Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Grant opportunity for Archaeology Students Studying Florida Archaeology: the Florida Anthropological Society Dorothy Moore Student Grant for 2016

E-mail recently received from Robert Austin, Ph.D., R.P.A.:

Attached is information on the Florida Anthropological Society Dorothy Moore Student Grant for 2016. FAS will offer $500 to assist students in conducting archaeological research in Florida. The attachment provides details on how to apply. The deadline for the 2015 grant is March 31, 2015. Please distribute and post the announcement and inform your students of the availability of this grant. Thank you.

Here is the text of the announcement:

Florida Anthropological Society
Florida’s Statewide Organization of Archaeology and Anthropology



The Florida Anthropological Society (FAS) is making available $500.00 to be awarded annually to archaeology students (B.A., M.A., or Ph.D.) who are currently enrolled in a Florida university. The grant money will assist students conducting archaeological research in Florida. Grant funds can be used to cover the costs associated with archaeological fieldwork, special analyses (e.g., radiocarbon dates, faunal or botanical analyses, soils analysis, etc.), and, in some cases, travel expenses associated with presenting a paper based on the student's research at a professional meeting.

Students interested in applying for the grant should submit a letter not to exceed two pages that describes the project for which the funds are being requested; what research question(s) or problem(s) are being addressed; how the funds will be applied to these problems; what, if any, additional funds will be used to accomplish the research; and how the research will contribute to Florida archaeology. The applicant should include a budget indicating the amount requested and describing how the money will be spent along with a letter(s) of support from faculty.

Applications for the 2016 award are now being accepted and can be sent to: Dr. Robert Austin, FAS Student Grant, 7224 Alafia Ridge Loop, Riverview, FL 33569 or via email to Deadline for applications is March 31, 2016.

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Note that undergraduate and Master's degree students are eligible. This is unusual.

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