Funds by Category: Department of Anthropology
Department of Anthropology
This fund supports innovative and collaborative projects in Public Anthropology sponsored by the Ortiz Center.
This fund was established in honor of Alfonso Ortiz, former Professor of Anthropology, to support Native American and Indigenous undergraduate and graduate students majoring in Anthropology.
The Anthropology Centennial Fund helps support alumni outreach and publication of the biannual Anthropology newsletter.
This fund provides program support for the Department of Anthropology including both colloquia and special events.
This fund, established to commemorate the Department of Anthropology’s 75th anniversary, provides support for graduate students to travel to and establish their research sites.
The Biological Anthropology Graduate Education Fund was established to support biological anthropology graduate student travel and research.
The Stuart Scholarship is given to a graduate student who has demonstrated excellence and made a commitment to Public Anthropology. Dr. Stuart earned his PhD at UNM, has served as Associate Provost, and is a current faculty member in Anthropology. Photograph of Dr. Stuart by Jason S. Ordaz, courtesy the School for Advanced Research, 2013.
Awarded annually to a first or second year full time ethnology or archaeology graduate student in good standing. The award honors Frank Broilo, the first director of the Office of Contract Archeology, and Harry Basehart, Professor Emeritus until his death in 1988 and the Department’s Journal of Anthropological Research editor, 1962 to 1974 and 1981... Read more »
The Frieda D. Butler scholarship is given annually to honor the memory of Mrs. Butler whose grandson, Dr. Richard A. Barrett, is Emeritus Professor of Anthropology. The recipient, an outstanding master’s level student, delivers a public lecture.
This fund was established in 2013 to honor the lives of Harvey C. and Sarah M. Moore. Dr. Moore graduated in 1950 and taught at American University. This fellowship is for recruitment and support of an incoming graduate student in anthropology.
The Hibben Trust for Anthropology Graduate Students Fund is supported by the Frank C. Hibben Charitable Trust.The Trust was endowed by the late Dr. Frank C. Hibben, an archaeologist who was a Professor of Anthropology and former Director of the Maxwell Museum at UNM.These funds support graduate education in anthropology and consist of annual awards... Read more »
Awards from the Powell Endowment will be used to support Evolutionary Anthropology graduate student research on the topic of human and non-human primate biological variation and behavioral ecology, both past and present. Awards will be for $500 and requests for submissions will be made by the Graduate Advisor semi-annually. A three member committee will select... Read more »
The Karl H. Schwerin Graduate Fellowship was established in 1998 to support deserving graduate students who are successfully pursuing a course of study in ethnology, cultural anthropology, or social anthropology. Preference is given to students based on scholastic ability and research potential, and those who have not begun doctoral research or received other support.
This fellowship is awarded annually to a student in the Ethnology program who is at the stage of conducting fieldwork or writing their dissertation.
This fund was established to support academic research and related teaching on the southwest, urban anthropology, and gender.
Awarded biannually to an undergraduate or graduate student with an exceptional record, is involved in some investigative research and writing in the area of New Mexico Folklore that is part of a larger project such as an honors paper or graduate thesis, and who can deliver a public lecture at the annual AGSU Meeting.
Your gift to the Maxwell Museum Passport to People program will help support multi-generational thematic Family Day educational events that explore exhibitions, topics, and cultures of people around the world. Participants complete activities such as hands-on projects, connecting with special community guests, artists and musicians, and exploring museum exhibits, and receive stamps in a “passport”... Read more »
Established by Dr. Peter Harrison, a renowned archaeologist and Mayan expert with more than 30 years of excavation and research experience, to support graduate students who have Mayan Studies as a focus in their course work. Students will transcribe Mayan drawings and field notes in consultation with the Anthropology Department Chair and one Anthropology Faculty... Read more »
This lectureship was created in 1989 by Jerry and Mary Carole May Wertheim and James E. and Georgia Phillips Snead. Wertheim and Snead are UNM alumni and attorneys in Santa Fe. The lectureship rotates between Anthropology and History and recognizes a significant scholarly activity by a faculty member.
Support for Dr. Lawrence G. Straus and his students to excavate in Cantabrian, Spain. Dr. Straus has been excavating at El Mirón Cave for the past 18 years. This fund supports travel and per diems for Dr. Straus and students while in Spain, plus travel to national and international meetings, and analyses of archaeological finds.
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