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Funding Opportunities

Funding Sources

Awards Available to Anthropology Majors

The following summer funding opportunities are available to Anthropology majors.  Applications are typically due in March of each year.  For additional information, contact the Department at socyanth@cofc.edu

  • The Jon Morter Memorial Award in Anthropology/Archaeology was created to honor the memory of Jon Morter, a prehistoric archaeologist who taught at the College of Charleston in 1996-1997. The award is given to a College of Charleston student who is a declared Anthropology major, with preference given to students who pursue archaeological field study.
  • The Catherine Wood Parker Memorial Award, created through the generosity of Mrs. William Heidenreich to honor her mother, is a reflection of Mrs. Parker’s lifelong interest in travel, history, anthropology, and archaeology. The award is given to a College of Charleston student who is a declared Anthropology major, with preference given to students engaged in fieldwork. Students traveling to participate in an anthropological field school or study abroad course in which they will be engaged in research are encouraged to apply.
  • The Anthropology Fieldwork Award is given to a College of Charleston student who is a declared Anthropology major and who will engage in anthropological fieldwork.

Awards Available to Sociology Majors

The following funding opportunities are available to Sociology majors.  Applications are typically due in March of each year.  For additional information, contact the Department at socyanth@cofc.edu

  • Richard A. and Shannon W. Haddad Internship Award is awarded to a College of Charleston student who is a declared Sociology major completing a for-credit internship with troubled or at-risk youth through the Sociology Internship Program or the Crime, Law and Society Program. The recipient must have a demonstrated interest in helping troubled youth through previous volunteer experience, activities, research, etc.; and/or an interest in pursuing a career working with troubled youth in the future. 
  • Center for Creative Retirement Gerontology Award was established in 2005 to encourage students to study gerontology.  
  • Gerontology Internship Award is made possible by Kate Tebben Pomplun (SOCY '05), who was the CCR Gerontology Award recipient in 2005.  She was very grateful for the support she received as a student and hoped to one day be able to support another student in the same way.