Student Research Grant

Student Research Grant

Purpose: To facilitate and promote student research in the field of Archaeology.

Eligibility: This grant is available to any student engaged in research relevant to archaeology of Washington and enrolled in a baccalaureate granting college. The research project must be conducted in association with a mentor/advisor from a college. A final report must be submitted and include a summary of the methodology used, a discussion of the results generated by the project, and references cited section (a paper presentation from Northwest Anthropology Conference is acceptable as a Final Report if it contains the above information). All publications/presentations resulting from this grant must acknowledge the AWA for partial or full funding. Students who have received a previous AWA student research grant are still eligible for this grant only if the Final Report was submitted. Student must be a current member of AWA.

Deadline: None. (Open)

Amount: The maximum award for this grant will be $500 of research related expenses. Accepted expenses include equipment, supplies, project-related travel, printing, software and other justified costs.

Selection Criteria:

Provide evidence for the following:

  • Feasibility of successful completion of the research project within the provided timeframe
  • Likelihood the researcher will learn and utilize appropriate research techniques and methodology
  • The research is relevant to the archaeology in Washington state
  • Probability of the proposed project resulting in a publication and/or conference presentation
  • Support from a faculty mentor/advisor
  • Documented approval of animal/human subjects protocol acceptance, if applicable

The proposal must contain the following elements or it will not be reviewed:

  • AWA Student Research Grant Cover sheet
  • Completed abstract form
  • Project description
  • Completed Budget form
  • Letter of support from faculty mentor

Download Proposal Application
Microsoft Word format
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Submit completed proposal to:

Attn: Bob Kopperl
c/o Curator of Archaeology
Burke Museum
Box 353010
University of Washington
Seattle WA 98195-3010