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External Scholarships

Students applying for courses at Achill Archaeological Field School may wish to apply for scholarships from these external sources:

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program

The U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship is a grant program that enables students of limited financial means to study or intern abroad, thereby gaining skills critical to our national security and economic competitiveness. The Gilman Scholarship Program is open to U.S. citizen undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college or university to participate in study and intern abroad programs worldwide.

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Jane C. Waldbaum Archaeological Field School Scholarship

Established in honor of AIA Honorary President Jane Waldbaum, this scholarship is intended to help students who are planning to participate in archaeological field work for the first time. Students majoring in archaeology or related disciplines are especially encouraged to apply. The Scholarship Fund provides $1000 each to help pay expenses associated with participation in an archaeological field work project (minimum stay one month/4 weeks).

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Sacramento Archaeological Society, Inc. Student Scholarship Site

Sacramento Archaeological Society is proud to recognize the outstanding achievements of aspiring archaeologists and anthropologists currently enrolled in an accredited educational institution through its  annual scholarship program. The Sacramento Archaeological Society, Inc. (SAS) is seeking applicants for one or more scholarships. The total funds available are approximately $1,500. The scholarships may be in lesser amounts, so that multiple scholarships may be awarded. Should several worthy applications be received, funding in excess of $1,500 may be available.

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American Archaeology Abroad Scholarships

American Archaeology Abroad holds an annual competition for scholarships for undergraduate students to attend archaeological excavations abroad. Current funding allows for one award of $1500 per year, but we intend to expand this program in future years to accommodate additional students. These competitions promote the organization’s goals of supporting archaeological excavations while also supporting the education of future archaeologists.

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Fund for Education Abroad

The mission of the Fund for Education Abroad (FEA) is to provide scholarships and ongoing support to students who are underrepresented among the US study abroad population. FEA makes life-changing, international experiences accessible to all by supporting minority and first-generation college students before, during, and after they participate in education abroad programs.

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The Dan David Prize

The Dan David Prize is an international initiative, endowed by the Dan David Foundation and headquartered at Tel Aviv University. Three prizes of US$1,000,000 each are awarded annually in selected fields representing the three time dimensions – Past, Present and Future. The Dan David Prize is awarded each year to those who have made groundbreaking discoveries or outstanding contributions to humanity. We invite nominations of individuals and organizations that are making a major impact in this year’s chosen fields.