Established in 2008, this scholarship is made possible by gifts from friends of the Department of Anthropology and Geography.


  • Full-time graduate student majoring in Anthropology
  • Minimum overall 3.0 GPA
  • Minimum in-major 3.5 GPA


These friends recognize the importance of scholarships in encouraging students to aim for excellence. The generous gifts from individual members of these various groups allow us to provide financial support for students who have demonstrated superior achievements or skills, thereby encouraging their continued efforts and the overall atmosphere of vigorous research and creativity.