Archaeological Institute of America

ARCHAEOLOGICAL INSTITUTE OF AMERICA: Offers five fellowships, one scholarship, and two grants. Fellowships are generally awarded to students in doctoral programs or to recent recipients of doctorates; scholarships are available to undergraduates. Application guidelines and forms may be downloaded from the AIA Web site at, and additional information may be had by contacting the Fellowship Coordinator, Archaeological Inst. of America, 656 Beacon St., Boston, MA 02215 (617 358-4184; lsparks@aia.bu.edu

Olivia James Traveling Fellowship: Offers $25,000 for study and travel in Greece, the Aegean Islands, Sicily, Southern Italy, Asia Minor, and Mesopotamia. Students in archaeology, classics, sculpture and history are most suitable. Applicants must be United States citizens; the application deadline is 1 November.

Harriet and Leon Pomerance Fellowship: One $5,000 fellowship for work on an individual scholarly project on Aegean Bronze Age archaeology. Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States or Canada; the application deadline is 1 November.

Archaeology of Portugal Fellowship: Stipends average $4,000 and are used to support archaeological study in Portugal. Portuguese, American, and other international scholars are encouraged to reply; the application deadline is 1 November.

Anna C. and Oliver C. Colburn: One $11,000 fellowship awarded every other year for an incoming associate or student member of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens. The stipend supports studies at the ASCSA for no more than a year, and the geographic area and cultural period of study is not otherwise specified. Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States or Canada; the next deadline is 15 January.

Helen M. Woodruff Fellowship: One $10,000 fellowship offered by the American Academy in Rome and the AIA to support study of archaeological and classical studies. Information and application forms must be obtained from the AAR; details are on the AIA Web site and the AAR Web site ( The application deadline is 1 November.

Jane C. Waldbaum Archaeological Field School Scholarship: Seven $1,000 awards to support junior and senior undergraduates and first-year graduate students. Applicants must be enrolled in a college or university in the United States or Canada (location of field school is not restricted); the application deadline is 1 March.

Publications Preparation Grant: A two-year $5,000 grant awarded to support scholars in completing and publishing archaeological field research in a peer-reviewed outlet. The grant is intended to assist in the final analysis and writing of the results of field research so that, by the end of the second year, a completed manuscript may be submitted for publication. Applications are welcome from graduate students and postdoctoral professionals; the application deadline is1 November.

Publications Subvention Grant: Offers subventions in support of new book-length publications in the field of classical archaeology; awards average $5,000 but may be smaller. Particularly welcome are projects that publish the work of first-time authors or that represent the publication of final reports of primary data from sites already excavated or surveyed but still unpublished. Applications are welcome from scholars and nonprofit publishers of all nations; the application deadlines are 1 March and 1 November.