IFR Merit Based Scholarships

Institute for Field Research

Deadline(s): 
March 8, 2019

The Institute for Field Research would like to support promising young scholars who may become future leaders – both within and outside archaeology.  It is our hope that regardless of the career path such students may take, an archaeology field school will establish a lifelong relationship with the discipline and an understanding for the importance of the past to our collective human future. Complete the online application, answer the essay questions and upload supporting documents. Merit-Based scholarship are $2,500 each. This scholarship has no cash value and will be awarded as field school tuition reduction only.

Requirements

  • Open to students attending IFR programs only. This scholarship may not be used for non-IFR programs.
  • Complete an application, and be admitted, to an IFR field school (no need to pay the deposit fee to be eligible for this scholarship).
  • Upload name & email addresses of two persons that will send a recommendation letter on your behalf. All recommendation letters and supporting documents must be submitted by the application deadline.
  • Unofficial copy of your transcripts showing your GPA.
  • Complete application essay questions.
  • Incomplete applications or application submitted past the designated deadline will not be accepted or considered. No exceptions.

Awards:

Merit-Based scholarship are $2,500 each. The scholarship sum will be deducted from the cost of an IFR field school. This scholarship has no cash value. This scholarship may not be applied to any field school outside those offered by the IFR.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Complete an application, and be admitted, to an IFR field school (no need to pay the deposit fee to be eligible for this scholarship).
  • Students may apply to other IFR scholarships. Applying to this scholarship does not prevent you from applying to any other IFR scholarship.
  • Must be 18 years old or older at the day the field school begins.
  • Minimum GPA 3.0 (equivalent to 80% grade average).
  • Current student or student who graduated in the past five years from any institution of higher education (community college, university, etc.) anywhere in the world.
  • Complete application online.
  • There is no nationality restriction. Any student may apply.
  • Your major does not need to be in archaeology or related disciplines. Students from any major are welcome to apply.
  •  Students may apply to all other IFR scholarships. Applying to this scholarship does not prevent you from applying to any other IFR award.

 

 

 

Contact Name: 
Miriam Bar-Zemer
424-209-1173 ext. 100