You can simply click on fund name and donate online and securely through the UNM Foundation. We seek
your support for any one of the following endowments:
Department of Anthropology
A. Maxine Graves Undergraduate Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Dr. Michael W. Graves, UNM Professor of Anthropology and his sister, Kathryn Tedrick, to honor the memory of their mother, Maxine Graves and her support of his pursuit of an education. The scholarship annually supports undergraduate students majoring in Anthropology.
Alfonso Ortiz Scholarship for Native Americans
This fund was established in honor of Alfonso Ortiz, former Professor of Anthropology, to support Native American and Indigenous undergraduate and graduate students majoring in Anthropology.
John Martin Campbell Undergraduate Research Scholarship
This fund was established by the Department in honor of John Martin Campbell, former Chair of the Department of Anthropology (1964–1972) and Director of the Maxwell Museum of Anthropology. This fund supports participation in professional meetings or research projects by anthropology majors.
Hawaii Field Training Student Support Fund
This fund supports Native and Indigenous students enrolled in the archeological and historical field school in North Kohala, Hawaii. Students participating in documenting historical and cultural properties, conduct community outreach, contribute as authors to reports and papers prepared about the project’s findings, and give public presentations
Anthropology Graduate Student Support Fund
This fund, established to commemorate the Department of Anthropology’s 75th anniversary, provides support for graduate students to travel to and establish their research sites.
Frank J. Broilo, Harry W. and Margaret Basehart Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Awarded annually to a first or second year full time ethnology or archaeology graduate student in good standing. The award honors Frank Broilo, the first Department of Contract Archaeology director, and Harry Basehart, Professor Emeritus until his death in 1988 and the Department’s Journal of Anthropological Research editor, 1962 to 1974 and 1981 to 1982, as well as Margaret Basehart.
Frieda D. Butler Scholarship
The Frieda D. Butler scholarship is given annually to honor the memory of Mrs. Butler whose grandson, Dr. Richard A. Barrett, is Emeritus Professor of Anthropology. The recipient, an outstanding master’s level student, delivers a public lecture.
Harvey C. & Sarah Moore Endowed Fellowship
This fund was established in 2013 to honor the lives of Harvey C. and Sarah M. Moore. Dr. Moore graduated in 1950 and taught at American University. This fellowship is for recruitment and support of an incoming graduate student.
Joseph Powell Anthropology Endowment Fund
The purpose of this endowment is to advance studies and museum curation of human skeletons, both contemporary and ancient within the context of US regulations protecting rights of both scientists and immediate cultural descendants. This fund supports students or faculty with projects focused on the Museum’s collections, collections elsewhere, or in original fieldwork and recovery of skeletal remains.
Karl H. Schwerin Graduate Fellowship in Ethnology
The Karl H. Schwerin Graduate Fellowship was established in 1998 to support deserving graduate students who are successfully pursuing a course of study in ethnology, cultural anthropology, or social anthropology. Preference is given to students based on scholastic ability and research potential, and those who have not begun doctoral research or received other support.
Linda Cordell Endowed Graduate Scholarship
The Linda Cordell Endowed Scholarship was established in 2014 to honor our former department Chair and faculty member who conducted innovative archaeological research in the Southwest and mentored a generation of graduate students. This award will be made annually to a graduate student pursuing dissertation research in Archaeology.
New Mexico Folklore Scholars Endowment
Awarded biannually to an undergraduate or graduate student with an exceptional record, is involved in some investigative research and writing in the area of New Mexico Folklore that is part of a larger project such as an honors paper or graduate thesis, and who can deliver a public lecture at the annual AGSU Meeting.
Peter D. Harrison Graduate Student Support Fund
Established by Dr. Peter Harrison, a renowned archaeologist and Maya expert with more than 30 years of excavation and research experience, to support graduate students who have Mayan Studies as a focus in their course work. Students will transcribe Mayan drawings and field notes in consultation with the Anthropology Department Chair and one Anthropology Faculty representative specializing in Mayan Studies.
Snead Wertheim Endowment Lectureship
This lectureship was created in 1989 by Jerry and Mary Carole May Wertheim and James E. and Georgia Phillips Snead. Wertheim and Snead are UNM alumni and attorneys in Santa Fe. The lectureship rotates between Anthropology and History and recognizes a significant scholarly activity by a faculty member.
Stone Age Research Fund
Support for Dr. Lawrence G. Straus and his students to excavate in Cantabrian, Spain. Dr. Straus has been excavating at El Mirón Cave for the past 18 years. This fund supports travel and per diems for Dr. Straus and students while in Spain, plus travel to national and international meetings, and analyses of archaeological finds.
Anthropology General Fund
This fund provides program support for the Department of Anthropology including both colloquia and special events.
Anthropology Centennial Fund
The Anthropology Centennial Fund helps support alumni outreach and publication of the biannual Anthropology newsletter.
Krisztina Kosse Memorial Fund
Scholarship awarded annually by the Maxwell Museum of Anthropology to an outstanding undergraduate in Archaeology with preference given to seniors with an A average in course work and an emphasis in Old World complex societies. This scholarship was named in honor of Dr. Krisztina Kosse who joined the Maxwell Museum in 1974, first as Associate Curator, then Curator of Collections.
You can also donate to the Department by check.
Please make your checks payable to the UNM Foundation(and indicate the fund you wish to support) and send to:
700 Lomas NE, Ste 108
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Donations are tax deductible.
If you need assistance or are interested in other funding opportunities for the UNM Department of Anthropology, please contact Yolanda Dominguez, College of Arts & Sciences Development Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org or 505-277-3194.