Fieldwork Scholarships 2018


Dr. Laurence Pavlish Memorial Scholarship in Archaeological Science


Dr. Laurence (Larry) Pavlish was a longtime member of the University of Toronto archaeological community.  His research in archaeological science spanned a wide range of subjects from radiocarbon dating to geophysics.


Eligibility:  Undergraduate Students from all three campuses of the University of Toronto. Students must be registered at the University of Toronto while holding the scholarship.


Conditions:  The scholarship is to support upcoming archaeological fieldwork (including fieldschool participation) or archaeometry research.  Priority will be given to proposals with an explicit scientific component. To apply, please submit a 500 word proposal describing the proposed fieldwork or archaeometry project and how it will enrich your training in archaeology along with a budget.  A transcript must be included (ROSI printouts will be accepted).


Deadline for submission:  Sunday, April 22, 2018


Submit applications to the Archaeology Centre, 19 Russell Street, Room 138, or by email to


Any queries should be directed to the Archaeology Centre at



Shaw Graduate Student Travel Award


The Joseph and Maria Shaw Graduate Student Travel Award is an endowed scholarship that recognizes the extraordinary contributions of Joe and Maria Shaw.  The scholarship supports graduate travel to participate in archaeological fieldwork.  Graduate students currently enrolled in any department at the University of Toronto are eligible.  The application is very simple and we encourage students to apply.


Deadline for submission:  April 22, 2018.


Application forms are available here. Please send completed forms to


Please contact the Archaeology Centre if you have any questions.




The Joseph and Maria Shaw Student Summer Travel Fellowship 2018 - Archaeological Institute of America Toronto Society


The Toronto Society of the Archaeological Institute of America is pleased to announce that it will be offering travel fellowships for students enrolled full-time in Toronto area universities. These grants will be for a sum of up to $500 for expenses related to travel to participate in a field school or excavation.


Eligibility: The award is open to undergraduate and graduate students from all three campuses of the University of Toronto, but preference will be given to those traveling to their first field experience.


Conditions: Applications should include a completed copy of this form (2 pages), a copy of the student’s transcripts, and one letter of academic support that includes:

1. a clear indication of how this field experience fits with the student’s training

2. a statement of the student’s merits and

3. a disclosure of other forms of financial assistance.


Deadline for submission: April 22, 2018

Submit applications, CV’s and letters of support can either be submitted by mail to:


Prof. Joseph Shaw

AIA Toronto Society

Dept of Fine Art History, U of T

100 St George Street,

Toronto, ON M5S 3G3


Applications, CV’s and letters of support can also be submitted in PDF form to





Other resources:


Archaeological Institute of America


American Schools of Oriental Research





The Archaeology Centre, 19 Russell St., Toronto, Ontario M5S 2S2.    email: