Jane C. Waldbaum Archaeological Field School Scholarship

Archaeological Institute of America

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Grant amount: US $1,000

Deadline: Mar 1, 2020 8:59pm PST

Applicant type: Graduate Student Undergraduate Student

Funding uses: Research

Location of project: Canada, United States

Location of residency: Canada, United States

Age restriction: At least 18 years of age

Degree requirements: Applicants must be within 1 year of starting their degree

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About this funder:



Established in honor of AIA Honorary President Jane Waldbaum, this scholarship is intended to help students who are planning to participate in archaeological field work for the first time. Students majoring in archaeology or related disciplines are especially encouraged to apply. The Scholarship Fund provides $1000 each to help pay expenses associated with participation in an archaeological field work project (minimum stay one month/4 weeks). 

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


  • The scholarship is open to students who have begun their junior year of undergraduate studies at the time of application and have not yet completed their first year of graduate school at a college or university in the United States or Canada.
    • The Waldbaum Scholarship will be awarded to junior and senior undergraduates and first-year graduate students only.
  • Applicants must be at least 18 years old and must not have previously participated in archaeological field work of any kind.
  • The committee will consider both academic achievement and financial need in its deliberations.
  • AIA scholarships are open to students from all backgrounds. Minority and disadvantaged students are encouraged to apply.