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Undergraduate Scholarships & Awards

A. Maxine Graves Undergraduate Award

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 who are in the Honors Program.

Barbara MacCaulley Endowment Scholarship

The scholarship of up to $500 is given to an outstanding full-time undergraduate student who is concentrating in Archaeology and entering their senior year. This scholarship may be used to pay for travel and lodging at professional meetings or to conduct field research.

Undergraduate Fellowships for Indigenous Students

This $500 award is given to a talented indigenous student who has declared their major in Anthropology. The award can be used to cover the costs of tuition or other student fees, field schools, field research (including travel), or presentations at professional meetings. Applicants must have at least sophomore status (30 credit hours) and must be a member of a Native American tribe. 

The John Martin "Jack" Campbell Award for Undergraduate Student Research

Established in honor of Dr. John Martin “Jack” Campbell, former Chair of the Department of Anthropology and former Director of the Maxwell Museum.  This $250 award is given to two undergraduate students to pay for travel to professional meetings or to conduct field research. The award can be used to defray the costs of travel and lodging at meetings or research projects.  Applications are due the Monday before Fall Break.

The Ann Ramenofsky Honors Fellowship Award

Dr. Ann Ramenofsky, southwestern archaeologist and emerita professor, established a research fellowship for undergraduate students in the Anthropology Honors Program. This fellowship is offered every fall in the amount of $300.00. The funds must support research projects and related activities. To apply, by mid semester of the honors seminar, please submit to the faculty member teaching the honors seminar (Anth 498): 1) an abstract outlining your research project, and 2) the intended use of funds.

The Hibben Undergraduate Research and Training Summer Fellowship

Scholarships may be given to undergraduate students attending a UNM field school for support of tution, fees, and other related costs.  Variable awards granted based on nomination of student by a UNM Anthropology faculty member.

The David Stuart Scholarship for Students in Public Anthropology

The Dave Stuart Scholarship for students in Public Anthropology was established by Dr. Dave Stuart, former faculty member and Associate Provost at the University of New Mexico.  This award may be granted to a senior undergraduate student who has expressed a desire to continue study at UNM in the Anthropology Graduate Program.  The award may be granted annually, and provides $500 per semester for the study of public anthropology.  Students should apply to the department at the end of their Junior year to be considered for this award. 

For information on how to apply for one of these undergraduate awards/deadlines, please contact the anthropology department.