Funding Opportunities

You should always apply to as many funding opportunities as you are able. This doesn’t just enable better research, it also looks great on your CV!


You should fill out your FAFSA as soon as possible on or after October 1st to secure financial aid for the upcoming academic year.

You should plan to apply for an NSF GRFP in Social Sciences. These highly competitive research grants provide 3-years of full funding for MA students. Deadlines: October 24, 2019 and October 22, 2020.

Research Funding:

Ruggles-Gates Fund for Biological Anthropology  1,000 GBP for MA research. Deadline: March 31, 2020

Lambda Alpha National Anthropology Honor Society Scholarship Award – Up to $5,000 for undergraduates wishing to pursue a career in anthropology. Deadline: March 15, 2020