Scholarships and aid

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Scholarships & Financial Aid

Scholarships and grants are available through the College of Arts and Sciences and Office of Scholarships & Financial Aid. The Office of Graduate Studies has more information regarding graduate funding.

The School of Global Integrative Studies also has a number of scholarships and awards for both our undergraduate and graduate students. Student can apply for these opportunities through the SGIS funding applications.

Undergraduate Funding ApplicationGraduate Funding Application

Don Burgess Award in Anthropology
  • $200 (UG), $300 (G)
  • Annual award
  • Awarded to support outstanding undergrad and grad student research or travel to present research. 3.75 GPA required
  • Applications due by August 31st

Robert N. Reece Anthropology Fellowship Fund
  • $400
  • Annual award
  • Awarded to support graduate work conducting or presenting research in Cultural Anthropology and/or Conservation of Natural Resources. Applicant must be a full time graduate student in good standing and at least a 3.0 GPA.
  • Applications due by August 31st

Douglas Bereuter Fellowship for Anthropology
  • $500
  • Annual Award
  • Awarded for support of graduate masters thesis research in anthropology with preference for Great Plains topics, but may be awarded to any area of anthropology. Applicant must be a full time graduate student, in good standing with at least a 3.0 GPA, and an approved thesis proposal.
  • Applications due by January 31st

John R. and Karleen Hitchcock Memorial Award
  • $1200
  • Annual Award
  • Awarded for excellence in anthropology to support student research.
  • Applications due by January 31st

Thomas Edward McGinnis Award
  • $180 (UG), $270 (G)
  • Annual Award
  • Awarded for best undergraduate and graduate anthropology research paper presentation. Recipients are usually selected from presentations at the Nebraska Academy of Science meetings.
  • Applications due April 30th

Nels A. Bengtson Memorial Scholarship Fund
  • Annual Award
  • For regularly enrolled upper level undergrads or grad students in Geography of good morale character, and show promise of leadership and academic ability in their chosen field of Geography; financial need of the recipient is a desirable requisite but shall not be placed ahead of the recipient's character and academic ability.
  • Applications due March 31st

Dr. Stephen J. Lavin Memorial Award
  • $275
  • Annual Award
  • For regularly enrolled graduate students in Geography with a focus on Cartography. Must have outstanding academic ability.
  • Applications due March 31st

Hubbard Archaeology Scholarship
  • $1000
  • Annual Award
  • Up to 6 scholarships available to UNL Anthropology majors pursuing a career in archaeology and are attending an SGIS summer field school
  • Applications due by March 31st

Hubbard Archaeology Graduate Teaching Assistant Scholarship
  • $2000
  • Annual Award
  • Stipend for up to two graduate students helping coordinate undergraduate field experiences supported by Hubbard Archaeology Scholarship. Applicants must have prior field experience, be a full time graduate student in good standing, and at least a 3.0 GPA.
  • Applications due by March 31st

Ward Fredrick Weakly Memorial Fellowship
  • Up to $1500
  • Biannual Award
  • Award to support research or the presentation of research to undergraduate or graduate anthropology students with emphasis in archaeology. Applicant must be a full time graduate or undergraduate student in good standing and at least a 3.0 GPA
  • Applications due August 31st and January 31st

Flavia Waters and John L. Champe Fellowship
  • Up to $1500
  • Biannual Award
  • Awarded in support of students conducting or presenting research dealing with Great Plains archaeology or ethnohistory. Applicant must be a graduate or undergraduate student in one of the three programs within the School of Global Integrative Studies: Anthropology, Geography, Global Studies. In good standing with at least a 3.0 GPA.
  • Applications due August 31st and January 31st

Robert N. Reece Geography Fellowship
  • $4000
  • Annual Award
  • Awarded to support geography graduate students conducting or presenting research in Cultural Geography and/or Conservation of Natural Resources. Applicant must be a full time graduate student in good standing and at least a 3.0 GPA.
  • Applications due August 31st

Leslie Hewes Prize for Geography Graduate Students
  • Annual Award
  • To regularly enrolled Geography graduate student. Must have outstanding academic ability, leadership and service to UNL Geography, and professional development. Attach CV when applying.
  • Applications due March 31st

Robert Stoddard UNL Geography Scholarship Fund
  • Annual Award
  • To regularly enrolled Geography graduate student. Must have outstanding academic ability.
  • Applications due March 31st