American Anthropological Association Minority Dissertation Fellowship

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Amount
Awarded

$10,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

March 14

Thursday
Awarded By:

American Anthropological Association

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One award offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Must be a graduate student enrolled in the final year of a doctorate program.
  2. This award is for U.S. students.
  3. Must be majoring in anthropology.
  4. Must be a minority student.
  5. Must be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: The American Anthropological Association Minority Dissertation Fellowship is available to minority students who are pursuing a doctorate in anthropology.

Application requirements for the American Anthropological Association Minority Dissertation Fellowship are:

  • Essay
  • Recommendation letter (x3)
  • Application form
  • Official Transcript
  • Personal statement
  • Research plan
Additional Information: The American Anthropological Association invites minority doctoral candidates in anthropology to apply for a dissertation writing fellowship of $10,000. The annual AAA Minority Dissertation Fellowship is intended to encourage members of ethnic minorities to complete doctoral degrees in anthropology, thereby increasing diversity in the discipline and/or promoting research on issues of concern among minority populations. Dissertation topics in all areas of the discipline are welcome. Doctoral students who require financial assistance to complete the write-up phase of the dissertation are urged to apply.

Award Amount: $10,000 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $10,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Thursday, March 14

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Thursday, March 14

Applications and award information are available at the American Anthropological Association website. In addition to the completed application form, applicants must submit the following documents: a cover letter describing the student's interests and experience; a research plan summarizing the dissertation efforts; a current curriculum vitae; a statement regarding employment and the student's ability to complete the research project during the dissertation year; a disclosure statement documenting other sources of financial aid; three letters of recommendation; and a current, official transcript from the institution at which the student is pursuing his or her doctoral degree. All applications and supporting documentation must be received by the deadline date.
Contact: Andrew Russell
Address: 2300 Clarendon Blvd. Suite 1301 Arlington, Virginia 22201-3357

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