The School of Global Integrative Studies has scholarships and awards for undergraduate and graduate students.

Applications for all awards are due January 31, March 31, and August 31.

Application for SGIS Student Awards

Anthropology

Don Burgess Award in Anthropology
  • $200 (UG), $300 (G)
  • Annual award
  • Awarded to support outstanding undergrad and grad student research or travel to present research. 3.75 GPA required

Robert N. Reece Anthropology Fellowship Fund
  • $400
  • Annual award
  • Awarded to support graduate work conducting or presenting research in Cultural Anthropology and/or Conservation of Natural Resources. Applicant must be a full-time graduate student in good standing and at least a 3.0 GPA.

Douglas Bereuter Fellowship for Anthropology
  • $500
  • Annual Award
  • Awarded for support of graduate master's thesis research in anthropology with a preference for Great Plains topics, but may be awarded to any area of anthropology. Applicant must be a full-time graduate student, in good standing with at least a 3.0 GPA, and an approved thesis proposal.

John R. and Karleen Hitchcock Memorial Award
  • $1200
  • Annual Award
  • Awarded for excellence in anthropology to support student research.
Flavia Waters and John L. Champe Fellowship
  • Up to $1500
  • Biannual Award
  • Awarded in support of students conducting or presenting research dealing with Great Plains archaeology or ethnohistory. Applicant must be a graduate or undergraduate student in one of the three programs within the School of Global Integrative Studies: Anthropology, Geography, Global Studies. In good standing with at least a 3.0 GPA.

Thomas Edward McGinnis Award
  • $180 (UG), $270 (G)
  • Annual Award
  • Awarded for best undergraduate and graduate anthropology research paper presentation. Recipients are usually selected from presentations at the Nebraska Academy of Science meetings.

Hubbard Archaeology Graduate Teaching Assistant Scholarship
  • $2000
  • Annual Award
  • Stipend for up to two graduate students helping coordinate undergraduate field experiences supported by Hubbard Archaeology Scholarship. Applicants must have prior field experience, be a full-time graduate student in good standing, and at least a 3.0 GPA.

Ward Fredrick Weakly Memorial Fellowship
  • Up to $1500
  • Biannual Award
  • Award to support research or the presentation of research to undergraduate or graduate anthropology students with an emphasis on archaeology. Applicant must be a full-time graduate or undergraduate student in good standing and at least a 3.0 GPA

Geography

Dr. Stephen J. Lavin Memorial Award
  • $275
  • Annual Award
  • For regularly enrolled graduate students in Geography with a focus on Cartography. Must have outstanding academic ability.

Flavia Waters and John L. Champe Fellowship
  • Up to $1500
  • Biannual Award
  • Awarded in support of students conducting or presenting research dealing with Great Plains archaeology or ethnohistory. Applicant must be a graduate or undergraduate student in one of the three programs within the School of Global Integrative Studies: Anthropology, Geography, Global Studies. In good standing with at least a 3.0 GPA.
Robert N. Reece Geography Fellowship
  • $400
  • Annual Award
  • Awarded to support geography graduate students conducting or presenting research in Cultural Geography and/or Conservation of Natural Resources. Applicant must be a full-time graduate student in good standing and at least a 3.0 GPA.

Nels A. Bengston Memorial Scholarship
  • $500
  • Annual Award
  • To regularly enrolled Geography undergraduate or graduate students. Must have good moral character, show promise of leadership, and academic ability, and at least a 3.5 GPA. 
  • Financial need is preferred, but not required.