Sunday, June 09, 2024

Daniel H. Weiskotten Scholarship Fund 2023 Application

***** Award of $1,000 *****
***** 1-year membership in NYSAA******

Administered by the William m. Beauchamp chapter of the New York State Archaeological Association

To apply for this award, a student must be a New York state resident enrolled in an accredited New York state college or university undergraduate anthropology or history program. The student applicant must have completed a minimum of 30 credit hours; be majoring in anthropology or history; and be intending to pursue a career in archaeology (prehistoric, historic, military, industrial, marine) or museology; and be able to show a financial need.

The applicant must provide:
1). A current college transcript showing a “B” average or better

2). A financial need statement
(financial aid verification form from the college)

3). A letter describing involvement in archaeological projects; a brief description of financial need; and applicant’s future plans (stated in the applicant’s own words & writing)

4). A recommendation from a professional archaeologist

The application for this award must be postmarked no later than March 6th, 2023. It is advised that materials be sent as early as possible in the event that the committee has questions. All materials are to be sent to dr. Ellis McDowell-Loudan at the following address.

Dr. Ellis McDowell – Loudan
Box 502
3 West Academy st.
Mcgraw, NY 13101

A committee composed of professional archaeologists, and avocational members of the Beauchamp Chapter will review the applications after march 6th, and choose the award recipient.

The award winner will be selected no later than April 15th, 2023 and announced at the 104th NYSAA Annual Meeting in Suffern, NY during the NYSAA Annual Awards banquet on Saturday, April, 22nd, 2023.

Daniel H. Weiskotten Scholarship Fund 2023 Flyer (149.8 KiB)

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