Scholarships

ALL SCHOLARSHIPS and AWARDS WILL BE PRESENTED AT THE SACRAMENTO ANTHROPOLOGICAL CONFERENCE, APRIL 26, 2019

FOR ANY QUESTIONS CONTACT THE ANTHROPOLOGY OFFICE AT arg37@csus.edu.

Department of Anthropology Academic Achievement Award

The Academic Achievement Award recognizes the graduating Anthropology Major within the Academic Year (Fall and Spring) who has the best overall performance as a student.  The selected Awardee will also be nominated for the College of Social Sciences and Interdisciplinary Studies Dean’s Academic Honors Award.

The student receiving this award will be presented with a Certificate of Recognition and a cash award funded by Archaeological Research Center, Department of Anthropology, CSUS.

Criteria:
  • Applicant must have a minimum Cumulative GPA of 3.5
  • Seniors who graduated previous Fall or graduating in Spring semester for the current Academic year.
Application Materials:
  • A letter of application in a form of a 2 - 3 page long biographical statement. Herein, the applicant must discuss her/his academic achievements, community service both within and outside of Anthropology and future goals. Applicant must also discuss how s/he used the knowledge gained in order to contribute to the larger community.
  • A copy of Resume
  • A copy of unofficial transcript(s).
Application Instructions and Deadline:

The application materials should be addressed and submitted to the Department of Anthropology Chair Michael Delacorte at mdgel@csused. All application materials must be received by Friday, February 15, 2019.

John W. Connor Scholarship 

The John W. Connor Scholarship is awarded by the Department of Anthropology, in consort with Dr. John W. Connor to the Anthropology Major with the highest Cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA).

The application opens in the Spring Semester for scholarship disbursement in the Fall. 

The student receiving this award will be presented with a Certificate of Recognition and a scholarship award funded by the John W. Connor Endowment Fund and disbursed through the Scholarship Office in the Fall semester.

Criteria:
  • Applicant with highest GPA, but with a minimum GPA of 3.5
  • Applicant must be enrolled as a full time student at time of the application and award disbursement and maintain criteria requirements.
  • Undergraduate Anthropology Major - Junior and Senior Class Level.
  • Anthropology Graduate - Classified standing.
  • * The student with the highest GPA will be identified and contacted by the Anthropology Department, but must have submitted an application.
Application Instructions and Deadline:
  • The general application includes several essay format questions. Make sure to be as detailed as possible when answering questions and include information discussing participation in extracurricular activities, community service, and how they contribute to furthering the discipline of anthropology, your academic achievements and future goals.
Apply HERE or through the Scholarship website by March 1st, 2019. All application materials must be received by the application deadline.

Richard Reeve Scholarship 

Instituted in memory of Professor Richard Reeve, the first chair of the Department of Anthropology, CSUS, this award recognizes an Anthropology Major for his/her contributions to furthering the discipline of anthropology.

The application opens in the Spring Semester for scholarship disbursement in the Fall. 

The student receiving this award will be presented with a Certificate of Recognition and a scholarship award funded by the Department of Anthropology. Award will be disbursed via the Scholarship Office in the Fall semester.

Criteria:
  • Applicant must have a minimum Cumulative GPA of 3.5
  • Applicant must have participated in discipline based extracurricular activities.
  • Applicant must be enrolled as a full time student at time of the application and award disbursement and maintain criteria requirements.
  • Undergraduate Anthropology Major - Senior Class Level.
Application Instructions and Deadline:
  • The general application includes several essay format questions. Make sure to be as detailed as possible when answering the questions and include information discussing participation in extracurricular activities, community service and how they contribute to furthering the discipline of anthropology, your academic achievements and future goals.

Apply HERE or through the Scholarship website by March 1st, 2019. All application materials must be received by the application deadline.

Edgar Lee Jordan Undergraduate Scholarship 

Instituted in memory of Professor Edgar Lee Jordan, this award recognizes the potential contribution by an anthropology student to the field of Anthropology via participation in research, presentation to a conference, and/or participating in a field school.

The application opens in the Spring Semester for scholarship disbursement in the Fall. 

The student receiving this award will be presented with a Certificate of Recognition and a scholarship award funded by the Edgar Lee Jordan memorial fund. Award will be disbursed via the Scholarship Office in the Fall semester.  

Criteria:
  • Applicant must be working on an undergraduate degree in anthropology.
  • Have a minimum Cumulative GPA of 3.2 at Sac State.
  • Applicant must be enrolled at least half time at the time of the application, award disbursement and maintain criteria requirements.
  • Undergraduate Anthropology Major - Junior and Senior Class Level.
Application Instructions and Deadline:
  • The general application includes several essay format questions. Make sure to be as detailed as possible when answering the questions and include information discussing participation in extracurricular activities, research, presentation and how they contribute to furthering the discipline of anthropology, your academic achievements and future goals.
  • Make sure indicate when the activity will take place and how the scholarship will be used.

Apply HERE or through the Scholarship website by March 1st, 2019. All application materials must be received by the application deadline.

Edgar Lee Jordan Graduate Scholarship 

Instituted in memory of Professor Edgar Lee Jordan, this award recognizes the potential contribution by an anthropology graduate student to the field of Archaeology or Biological Anthropology through their research focus.  

The application opens in the Spring Semester for scholarship disbursement in the Fall. 

The student receiving this award will be presented with a Certificate of Recognition and a scholarship award funded by the Edgar Lee Jordan memorial fund. Award will be disbursed via the Scholarship Office in the Fall. 

Criteria:
  • Applicant must be working on a graduate degree in Archaeology or Biological Anthropology.
  • Have a minimum Cumulative GPA of 3.2.
  • Applicant must be enrolled at least half time at the time of the application, award disbursement and maintain criteria requirements.
  • Student must be on classified standing.
Application Instructions and Deadline:
  • The general application includes several essay format questions. Make sure to be as detailed as possible when answering the questions and include information discussing your research, how your research will contribute to furthering the discipline of anthropology, your academic achievements and future goals and how the scholarship will be used.

Apply HERE or through the Scholarship website by March 1st, 2019. All application materials must be received by the application deadline.

George Rich Graduate Scholarship 

Instituted in memory of Professor George Rich, this award recognizes the potential contribution by an anthropology graduate student to the field of Cultural and/or Linguistic Anthropology through their research focus. 

The application opens in the Spring Semester for scholarship disbursement in the Fall. 

The student receiving this award will be presented with a Certificate of Recognition and scholarship award funded by the George Rich Scholarship fund and distributed to student through the Scholarship Office in the Fall.

Criteria:
  • Applicant must be working on a Master's Degree in Anthropology in the sub-disciplines of Cultural or Linguistic Anthropology.
  • Have a minimum overall GPA of 3.8 as a graduate student.
  • Applicant must have been advanced to candidacy.
  • Applicant must have earned an "A" in Anth 205 and Anth 207 and enrolled at time of the application, award disbursement, and maintain criteria requirements.
Application Instructions and Deadline:
  • The general application includes several essay format questions. Make sure to be as detailed as possible when answering the questions and include information discussing your research, how your research will contribute to furthering the discipline of anthropology, your academic achievements and future goals and how the scholarship will be used.

Apply HERE or through the Scholarship website by March 1st, 2019. All application materials must be received by the application deadline.