Olduvai Gorge Field School Scholarship

A scholarship of $1000 - $2,000 may be awarded to successful applicants. The scholarship is intended to help pay expenses associated with participation in the Olduvai Gorge field course. The financial support for the scholarship is provided by generous donors, who are committed to increasing paleoanthropological and geological field training opportunities in Africa for dedicated students.

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Don and Margie Hattin Special Field Course Fund

This Fund is intended to support IU geology undergraduate students planning to participate in high-quality, rigorous field camp programs. Students who are planning to participate in the Olduvai Gorge field course are encouraged to apply. This fund provides up to $1000 to help pay expenses associated with the field course.

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IU Hutton Honors College (HIEP)

The Edward L. Hutton International Experiences Program (HIEP) is a scholarship and grant program for high-achieving IU-Bloomington undergraduate students seeking funding to go abroad for an academic reason. However, HIEP funding is open to any full-time undergraduate student at IU Bloomington and is made on a competitive basis. In general, any IU-Bloomington undergraduate student with a cumulative GPA of 3.40 or major GPA of 3.70 may apply. Grants of up to $3000 are awarded to successful applicants. There is a preference for Hutton Honors College students and Hudson and Holland Scholars.

Hutton Honors College

Archaeological Institute of America

Jane C. Waldbaum Archaeological Field School Scholarship: Established in honor of AIA Past President Jane Waldbaum, this scholarship is intended to help students who are planning to participate in archaeological field work for the first time. Students majoring in archaeology or related disciplines are especially encouraged to apply. The Scholarship Fund provides $1000 each to help pay expenses associated with participation in an archaeological field work project (minimum stay one month/4 weeks). The scholarship is open to students who have begun their junior year of undergraduate studies at the time of application and have not yet completed their first year of graduate school at a college or university in the United States or Canada. Applicants must be at least 18 years old and must not have previously participated in archaeological fieldwork of any kind. The committee will consider both academic achievement and financial need in its deliberations. AIA scholarships are open to students from all backgrounds. Minority and disadvantaged students are encouraged to apply.

AIA Scholarship

Fund for Education Abroad

Fund for Education Abroad awards are intended to support students planning to participate in high-quality, rigorous education abroad programs. The financial support for these scholarships is provided by generous donors, who are committed to increasing study abroad opportunities for dedicated American students. Applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents currently enrolled as undergraduates in US universities/colleges who plan to study abroad for at least four weeks (a minimum of 30 days). Awards are up to $10,000.

FEA Scholarships

American Archaeology Abroad

American Archaeology Abroad holds an annual competition for scholarships for undergraduate students to attend archaeological excavations abroad. Current funding allows for two awards of $1500 each per year.

These competitions promote the organization’s goals of supporting archaeological excavations while also supporting the education of future archaeologists.

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Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship

The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and is open to all U.S. citizen undergraduates, in good academic standing, who meet the criteria listed below. Over 2,300 scholarships of up to $5,000 will be awarded this academic year for U.S. citizen undergraduates to study abroad. Award amounts will vary depending on the length of study and student need with the average award being approximately $4,000.

Gilman Scholarship

Other Sources of Financial Aid for Study Abroad

IIE: Institute of International Education.

An independent not-for-profit founded in 1919, IIE is among the world’s largest and most experienced international education and training organizations.

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NAFSA: Association of International Educators is the world’s largest nonprofit association dedicated to international education and exchange.

NAFSA Scholarships