Fieldwork Scholarships 2019

 

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.

 

Due Date: March 18, 2019

 

Award Information:  The scholarship is to support upcoming archaeological fieldwork (including field school participation) or archaeometry research.  Priority will be given to proposals with an explicit scientific component. One or two undergraduate students will be awarded up to $1,000.

 

Eligibility: All University of Toronto undergraduates (UTM and UTSC included) interested in the archaeological sciences.

 

Criteria:   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 detailed budget.  A transcript must also be included (ROSI printouts will be accepted).

 

Submit applications to the Archaeology Centre by email to archaeology@utoronto.ca

 

Any queries should be directed to the Archaeology Centre at archaeology@utoronto.ca

 

 

Joseph W. and Maria C. Shaw Graduate Scholarship in Archaeology

 

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 student participation 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.

 

Due date: March 18, 2019

 

Award Information: The award provides students support in financing archaeological research.  Two students will be awarded up to $4,450.

 

Eligibility: All University of Toronto PhD students within the funded cohort pursing archaeological research.  A demonstration of financial need is required.

 

Criteria: Short statement of research (1 page); proposed research budget; financial details including all currently held awards, TAships and RAships; academic transcript (ROSI printouts will be accepted).

 

Submit application materials to the Archaeology Centre by email to archaeology@utoronto.ca

 

Any queries should be directed to the Archaeology Centre at archaeology@utoronto.ca

 

 

Archaeology Centre Student Research Fellowship (ACSRF)

 

Due date: March 18, 2019

 

Award Information:  The award provides students support in financing archaeological research.  A number of students will be awarded fellowships of up to $3,000.

 

Eligibility:  All University of Toronto graduate students (MA and PhD students) pursing archaeological research.

 

Criteria: Short statement of research (1 page); proposed research budget; academic transcript (ROSI printouts will be accepted)

 

Submit application materials to the Archaeology Centre by email to archaeology@utoronto.ca

 

Any queries should be directed to the Archaeology Centre at archaeology@utoronto.ca

 

 

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 the application form, 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: TBD - April 2019 - Please visit https://aiatoronto.ca/fellowships-and-grants/ for forthcoming details.

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 jwshaw@chass.utoronto.ca

 

 

 

Other resources:

 

Archaeological Institute of America https://www.archaeological.org/grants

 

American Schools of Oriental Research http://www.asor.org/fellowships/excavation-grants-fellowships/

The Archaeology Centre, 19 Russell St., Toronto, Ontario M5S 2S2.    email:  archaeology@utoronto.ca