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Grant/Scholarship Opportunities for Undergrads

Alpha Kappa Alpha Advancement Foundation Scholarship Applicant must have completed a minimum of one year in a degree granting institution; be continuing a program of education in such an institution; demonstrate exceptional academic achievement, as evidenced by a GPA of 3.0 or higher; and show evidence of leadership by participation in community or campus activities.

American Museum of Natural History A wide variety of grants supporting research in various fields, including anthropology.

American Philosophical Society A variety of research grants available to undergrads, grads, and postgrads.

Chihuahuan Desert Research Institute W. Frank Blair Award Competition for Excellence in Written Data Presentation: $500 award for the best paper pertaining to the natural sciences in the Chihuahuan Desert region. The David and Lucile Packard Foundation works to ensure opportunities for all children to reach their potential, to protect reproductive rights and stabilize world population, to conserve and restore the earth’s natural systems, and to encourage the creative pursuit of science by funding nonprofit groups engaged in such research.

Department of Homeland Security Tuition stipends for students studying anthropology.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund Scholarships for those of Hispanic heritage, must have a GPA of at least 3.0.

National Institutes of Health (NIH) Information on medical and behavioral research grant policies, guidelines and funding opportunities.

Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education: U.S. Army Environmental Center Funding for environmental projects involving cultural and natural resources.