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Scholarship funds are to be used to support research in archaeology, anthropology, or related discipline at the masters or doctorate level.

General stipulations and protocols are as follows:

  1. The award will be given to a graduate student who focuses on Virginia or Middle Atlantic archaeology. The graduate student must be enrolled in a Master’s or Ph.D. program in archaeology, anthropology or related discipline. Applicants must be members in good standing with the Archeological Society of Virginia. Dues for student members are $15 annually and include a subscription to the ASV Quarterly Bulletin.
    To join the ASV please go to our website: https://www.virginiaarcheology.org/join-asv/
  2. Priority for the award will be given to a resident of Virginia or to a graduate student enrolled at a Virginia institution of higher learning. However, students at institutions of higher learning outside Virginia will also be considered if the focus of their research is Virginia or Middle Atlantic archaeology.
  3. Applicants will submit a cover letter, copies of unofficial graduate transcripts, and a research proposal describing how the funds will be used, not to exceed five double-spaced pages in length, not including endnotes.
  4. In addition, two letters of recommendation, not exceeding one double-spaced page each, shall be submitted separately to Dr. Stephanie A.T. Jacobe at stephaniea.t.jacobe@gmail.com.
  5. The award winner will make a presentation to the Archeological Society of Virginia’s Annual Meeting in October outlining his/her research progress and future plans. At the conclusion of their degree, award winners are encouraged to publish their research results in the Quarterly Bulletin.

Applications must be submitted by Saturday May 1, 2021.

Application materials, supporting documents, and any questions should be sent to:
Dr. Stephanie A.T. Jacobe, Chair Education Committee, Archeological Society of Virginia at stephaniea.t.jacobe@gmail.com.

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