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Scholarships

The Anthropology Department annually awards a limited number of scholarships to well qualified students. Applications must be made to the Financial Aid Office by February 1 of each year. Scholarships will be awarded for the fall semester. It is recommended that students applying should have a minimum overall GPA of 3.0. Preference is given to upper division students. Students should consult their respective advisor regarding the various scholarships.  For more information on scholarships at Boise State University go to  http://financialaid.boisestate.edu/scholarships.

Department Scholarship

Department scholarships are available from each academic department at Boise State University. Departments set the criteria and the scholarship amounts given to each recipient. This is not a need-based scholarship. All anthropology majors are automatically included in this list, and are ranked by GPA. The student does not need to complete an application form to be eligible for this scholarship. Each academic year four to six anthropology majors are chosen to receive a departmental scholarship and are awarded for the fall semester.

Single Parent Scholarship

There is a Single Parent Scholarship open to a sophomore, junior, or senior pursuing a major in the College of Social Sciences and Public Affairs (Anthropology is a major in the College of Social Sciences and Public Affairs). Criteria includes a cumulative GPA no less than 3.25, and the student should be a single parent/head of household as determined by IRS regulations. To apply for the Single Parent Scholarship, complete the form and return to the Dean’s Office (E717) by March 15.

Ralston Family Scholarship

There is a Ralston Family Scholarship open to a student who is majoring in the College of Social Sciences and Public Affairs (Anthropology is a major in the College of Social Sciences and Public Affairs.). Criteria includes a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or greater, and preference will be given to students who are parents and will be awarded with regard to financial need. To apply for the Ralston Family Scholarship, complete the form  and return to the Dean’s Office (E717) by March 15.

McCraw Family Single Parent Scholarship

The McCraw Family Single Parent Scholarship is open to all majors within the college, must be single parent/head of household in addition to other criteria. Scholarship is administered by Dean’s Office. To apply for the McCraw Family Single Parent Scholarship, complete the form and return to the Dean’s Office (E717) by March 15.  Call 208-426-3776 or email sspadean@boisestate.edu for additional information.

Jane C. Waldbaum Archaeological Field School Scholarship

Sponsor: Archaeological Institute of America
Program Number: 98176
E-mail: dbaker@aia.bu.edu
Web Site: http://www.archaeological.org
Program URL: http://www.archaeological.org/grants/708
SYNOPSIS:  Established in honor of AIA Past 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. Deadline: March 1