College of Arts and Sciences - Anthropology

Complete Scholarship Name Application Deadline Date Contact Name Contact Phone Number Contact E-mail Address
Dr. Ann Kingsolver Student Achievement Award Fund No Nominees will be notified Cat Keegan 803-777-9604 /
Nominations from the department faculty will be solicited by the Department undergraduate committee for anthropology undergraduate majors studying in the Cultural and Linguistic track who demonstrate financial need. Nominated students who wish to be considered for the award will then submit a tuped original 250-500 word essay on the topic, “How can anthropology promote diversity at the University of South Carolina and within the state?” to the committee for consideration.
The Dirty Trowel Scholarship Fund Yes March 15 (to apply for the next academic year) Cat Keegan 803-777-9604
The scholarship will be awarded by the Department of Anthropology’s Undergraduate Committee to a student (s) interested in Archaeology. For individuals that exemplify attributes of integrity, character of leadership consistent with the highest values of the University
The South Carolina Battleground Preservation Trust Fellowship Yes No deadline Cat Keegan 803-777-9604
The fellowship will be available to graduate students who are accepted and enrolled (minimum 6 hours) into the Department of Anthropology at the University of South Carolina. Applicants for the fellowship will submit a copy of all application materials made to the Department of Anthropology at the University of South Carolina, Columbia (admissions forms, letter of intent, transcripts, GRE scores, letters of reference, writing sample, etc.). In addition they will submit a letter of intent (maximum of two pages) specifying how their research goals and career interests will further the goals and intent of the Battleground Fellowship Trust. Priority will be given to applicants who propose a project, discuss its importance, and articulate specific objectives, a research plan, and expected outcomes of their work. When appropriate, applicants are encouraged to also submit a one-page budget summary linked to the specifics of their research plan.