There are many scholarship opportunities for anthropology students at UAF.

The first step in the scholarship process is to visit the UAF Financial Aid website and begin the paperwork process. The deadline for this is February 15.



Allison Little, left, Erica Blake and Aurora Bowers inspect a stone tool uncovered during an archeaological field camp at a dig site near Delta Junction. | UAF Photo by Todd Paris

Scholarship opportunities within the department

There are various scholarships available to anthropology students. Please contact the department for more information. 



Scholarship, Minimum $1,000 per academic year

Purpose: To provide scholarships to students enrolled at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Preference given to anthropology.

Fellowship, Minimum $1,000 per academic year

Purpose: To provide funds to support anthropology research at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Fellowship, General Support, Honorarium, Scholarship

Purpose: To provide funds for: 1) acquisitions or archeological or paleontological exhibits for the UA Museum and for the maintenance of same. 2) Financing, in whole or part, expeditions for archeological or paleontological field research. 3) Scholarship or fellowship grants for students majoring in anthropology, and archeology or paleontology.

Research Award

Purpose: The Croxton Family Fellowship endowment will provide support to graduate students at the University of Alaska Fairbanks who demonstrate academic skills and leadership abilities and whose academic program or research emphasis is in one or more of the broad areas of 1) anthropology, 2) Northern studies, 3) biology, 4) wildlife management, 5) elementary or secondary education 6) the fine arts, or 6) museum education and/or museum collection-based research in archaeology, ethnology or history. The intent of this fund is to increase the body of knowledge about Alaska, and to train professionals who will contribute to Alaska and its people.

Scholarship, 2 @ $1,000 per academic year/see GA for details

Purpose: To provide scholarships for University of Alaska Fairbanks students, whose area of study has emphasis in any of the following subjects: Northern Studies/Alaska Studies, Women's Studies, Anthropology, or History.



Kasugahara Miki (left) and Natalie Tan Rei Hsi (right) ice skate on the frozen Tanana Lake with Nanook Recreation on Sunday, February 3rd, 2019. | UAF Photo by Sarah Manriquez

CLA has been the beneficiary of some truly generous gifts from alumni, friends, former professors and staff and other donors. The College of Liberal Arts has many scholarships to offer, from department-specific to college-wide. Why don't you see if there's another here for you?


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