
3-year dissertation fellowship for work conducted in the Upper Gila Valley. Web site.

Cyprus American Archaeological Research Institute
Various fellowships from CAARI. Web site.

The Etruscan Foundation Fieldwork Fellowships
Available to advanced undergraduate and graduate students enrolled full-time at an accredited North American college or university. Web site.