AIA Fellowships, Grants, and Scholarships

The AIA is pleased to offer fellowships for travel and study to deserving scholars and a number of scholarships and grants for students, publications, and AIA Societies. AIA scholarships, fellowships, and grants are open to members of the Archaeological Institute of America. If you have any questions, contact the Fellowship Coordinator at 617-358-4184 or

The AIA website also lists grants and fellowships from other sources. Click here to view.

AIA/DAI Exchange Fellowships

Deadline: November 1, 2014
Deadline: January 31, 2015

The Archaeological Institute of America and the German Archaeological Institute (Deutsches Archäologisches Institut) offer reciprocal study fellowships. The program encourages and supports scholarship on various aspects of archaeology and promotes contact between North American and German archaeologists.


Deadline: January 15, 2016

To support study at the American School of Classical Studies at Athens

Deadline: November 1, 2014

To support a project relating to Aegean Bronze Age archaeology.

Deadline: November 1, 2014

To support a Rome Prize Fellowship for the study of archaeology or classical studies

Deadline: November 1, 2014

For travel and study in Greece, Cyprus, the Aegean Islands, Sicily, southern Italy, Asia Minor, and Mesopotamia.

Deadline: November 1, 2014

To support projects relating to the archaeology of Portugal


Deadline: November 1, 2014

To provide excavation support for professional AIA members working around the world.

Deadline: October 15, 2014

The AIA's Site Preservation Grant Program supports the conservation of ancient monuments and the preparation of management plans for long-term maintenance of the cultural and physical landscapes of sites.

Deadline: April 15, 2014

The Outreach and Education Grant is to encourage societies to undertake activities such as a teachers' workshop, a kids' archaeology fair, a symposium or event in a local library, or other project promotes archaeology and the AIA's objectives for local community outreach.

Publication Grants

Please note that the AIA is no longer offering this grant.

Deadline: November 1, 2014

These grants fund publication preparation, or research leading to publication, undertaken by professional members of the AIA.

Deadline: November 1, 2014

This program offers subventions from the AIA's von Bothmer Publication Fund in support of new book-length publications in the field of Greek, Roman, and Etruscan archaeology and art history.

Scholarships & Travel Grants

Deadline: October 31, 2013

These grants are to assist graduate students presenting papers at the AIA Annual Meeting with their travel expenses.

Deadline: March 1, 2015

A scholarship established in honor of AIA Past President Jane C. Waldbaum to assist students with the expenses associated with participation in archaeological field schools