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

Undergraduate funding application   Graduate funding application

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
  • Applications due by October 1st

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.
  • Applications due by October 1st

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.
  • Applications due by March 1st

John R. and Karleen Hitchcock Memorial Award
  • $1200
  • Annual Award
  • Awarded for excellence in anthropology to support student research.
  • Applications due by March 1st
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.
  • Applications due October 1st and March 1st
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.
  • Applications due March 1st

Hubbard Archaeology Scholarship
  • $1000
  • Annual Award
  • Up to 6 scholarships available to UNL Anthropology majors pursuing a career in archaeology and are attending an SGIS summer field school
  • Applications due by May 1st

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.
  • Applications due by March 1st

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
  • Applications due October 1st and March 1st

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.
  • Applications due March 1st

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.
  • Applications due October 1st and March 1st
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.
  • Applications due March 1st

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.
  • Applications due March 1st