Awards, Scholarships & Grants

This page details the awards, scholarships, and grants offered to undergraduate students. Each section has a brief description about the funding opportunity, but you may navigate the links for more information on this page or on the menu to the right.  

 

Paul A. Liebman Engaged Anthropology Awards

Liebman Engaged Anthropology Internship Award

Eligibility: This award is open to all undergraduate anthropology majors. Preference will be given to those students who are completing internships in fulfillment of their senior capstone requirement. Award Amount: up to $2500. Applications due by March 16thApply hereFor more information, see the Liebman Award page here

 

Liebman Engaged Anthropology Research Award

Eligibility: This award is open to all undergraduate anthropology majors. Preference will be given to those students who are completing independent research in fulfillment of their senior capstone requirement. Award Amount: up to $1500. Applications due by March 16thApply hereFor more information, see the Liebman Award page here

 

Letters of recommendation should be sent to the Graduate Student Intern at the following email:  intern-anthro@illinois.edu

The subject of the email should include "Liebman Fellowship Summer 2018 - [Last Name of Student]." The Letter of Recommendation should be sent as a PDF document attached to the email. The title of the PDF document should include the following: "Liebman[Last Name of Student]". For any questions concerning letters of recommendation, submission of applications, and so on, please contact intern-anthro@illinois.edu.   

 

 

Patricia O'Brien Award in Anthropology

The Patricia O'Brien Award is given to the best undergraduate anthropology paper.  Eligibility: This award is open to all undergraduate anthropology majors and minors. Award Amount: $250. Applications due by March 13th @3pm. For more information, the Patricia O'Brien Award page here.

 

Conference Presentation Travel Grant

Applications should be submitted to Liz Spears (espears@illinois.edu  ) no later than two weeks prior to travel. Additionally, all applicants must complete the Online Anthropology Travel Information Form: Online Travel Authorization and Information Form. For more information about the Conference Presentation Travel Grant is here

 

Additional funding

For more information about additional funding and awards, view the page here